TITLE

KISS KISS, BANG BANG, AMEN

AUTHOR(S)
James, Alison
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/16/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 54, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the prevalence of sex, violence and religion-themed shows in television worldwide in 2005. Some 1,800 entertainment, factual and fiction television programs have been launched in Australia, the U.S. and major European countries. The issues' implications for television broadcasting are also cited.
ACCESSION #
21281606

 

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