The fully revised updated and hugely expanded fourth edition of Penguin's acclaimed TV Companion. The Penguin TV Companion - fully revised, updated and expanded answers all of these questions, and thousands more. More than 2,300 programmes, with cast lists, transmission dates, detailed synopses and loads more, from Dallas to Downton Abbey, Porridge to Peep Show and The Wooden tops to The Wire. More than 1,500 entries for major TV people - actors, writers, producers and others, from Des O'Connor to Dermot O'Leary, Joanna Lumley to Nigella Lawson and Harry Corbett to James Corden. Technical terms explained; major broadcasters profiled. New star ratings, revealing the best, and the worst, of seventy-five years of viewing. DVD availability highlighted. The most comprehensive and addictive book on television you could ever want.