Charmed: Why Teen Television Appeals to Women

  title={Charmed: Why Teen Television Appeals to Women},
  author={Rebecca Feasey},
  journal={Journal of Popular Film and Television},
  pages={2 - 9}
  • R. Feasey
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • Education
  • Journal of Popular Film and Television
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