No medium in history can match the power of television. No product has spread so far and so fast. Nothing has had so much influence. Nothing has impacted how the world sees itself like television.
TELEVISION: Volume 1 brings together seven decades of stories on how this happened into one epic narrative.
* How did an impoverished immigrant become the king of all media, creating the first radio network and the first TV network?
* What caused the inventor of FM radio to jump out of a window to his death?
* How did NBC, CBS and ABC innovate to build their media monopolies?
* How did Star Trek create the first fan culture movement?
* What made The Mary Tyler Moore Show the first great feminist show, and #1 hit?
* What made Norman Lear the most influential TV comedy producer ever?
* How did Lucille Ball go from a washed-up B movie actress to a multi-millionaire Hollywood studio mogul?
* What makes Louis C.K. the Jackie Gleason of the digital age?
With unparalleled insider insight, it shares critical, practical, behind the scenes lessons from the business of TV.
This week's guest speaker, Two-time Emmy Award winner Seth Shapiro will illustrate the rise of the old TV networks is radically different than today's networks.
Seth has worked with clients including The Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, IPG, NBC, Showtime, RTL, Telstra, Universal, Slamdance Studios, Goldman Sachs, government bodies, NGOs and a wide range of new ventures.
From September 24, 2016 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Save to calendar