The new Seachange is a sad case of Zombie TV: when your favourite programs come back from the dead

Sparkes, Daryl (2019) The new Seachange is a sad case of Zombie TV: when your favourite programs come back from the dead. The Conversation, 9 September 2019. pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

This article looks at the disposition of television program creators to re-boot or re-imagine old television programs for modern consumption, and it's proclivity amongst television networks world wide. Taking the Australian television program 'Seachange' as its primary example, the reasons why and the effects this has on audiences is examined.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version made available in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Education (1 Jul 2019 -)
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2020 01:29
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2020 03:02
Uncontrolled Keywords: TV; television; Seachange; reboot
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190204 Film and Television
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950204 The Media
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/39407

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