Dr. Jeff Pierson
Degree Award Date
Overweight, Character Depiction, Television Show, Assessment, Content Analysis
American Film Studies | Arts and Humanities | Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory | Television
This research paper will contain a content analysis of the portrayal and presence of 'overweight' individuals in popular situation comedies and reality shows from major television networks. In addition, the results of a survey will be incorporated into the paper so further conclusions can be drawn.
Ford, Meredith, "Weighing In: An Assessment and Content Analysis Regarding the Depiction of 'Overweight' Male and Female Characters on Television Shows" (2003). Honors Projects. 344.