This second issue of VIEW enables a discussion of European television through different themes, approaches and case studies. The Discovery articles zoom in on case studies from different corners of Europe, while the Explorations offer different approaches to writing Europe’s television history and advancing theoretical discussions in the field.

Dana Mustata:


S. 1-2


Mari Pajala:

Mapping Europe: Images of Europe in the Eurovision Song Contest

S. 3-10

Juan Francisco Gutiérrez Lozano:

Spain was not Living a Celebration: TVE and the Eurovision Song Contest During the Years of Franco’s Dictatorship

S. 11-17

Alexandru Matei:

The Golden Stag Festival in Ceausescu’s Romania (1968-1971)

S. 18-24

Manuel Palacio; Concepción Cascajosa:

Comunicar Europa/Communicating Europe: Spain, Television Co-productions and the Case of Pepe Carvalho

S. 25-37

Jeremy Strong:

Zen and the Art of Adaptation: Jeremy Strong Interviews Producer Andy Harries

S. 38-44


Lars Lundgren:

Live From Moscow: The Celebration of Yuri Gagarin and Transnational Television in Europe

S. 45-55

Andreas Fickers; Andy O'Dwyer:

Reading Between the Lines: A Transnational History of the Franco-British ‘Entente Cordiale’ in Post-War Television

S. 56-70

Christian Potschka:

Transnational Relations between the BBC and the WDR (1960-1969): The Central Roles of Hugh Greene and Klaus Von Bismarck

S. 71-78

Sylwia Szostak:

Poland’s Return to Europe: Polish Terrestrial Broadcasters and TV Fictiont

S. 79-93

Kateryna Khinkulova:

Hello, Lenin? Nostalgia on Post-Soviet Television in Russia and Ukraine

S. 94-104

Eva Polonska-Kimunguyi; Patrick Kimunguyi:

From European Identity and Media Imperialism to Public Diplomacy: The Changing Rationale Behind Euronews

S. 105-117

Ira Wagman:

Tele-clubs and European Television History Beyond the Screen

S. 118-128