Garret Castleberry (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) is the Associate Professor and Program Director of Communication, Media, and Ethics for the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Mid-America Christian University. His ongoing research and publications investigate polyvalent critical/cultural themes as well as socioeconomic and mythic narratives embedded within contemporary transmedia texts and popular culture, often with strategic emphasis in television studies areas of programs-audience-institutions-contexts along the post-Network televisual landscape.