When did Queen for a Day air? How long did the soap opera The Edge of Night run? A valuable companion to Television Network Prime-Time Programming, this book is complete. Beginning with September 1959 and continuing to the fall of 1989, this work provides month-by-month early morning (Monday-Friday, 7-9 a.m.), daytime (Monday-Friday, 10-6) and late night (Monday-Friday, 11-2 a.m.) schedules for all national broadcasting networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox). Schedules are presented in easy-to-understand, at-a-glance charts. Also included are a detailed listing of all network programming moves, including series premieres, cancellations and time slot moves, and a yearly recap of key programming moves.
Mitchell E. Shapiro, a professor in the School of Communication at the University of Miami (Florida), is currently the director of honors and previously served as the school's academic associate dean. The author of six books, he has published numerous scholarly articles in various journals and regularly presents scholarly papers to meeting of broadcast professionals and scholarly associations.