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Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397885-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9788-5
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... early European efforts at televised mass education through the development of specialized programming clustered around politics, taste, science, and family. It lingers on the close analysis of the popular Hungarian series Family Circle , a program that developed an effective and successful formula...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... analysis of the popular Hungarian series Family Circle , a program that developed an effective and successful formula for tele-education by integrating dramatizations and expert discussions, by inviting viewers to participate, and by broaching topics of general interest that were silenced or censored...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... the 1960s. The chapter zooms in on the German Aktenzeichen XY…ungelöst (Case XY...Unsolved, 1967–) and the Hungarian Kékfény (Blue light, 1965–). Such programs, while they were designed to underscore the efficiency and authority of state law enforcement, also crossed fiction and reality. They satisfied...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... government; the decision of Hungarian reform Communists to open the Western border; the rise of unrest in East Germany and the unexpected fall of the Berlin Wall. It concludes with the reaction of Gorbachev and Western leaders to the Wall’s fall and the US-Soviet Malta summit, where Bush proposed a number...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... that the latter anticipates the former. This analogy has far-reaching implications for understanding the historical trajectory and political significance of television satire in a transnational framework. The chapter discusses the long-running Hungarian postsocialist satirical talk show Heti Hetes (The weekly...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...: the Hungarian A Tenkes kapitánya (The captain of the Tenkes, 1964) and the Polish Janosik (1974). Their success with audiences and the effectiveness of their political messages are rooted in three interrelated factors, all of which identify television entertainment as a key terrain for sustaining...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... that circulate within and around the rise of Roma celebrity through an analysis of the wildly popular Hungarian show Győzike and its national reception. Finally, it discusses the recent appearance of black African celebrities on reality television and the distinct racial positions they occupy in relation...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... able to navigate both spheres with success. The main case studies are the Polish Czterdziestolatek (The forty-year-old, 1974–1978), the Hungarian A 78-as körzet (District 78, 1982) and the Czech Žena za pultem (Women behind the counter, 1977). The chapter also shows how these socialist domestic...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
...-year-old, 1974–1978), the Hungarian A 78-as körzet (District 78, 1982) and the Czech Žena za pultem (Women behind the counter, 1977). The chapter also shows how these socialist domestic serials registered and facilitated the transition between two world systems. They married the gendered values...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... for understanding the historical trajectory and political significance of television satire in a transnational framework. The chapter discusses the long-running Hungarian postsocialist satirical talk show Heti Hetes (The weekly seven) as a linchpin between late socialist and late capitalist forms of political...
Book Chapter

By Anikó Imre
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... and 1970s: the Hungarian A Tenkes kapitánya (The captain of the Tenkes, 1964) and the Polish Janosik (1974). Their success with audiences and the effectiveness of their political messages are rooted in three interrelated factors, all of which identify television entertainment as a key terrain...