Skip to main content

Television Genres

This research guide points to resources on different genres shown on Television.

In the Library's collections

Perry Mason anyone? How about Ally McBeal? This page highlights lawyer and legal shows. See the list of subject headings below to search the online catalog.

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book titles

Finding articles & journals

Articles and other writings about television legal programs can be found in many publications. Our collection does not include a magazine or journal title which looks exclusively at legal programs on television. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles or use the Summon box below.


Dartmouth Users: Using Summon from off-campus? You'll need VPN for access to full-text.

Selected programs

Find more legal shows in the Library's collections.