Recent News

17 01 2009

This page features recent news items related to television and American culture. Choose the category to find items tied to specific chapters in the book, or follow the tags to see what’s new about specific facets of television. Subscribe to the RSS feed to stay on top of television!


17 01 2009

From the New York Times, Boxee is a new system for watching TV via the internet – unlike Hulu, Joost and others, it is not growing out of the existing TV industry but instead from the open source software world. Will it get shut down by industry? Stay tuned…

Coming soon…

17 01 2009

This site will be the resource center for Television & American Culture by Jason Mittell. Pre-order on Amazon, or visit the publisher’s site, Oxford University Press, to consider adopting for your summer or fall courses.

Much more coming soon…