New Yorker Vincent Terrace has worked as a researcher for ABC television and has written more than 30 books, including many about television and radio.
Reviews of the first edition: "practically everything you
ever wanted to know about television shows has been brought
together in this set...a useful and entertaining
"monumental...a treasure trove...recommended"--Choice
"Terrace is arguably the most prolific developer of television reference material, with more than 30 books to his credit...highly recommended for all libraries"--ARBA
"well-written and well-researched...indispensable and well worth the price"--Reference Reviews
"it will be a while before anybody tops Vincent Terrace's latest volume on the TV industry...recommended"--SPERDVAC Radiogram
"the most complete such directory ever published...especially useful...a host of details"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly
"a most marvelous update...a rare gem worth possessing, and a fine addition to any library."--tvparty.com. Reviews of the second edition: "new and updated entries add character background and storyline development information, and included are announcer-spoken openings"--Reference & Research Book News
"there are aspects not covered in other books...an important addition"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly.