- INTRODUCTION: TELEVISION AND THE DEPICTION OF THE AMERICAN WEST. Johnson, Michael K. // Western American Literature;Summer2012, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p123
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses topics within the issue, including the range and diversity of western television and film, the overall concept of the western genre, and new media adaptations of westerns.
- WESTERNS SHINE AT GOLDEN BOOT. Lasky, David Jay // Daily Variety;08/08/2000, Vol. 268 Issue 46, p7
Highlights the 2000 Golden Boot Awards in Beverly Hills, California. Awards given to producers of film and television westerns; Founder's Award given to Dale Evans for her professional and humanitarian contributions; Amount contributed by the awards to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.
- Book Review: Contemporary Westerns: Film and Television since 1990, edited by Andrew Patrick Nelson. Whitt, Jan // Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly;Dec2014, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p874
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- Betting on Designer Genes. Wheelwright, Jeff // Smithsonian;Jan2001, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p28
Focuses on the history and future of biotechnology. Investors belief that cloned genes will deliver treatments for heart disease, cancer and other ailments; Work of Theodore Friedmann at the Scripps Research Institute at the University of California at San Diego; Established blueprint for gene...
- 'Deadwood' quick draws HBO renewal. Martin, Denise // Daily Variety;3/31/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 68, p1
Reports that the U.S. network Home Box Office Inc. has renewed its rookie Western series "Deadwood' for a second season. Number of viewers for the premiere episode of the show in March 2004; Ratings for the show; Statements by show creator David Milch.
- STILL RIDING THE RANGE. PEIKERT, MARK // Back Stage (19305966);6/26/2014, Vol. 55 Issue 26, p21
An interview American actor Lou Diamond Phillips, who is part of U.S. crime drama television series "Longmire," is presented. Topics include how he connects with his character, Native American Henry Standing Bear. Other topics include auditioning for parts, his research for the part, which...
- Dodge vs. Deadwood. A.B. // American Heritage;Jul2006, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p54
The article focuses on the television programs based on Westerns. "Gunsmoke," which made its debut in 1955, is the longest-running dramatic series in television history. "Deadwood,"debuted nearly 50 years later and is now in its third season, the only Western on TV. Broadcast on CBS, "Gunsmoke,"...
- FUN FACT. // Horse & Rider;Jan2009, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p21
The article focuses on the number of Westerns included in the top 18 prime-time television shows in the U.S. in 1958.
- Back from Boot Hill. Zoglin, Richard; Smilgis, Martha // Time;11/15/1993, Vol. 142 Issue 20, p90
Surveys some of the new westerns on television and the big screen. Success of Kevin Costner's `Dances with Wolves' and Clint Eastwood's `Unforgiven'; Two films based on Wyatt Earp in the works, along with movie versions of `Bonanza' and `Maverick'; Ken Burns overseeing a 10-hour documentary...