A critical and theoretical module covering the development of television, from its beginnings through the development of different national and commercial broadcasting practices and agendas through to the rise of HBO/Showtime/Starz and the power of the Showrunner and the format.
A Demonstrate an understanding of the historical factors in the development of television;
B Critically examine the different genres and styles of television;
C Develop an outline for a television programme based upon current demand and developments
D Demonstrate an ability to work creatively and independently whilst undertaking research
Lectures and seminars