Abc Sports (eBook)
The Rise And Fall Of Network Sports Television
de Travis Vogan
Sobre o livro
ABC Sports shaped how the world consumes sport. The American Broadcasting Company sports division is behind some of network television’s most significant practices, celebrated personalities, and iconic moments. It created the weekend anthologyWide World of Sports, transformed professional football into a prime-time spectacle withMonday Night Football, fashioned the Olympics into a mega media event, and even revolutionized TV news. This cultural and institutional history of ABC Sports examines the development of network sports television in the United States and the aesthetic, cultural, political, and industrial practices that mark it.ABC Sportstraces the storied division from its beginnings through the internet age to reveal the changes it endured along with the new sports media environment it spawned.