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A Current Affair was an American television newsmagazine that aired in syndication from July 28, 1986, to August 30, 1996, before reappearing briefly in March 2005.
A&E is an American digital cable and satellite television television channel.
ABC Owned Television Stations is a division of Disney–ABC Television Group that oversees the owned-and-operated stations of the American Broadcasting Company, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
Touchstone Television Productions, LLC (d/b/a ABC Studios), is the television production unit of ABC Entertainment Group, part of Disney–ABC Television Group (both ultimately owned by The Walt Disney Company).
Action fiction is the literary genre that includes spy novels, adventure stories, tales of terror and intrigue ("cloak and dagger"), and mysteries.
Adventures of Superman is an American television series based on comic book characters and concepts created in 1938 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Adweek is a weekly American advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978.
Air America (formerly Air America Radio and Air America Media) was an American radio network specializing in progressive talk radio.
Alan Willis Thicke (né Jeffrey; March 1, 1947 – December 13, 2016) was a Canadian actor, songwriter, comedian, game and talk show host.
Alexander Emric (or Emerick) Jones (born February 11, 1974) is an American radio show host and conspiracy theorist.
All in the Family is an American sitcom TV-series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons, from January 1971 to April 1979.
The All-Channel Receiver Act of 1962 (ACRA), commonly known as the All-Channels Act, was passed by the United States Congress in 1961, to allow the Federal Communications Commission to require that all television set manufacturers must include UHF tuners, so that new UHF-band TV stations (then channels 14 to 83) could be received by the public.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Country Countdown, also known as ACC or American Country Countdown with Bob Kingsley, is a weekly internationally syndicated radio program which counts down the top 40 country songs of the previous week, from No.
American Gladiators is an American competition television program that aired weekly in syndication from September 1989 to May 1996.
American Public Media (APM) is the second largest producer and distributor of public radio programs in the United States after NPR.
American Public Television (APT) is the largest syndicator of programming for public television stations in the United States.
American Top 40 (commonly abbreviated to AT40) is an internationally syndicated, independent song countdown radio program created by Casey Kasem, Don Bustany, Tom Rounds and Ron Jacobs.
Andromeda (formally titled Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda) is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett.
Howard Andrew Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American singer.
Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? is an American quiz game show that aired on Fox.
Around the World with Willy Fog (La vuelta al mundo de Willy Fog, アニメ80日間世界一周) is a Spanish-Japanese animated adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne produced by Spanish studio BRB Internacional and Televisión Española, with animation by Japanese studio Nippon Animation, that was first broadcast on TVE1 in 1984.
The Assemblies of God (AG), officially the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, is a group of over 140 autonomous but loosely associated national groupings of churches which together form the world's largest Pentecostal denomination.
Associated Television (ATV), a former British television company, was awarded the franchise by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide the Independent Television service at weekends for the London region.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
Babylon 5 is an American science fiction television series created by writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski, under the Babylonian Productions label, in association with Straczynski's Synthetic Worlds Ltd.
Baggage is an American dating game show hosted by Jerry Springer and broadcast by Game Show Network.
The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.
In trade, barter is a system of exchange where participants in a transaction directly exchange goods or services for other goods or services without using a medium of exchange, such as money.
Baywatch is an American action drama series about the Los Angeles County lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles County, California, starring David Hasselhoff.
Baywatch Nights is an American police and science fiction drama series that aired in syndication from 1995 to 1997.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
BBC World News is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel.
BBC Worldwide Ltd. was the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, formed out of a restructuring of its predecessor BBC Enterprises in 1995.
Beakman's World was an American educational children's television show.
Beat the Clock is a television game show that involves people trying to complete challenges to win prizes while faced with a time limit.
Bell Media Inc. (French: Bell Média) is the mass media subsidiary of BCE Inc. (also known as Bell Canada Enterprises, the parent company of the former telephone monopoly Bell Canada).
Benjamin William "Ben" Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American writer.
Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), known professionally as Betty White, is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of a female entertainer.
The Big Three television networks are the three major traditional commercial broadcast television networks in the United States: the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), CBS (formerly known as the Columbia Broadcasting System) and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
William James O'Reilly Jr. (born September 10, 1949) is an American journalist, author, and former television host.
Robert William Barker (born December 12, 1923) is an American former television game show host.
Bobby Goldsboro (born January 18, 1941) is an American pop and country singer-songwriter.
Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. (born April 16, 1935), known professionally as Bobby Vinton, is an American singer and songwriter.
Bonanza is an NBC television western series that ran from 1959 to 1973.
BRB Internacional S.A. is a Spanish animation studio which is best known for producing 1980s cartoon hits such as Around the World with Willy Fog, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds and The World of David the Gnome.
A broadcast network is a group of radio stations, television stations, or other electronic media outlets, that form an agreement to air, or broadcast, content from a centralized source.
Broadcast programming is the practice of organizing and/or ordering of broadcast media programs (Internet, television, radio, etc.) in a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or season-long schedule.
In the United States, Standards and Practices (also referred to as Broadcast Standards and Practices) is the name traditionally given to the department at a television network which is responsible for the moral, ethical, and legal implications of the program that network airs.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
Bucky and Pepito was a 1959 animated television series produced by Sam Singer.
Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created in the late 1930s by Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons) and voiced originally by Mel Blanc.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Cable television first became available in the United States in 1948, with subscription services following in 1949.
Canada's Top 20 Countdown is a Canadian weekly syndicated radio chart program based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Canwest Global Communications Corporation, which operated under the corporate name, Canwest, was a major Canadian media company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with its head offices at Canwest Place.
Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion is an American half-hour black-and-white television series about the French Foreign Legion starring Buster Crabbe in the title role.
Cartoon Network (abbreviated as CN since 2004) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Cash Cab (stylized as CA$H CAB) is an American game show that aired new episodes on the Discovery Channel from 2005 to 2012.
CBC Radio is the English-language radio operations of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
The CBS Television Stations is a division of CBS Corporation that owns and operates a group of American television stations.
Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.
Celebrity Bowling is an American syndicated bowling sports series hosted by Jed Allan that ran from January 16, 1971, to September 1978.
Celebrity Name Game is an American syndicated game show which premiered on September 22, 2014.
Charles in Charge is an American sitcom starring Scott Baio.
CHCH-DT, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 15), is an independent television station licensed to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Cheaters is a weekly syndicated American hidden camera reality television series about people suspected of committing adultery, or cheating, on their partners.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley.
The United States' Children's Television Act (Pub.L. 101-437) is an Act of Congress that was designed to increase the amount of educational children's programming on television.
A children's television series, or children's show, is a television show designed and marketed to children, normally scheduled for broadcast during the morning and afternoon, when children are usually awake.
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an American animated adventure comedy television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation.
CHiPs was an American television drama series that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to May 1, 1983.
Charles Hirsch Barris (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017) was an American game show creator, producer and host.
CHUM Limited was a media company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1945 to 2007.
CIHT-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 89.9 FM in Ottawa, Ontario with a CHR format branded as Hot 89.9.
Cinemax is an American pay cable and satellite television network operated by Home Box Office Inc. Cinemax primarily broadcasts theatrically released feature films, along with original series, documentaries and special behind-the-scenes features.
CITY-DT, virtual channel 57 (UHF digital channel 44), is the flagship station of the City television network located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Colgate-Palmolive Company is an American worldwide consumer products company focused on the production, distribution and provision of household, health care and personal care products.
Colonel Bleep was the first color cartoon series made for television.
Columbia TriStar Television, Inc, (abbreviated as CTT) was an American television production and distribution studio that was active for 8 years from 1994 to 2002.
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunications signals via a transponder; it creates a communication channel between a source transmitter and a receiver at different locations on Earth.
Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
Concentration of media ownership (also known as media consolidation or media convergence) is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Conservative talk radio is a talk radio format in the United States and other countries devoted to expressing conservative viewpoints of issues, as opposed to progressive talk radio.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is an American privately owned non-profit corporation created in 1967 by an act of the United States Congress and funded by the federal government to promote and help support public broadcasting.
A countdown is a sequence of backward counting to indicate the time remaining before an event is scheduled to occur.
In broadcast programming, counterprogramming is the practice of offering television programs to attract an audience from another television station airing a major event.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Cowboy G-Men is an American Western series that aired in syndication from September 1952 to June 1953, for a total of thirty-nine episodes.
Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor.
Crime Watch Daily is an American syndicated investigative news magazine series.
Crusader Rabbit is the first animated series produced specifically for television.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, also referred to as CSI and CSI: Las Vegas, is an American procedural forensics crime drama television series which ran on CBS from October 6, 2000, to September 27, 2015, spanning 15 seasons.
The CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is an English-language broadcast television network in Canada launched in 1961.
Cumulus Media Networks was an American radio network owned and operated by Cumulus Media.
David Norris Brenner (February 4, 1936 – March 15, 2014) was an American stand-up comedian, actor and author.
The Daytime Emmy Award is an American accolade bestowed by the New York–based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming.
The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host is an award presented annually by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
Daytime television is a television genre which features television programming traditionally produced and scheduled to air between the hours of 9 a.m. (at the end of morning show-type programming) and 8 p.m. (when local news and the early fringe of primetime begins).
Deal or No Deal (commonly abbreviated as DoND) is the popular American version of the international game show of Dutch origin of the same name.
Death Valley Days is an American radio and television anthology series featuring true stories of the old American West, particularly the Death Valley area.
Delilah Rene (born February 14, 1960, North Bend, Oregon) is an American radio personality, author, and songwriter, best known as the host of a nationally syndicated nightly U.S. radio song request and dedication program, with an estimated 8 million listeners.
Democracy Now! is an hour-long American TV, radio and internet news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Demography (from prefix demo- from Ancient Greek δῆμος dēmos meaning "the people", and -graphy from γράφω graphō, implies "writing, description or measurement") is the statistical study of populations, especially human beings.
Dennis James (born Demie James Sposa, August 24, 1917 – June 3, 1997) was an American television personality, philanthropist, and commercial spokesman.
Dennis Michael Miller (born November 3, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, political commentator, sports commentator and actor.
Deutsche Welle ("German wave" in German) or DW is Germany's public international broadcaster.
Dick Tracy is an American comic strip featuring Dick Tracy (originally Plainclothes Tracy), a tough and intelligent police detective created by Chester Gould.
Dinah Shore (born Fannye Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.
Disney–ABC Domestic Television, also operating as ABC Syndication (formerly known as Buena Vista Television, Inc., also known as Disney Domestic Television and currently known as Disney–ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution), is the in-home sales and content distribution firm of the Disney–ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds (Spanish: D'Artacan y los Tres Mosqueperros; Japanese: ワンワン三銃士) is a Spanish–Japanese animated adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas story of d'Artagnan and The Three Musketeers.
Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.
Don't Forget the Lyrics! is an international game show in the United States and United Kingdom.
DuckTales is an American animated television series, produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and distributed by Buena Vista Television.
The DuMont Television Network (also known as the DuMont Network, simply DuMont/Du Mont, or (incorrectly) Dumont) was one of the world's pioneer commercial television networks, rivalling NBC and CBS for the distinction of being first overall in the United States.
A duopoly (or twinstick, referring to "stick" as jargon for a radio tower) is a situation in television and radio broadcasting in which two or more stations in the same city or community share common ownership.
Dusty's Trail is an American Western/comedy series that aired in syndication from September 1973 to March 1974 starring Bob Denver and Forrest Tucker.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
E/I, which stands for "educational and informational" (or "educational and informative"), refers to a type of children's television programming broadcast in the United States that incorporates educational content in some form.
Earth: Final Conflict is a Canadian science fiction television series based on ideas developed by Gene Roddenberry.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Electrical transcriptions are special phonograph recordings made exclusively for radio broadcastingBrowne, Ray B. and Browne, Pat, Eds.
Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres.
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States.
ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons.
Extra (originally titled Extra: The Entertainment Magazine from 1994 to 1996) is an American syndicated television newsmagazine that is distributed by Warner Bros. Television Distribution and premiered on September 5, 1994.
Falcon Crest is an American prime time television soap opera that aired for nine seasons on CBS from December 4, 1981 to May 17, 1990.
Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987 by Eilenna Productions in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and sponsored by Yamaha musical instruments, which are prominently showcased in the episodes.
Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson where two families compete to name the most popular responses to survey questions in order to win cash and prizes.
The fairness doctrine of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of broadcast licenses both to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was—in the FCC's view—honest, equitable, and balanced.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network.
The Financial Interest and Syndication Rules, widely known as the fin-syn rules, were a set of rules imposed by the Federal Communications Commission in the United States in 1970.
Firing Line (in full, Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.) was an American public affairs show founded and hosted by conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Its 1,504 episodes, over 33 years, made Firing Line the longest-running public affairs show in television history with a single host.
In cinematic parlance, a film in its first run has been recently released.
In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls.
Flash Gordon is the hero of a space opera adventure comic strip created by and originally drawn by Alex Raymond.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
Forever Knight is a Canadian television series about Nick Knight, an 800-year-old vampire working as a police detective in modern-day Toronto, Ontario.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox News Radio is an American radio network owned by Fox News.
Fox Television Stations, LLC (FTS; alternately Fox Television Stations Group, LLC), is a group of television stations located within the United States which are owned-and-operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of the Fox Entertainment Group, part of 21st Century Fox.
Freddy's Nightmares – A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series is an American horror anthology series, which aired in syndication from October 1988 until March 1990.
Freeform is an American cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.
Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise that comprises twelve slasher films, a television show, novels, comic books, video games, and tie‑in merchandise.
Friday the 13th: The Series is an American-Canadian horror television series that ran for three seasons, from October 3, 1987 to May 26, 1990 in first-run syndication.
FX (originally an initialism of Fox Extended, pronounced and suggesting "effects") is an American basic cable and satellite television channel based in Los Angeles, California, owned by 21st Century Fox through FX Networks, LLC.
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (also known as Action Force in the UK) is a half-hour American animated television series created by Ron Friedman.
A game show is a type of radio, television, or stage show in which contestants, individually or as teams, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles, usually for money or prizes.
Game Show Network (GSN) is an American pay television channel that is a joint venture between Sony Pictures Television (owning a 58% interest) and AT&T (holding 42%).
Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis.
Gary Owens (born Gary Bernard Altman; May 10, 1934 – February 12, 2015) was an American disc jockey, voice actor, radio announcer and personality.
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and producer.
Gentle Ben is a bear character created by author Walt Morey and first introduced in a 1965 children's novel, Gentle Ben.
George Thomas Morgan (June 28, 1924 – July 7, 1975) was a mid-20th-century American country music singer.
Gerry Anderson (born Gerald Alexander Abrahams; 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012) was an English television and film producer, director, writer and occasional voice artist.
Glenn Lee Beck (born February 10, 1964) is an American conservative political commentator, radio host and television producer.
Global Television Network (more commonly called Global, or occasionally Global TV) is a privately owned Canadian English-language broadcast television network.
Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm.
Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory financial services firm that engages in investment banking, capital markets services, investment management, investment advisory, and insurance services.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston.
Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc. (simply known as Hanna-Barbera and also referred to as H-B Enterprises, H-B Production Company and Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc.) was an American animation studio that served as a division of Warner Bros. Animation until it was absorbed by them.
Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984 on ABC, with a total of 255 half-hour episodes spanning eleven seasons.
Hard Copy was an American tabloid news television show that ran in syndication from 1989 to 1999.
Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.
Harry and the Hendersons is an American sitcom based on the film of the same name, produced by Amblin Television for Universal Television.
Hawaii Five-O is an American police procedural drama series produced by CBS Productions and Leonard Freeman.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is an American animated television series produced by Filmation based on Mattel's toy line Masters of the Universe.
Hee Haw was an American television variety show featuring country music and humor with the fictional rural "Kornfield Kounty" as a backdrop.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is an American television series filmed in New Zealand, based on the tales of the classical Greek culture hero Heracles (Hercules was his Roman analogue).
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
High Tide is an American television series created by Jeff Franklin and Steve Waterman and starring Rick Springfield and Yannick Bisson.
Highway Patrol is a 156-episode action crime drama series produced for syndication from 1955 to 1959.
HLN (Headline News) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel that is owned by CNN.
Hollywood Squares is an American panel game show in which two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes.
Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit.
How to Marry a Millionaire is an American sitcom that aired in syndication and on the NTA Film Network, from October 7, 1957, to August 20, 1959.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
I Led 3 Lives (also known as I Led Three Lives) is an American drama series which was syndicated by Ziv Television Programs from October 1, 1953, to January 1, 1956.
The Independent Network News (INN) (later retitled INN: The Independent News and USA Tonight) is an American syndicated television news program that ran from June 9, 1980 to June 1990.
Independent radio indicates a radio station that is run in a manner different from usual for the country it broadcasts in.
An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.
Inspector Gadget is a French-American-Canadian comic science fiction cartoon series that revolves around the adventures of a clumsy, dim-witted detective named Inspector Gadget—a human being with various bionic gadgets built into his body.
Ion Television is an American broadcast, cable, and satellite television network that is owned by Ion Media.
Ironside is an American television crime drama that aired on NBC over 8 seasons from 1967 to 1975.
It's a Living (also known as Making a Living) is an American sitcom set in a restaurant at the top of the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.
Incorporated Television Company (ITC, or ITC Entertainment as it was referred to in the US) was a British company involved in production and distribution of television programs.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures was a nature documentary video/television series about animals and their exciting adventures.
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
James E. Bohannon (born January 7, 1944) is an American broadcaster who has worked in both television and radio.
Joe Palooka is an American comic strip about a heavyweight boxing champion, created by cartoonist Ham Fisher in 1921.
John William Jakes (born March 31, 1932) is an American writer, best known for American historical fiction.
John George O'Hurley (born October 9, 1954) is an American actor, voice actor, author, comedian and television personality.
John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
John Russell Mann (August 30, 1928June 18, 2014) was an American arranger, composer, conductor, entertainer, and recording artist.
The Journal of Media Economics is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering all aspects of media economics published by Routledge.
Judge Judy is an American arbitration-based reality court show presided over by Judge Judy Sheindlin, a retired Manhattan family court judge.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
KCAL-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is an independent television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
KCBS-TV, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 43), is a CBS owned-and-operated television station located in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Keenen Ivory Desuma Wayans, Sr. (born June 8, 1958) is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, and a member of the Wayans Family of entertainers.
Leon Eric "Kix" Brooks III (born May 12, 1955) is an American country music artist, actor, and film producer best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn and host of radio's American Country Countdown.
KMCI-TV, virtual channel 38 (UHF digital channel 41), is an independent television station serving Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas, United States that is licensed to Lawrence, Kansas.
KMSP-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
KNME-TV, branded on-air as New Mexico PBS, is a non-commercial educational television station based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.
Knots Landing is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from December 27, 1979, to May 13, 1993.
KRON-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 38), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KSHB-TV, virtual channel 41 (UHF digital channel 42), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
KWTO (A.M. 560) is a radio station licensed to Springfield, Missouri, United States.
Lassie is an American television series that follows the adventures of a female Rough Collie dog named Lassie and her companions, both human and animal.
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the ''Late Show'' franchise.
A late-night talk show is a genre of talk show popular in the United States, where the format originated.
Laura Anne Ingraham (born June 19, 1963) is an American conservative television and radio talk show host.
Laura Catherine Schlessinger (born January 16, 1947) is an American talk radio host (member of the National Radio Hall of Fame) and author.
Mary Laurence "Lauren" Hutton (born November 17, 1943) is an American model and actress.
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the ''Law & Order'' franchise.
Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas.
Legend of the Seeker is a television series based on novels in the series titled The Sword of Truth by Terry Goodkind.
Let's Make a Deal is a television game show that originated in the United States in 1963 and has since been produced in many countries throughout the world.
Lew Grade, Baron Grade, OStJ, KC*SS (25 December 1906 – 13 December 1998), born Louis Winogradsky, was a Ukrainian-born British media proprietor and impresario. Originally a dancer, and later a talent agent, Grade's interest in television production began in 1954 when, in partnership, he successfully bid for franchises in the newly created ITV network, which led to the creation of Associated Television (ATV). Having worked for a time in the United States, he was aware of the potential for the sale of television programming to American networks, and a subsidiary, the Incorporated Television Company (ITC; commonly known as ITC Entertainment) was formed with this specific objective in mind. Grade had some success in this field with such series as Gerry Anderson's various Supermarionation series such as Thunderbirds, Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner, and Jim Henson's The Muppet Show. Later, Grade invested in film production, but several expensive box office failures caused him to lose control of ITC, and ultimately resulted in the disestablishment of ATV after it lost its ITV franchise.
The Lexington Broadcast Services Company (first known as Lexington Broadcast Services and later known as LBS Communications) was a television production and syndication company founded in 1976 by advertising pioneer Henry Siegel.
Władziu Valentino Liberace (May 16, 1919 – February 4, 1987), known mononymously as Liberace, was an American pianist, singer, and actor.
Life with Elizabeth is an American sitcom starring Betty White as Elizabeth and Del Moore as her husband Alvin; Jack Narz is the on-camera announcer and narrator.
Lifetime (previously stylized as lifetime) is an American cable and satellite television channel that is part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, a subsidiary of A&E Networks, which is jointly owned by the Hearst Communications and The Walt Disney Company.
This is the list of independent radio stations.
The Disney–ABC Television Group, formerly American Broadcasting Companies and Capital Cities/ABC, has formed a number of production companies over the years.
Live with Kelly and Ryan is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
In broadcasting, local insertion (known in the United Kingdom as an opt-out) is the act or capability of a broadcast television station, radio station or cable system to insert or replace part of a network feed with content unique to the local station or system.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is an American television series based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.
John Silver or Long John Silver is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the novel Treasure Island (1883) by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Lorimar-Telepictures Corporation was an entertainment company established on April 21, 1986 with the merger of Lorimar Productions and Telepictures Corporation.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Louis Perry "Louie" Anderson (born March 24, 1953) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host.
M*A*S*H is an American television series that aired on CBS from 1972 to 1983.
Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. (born August 14, 1959) is an American retired professional basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Major Dad is an American sitcom created by Richard C. Okie and John G. Stephens, developed by Earl Pomerantz, that originally ran from 1989 to 1993 on CBS, starring Gerald McRaney as Major John D. MacGillis and Shanna Reed as his wife Polly.
Mama's Family is an American television sitcom starring Vicki Lawrence as Thelma Harper (Mama). The series is a spin-off of a recurring series of comedy sketches called "The Family" featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1974–78) and Carol Burnett & Company (1979).
Man Without a Gun is an American western television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television and presented on the NTA Film Network and in first-run syndication in the United States from 1957 to 1959.
Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama television program that aired Tuesdays at 10:00–11:00 p.m. (EST) on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976.
Match Game is an American television panel game show that premiered on NBC in 1962 and was revived several times over the course of the next few decades.
Maurice Richard "Maury" Povich (born January 17, 1939) is an American television presenter, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury.
Maximum Exposure (also known as Max X) is a reality TV show which featured video clips on a variety of subjects.
A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.
Mehmet Cengiz Öz (born June 11, 1960), better known as Dr.
Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that aired on Fox from July 8, 1992, to May 24, 1999, for seven seasons.
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr. (July 6, 1925 – August 12, 2007) was an American television host and media mogul.
Merv Griffin's Crosswords is an American game show based on crossword puzzles.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Delaney Dowd Jr. (August 11, 1920 – August 11, 2006), known as Mike Douglas, was an American "Big Band" era singer, entertainer, television talk show host (The Mike Douglas Show), and actor.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.
Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.
Mister Ed is an American television sitcom produced by Filmways which originally aired in syndication from January 5 to July 2, 1961, and then on CBS from October 1, 1961, to February 6, 1966.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
Sean Morton Downey (December 9, 1932 – March 12, 2001), better known by his stage name Morton Downey Jr., was an American television talk show host of the late-1980s who pioneered the "trash TV" format on his program The Morton Downey Jr. Show.
MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.
MTM Enterprises (later known as MTM Enterprises, Inc.) was an American independent production company established in 1969 by Mary Tyler Moore and her then-husband Grant Tinker to produce The Mary Tyler Moore Show for CBS.
Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher.
My Little Pony is an American animated television series produced by Sunbow Productions and Marvel Productions based on the My Little Pony toys released by Hasbro.
My Secret Identity is a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
Name That Tune is an American television game show that put two contestants against each other to test their knowledge of songs.
National Telefilm Associates (otherwise known by its initials, NTA) was an audio-visual marketing company that primarily handled syndication of American film libraries to television, including the Republic Pictures film library, which did so well on cable television in the 1980s that the company renamed itself Republic Pictures and undertook film production and home video sales as well.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
NBC Owned Television Stations (formerly NBC Local Media & NBC Television Stations Division (TVSD)) is the division of NBCUniversal Owned TV Stations (NBCUniversal), a subsidiary of Comcast that oversees their owned-and-operated television stations, Cozi TV network, LXTV and Skycastle Entertainment, its in-house marketing and promotion company.
In the broadcasting industry (particularly in North America), a network affiliate or affiliated station is a local broadcaster, owned by a company other than the owner of the network, which carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New York Undercover was an American police drama that aired on the FOX television network from September 8, 1994, to June 25, 1998.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
is a Japanese animation studio.
Non-commercial (also spelled noncommercial) refers to an activity or entity that does not, in some sense, involve commerce, at least relative to similar activities that do have a commercial objective or emphasis.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
NYPD Blue is an American police procedural drama television series set in New York City, exploring the struggles of the fictional 15th Precinct detective squad in Manhattan.
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Once a Thief (also billed as John Woo's Once a Thief) is a Canadian Action/Comedy television series inspired by the Hong Kong 1991 film of the same name.
Operation Prime Time (OPT) was a consortium of American independent television stations to develop prime time programming for independent stations.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
Out of This World is an American fantasy sitcom about a teenage girl who is half alien, which gives her unique superhuman powers.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Paramount Network is an American general entertainment cable and satellite channel owned by the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Pay television, subscription television, premium television, or premium channels are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Phillip John "Phil" Donahue (born December 21, 1935) is an American media personality, writer, film producer, and the creator and host of The Phil Donahue Show. The television program, also known as Donahue, was the first talk show format that included audience participation.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome, Wisconsin, created and produced by David E. Kelley.
The Pink Panther is a fictional animated character who appeared in the opening and/or closing credit sequences of every film in the Pink Panther series except for A Shot in the Dark and Inspector Clouseau.
PM/Evening Magazine was a television series with a news and entertainment format.
Police Call is a 1955 anthology drama television series which was based on actual police cases and was one of the top grossing television series released that year.
Poltergeist: The Legacy is a Canadian horror television series which ran from 1996 to 1999.
Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler Segar.
Premiere Networks (formerly Premiere Radio Networks, or PRN) is an American radio network.
The prime time or the peak time is the block of broadcast programming taking place during the middle of the evening for television programming.
The Prime Time Access Rule (PTAR) was a broadcasting regulation that was instituted in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1970 to restrict the amount of network programming that a local television station either owned-and-operated or affiliated with a television network can air during "prime time".
The Prime Time Entertainment Network (PTEN) was an American ad hoc television network that was operated by the Prime Time Consortium, a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Domestic Television subsidiary of Time Warner and Chris-Craft Industries.
Print syndication distributes news articles, columns, comic strips and other features to newspapers, magazines and websites.
Prisoner is an Australian soap opera set in a women's prison, Wentworth Detention Centre, which was located in the fictitious Melbourne suburb of Wentworth.
A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.
Progressive talk radio is a talk radio format devoted to expressing left-leaning, liberal or progressive viewpoints of news and issues as opposed to conservative talk radio.
Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
The Public Radio Exchange (PRX) is a nonprofit web-based platform for digital distribution, review, and licensing of radio programs.
Public Radio International (PRI) is an American public radio organization.
Punky Brewster is an American sitcom about a young girl (Soleil Moon Frye) being raised by a foster parent (George Gaynes).
Pyramid is an American television game show franchise that has aired several versions domestically and internationally.
Q.T. Hush is an American animated cartoon produced in 1960 and appearing in syndication, beginning on 24 September 1960.
Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States.
Radio broadcasting is transmission by radio waves intended to reach a wide audience.
A radio format or programming format (not to be confused with broadcast programming) describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station.
There are two types of radio networks currently in use around the world: the one-to-many broadcast network commonly used for public information and mass media entertainment; and the two-way radio type used more commonly for public safety and public services such as police, fire, taxicabs, and delivery services.
A radio program (radio programme in the United Kingdom) or radio show is a segment of content intended for broadcast on radio.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Ramar of the Jungle was a syndicated American television series (1952–1954) that starred Jon Hall as Dr.
Raymond Neil Combs, Jr. (April 3, 1956 – June 2, 1996) was an American comedian, actor, and game show host.
Real TV (commonly known as America's Best Caught on Tape) is a reality television program that ran in syndication from September 9, 1996 to September 7, 2001.
Reel-to/open-reel audio tape recording is the form of magnetic tape audio recording in which the recording medium is held on a reel, rather than being securely contained within a cassette.
Relic Hunter is a Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt.
Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning five seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992, and April 4, 1997.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
A rerun or repeat is a rebroadcast of an episode of a radio or television program.
Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012) was a British-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States.
Richard Karn Wilson (born February 17, 1956) is an American actor and game show host.
Rigdon Osmond Dees III (born March 14, 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida), best known as Rick Dees, is an American entertainer, radio personality, comedian, actor, and voice artist, best known for his internationally syndicated radio show The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown and for the 1976 novelty song "Disco Duck".
Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 (sometimes known as The Weekly Top 40) is an internationally syndicated radio program created and hosted by American radio personality Rick Dees.
Ripcord is an American syndicated television series that ran for a total of 76 episodes from 1961 to 1963 about the exploits of a skydiving operation of its namesake.
The RKO Radio Networks, a subsidiary of RKO General, were the first commercial radio networks to distribute programming entirely by satellite.
Roseann O'Donnell (born March 21, 1962) is an American comedian, actress, author and television personality. She has been a magazine editor and continues to be a celebrity blogger, a lesbian rights activist, a television producer, and a collaborative partner in the LGBT family vacation company, R Family Vacations. O'Donnell started her comedy career while still a teenager. Her big break was on the talent show Star Search in 1984. After a TV sitcom and a series of movies introduced her to a larger national audience, she hosted The Rosie O'Donnell Show from 1996 to 2002, which won multiple Emmy Awards. During this time, she wrote her first memoir, Find Me, and developed the nickname "Queen of Nice", as well as a reputation for philanthropic efforts. She used the book's $3 million advance to establish her For All Kids foundation and promote other charity projects, encouraging celebrities on her show to take part. In 1997, O'Donnell did the voice of Terk in the Disney animated film Tarzan. In 2002, two months before finishing her talk show run, O'Donnell came out, stating "I'm a dyke!" and saying that her primary reason was to bring attention to gay adoption issues. O'Donnell is a foster and adoptive mother. She was named The Advocate 2002 Person of the Year; in May 2003, she became a regular contributor to the magazine. In 2006, O'Donnell became a moderator on The View. Her strong opinions resulted in some controversies, including an on-air dispute regarding the Bush administration's policies with the Iraq War, resulting in a mutual agreement to cancel her contract. In 2007, O'Donnell released her second memoir, Celebrity Detox, which focuses on her struggles with fame and her time at The View. From 2009 to 2011, she hosted Rosie Radio on Sirius XM Radio. In 2011, O'Donnell signed on with the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to return to daytime TV with The Rosie Show. On March 16, 2012, the network cancelled the show due to low ratings, and the last show aired on March 29, 2012. In July 2014, O'Donnell was rehired to join The View as a co-host for the series' eighteenth season. O'Donnell announced in February 2015 her decision to depart the series again, this time citing personal reasons for her departure. In November 2016, Showtime announced that O'Donnell had joined the cast of the comedy pilot SMILF, which premiered on November 5, 2017.
In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.
The "rural purge" of American television networks (in particular CBS) was a series of cancellations in the early 1970s of still-popular rural-themed shows with demographically skewed audiences, the majority of which occurred at the end of the 1970–71 television season.
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (born January 12, 1951) is an American radio talk show host and conservative political commentator.
SAF3 (pronounced "Safe"), also known by its working title Rescue 3, is a syndicated American action-drama television series following the daily challenges of the Sea, Air, and Fire divisions of the Malibu Fire Department.
Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American filmmaker, actor, and producer famous for creating the cult horror ''Evil Dead'' series, as well as directing the original ''Spider-Man'' trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
Satellite Music Network was the first satellite delivered network to provide complete live 24-hour-a-day music programming to local stations, under several different formats.
Satellite subcarrier audio is audio transmitted by way of satellite that utilizes a separate analog or digital signal carried on a main radio transmission (usually video) on a specific satellite transponder.
Saturday-morning cartoon is a colloquial term for the original animated television programming that was typically scheduled on Saturday mornings in the United States on the major television networks.
A schedule or a timetable, as a basic time-management tool, consists of a list of times at which possible tasks, events, or actions are intended to take place, or of a sequence of events in the chronological order in which such things are intended to take place.
Scooby-Doo is an American animated franchise, comprising many animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day.
Sea Hunt is an American action adventure television series that aired in syndication from 1958 to 1961 and was popular in syndication for decades afterwards.
Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator.
Second City Television, commonly shortened to SCTV, is a Canadian television sketch comedy show that ran between 1976 and 1984.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
In television and radio programming, a serial has a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion.
Sha Na Na is an American rock and roll group.
She Spies is an action-adventure television show that ran from July 20, 2002, until May 17, 2004, in two seasons.
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle is a fictional American comic book jungle girl heroine, originally published primarily by Fiction House.
Sherlock Holmes was a detective television series aired in syndication in the fall of 1954, based on the Sherlock Holmes stories of Arthur Conan Doyle.
A sign-on (or start-up) is the beginning of operations for a radio or television station, generally at the start of each day.
Silver Spoons is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 25, 1982 to May 11, 1986, and in first-run syndication from September 15, 1986 to March 4, 1987.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is a publicly traded American politically conservative telecommunications company that is controlled by the family of company founder Julian Sinclair Smith.
Disney's Sing Me A Story with Belle is an American live-action series created by Patrick Davidson and Melissa Gould.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo (known commonly as Skippy) is an Australian television series created by Australian actor John McCallum, produced from 1967–1969 (airing from 1968–1970) about the adventures of a young boy and his highly intelligent pet kangaroo, and the various visitors to the fictional Waratah National Park in Duffys Forest, near Sydney.
Small Wonder is an American comedy science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from September 7, 1985, to May 20, 1989.
Lester Alvin Burnett (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967), better known as Smiley Burnette, was an American country music performer and a comedic actor in Western films and on radio and TV, playing sidekick to Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and other B-movie cowboys.
The U.S. Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 (Public Law 80-402), popularly called the Smith–Mundt Act, is the basic legislative authorization for propaganda activities conducted by the U.S. Department of State, sometimes called "public diplomacy".
Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired in syndication from October 2, 1971 to March 27, 2006.
Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science-fiction television programme that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977.
Spelling Television Inc. was a television production company that went through several name changes.
In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).
Sports Challenge is a sports-centered game show that aired in weekly syndication from 1971 to 1979, with a separate version that aired briefly on CBS weekends from May 20 to September 9, 1973.
Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcasting of sporting events.
The Springfield News-Leader is the predominant newspaper for the city of Springfield, Missouri and covers the Ozarks.
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.
Spunky and Tadpole is an animated television series produced by Beverly Hills Productions and syndicated beginning on September 6, 1958.
Star Search is an American television show that was produced by T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment from 1983 to 1995, hosted by Ed McMahon, and created by Alfred Masini.
The Star Trek film series is the cinematic branch of the Star Trek media franchise, which began in 1966 as a weekly television series on NBC, running for three seasons until it was canceled in 1969 because of poor ratings.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (sometimes abbreviated to DS9) is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369–2375.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (abbreviated as TNG and ST:TNG) is an American science-fiction television series in the Star Trek franchise created by Gene Roddenberry that ran from 1987 to 1994.
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.
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Street Smarts was a United States game show that featured two in-studio contestants trying to predict the outcome of interviews of people who were found on the street.
Strip programming or stripping is a technique used for scheduling television and radio programming to ensure consistency and coherency.
Superboy is an American television series based on the fictional DC Comics comic book character Superman's early years as Superboy.
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Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Syndication exclusivity (also known as syndex) is a federal law implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States that is designed to protect a local television station's rights to syndicated television programs by granting exclusive broadcast rights to the station for that program in their local market, usually defined by a station's Nielsen Designated Market Area.
Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.
Talk Radio Network (TRN) was an independent radio producer and syndicator of news and talk radio programming headquartered in Central Point, Oregon.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (initially known as Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in some European countries due to controversy at the time, and retroactively also known as TMNT 1987 or just TMNT '87) is an American animated television series produced by the studio Murakami-Wolf-Swenson and the French company IDDH.
The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was the first significant overhaul of telecommunications law in more than sixty years, amending the Communications Act of 1934.
A telenovela is a type of limited-run television serial drama or soap opera produced primarily in Latin America.
Television deficit financing is the practice of a network or channel paying the studio that creates a show a license fee in exchange for the right to air the show.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
A television station is a set of equipment managed by a business, organisation or other entity, such as an amateur television (ATV) operator, that transmits video content via radio waves directly from a transmitter on the earth's surface to a receiver on earth.
Temptation: The New Sale of the Century is an American syndicated television game show loosely based on both the original Australian and American Sale of the Century versions, plus the 2005 Australian version, also titled Temptation.
Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres.
Terrestrial or broadcast television is a type of television broadcasting in which the television signal is transmitted by radio waves from the terrestrial (Earth based) transmitter of a television station to a TV receiver having an antenna.
Terry Goodkind (born May 1, 1948) is an American writer.
Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.
That's Entertainment! is a 1974 compilation film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate the studio's 50th anniversary.
The Abbott and Costello Show is an American television sitcom starring the popular comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
The Arsenio Hall Show is an American syndicated late-night talk show created by and starring comedian Arsenio Hall.
The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show starring Benny Hill that aired in various forms between 15 January 1955 and 16 May 1991 in over 140 countries.
The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast on CBS from 1962 to 1971.
The Big Bang Theory is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro.
The sixth season of the American sitcom The Big Bang Theory aired on CBS from September 27, 2012, to May 16, 2013.
The Bob & Tom Show is a syndicated US radio program established by Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold at radio station WFBQ in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 7, 1983, and syndicated nationally since January 6, 1995.
The Cisco Kid is a fictional character found in numerous film, radio, television and comic book series based on the fictional Western character created by O. Henry in his 1907 short story "The Caballero's Way", published in the collection Heart of the West, as well as in Everybody's Magazine, v17, July 1907.
The Commish is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC in the United States from 1991 to 1996.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Dating Game is an ABC television show.
The Dave Ramsey Show is a three-hour, self-syndicated radio program and podcast, hosted by the eponymous finance author and speaker, that airs Monday through Friday from 2-5 PM ET.
The Disney Afternoon (later known internally as the Disney-Kellogg Alliance when unbranded) was a created-for-syndication two-hour animated television programming block produced by Walt Disney Television Animation with distribution through their syndication affiliate Buena Vista Television.
The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy television series that aired on CBS from January 26, 1979, to February 8, 1985.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
The First Family is an American sitcom that debuted in first-run syndication in the United States on September 22, 2012.
The Golddiggers was a female singing and dancing troupe that performed in the style of Las Vegas showgirls.
The Gong Show is an amateur talent contest franchised by Sony Pictures Television to many countries.
The Insider (formerly named omg! Insider) is a defunct American syndicated television newsmagazine that was distributed by CBS Television Distribution.
The Jerry Springer Show (also known as Jerry Springer, or simply Springer) is an American syndicated tabloid talk show hosted by Jerry Springer, a former politician.
The Joker's Wild is an American television game show that has aired at different times since the 1970s.
The Late Late Show is an American late-night television talk and variety show on CBS.
The Lawrence Welk Show was an American televised musical variety show hosted by big band leader Lawrence Welk.
The Magic Hour is an American talk show hosted by basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson.
The Mike Douglas Show was an American daytime television talk show that was hosted by Mike Douglas.
The Munsters Today is an American sitcom and sequel to the original 1964–66 sitcom The Munsters that aired in syndication from October 8, 1988 to May 25, 1991.
The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets.
The Newlywed Game is an American television game show that pits newly married couples against each other in a series of revealing question rounds to determine how well the spouses know or do not know each other.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Passerby is a 15 minute American TV series that aired in the mid-1950s and was distributed on the NTA Film Network.
The Phil Donahue Show, also known as Donahue, is an American television talk show hosted by Phil Donahue that ran for 26 years on national television.
The Price Is Right is an American television game show created by Bob Stewart, Mark Goodson and Bill Todman.
The Rush Limbaugh Show is a conservative American talk radio show hosted by Rush Limbaugh on Premiere Networks.
The Savage Nation (also called The Michael Savage Show) is an American radio show hosted by conservative commentator Michael Savage.
The Starlost is a Canadian-produced science fiction television series created by writer Harlan Ellison and broadcast in 1973 on CTV in Canada and syndicated to local stations in the United States.
The Sword of Truth is a series of twenty epic fantasy novels written by Terry Goodkind.
The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a historical adventure novel written in 1844 by French author Alexandre Dumas.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992.
The Transformers is a half-hour American animated robot superhero television series which originally aired from September 17, 1984 to November 11, 1987.
The Tyra Banks Show, also known as and shortened to Tyra or The Tyra Show, is an American talk show hosted by Tyra Banks that aired from 2005 to 2010.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The WB Television Network (commonly shortened to The WB and short for Warner Bros.) was an American television network that was first launched on broadcast television on January 11, 1995, as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. Entertainment division of Time Warner and the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Company, with the former acting as controlling partner.
The World at War (1973–74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War.
The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter.
Thicke of the Night is an American late-night talk show starring Alan Thicke, produced by MGM Television in association with Metromedia, distributed in syndication by MGM/UA Television Distribution and broadcast in first-run syndication during the 1983–1984 TV season.
This American Life (TAL) is an American weekly hour-long radio program produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media and hosted by Ira Glass.
This Is Alice is an American sitcom starring nine-year-old Patty Ann Garrity.
Thunderbirds is a British science-fiction television series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, filmed by their production company AP Films (APF) and distributed by ITC Entertainment.
ThunderCats is an American animated television series that was produced by Rankin-Bass Animated Entertainment and Leisure Concepts debuting in 1985, based on the characters created by Ted "Tobin" Wolf.
Tic-Tac-Dough is an American television game show based on the paper-and-pencil game of tic-tac-toe.
Direct Holdings Global LLC, through its subsidiaries StarVista Live, Lifestyle Products Group and Time Life, is a creator and direct marketer that is known for selling books, music, video/DVD, and multimedia products.
TMZ on TV (also known simply as TMZ or TMZTV) is an American syndicated entertainment and gossip news television show that premiered on September 10, 2007 (its major carriage is among Fox's owned television stations).
TNT is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
To Tell the Truth is an American television panel game show in which four celebrity panelists are presented with three contestants (the "team of challengers", each an individual or pair) and must identify which is the "central character" whose unusual occupation or experience has been read out by the show's moderator/host.
Too Close for Comfort is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from November 11, 1980, to May 5, 1983, and in first-run syndication from April 7, 1984, to February 7, 1987.
Transtar was the first radio network to provide 24-hour music programming to local affiliates.
Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold".
Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC is an American media company which operates as a subsidiary of Tribune Media, a media conglomerate based in Chicago, Illinois.
Trifecta Entertainment & Media is an American entertainment company founded in 2006.
Trivial Pursuit is an American game show that ran on The Family Channel from June 7, 1993 to December 3, 1993, with reruns continuing until July 14, 1995.
Trivial Pursuit: America Plays is an American syndicated game show loosely based on the board game of the same name.
Truth or Consequences is an American game show originally hosted on NBC radio by Ralph Edwards (1940–1957) and later on television by Edwards (1950–1954), Jack Bailey (1954–1956), Bob Barker (1956–1975), Steve Dunne (1957-58), Bob Hilton (1977–1978) and Larry Anderson (1987–1988).
Turkish television series (televizyon dizileri) are wildly popular both in Turkey and internationally, and place among the country's most well known economic and cultural exports.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.
UFO is a 1970 British science fiction television series about an alien invasion of Earth.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Universal Television is the television production subsidiary of the NBCUniversal Television Group and, by extension, the production arm of the NBC television network (since a majority of the company's shows air on NBC, and accounts for most of that network's prime time programming).
Unsolved Mysteries is an American television program, hosted by Robert Stack from 1987 to 2002 and later by Dennis Farina from 2008 to 2010.
The United Paramount Network (UPN) was an American broadcast television network that launched on January 16, 1995.
Us Weekly is a weekly celebrity and entertainment magazine based in New York City.
USA Network (commonly referred to as simply USA stylized as usa network since 2005) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, itself a subsidiary of Comcast.
V.I.P. is an American action/comedy-drama series starring Pamela Anderson.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meter.
Videotape is magnetic tape used for storing video and usually sound in addition.
Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded international radio broadcast source that serves as the United States federal government's official institution for non-military, external broadcasting.
Voice-tracking, also called cyber jocking and referred to sometimes colloquially as a robojock, is a technique employed by some radio stations in radio broadcasting to produce the illusion of a live disc jockey or announcer sitting in the radio studios of the station when one is not actually present.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe is an American animated television series that features a team of space explorers who pilot a giant Super Robot known as "Voltron".
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera that aired in first-run syndication in the United States from 1972 to 1974 (airing on most NBC stations on Sunday nights at 10:30, except for the ones who had moved their late-night news to that slot).
Walker, Texas Ranger is an American crime action television series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis.
War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 7, 1988 to May 14, 1990.
WDJT-TV, virtual channel 58 (UHF digital channel 46), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.
Web syndication is a form of syndication, or; license to broadcast, in which content is made available from one website to other sites.
Webster is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 16, 1983 to May 8, 1987 and in first-run syndication from September 21, 1987 to March 10, 1989.
Western International Communications Ltd.The apparent occurrence of "RAS syndrome" here was in fact part of the company's legal name.
The Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, also known as Group W, was the broadcasting division of Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
Westwood One, owned and operated by Cumulus Media, is an American mass media company headquartered in New York, New York, specializing in radio syndication and audio content.
What's Happening!! is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976, to April 28, 1979.
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with several international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals.
Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (often informally called Millionaire) is an American television game show based on the same-titled British program and developed for the United States by Michael Davies.
Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, author, and television host.
Wild Kingdom, sometimes known as Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, is an American television show that features wildlife and nature.
William Conrad (September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994) was an American World War II fighter pilot, actor, producer, and director whose career spanned five decades in radio, film, and television.
William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American conservative author and commentator.
WKRP in Cincinnati is an American sitcom that featured the misadventures of the staff of a struggling fictional radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio.
WLIW, channel 21, is a non-commercial educational public television station licensed to Garden City, New York, USA which serves as a secondary Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) station for the New York City television market.
WMLW-TV, virtual channel 49 (UHF digital channel 24), is an independent television station serving Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States that is licensed to Racine.
WPIX, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is a CW-affiliated television station licensed to New York City and owned by Tribune Broadcasting.
Xena: Warrior Princess is an American fantasy television series filmed on location in New Zealand.
Yes TV (stylized as yes TV) is a television system in Canada owned by Crossroads Christian Communications.
Ziv Television Programs, Inc. was an American production company which specialized in productions for first-run television syndication in the 1950s.
In the U.S. television industry, 100 episodes is the traditional threshold for a television series to become viable for syndication.
20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978.
The 2000s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
Twentieth Television (or 20TV, stylized as 20th Television) is an American television syndication studio and the syndication arm of 20th Century Fox Television, itself a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
9 to 5 is an American sitcom based on the 1980 film of the same name that aired on ABC from March 25, 1982, to October 27, 1983, and in first-run syndication from September 13, 1986, to September 10, 1988.
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