Explain why you think this program is art.

Week 7 Discussion: TV as Art
Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 13, 14
Minimum of 1 primary or scholarly source (from actor/director or critic – either will count as your scholarly source requirement for discussions)
Initial Post Instructions
Many people would say that the 1999 premier of The Sopranos was a turning point in the development of television as an art form. Choose a television or streaming show that you feel perpetuates the idea that television is indeed a form of art. For the initial post, address the following:

Include the name of the show and the director.
Explain why you think this program is art.
What impact does the example have on viewers’ lives?
What were some influences of this work?
Include a statement from an actor, director, or critic of the program that supports your points.
Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Respond to one peer who chose an option different from yours. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside source)
APA format for in-text citations and list of references
This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Link (webpage): Discussion Guidelines


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