Best TV References Books
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1. The Housewives Activity Book for Real Fans: Vol. 1
Author: by Caroline Ayres Teichner
This first-of-its-kind activity book tests your knowledge of the Real Housewives franchises, from the O.C. To New York and everything in between (geographically speaking). Written by a devoted Housewives fan, this book covers a host of topics ranging from scandals, to one-liners, to memorable vacations, to broken romances.
With 50 pages of puzzles, riddles, trivia challenges, and other mental exercises, this unique activity book is sure to bring hours of fun to true Housewives fans that want to use their brains. No coloring pages, mazes, or other mindless activities-this book will put your mental muscles to work!
Test yourself or play along with friends. Use this book to host a game night. Study up for BravoCon. How well do you know the Real Housewives? Find out with this book. Be sure to check out other volumes coming soon!
(And don’t be fooled by cheater brands. This is the original Housewives Activity book!
2. Friends Forever [25th Anniversary Ed]: The One About the Episodes
Author: by Gary Susman
Fun, large-type challenges for fans of the TV show FriendsWe all looked forward to watching the next episode of Friends now we can relive the enjoyment with a book of themed puzzles, each reminding us of another aspect of this great series.
Word Search puzzles for lovers of the wonderful blockbuster series, Friends. Each of the puzzles relates to the locations, characters, and actors featured in the show. Clues and Puzzles are in Large Print and Easy on the EyesWord Search PuzzlesDouble JumblesTons of TriviaFun to do and easy on the eyes.
A Perfect Gift for any Fan of the SeriesHours of EntertainmentEnjoyable, Relaxing, and FunBook is Printed as 8 X 11 for Ease of UseIncludes Pages of Friends Trivia A treasure trove of fun and challenges all about the characters, actors, creators, and locations surrounding the hugely popular TV show Friends.
4. He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection (DARK HORSE BOOK)
Author: by Various
Dark Horse Books
The toy juggernaut Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. This oversized hardcover collection features sixty-eight U.S. Releases, including all minicomics from the ’80s Masters of the Universe line, the ’80s Princess of Power line, and the ’80s and ’90s He-Man line, plus an introduction to the minicomics in the current Masters of the Universe Classics toy line.
Relive the illustrated adventures that fueled your imagination! Over 1000 pages of minicomics collected for the first time featuring interviews with the original comics creators!
5. The One with All the Coloring: An Unofficial Coloring Book for Fans of Friends
Author: by Valentin Ramon
Grab your pens, sit down, relax and color in dozens of original, hand-drawn sets inspired by 10 amazing seasons of FRIENDS. You know you could recreate Central Perk by heart… And now is your chance to prove how much of a super fan of Friends you really are!
Color your way through 10 seasons with your favorite friends with 20 illustrations based on the fantastic sets of the hit T.V.Show. From the famous couch to that old, clunky cab and the coffee shop to the apartment kitchens, The One with All the Coloring is the perfect way to unwind, relax and take a vivid stroll back through your favorite episodes and scenes of all time.
6. Steven Universe: Art & Origins
Author: by Chris McDonnell
Steven Universe: Art & Origins is the first book to take fans behind the scenes of the groundbreaking and boundlessly creative Emmy Award-winning Cartoon Network animated series Steven Universe. The eponymous Steven is a boy whoalongside his mentors, the Crystal Gems (Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl)must learn to use his inherited powers to protect his home, Beach City, from the forces of evil.
Bursting with concept art, production samples, early sketches, storyboards, and exclusive commentary, this lavishly illustrated companion book offers a meticulous written and visual history of the show, as well as an all-access tour of the creative team’s process. Steven Universe: Art & Origins reveals how creator Rebecca Sugar, the writers, the animators, and the voice actors work in tandem to bring this adventure-packed television series to life.
Also Available: Steven Universe: End of an Era (978-1-4197-4284-2) and Steven Universe: The Tale of Steven (978-1-4197-4148-7)
7. Star Wars: The Mandalorian: Guide to Season One
Author: by Titan Comics
A book dedicated to the first season of the successful hit live action series The Mandalorian, streaming on Disney+, featuring character files, plots, settings, and behind-the-scenes content. With never-before-seen photographs, a complete episode guide, and a detailed behind-the scenes look at how the show – and its iconic new characters such as IG-11 and Moff Gideon – came to life.
8. The Art of Invader Zim
Author: by Chris McDonnell
The official behind-the-scenes guide to Nickelodeon’s cult-classic animated series and Enter the Florpus Created by indie comics artist Jhonen Vasquez, Invader Zim tells the story of extraterrestrial outcast Zim, from the planet Irk. With the assistance of his malfunctioning robot GIR, Zim repeatedly tries (and fails) to execute his dastardly plan to conquer Earth, all while masquerading as an average elementary school student.
The Art of Invader Zim is the definitive history of both the fan-favorite series and Enter the Florpus. A fully authorized, all-access compendium of never-before-published production art, storyboards, behind-the-scenes photos, and ephemera, the book will feature exclusive, interviews with Vasquez and other key crewmembers that reveal the origins, art, and imagination behind one of Nickelodeon’s most beloved turn-of-the-millennium series.
9. Steven Universe: End of an Era
Author: by Chris McDonnell
Abrams (October 13, 2020)
The official sequel to the bestselling Steven Universe: Art & Origins Steven Universe: End of an Era is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling behind-the-scenes companion book Steven Universe: Art & Origins. Showcasing new concept art, storyboards, background paintings, and exclusive interviews, End of an Era will update the history of the Emmy Awardwinning series to cover season four through to the critically acclaimed nale, Change Your Mind, and beyond.
Fans can expect a special focus on creator and showrunner Rebecca Sugar’s elaborate process for creating the lore for the series, as she and the crew reveal how they discovered and developed the complete story arc for each character, as well as how they were able to design a show that so refreshingly captures and celebrates the experience of childhood.
Steven Universe: End of an Era is a heartfelt send-off to one of the most progressive, imaginative, and beloved animated series of our time.
10. BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse
Author: by Chris McDonnell
Netflix’s BoJack Horseman has quickly become one of the most critically acclaimed animated comedy series in recent memory. Set in an off-kilter, cynically spun rendering of modern-day Hollywood, the show follows washed-up horse actor BoJack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett) as he attempts to turn his life around.
BoJack Horseman: The Art Before the Horse is the official behind-the-scenes companion to this cult-hit series. Part oral history sourced from original interviews with the show’s cast and crew, part art bookincluding sketches, storyboards, and background artthis book will trace the series from conception to post-production.
Beginning with the initial development of creator/ showrunner Raphael Bob-Waksberg and production designer Lisa Hanawalt’s inimitable aesthetic vision, The Art Before the Horse goes on to reveal all of the moving partsdirection, writing, casting, animation, and musicthat come together to form this uniquely bleak, emotionally potent, very funny show.
11. ABC News: 75 Years in the Making
Author: by John Baxter
A deluxe 224-page gift book celebrating the history and achievements of ABC News. Filled with photos of famous faces, newsworthy events, and spotlights on key on-air personalities, this beautiful coffee table book commemorates 75 years of ABC News excellence.
12. Friends Unofficial Word Search 236 Puzzles: One For Every TV Episode
Author: by Sophie Mitchell
Over 200 Puzzles, Perfect Gift Idea For Any “Friends” Fan! For fans of the TV show “Friends” comes a fun collection of easy, medium and difficult word search puzzles that reference fun memories from the show we all continue to love.
Inside find:Suitable Word Search puzzles for all levels, beginner to expertOne puzzle for every episodeGreat 8″ x 10″ book size236 different puzzlesBig print helps you to visualize and solve puzzles fasterFind references to Friends props, characters and sight gagsThe perfect gift for any “Friends” television show fanatic!
13. He-Man and She-Ra: A Complete Guide to the Classic Animated Adventures
Author: by James Eatock
From 1983 to 1986, He-Man and his twin sister She-Ra entranced a generation of boys and girls all around the word with their animated adventures, offering not only cartoon excitement, but also important moral guidance. Now, Dark Horse Books is proud to present the first ever official companion to the classic series, featuring over 500 pages of fascinating story synopses, animation process, and trivia for every single episode of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and She-Ra: Princess of Power!
14. Hollywood Dealmaking: Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and Digital Media (Third Edition)
Author: by Dina Appleton
“I wish I could have had this book when I was starting out in the business. An invaluable reference work.” Alan Poul, producer, WestworldThe legal resources of studios and networks are legendary, often intimidating independent producers, writers, actors, directors, agents, and others as they try to navigate through the maze of legal details.
This invaluable reference presents the interests of talent as well as the point of view of creative executives, producers, entertainment attorneys, agents and managers, and major guildsmaking clear the role that each plays in the deal-making process. Readers will find expert insights to talent and production deals for television, feature film, video, and the Internet, as well as an in-depth overview of net profits and other forms of contingent compensation.
Hollywood Dealmaking, Third Edition, also addresses digital and new platforms, changes resulting from new union agreements, and the evolution in feature film back-end (profit participation) deals. In addition, this comprehensive guide includes:Explanations of employment dealsDetails of rights acquisitionBasics of copyright lawSample contracts and formsGlossary of industry lingo and terminologyAnd much more!
15. Off the Back of a Truck: Unofficial Contraband for the Sopranos Fan
Author: by Nick Braccia
Unleash your inner Soprano and relive all your favorite moments with this companion guide to the award-winning television series The Sopranos. We all know and love The Sopranos, one of the most important television dramas to ever hit the small screen, having run for six seasons on HBO.
The story of the Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano balancing his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization pioneered decades of genre-bending peak TV. Now, Off the Back of a Truck takes you one step further into the world of Tony Soprano and his families, offering an Italian potluck of fresh and fun takes that any true fan can get lost in for hours.
Off the Back of a Truck includes: -New looks at everyone’s favorite episodes, scenes, and characters -All 92 deaths analyzed, evaluated, and ranked -An investigation of true crimes behind the families’ schemes -An exploration of movies and shows that inspired The Sopranos -Reflections on the use of music, food, and fashion from writers who are also huge fans -A provocative conversation about what happens in the controversial ending This book takes you on a journey through the six seasons you have watched time and time againbut it’s organized so you can dip in at any time, at any place.
16. The Making of Outlander: The Series: The Official Guide to Seasons One & Two
Author: by Tara Bennett
The official, fully illustrated, behind-the-scenes companion to the first two seasons of the hit Starz television series based on Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander novels. It was only a matter of time before Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander saga made the leap from book to hit TV series, and the millions of readers captivated by the epic romance of Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser have eagerly followed.
Now the must-watch drama has inspired this must-have guide, which reveals that it takes a village (or perhaps a Scottish isle) to bring the breathtaking world of Outlander to life in front of our eyes. Spanning the first two seasons of the Starz network sensation, The Making of Outlander leads readers behind the scenes and straight into the action as cast members, writers, producers, musicians, costume designers, set decorators, technicians, and more share the many adventures and challenges they face to make this sweeping saga come alive on the screen.
In exclusive interviews, the show’s stars, including Caitriona Balfe (Claire), Sam Heughan (Jamie), and Tobias Menzies (Frank Randall/Black Jack Randall), discuss the daunting task of embodying some of fiction’s most beloved charactersand satisfying the high expectations of devoted Outlander readers.