The Narration of Waiting. Audience, Expectations and Activities during TV Series Programming Breaks

Antonella Mascio

Abstract


The article focuses on some online environments inhabited by the audience of specific TV dramas. Here, audience activity when an episode is on air and in the gap between two episodes changes significantly. In fact, these environments are used precisely to manage the waiting time and organize the next viewing. They collect the audience's expectations, conjectures, ideas on possible continuations of the story and comments on recent episodes, as well as personal conversations.


Keywords


waiting; audience; quality drama; facebook; online relationships

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