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New Release for Oct 23: Television Musicals

Television Musicals: Plots, Critiques, Casts and Credits for 222 Shows Written for and Presented on Television, 1944–1996 by Joan Baxter

In this work, 222 musicals developed specifically for television are fully detailed, including musical episodes from nonmusical shows, animated specials that appealed to adults as well as children, and operas and related works commissioned for the small screen. Each entry provides air date, network, running time, cast and credits, and a listing of all the songs.

“no comparable book exists…exhaustive…will enrich television and music reference collections”—Reference Reviews; “sensibly arranged…fascinating”—Choice.