As something of a quiz and trivia addict, I have in my collection, so many reference books my spare room is hard to move around in. One of the most recent additions to this is the The Penguin TV Companion by Jeff Evans. This massive tome of tv information rockets in all well over 1200 pages...
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Take a trip through several years of television, from 'Little House on the Prairie' to 'Little Britain', 'The X Files' to 'The X Factor', and 'Department S' to 'Desperate Housewives'. This book on television covers 2,200 programmes with full cast lists, transmission dates and synopses. There are more than 1,500 entries for major TV people.