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The multiple-camera setup, multiple-camera mode of production, multi-camera or simply multicam is a method of filmmaking and video production. [1]

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Aleksandr Khanzhonkov

Aleksandr Aleksejevich Khanzhonkov (p; — 26 September 1945) was a pioneering Russian cinema entrepreneur, film director and screenwriter.

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All in the Family

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.

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Amos 'n' Andy

Amos 'n' Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, Manhattan's historic black community.

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Assistant director

The role of an assistant director on a film includes tracking daily progress against the filming production schedule, arranging logistics, preparing daily call sheets, checking cast and crew, and maintaining order on the set.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Bewitched is an American television sitcom fantasy series, originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from September 17, 1964 to March 25, 1972.

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Brideshead Revisited (TV serial)

Brideshead Revisited is a 1981 British television serial starring Jeremy Irons and Anthony Andrews.

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Camera control unit

The camera control unit (CCU) is typically part of a live television broadcast "chain".

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Camera operator

A camera operator, sometimes informally called a cameraman, is a professional operator of a film or video camera.

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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.

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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.

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Circle-Vision 360°

Circle-Vision 360° is a film technique, refined by The Walt Disney Company, that uses nine cameras for nine big screens arranged in a circle.

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A close up or closeup in filmmaking, television production, still photography and the comic strip medium is a type of shot, which tightly frames a person or an object.

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Community (TV series)

Community is an American comedy television series created by Dan Harmon that aired on NBC and Yahoo! Screen from September 17, 2009 to June 2, 2015.

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Defence of Sevastopol

Defence of Sevastopol (Оборона Севастополя, or Воскресший Севастополь) is a 1911 historical war film about the Siege of Sevastopol during the Crimean War and one of the most important films in the history of Russian cinema and cinema in general.

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Desi Arnaz

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986), better known as Desi Arnaz or Desi Arnaz, Sr., was a Cuban-born American actor, musician, and television producer.

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Desilu Productions

Desilu Productions was an American production company founded and co-owned by husband and wife Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, best known for shows such as I Love Lucy, Star Trek, and The Untouchables.

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Electronicam was a television recording system that shot an image on film and television at the same time through a common lens.

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Entourage (U.S. TV series)

Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons.

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Everybody Hates Chris

Everybody Hates Chris is an American period sitcom that is based on the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock during the 1980s.

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Everybody Loves Raymond

Everybody Loves Raymond is an American sitcom television series created by Philip Rosenthal that aired on CBS from September 13, 1996 to May 16, 2005, with a total of 210 episodes spanning over nine seasons.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film director

A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.

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Film editing

Film editing is a technical part of the post-production process of filmmaking.

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Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.

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Game show

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.

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Garry Marshall

Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016) was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor, best known for creating Happy Days and its various spin-offs, developing Neil Simon's 1965 play The Odd Couple for television, and directing Pretty Woman, Beaches, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Mother's Day, The Princess Diaries, and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.

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Get Smart

Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre that was popular at the time.

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Gilligan's Island

Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United Artists Television.

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Glee (TV series)

Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.

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Golden Age of Television

The first "Golden Age of Television" refers to the era of live television production in the United States, roughly from the late 1940s to the early 1960s.

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Hal Roach

Harold Eugene Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer, director, and actor from the 1910s to the 1990s, best known today for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film comedy series.

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Hogan's Heroes

Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a German prisoner of war (POW) camp during World War II.

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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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I Dream of Jeannie

I Dream of Jeannie is an American fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries.

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I Love Lucy

I Love Lucy is a landmark American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley.

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American sitcom that first premiered on FX on August 4, 2005 and has since moved to FXX beginning with the ninth season.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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Jerry Fairbanks

Gerald Bertram "Jerry" Fairbanks (November 1, 1904, San Francisco — June 21, 1995, Santa Barbara, California) was a producer and director in the Hollywood motion picture and television industry.

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Karl Freund

Karl W. Freund, A.S.C. (January 16, 1890 – May 3, 1969) was a German Jewish cinematographer and film director best known for photographing Metropolis (1927), Dracula (1931), and television's I Love Lucy (1951-1957).

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Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver is an American television sitcom about an inquisitive and often naïve boy, Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver (portrayed by Jerry Mathers), and his adventures at home, in school, and around his suburban neighborhood.

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Light stage

A light stage or light cage is equipment used for shape, texture, reflectance and motion capture often with structured light and a multi-camera setup.

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Live television

Live television is a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, in the present.

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Louie (U.S. TV series)

Louie is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on FX on June 29, 2010.

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Lucille Ball

Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer.

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Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays.

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Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm in the Middle is an American television sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

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Mary Kay and Johnny

Mary Kay and Johnny is an American situation comedy starring real-life married couple Mary Kay and Johnny Stearns.

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Master shot

A master shot is a film recording of an entire dramatized scene, from start to finish, from an angle that keeps all the players in view.

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Mike & Molly

Mike & Molly is an American sitcom created by Mark Roberts which aired on CBS from September 20, 2010, to May 16, 2016, for a total of six seasons and 127 episodes.

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Modern Family

Modern Family is an American television mockumentary family sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles.

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Mom (TV series)

Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS.

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Mork & Mindy

Mork & Mindy is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Happy Days that aired on ABC from September 14, 1978 to May 27, 1982.

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My Name Is Earl

My Name Is Earl is an American sitcom series created by Greg Garcia that aired on the NBC television network from September 20, 2005, to May 14, 2009, in the United States.

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One Day at a Time (2017 TV series)

One Day at a Time is an American comedy web television series based on Norman Lear’s 1975-1984 sitcom of the same name.

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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation is an American political satire television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur.

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A polarizer or polariser is an optical filter that lets light waves of a specific polarization pass through while blocking light waves of other polarizations.

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Prime time

The prime time or the peak time is the block of broadcast programming taking place during the middle of the evening for television programming.

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Professional video camera

A professional video camera (often called a television camera even though the use has spread beyond television) is a high-end device for creating electronic moving images (as opposed to a movie camera, that earlier recorded the images on film).

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Raising Hope

Raising Hope is an American sitcom that aired from September 21, 2010, to April 4, 2014, on Fox.

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Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.

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Scrubs (TV series)

Scrubs (stylized as) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.

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Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.

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Single-camera setup

The single-camera setup, or single-camera mode of production, also known as Portable Single Camera, is a method of filmmaking and video production.

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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.

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Soap opera

A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.

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Structured light

A structured light pattern designed for surface inspection An Automatix Seamtracker arc welding robot equipped with a camera and structured laser light source, enabling the robot to follow a welding seam automatically Structured light is the process of projecting a known pattern (often grids or horizontal bars) on to a scene.

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Studio audience

A studio audience is an audience present for the filming of all or part of a television program, or to a smaller extent, radio programs.

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Subsurface scattering

Subsurface scattering (or SSS), also known as subsurface light transport (SSLT), is a mechanism of light transport in which light penetrates the surface of a translucent object, is scattered by interacting with the material, and exits the surface at a different point.

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A take is a single continuous recorded performance.

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Talk show

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.

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Tally light

In a television studio, a tally light is a small signal-lamp on a professional video camera or monitor.

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Technical director

A technical director (TD) is usually a senior technical person within e.g. a software company, engineering firm, film studio, theatrical company or television studio.

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Texture mapping

Texture mapping is a method for defining high frequency detail, surface texture, or color information on a computer-generated graphic or 3D model.

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The Addams Family (1964 TV series)

The Addams Family is an American television series based on the characters from Charles Addams' ''New Yorker'' cartoons.

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The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet is an American sitcom, which aired on ABC from October 3, 1952 through April 23, 1966, and starred the real-life Nelson family.

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The Andy Griffith Show

The Andy Griffith Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons—159 in black and white and 90 in color.

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The Big Bang Theory

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.

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The Brady Bunch

The Brady Bunch is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that aired from September 26, 1969, to March 8, 1974, on ABC.

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The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.

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The Dick Van Dyke Show

The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961 to June 1, 1966, with a total of 158 half-hour episodes spanning five seasons.

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The Man with the Flower in His Mouth

The Man With the Flower in His Mouth (L'Uomo dal Fiore in Bocca) is a 1922 play by the Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello.

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show

The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American sitcom created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977.

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The Middle (TV series)

The Middle is an American sitcom about a lower middle class family living in Indiana facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children.

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The Munsters

The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters starring Fred Gwynne as Frankenstein's monster-type head-of-the-household Herman Munster, Yvonne De Carlo as his vampire wife, Lily Munster, Al Lewis as Grandpa, the over-the-hill vampire who relishes in talking about the "good old days", and Beverly Owen (later replaced by Pat Priest) as their teenage niece whose all-American beauty made her the family outcast and Butch Patrick as their half-vampire, half-werewolf son Eddie Munster.

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The Professionals (TV series)

The Professionals is a British crime-action television drama series produced by Avengers Mark1 Productions for London Weekend Television (LWT) that aired on the ITV network from 1977 to 1983.

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The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London.

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Three's Company

Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired for eight seasons on ABC from March 15, 1977, to September 18, 1984.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Two and a Half Men

Two and a Half Men is an American television sitcom that originally aired on CBS for twelve seasons from September 22, 2003, to February 19, 2015.

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Vasily Goncharov

Vasily Mikhailovich Goncharov (Василий Михайлович Гончаров) (1861 – 23 August 1915) was a Russian film director and screenwriter, one of the pioneers of the film industry in the Russian Empire, who directed the first Russian feature film Defence of Sevastopol.

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Video editing

Video editing is the manipulation and arrangement of video shots.

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Video production

Video production is the process of producing video content.

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Virtual cinematography

Virtual cinematography is the set of cinematographic techniques performed in a computer graphics environment.

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Vision mixer

A vision mixer (also called video switcher, video mixer or production switcher) is a device used to select between several different video sources and in some cases compositing (mix) video sources together to create special effects.

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Will & Grace

Will & Grace is an American sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.

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Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon (stylized as young Sheldon) is an American television comedy on CBS created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro.

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16 mm film

16 mm film is a historically popular and economical gauge of film.

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2 Broke Girls

2 Broke Girls is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 19, 2011 to April 17, 2017.

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30 Rock

30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom created by Tina Fey that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013.

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3D modeling

In 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling (or three-dimensional modeling) is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software.

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