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The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (often referred to as the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor) is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Ad libitum is Latin for "at one's pleasure" or "as you desire"; it is often shortened to "ad lib" (as an adjective or adverb) or "ad-lib" (as a verb or noun).
Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900April 30, 1974) was an American actress whose six-decade career included work in radio, stage, film, and television.
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine (AHMM) is a monthly digest size fiction magazine specializing in crime and detective fiction.
Alias is an American action television series created by J. J. Abrams, that was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006.
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.
Biagio Anthony Gazzarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012), known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director.
Bernardo Segall (August 4, 1911 – November 26, 1993) was a Brazilian-born American composer and concert pianist.
Bert Freed (November 3, 1919 – August 2, 1994) was an American character actor, voice-over actor, and the first actor to portray Detective Columbo.
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time is a television countdown special that aired on September 18, 2012 as a special edition of 20/20 hosted by Barbara Walters.
William Leon Goldenberg (born February 10, 1936, Brooklyn) is an American composer and songwriter, best-known for his work on television and film.
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.
In the United States and (at least some) other English-speaking countries, a blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labor.
Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
Case Closed, also known as, is an ongoing Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama.
Cheers is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes for eleven seasons.
Circumstantial speech (also referred to as circumstantiality) is the result of a so-called "non-linear thought pattern" and occurs when the focus of a conversation drifts, but often comes back to the point.
Columbo or Lieutenant Columbo is the eponymous main character in the successful detective crime drama series Columbo.
Here is a list of episodes from the first season of the American television detective series Columbo.
The final 14 episodes of Columbo were produced sporadically as a series of specials, spanning 13 years from 1990 to 2003.
This is a list of episodes from the second season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the third season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the fourth season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the fifth season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the sixth season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the seventh season of Columbo.
This is a list of episodes from the eighth season of Columbo, nearly 11 years after the seventh season's end.
This is a list of episodes from the ninth season of Columbo.
Crime and Punishment (Pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform prʲɪstʊˈplʲenʲɪje ɪ nəkɐˈzanʲɪje) is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Crime fiction is the literary genre that fictionalises crimes, their detection, criminals, and their motives.
Crippen & Landru Publishers is a small publisher of mystery fiction collections, based in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.
Dabney Wharton Coleman (born January 3, 1932) is an American actor.
Robert David Grusin (born June 26, 1934) is an American composer, arranger, producer, and pianist.
David Michael Frank (born December 21, 1948) is an American composer, music arranger, and conductor, who has written musical scores for over 80 films and hundreds of primetime TV episodes, with four Emmy award nominations.
Dean Hargrove (born July 27, 1938 in Iola, Kansas) is an American television producer, writer, and director.
Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning.
Dennis Dreith (born June 15, 1948 in Glendale, California) is a motion picture music composer, arranger, and conductor.
The detective dénouement is a variant on the literary dénouement common to mystery stories.
Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional, amateur or retired—investigates a crime, often murder.
Richard “Dick” DeBenedictis (born January 23, 1937) is an American composer noted for composing music for television shows including Perry Mason and its movies from 1985 until 1993, Police Story, Columbo, Father Dowling Mysteries, The Rockford Files, Hawaii Five-O, Phyllis, and Matlock, and its spin offs Jake and the Fatman, and Diagnosis: Murder.
Dirk Benedict (born Dirk Niewoehner on March 1, 1945) is an American movie, television and stage actor and author.
Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor.
DVD (digital versatile disc) region codes are a digital rights management technique designed to allow rights holders to control the international distribution of a DVD release, including its content, release date, and price, all according to the appropriate region.
Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Father Brown is a fictional Roman Catholic priest and amateur detective who is featured in 53 short stories published between 1910 and 1936 written by English novelist G. K. Chesterton.
Dorothy Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941) is an American actress.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
is a Japanese television series that ran periodically on Fuji Television from 1994 until its final episodes (specials) in 2006.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic.
Gene Barry (born Eugene Klass, June 14, 1919 – December 9, 2009) was an American stage, screen, and television actor.
Gilbert John "Gil" Mellé (31 December 1931 – 28 October 2004) was an American artist, jazz musician and film composer.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
The Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film is one of the annual Golden Globe Awards given to the best miniseries or made-for-television film.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama is one of the annual Golden Globe Awards given to the best drama television series.
is a Japanese manga artist.
Hal Mooney, born Harold Mooney, (February 4, 1911 - March 23, 1995) was an American composer and arranger.
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores.
High society, also called in some contexts simply "society", is the behavior and lifestyle of people with the highest levels of wealth and social status.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
An inverted detective story, also known as a "howcatchem", is a murder mystery fiction structure in which the commission of the crime is shown or described at the beginning, usually including the identity of the perpetrator.
Jackson Clark Gillis (August 21, 1916 – August 19, 2010) was an American radio and television scriptwriter whose career spanned more than 40 years and encompassed a wide range of genres.
James Di Pasquale (born April 7, 1941) is an American musician and composer of contemporary classical music and music for television and films.
Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author.
Jeff Alexander (July 2, 1910 – December 23, 1989), also known as Myer Alexander, was an American conductor, arranger, and composer of film, radio and television scores.
John Harry Cacavas (August 13, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American composer and conductor probably best known for his television scores, such as Kojak, for which he was the chief composer.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki.
Robert Jonathan Demme (February 22, 1944 – April 26, 2017) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter.
Jonathan Wyatt Latimer (October 23, 1906 – June 23, 1983) was an American crime writer noted for his novels and screenplays.
Jonathan Tunick (born April 19, 1938, New York City) is an American orchestrator, musical director, and composer, one of twelve people to have won all four major American show business awards: the Tony Awards, Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Grammy Awards.
Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr. (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) was an American film, stage, radio and television actor.
Katherine Kiernan Maria Mulgrew (born April 29, 1955) is an American actress.
Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal; October 31, during the mid-1920s) is an American actress and film director.
Lee J. Cobb (born Leo Jacoby, December 8, 1911February 11, 1976) was an American actor.
Les diaboliques (released as Diabolique in the United States and variously translated as The Devils or The Fiends) is a 1955 French psychological thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse and Charles Vanel.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), officially the City of Los Angeles Police Department, is the police department of Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
McCloud is an American television police drama that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1977.
McMillan & Wife (known simply as McMillan from 1976–77) is an American police procedural that aired on NBC from 1971 to 1977.
Mike Post (born Leland Michael Postil, September 29, 1944) is an American composer, best known for his TV theme songs for such series as Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, The A-Team, NYPD Blue, Renegade, The Rockford Files, L.A. Law, Quantum Leap, Magnum, P.I., and Hill Street Blues.
Miksa Falk (or sometimes Maximilian Falk, 7 October 1828 – 10 September 1908) was a Hungarian politician, journalist, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the editor-in-chief of the German-language newspaper Pester Lloyd.
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.
NBCUniversal Television Distribution (NUTD) is the television distribution arm of the NBCUniversal Television Group in the United States, and is a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neo-noir is a modern or contemporary motion picture rendition of film noir.
Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.
Nicholas Colasanto (January 19, 1924 – February 12, 1985) was an American actor and television director, known for his role as "Coach" Ernie Pantusso in the American sitcom Cheers.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Oliver Edward Nelson (June 4, 1932 – October 28, 1975) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, arranger, composer, and bandleader.
The Paley Center for Media, formerly the Museum of Television & Radio (MT&R) and the Museum of Broadcasting, founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, is an American cultural institution in New York and Los Angeles dedicated to the discussion of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.
Patrick Joseph McGoohan (19 March 1928 – 13 January 2009) was an American-born Irish actor, writer, and director who was brought up in Ireland and England.
Patrick Moody Williams (born April 23, 1939) is an American composer, arranger, and conductor who has worked in many genres of music, and in film and television.
Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the long-running television series Columbo (1968–2003), for which he won four Primetime Emmy Awards (1972, 1975, 1976, 1990) and a Golden Globe Award (1973).
The Peugeot 403 is a car produced by French automobile manufacturer Peugeot between May 1955 and October 1966.
Philip Saltzman (September 19, 1928 – August 14, 2009) was an American executive producer and television writer.
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, since its institution in 1951.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
Richard Levinson (August 7, 1934 – March 12, 1987) was an American screenwriter and producer who often worked in collaboration with William Link.
Richard Allen Markowitz (born September 3, 1926 in Santa Monica, California, died December 6, 1994 in Santa Monica, California, USA) was an American film and television composer.
Robert Prince (May 10, 1929 – March 4, 2007) was an American composer of music for dance, theater, television, film and records and a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music.
Robert Francis Vaughn (November 22, 1932 – November 11, 2016) was an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work.
Roland Kibbee (15 February 1914 in Monongahela, Pennsylvania – 5 August 1984 in Encino, California) was an American screenwriter and producer.
Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985) was an American film, stage, and television actress, as well as a screenwriter and playwright.
Self-incrimination is the act of exposing oneself generally, by making a statement "to an accusation or charge of crime; to involve oneself or another in a criminal prosecution or the danger thereof." Self-incrimination can occur either directly or indirectly: directly, by means of interrogation where information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed; or indirectly, when information of a self-incriminatory nature is disclosed voluntarily without pressure from another person.
The single-camera setup, or single-camera mode of production, also known as Portable Single Camera, is a method of filmmaking and video production.
Stephen Dorff (born April 21, 1949) is an American songwriter and composer whose work is mainly in the field of country music.
Steven Ronald Bochco (December 16, 1943 – April 1, 2018) was a television producer and writer.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
The Crystal Method is an American electronic music act formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland in the early 1990s.
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast was an NBC television special show hosted by entertainer Dean Martin in 1974–1984.
The NBC Mystery Movie is the umbrella title of an American television series produced by Universal Studios, that was broadcast by NBC from 1971 to 1977.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
"This Old Man" is an English language children's song, counting and nursery rhyme with a Roud Folk Song Index number of 3550.
Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was an American actor.
Tor Books is the primary imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, a publishing company based in New York City.
Tronc, Inc. (stylized as tronc; formerly Tribune Publishing) is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time (1997) and Top 100 Episodes of All Time (2009) are lists of the 100 best television show episodes in U.S. television history.
The TV Land Icon Awards is an American television awards ceremony that generally commemorates shows now off the air, rather than in current production as with the Emmys.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (formerly Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Universal Studios Home Video, MCA/Universal Home Video, MCA Home Video, MCA Videodisc Inc. and MCA Videocassette Inc.) is the home video distribution division of American film studio Universal Pictures, owned by the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, owned by Comcast.
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).
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.
Vincent Michael McEveety (August 10, 1929 – May 19, 2018) was an American film and television director and producer.
Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions.
The terms wheel series, wheel show, wheel format or umbrella series are applied in the broadcast television industry to television series in which two or more regular programs are rotated in the same time slot.
A whodunit or whodunnit (a colloquial elision of "Who done it?" or "Who did it?") is a complex, plot-driven variety of the detective story in which the audience is given the opportunity to engage in the same process of deduction as the protagonist throughout the investigation of a crime.
William Theodore Link (born December 15, 1933) is an American film and television screenwriter and producer who often worked in collaboration with Richard Levinson.
The 23rd Emmy Awards, later known as the 23rd Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on May 9, 1971.
The 24th Emmy Awards, later known as the 24th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on May 6, 1972.
The 25th Emmy Awards, later known as the 25th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on May 20, 1973.
The 26th Emmy Awards, later known as the 26th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on May 28, 1974.
The 27th Emmy Awards, later known as the 27th Primetime Emmy Awards, were handed out on May 19, 1975.
The 28th Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out on May 17, 1976.
The 29th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1971 films, were held on February 6, 1972.
The 29th Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 11, 1977.
The 30th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1972 films, were held on 28 January 1973.
The 30th Primetime Emmy Awards were held on September 17, 1978.
The 31st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1973, were held on January 26, 1974.
The 32nd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1974, were held on January 25, 1975.
The 33rd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1975, were held on January 24, 1976.
The 35th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1977, were held on January 28, 1978.
The 41st Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 17, 1989.
The 42nd Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 16, 1990.
The 43rd Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, August 25, 1991.
The 46th Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 11, 1994.
The 48th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1990, were held on January 19, 1991 at the Beverly Hilton.
The 49th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1991, were held on January 18, 1992 at the Beverly Hilton.
The 51st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 1993, were held on January 22, 1994, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The 87th Precinct is a series of police procedural novels and stories written by Ed McBain (pseudonym of Evan Hunter).
Columbo (1968), Columbo (1989), Columbo (TV Series), Columbo (TV series), Columbo: Uneasy Lies the Crown, Detective Columbo, Just one more thing, Lt. Columbo, Peter Hamilton (Columbo), Phillip Columbo.