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Tandem Productions, Inc. (a.k.a. Tandem Enterprises, Inc.) was a film and television production company that was founded in 1958 by television director Bud Yorkin and television writer/producer Norman Lear. [1]

91 relations: All in the Family, American Broadcasting Company, American International Pictures, Archie Bunker's Place, Barnaby Jones, Barry Spikings, Bud Yorkin, Carol Channing, Carroll O'Connor, Carter Country, CBS, CBS Television City, Charlotte Rae, Cold Turkey (film), Columbia Pictures, Columbia Pictures Television, Come Blow Your Horn, Cooley High, Crimewave, Demond Wilson, Diff'rent Strokes, Dino De Laurentiis, Divorce American Style, ELP Communications, Embassy Pictures, Eric Monte, Ernest Lee Thomas, Esther Rolle, Fred Astaire, Gary Coleman, Gloria (TV series), Good Times, Grady (TV series), Hal Williams, Helen Martin, Henry Fonda, Isabel Sanford, Jean Stapleton, John Amos, Joseph E. Levine, Kim Fields, LaWanda Page, Lexington Broadcast Services Company, List of All in the Family episodes, Marla Gibbs, Maude (TV series), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Mike Evans (actor), Nathaniel Taylor (actor), NBC, ..., Never Too Late (1965 film), Norman Lear, One Day at a Time, One in a Million (U.S. TV series), One of the Boys (TV series), Paramount Pictures, Production company, Richard Masur, Sally Struthers, Sanford (TV series), Sanford and Son, Sanford Arms, Saving Grace (1986 film), Sherman Hemsley, Sitcom, Sony, Sony Pictures, Spin-off (media), Start the Revolution Without Me, StudioCanal, Tandem bicycle, The Coca-Cola Company, The Facts of Life (TV series), The Fog, The Fog (2005 film), The Jeffersons, The Night They Raided Minsky's, The Prospect Studios, The Thief Who Came to Dinner, Till Death Us Do Part, Todd Bridges, United Artists, United Kingdom, United States, Universal Studios Hollywood, Viacom (original), Warner Bros., What's Happening Now!!, What's Happening!!, Whitman Mayo, 13 Queens Boulevard. Expand index (41 more) »

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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American Broadcasting Company

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.

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American International Pictures

A typical AIP double feature that inspired the idea for Grindhouse. --> American International Pictures (AIP) was a film production and distribution company formed on April 2, 1954 as American Releasing Corporation (ARC) by James H. Nicholson, former Sales Manager of Realart Pictures, and Samuel Z. Arkoff, an entertainment lawyer.

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Archie Bunker's Place

Archie Bunker's Place is an American sitcom produced as a spin-off and continuation of All in the Family that aired on CBS from September 23, 1979 to April 4, 1983.

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Barnaby Jones

Barnaby Jones is a television detective series starring Buddy Ebsen and Lee Meriwether as a father and daughter-in-law who run a private detective firm in Los Angeles, California.

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Barry Spikings

Barry Spikings (born 23 November 1939) is a British film producer who worked in Hollywood.

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Bud Yorkin

Alan David "Bud" Yorkin (February 22, 1926 – August 18, 2015) was an American film and television producer, director, writer, and actor.

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Carol Channing

Carol Elaine Channing (born January 31, 1921) is an American actress, singer, dancer and comedian.

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Carroll O'Connor

John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor, producer, and director whose television career spanned four decades.

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Carter Country

Carter Country is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 15, 1977 to August 23, 1979.

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CBS

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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CBS Television City

CBS Television City, alternatively Television City, is a television studio complex located in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles at 7800 Beverly Boulevard, at the corner of Fairfax Avenue.

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Charlotte Rae

Charlotte Rae Lubotsky (known professionally as Charlotte Rae; born April 22, 1926) is an American character actress of stage, comedian, singer and dancer whose career spans six decades.

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Cold Turkey (film)

Cold Turkey is a 1971 satirical comedy film.

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Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.

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Columbia Pictures Television

Columbia Pictures Television, Inc. (abbreviated as CPT) was launched in May 6, 1974 by Columbia Pictures as an American television production and distribution studio.

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Come Blow Your Horn

Come Blow Your Horn is Neil Simon's first play, which premiered on Broadway in 1961 and had a London production in 1962 at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

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Cooley High

Cooley High is a 1975 American coming-of-age/comedic drama film that follows the narrative of high school seniors and best-friends, Leroy “Preach” Jackson (Glynn Turman) and Richard “Cochise” Morris (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs).

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Crimewave

Crimewave is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Sam Raimi, written by him and the Coen brothers, and starring Louise Lasser, Paul L. Smith, Brion James, Sheree J. Wilson, Edward R. Pressman, Bruce Campbell, and Reed Birney, with Campbell also serving as a producer.

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Demond Wilson

Demond Wilson (born October 13, 1946) is an American actor, author, and pastor.

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Diff'rent Strokes

Diff'rent Strokes is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986.

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Dino De Laurentiis

Agostino "Dino" De Laurentiis (8 August 1919 – 10 November 2010) was an Italian film producer.

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Divorce American Style

Divorce American Style is a 1967 American satirical comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Dick Van Dyke, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Simmons, Jason Robards and Van Johnson.

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ELP Communications

ELP Communications (formerly known as T.A.T. Communications Company, Embassy Television, Embassy Telecommunications, and Embassy Communications) was an American television production company that originally began in 1974.

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Embassy Pictures

Embassy Pictures Corporation (also and later known as AVCO Embassy Pictures as well as Embassy Films Associates) was an American independent film production and distribution studio responsible for such films as Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, The Graduate, The Lion in Winter, Carnal Knowledge, The Night Porter, Phantasm, The Fog, Prom Night, Scanners, The Howling, Escape from New York, and This Is Spinal Tap.

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Eric Monte

he was the midle of three children Eric Monte (born Kenneth Williams; December 25, 1943) is an American screenwriter who has written for and created notable shows depicting 1970s African-American culture, most notably Good Times, The Jeffersons, and What's Happening!! as well as 1975's coming of age film Cooley High which was based on his high school experience.

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Ernest Lee Thomas

Ernest Lee Thomas (born March 26, 1949) is an American actor.

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Esther Rolle

Esther Elizabeth Rolle (November 8, 1920 November 17, 1998) was a Bahamian American actress.

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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.

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Gary Coleman

Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes (1978–1986).

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Gloria (TV series)

Gloria is an American sitcom and a spin-off of All in the Family that aired Sundays at 8:30 p.m. (EST) on CBS from September 26, 1982, to April 10, 1983.

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Good Times

Good Times is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from February 8, 1974, to August 1, 1979.

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Grady (TV series)

Grady is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Sanford and Son that aired on NBC from December 4, 1975 to March 11, 1976.

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Hal Williams

Halroy Candis "Hal" Williams (born December 14, 1938) is an American actor, best known for his recurring role as Police Officer Smith ("Smitty") on Sanford and Son (1972–76) and as the patriarch Lester Jenkins, the husband of Marla Gibbs's character, on the NBC sitcom 227 (1985–90).

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Helen Martin

Helen Dorothy Martin (July 23, 1909 – March 25, 2000) was an American actress of stage and television.

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Henry Fonda

Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades.

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Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford (born Eloise Gwendolyn Sanford; August 29, 1917 – July 9, 2004) was an American stage, film, and television actress and comedian best known for her role as Louise "Weezy" Mills-Jefferson on the CBS sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1975) and The Jeffersons (1975–1985).

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Jean Stapleton

Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television, and film.

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John Amos

John Allen Amos Jr. (born December 27, 1939) is an American actor known for his roles as James Evans, Sr.

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Joseph E. Levine

Joseph Edward Levine (September 9, 1905 – July 31, 1987) was an American film producer.

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Kim Fields

Kim Victoria Fields (born May 12, 1969) is an American actress and television director.

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LaWanda Page

LaWanda Page (born Alberta Peal; October 19, 1920September 14, 2002), was an American actress and comedian best known for her role as Esther "Aunt Esther" Anderson in the popular television sitcom Sanford and Son which originally aired from 1972 until 1977.

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Lexington Broadcast Services Company

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.

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List of All in the Family episodes

This is a listing of all of the episodes of the television sitcom All in the Family, which originally aired on CBS from 1971-79.

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Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley; June 14, 1931) is an American actress, comedian, singer, writer and producer, whose career spans five decades.

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Maude (TV series)

Maude is an American sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972, until April 23, 1978.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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.

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Mike Evans (actor)

Michael Jonas Evans (November 3, 1949 – December 14, 2006) was an American actor, best known as Lionel Jefferson on both All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

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Nathaniel Taylor (actor)

Nathaniel Taylor (born March 31, 1938) is an American television actor, best known for his recurring role as Rollo Lawson in the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son, a role he later reprised on its 1980-1981 spin-off Sanford.

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NBC

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.

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Never Too Late (1965 film)

Never Too Late is a 1965 comedic feature film directed by Bud Yorkin.

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Norman Lear

Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude.

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One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984.

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One in a Million (U.S. TV series)

One In A Million is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC for one season in 1980.

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One of the Boys (TV series)

One of the Boys is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from January to April 1982.

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Paramount Pictures

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.

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Production company

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.

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Richard Masur

Richard Masur (born November 20, 1948) is an American actor who has appeared in more than 80 movies.

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Sally Struthers

Sally Anne Struthers (born July 28, 1947) is an American actress, voice actress, spokeswoman and activist.

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Sanford (TV series)

Sanford is an American short-lived sitcom and a sequel to the original 1972–1977 sitcom Sanford and Son.

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Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son is an American sitcom that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977.

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Sanford Arms

Sanford Arms is an American short-lived sitcom produced as a spin-off and continuation of Sanford and Son that aired Fridays at 8:00-8:30 PM on NBC from September 16 to October 14, 1977.

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Saving Grace (1986 film)

Saving Grace is a 1986 film produced by Herbert F. Solow, directed by Robert M. Young and starring Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini and Edward James Olmos.

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Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Alexander Hemsley (February 1, 1938 – July 24, 2012) was an American actor and comedian, best known for his role as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen, and B.P. Richfield on the ABC series Dinosaurs.

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Sitcom

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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Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (known simply as Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is a Japanese-owned American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.

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Spin-off (media)

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).

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Start the Revolution Without Me

Start the Revolution Without Me is a 1970 American comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Gene Wilder, Donald Sutherland, Hugh Griffith, Jack MacGowran, Billie Whitelaw, Orson Welles (playing himself as narrator) and Victor Spinetti.

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StudioCanal

StudioCanal (formerly known as Le Studio Canal+, Canal Plus, Canal+ Distribution, Canal+ Production, and Canal+ Image) is a Franco-British film production and distribution company that owns the third-largest film library in the world.

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Tandem bicycle

The tandem bicycle or twin is a form of bicycle (occasionally a tricycle) designed to be ridden by more than one person.

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The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.

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The Facts of Life (TV series)

The Facts of Life is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Diff'rent Strokes that originally aired on NBC from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988, making it one of the longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s.

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The Fog

The Fog (also known as John Carpenter's The Fog) is a 1980 American supernatural horror film directed by John Carpenter, who also co-wrote the screenplay and created the music for the film.

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The Fog (2005 film)

The Fog is a 2005 American supernatural horror film directed by Rupert Wainwright and starring Tom Welling, Selma Blair, and Maggie Grace.

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The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes.

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

The Night They Raided Minsky's is a 1968 musical comedy film directed by William Friedkin and produced by Norman Lear.

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The Prospect Studios

The Prospect Studios (also known as ABC Television Center) is a lot containing several television studios located at 4151 Prospect Avenue in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, at the corner of Prospect and Talmadge Street (named in honor of silent screen star Norma Talmadge), just east of Hollywood.

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The Thief Who Came to Dinner

The Thief Who Came to Dinner is a 1973 comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and based on the novel by Terrence Lore Smith.

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Till Death Us Do Part

Till Death Us Do Part is a British television sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1965 to 1975.

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Todd Bridges

Todd Anthony Bridges (born May 27, 1965) is an American actor and comedian.

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United Artists

United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County, California.

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Viacom (original)

The original incarnation of Viacom Inc. (originally an initialism of Video & Audio Communications) was an American media conglomerate.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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What's Happening Now!!

What's Happening Now!! is an American sitcom sequel to the original ABC 1976–79 sitcom What's Happening!! focusing on its main characters as adults.

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What's Happening!!

What's Happening!! is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976, to April 28, 1979.

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Whitman Mayo

Whitman Blount Mayo (November 15, 1930 – May 22, 2001) was an American actor, best known for his role as Grady Wilson on the 1970s television sitcom Sanford and Son.

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13 Queens Boulevard

13 Queens Boulevard is an American sitcom that aired from March 20 until July 24, 1979.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tandem_Productions

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