Edited by Tod Lippy. Essays "Episode 124: The Makings of a Meltdown: Documenting the mechanics behind an unforgettable scene from the groundbreaking TV series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman," by Claire Barliant; "Not it Anymore: Lisa Kudrow and Michael Patrick King on The Comeback: The cocreators of the acclaimed 2005 HBO series discuss its conception, production, and untimely demise," by unattributed artists; "The Lifer: Renowned soap-opera director Larry Auerbach shares memories of his nearly 50 years in the trenches of daytime drama," by unattributed artists; "The End of the World As We Know It: The co-head writer for recently canceled soap As the World Turns bids it good-bye, and shares a fascinating object from its production," by Jean Passanante; "Seat of Comedy: An appreciation of the fundamental role played by the family sofa in the American sitcom (includes removable poster)," by Mame McCutchin; "100 Frames: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's World on a Wire: A series of stills from a stunning, nearly forgotten film made for German television in 1973 by the legendary director," by J. Hoberman; "Modern Artifacts: The Art of Broadcasting: The Latest installment in a series presented with the MoMA Archives explores one facet of the Museum's long relationship with television," by Michelle Elligott; "Esopus Invitational: "What Would You Like to See on Television?": We asked the question of writers, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and other creative thinkers-and we're asking readers, too," by unattributed artists; "Angus Trumble's 1966 in Retrospect: One year. One page. (14th in a series)," by Angus Trumbl; "Esopus CD #15: Television." Songs "New Theme from Meerkat Manor," by Stephin Merritt; "Tell You Twice," by The Third Wheel Band; "Busted, Plausable, or Confirmed (The Mythbusters Song)," by One Ring Zero; "Hope Ride Alone," by Ryland Bouchard; "I Apologize," by Cloud Nothings; "Still Life with Sour Mash," by Andrew Cedermark; "Today's Adventure!," by Festival; "Live for the Baby," by Autre Ne Veut; "Age of Giving," by David Thomas Broughton; "There Was Also the Fact that He Was Shaped Life the Moon," by Laurie Schwartz.