Tag: NBC

Honoring Hilmes: Strange Report

Through a case study of the British ITV series “Strange Report” (1969-70), Jonathan Bignell exhibits how Michele Hilmes’ example has taught him that when we look closely at the detail of history, there are always more complex and more interesting things to discover.

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Honoring Hilmes: Across the Borders

Continuing our “Honoring Hilmes” series, Jason Jacobs describes his use of Michele Hilmes’ work in his career, demonstrating her unique capacity to work across national borders both in her thinking and interpersonally.

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The Conflicted Populism of Parks and Recreation

Though widely praised for its political optimism and progressiveness, NBC’s Parks and Recreation also expresses a more complex and pessimistic view about the American voting public.​

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Report from New York Television Festival’s Digital Day 2013

Melanie Kohnen reports to Antenna from her recent experience at Digital Day at the New York Television Festival, and discusses how the NYTF is shifting the focus of Digital Day away from second screen apps offering program-related content towards TV network-preferred Twitter.

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