Here's Trisha!: commercialism, sensationalism and Public Service Broadcasting
Wilson, S. (2008) Here's Trisha!: commercialism, sensationalism and Public Service Broadcasting. In: Anglia TV and the History of ITV: Programming, Regionalism and the Television Economy Conference, University of East Anglia, UK, November 2008. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/11285
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Coming to air at a particularly difficult time for TV talk shows and situated within a much-derided (though popular) genre, the paper explores the dynamics of Trisha (ITV 1998-2004) by looking at the ways in which commercialism and tabloid sensationalism coexist with a form of public service broadcasting to produce a complex and sometimes contradictory programme.