This is a detailed history of television from its inception through 2017. Thorough as you can get. It is loaded with interviews with the major innovators like Ken Burns, Stephen Bocho, Vince Gilligan, David E. Kelley, Carl Reiner and the list goes on and on. Fun trivia facts about ratings and firsts for controversial subjects pepper this researched to death book. The analysis and impact from “All in the Family” to “Breaking Bad” is astounding.