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Television: Newspaper Reviews/Archives

This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information in Television.

Featured Source!

The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including ABC's Nightline since 1989

General Archives

The repositories listed house collections that are publicly cataloged or listed. Each has a different access policy and many are administered by separate  entities. It is important to check individual websites even though many holdings appear in the NYU Library Catalog.

Early Television

RCA 630-TS, the first mass-produced television set, which sold in 1946–1947

Television Reviews

Article databases used for finding scholarly criticism also often contain reviews of films, television shows, and DVDs. Below are some of the key databases with review content.