By Sue Short,Donald E. Palumbo,C.W. Sullivan III

From The Prisoner within the Sixties to the newer Heroes and Lost, a gaggle of tv sequence with robust components of fable have accomplished cult prestige. targeting 8 such sequence, this paintings analyzes their respective recommendations and affects. Assessing the innovations used to advertise “cult” charm, it additionally appraises elevated possibilities for interplay among sequence creators and fanatics and evaluates how tv fable has applied transmedia storytelling. amazing alterations inside broadcasting are mentioned to provide an explanation for how tough long-form dramas have emerged, and why telefantasy has transcended area of interest prestige to take pleasure in major prominence and popularity.

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