Popular Television Program

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For this portfolio assignment, you are required to research and analyze a TV program that ran between 1955 and 1965.

To successfully complete this essay, you will need to answer the following questions:

What is the background of this show? Explain what years it was on TV, describe the channel it aired on, the main characters, setting, etc..
What social issues and historical events were taking place at the time the show was being broadcast?
Did these issues affect the television show in any way?
Did the television show make an impact on popular culture?
Your thesis for the essay should attempt to answer this question:

Explain the cultural relevance of the show, given the information gathered from the show’s background, and cultural history. How can television act as a reflection of the social, political, and cultural current events?

This essay should be 2-3 pages, in APA style, utilizing the college’s library resources. Please include at least one scholarly resource as a minimum in your essay




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Popular Television Program

There are many television programs from the 1950s to the 1960s that one can choose from. The one that I identified for this essay is I Love Lucy. The television program aired from 1955 to 1957. It first aired on CBS although it was later on other channels across the country. It has one hundred and eighty episodes, which are half an hour long,

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