About the Author
Suzanne Frentz is associate dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin and has taught at Purdue University and Wichita State University. Frentz spent five years writing for CBS television’s “The Young and the Restless.” Her research focuses on serials, children’s television and law series. She is a member of the board of the Popular Culture Association.