Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Film Viewing—3 hour(s). Critically celebrated scripted television since the mid-1990s. Key themes including class, ethnicity, race, violence, and US politics. Major developments in the medium’s history as context for recent wave of epic television. GE credit: AH, OL, VL, WE. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.