Gry Cecilie Rustad

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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1093 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Television aesthetics, serial fiction, reality-TV, TV-production and the television industry, television cultures and media innovation

Courses taught

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2014-2015 Assistant Professor, Hedmark University College

210-2014 PhD Fellow, Department of Media and Communication, The University of Oslo

2012 Visiting pre-doctoral scholar, Northwestern University, the Screen Cultures program

2008-2010 University Lecturer, Hedmark University College

2006-2010 Seminar teacher, The Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo

2008-2009 Research Assistant, Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo

2007-2008 Research assistant, The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research



Contributor to the webzine, Notes on Metamodernism




Tags: TV, Media and communication, Media innovation, Film, Media aesthetics


  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie & Krüger, Steffen (2017). Coping with Shame in a Media-saturated Society: Norwegian Web-series Skam as Transitional Object. Television & New Media.  ISSN 1527-4764.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie & Schwind, Kai (2017). The Joke that wasn't funny anymore: Empathy in Contemporary Sitcoms, In Timotheus Vermeulen; Robin Van den Akker & Alison Gibbons (ed.),  Metamodernism: Historicity, affect and depth after postmodernism.  Rowman & Littlefield International.  ISBN 9781783489602.  kap 11.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2016). Paradise Hotel – en reality-situasjonskomedie-såpeopera - En historie om reality-fiksjonsgenrehybridisering. Norsk Medietidsskrift.  ISSN 0804-8452.  23(4), s 19 . doi: 10.18261/issn.0805-9535-2016-04-04 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Vermeulen, Timotheus & Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2013). Watching television with Jacques Ranciére: US 'Quality TV', Mad Men and the 'late cut'. Screen.  ISSN 0036-9543.  54(3), s 341- 354 . doi: 10.1093/screen/hjt020
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie & Vermeulen, Tim (2012). "Did You Get Pears?" Temporality and Temps Morality in The Wire, Mad Men and Arrested Development, In M M Ames (ed.),  Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming.  University Press of Mississippi.  ISBN 978-1-61703-293-6.  10.  s 153 - 164

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  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2017). Arven etter Skam. Samtiden.  ISSN 0036-3928.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2017). Teen Service Broadcasting: Innovations in Public Service Broadcasting Production and Distributional Aesthetics.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2016). Erlend Lavik: Forfatterskap i TV-drama. Showrunnermodellen, one vision – og Kampen for tilværelsen. Norsk Medietidsskrift.  ISSN 0804-8452.  22(03) . doi: 10.18261/issn.0805-9535-2016-03-12
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2016). Estisk innovasjon i serie-fiksjon.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2016). Producing Feminist Teen Television.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2016). Skam og den skammelige jentesmaken. Wuxia.  ISSN 1893-739X.  (3-4)
  • Pedersen, Mona & Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Experiencing Twin Peaks: Addressing diversity in viewing 25 years of quality TV.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Anne Jerslev: Reality-TV. Nordicom Information.  ISSN 0349-5949.  37(1), s 74- 75
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Experiencing Twin Peaks: Addressing diversity in viewing 25 years of quality TV.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). GIFs, Memes, and 'Telephilia': The Aesthetics of a Digital Television Spectatorship.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015, 28. januar). Kurer 28.01.2015. [TV].
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015, 13. april). Lyver, manipulerer og dreper.  Vårt Land.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Mapping Scandinavian 'quality TV'.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). "Nordic Noir, TV series and remakes".
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015, 27. februar). Onde hovedpersoner på film. [Radio].  Norgesglasset.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Scandinavian quality TV or IS quality TV from Scandinavia?.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2015). Skilsmisse er best på TV. Z filmtidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-1464.  (2)
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2014). Cinefili vs. telefili – de nye tv-connaisseurene.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2014). Nord-amerikanske alternativ, Mulholland Dr..
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2014). Redselen for såpeoperaen. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2014). Årets morsomste TV-trend. Dagens næringsliv.  ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Rustad, Gry Cecilie; Skjeldal, Gudmund & Jakobsen, Hanne Østli (2014, 20. juni). Eit land av doktorar.  Morgenbladet. Show summary
  • Faldalen, Jon Inge & Rustad, Gry Cecilie (2010). New Tones in Televisual Comedy.
  • Rustad, Gry & Vermeulen, Tim (2010). From a rhetoric of action to an aesthetic of reaction: US Quality TV, Mad Men and the "late" or "delayed" cut. Show summary
  • Rustad, Gry (2009). Family isn't a word it's a sentence - a study of the post-classical family melodrama.

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