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Soaps, Sports, and Music 1
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Emotions are internal states and must be  inferred from behavior. However, inferring emotions from behavior  can be tricky. Components of emotion: Physiological Cognitive 2
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Emotional responses to TV Viewing (anger, arousal, sadness, joy) TV provides a vicarious experience of  emotion. observe crime without being in danger CSI Miami enjoy comedy and embarrassment of others  without being made fun of ourselves Friends 3
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Assassination of John Kennedy - and then  of Lee Harvey Oswald on live TV Explosion of the space shuttle Challenger    Twin towers of the New York World Trade  Center collapsing 4
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Began in 1930s on radio Romance remains the staple Continuing stories that do not begin and  end with each episode. 5
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Transmission at regular, frequent times,  usually daily Constant and large cast, over years Cheap production costs Centered on a small community and/or large  family Simulation of real time and realistic events Interwoven narratives, with overlapping  resolutions, multiple plots  Cliff-hangers to ensure committed viewing 6
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1. The Young and the Restless 2. The Bold and Beautiful 3. Days of our Lives 4. General Hospital  5. All My Children 6. As the World Turns 7. One Life to Live  7
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Guiding Light – oldest running soap and  scripted show in history Began on radio in 1937 on NBC Moved to TV (CBS) in 1952 15,000 th  televised show in 2006 Final episode aired on September 18 th  2009 Gothic Soap Opera:  Dark Shadows (1966- 1971) Dark Shadows clip 8
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Most Watched Episode Ever:  Luke and  Laura 's  Wedding on  General Hospital  1981   (30 million) 1980's prime time soap operas:    Dallas Dynasty , and  Knots Landing.   9
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One Life to Live  featured the first racially integrated  cast in 1968.  All My Children’s
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