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What TV comedies primarily featured a single plot per episode? [on hold]

My friend and I are trying to think of TV comedies that don't have multiple storylines, either going at the same time or dividing the show into segments. The show that spurred this is Wilfred, which ...
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History of the music video?

Obviously in the United States, the music video was spectacularly thrust into prominence in the early 1980's (1981 IIRC) with the inaugural episode of Music Television (Now MTV), which originally ...
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How are viewing figures gathered?

Many TV sites give the viewing figures for a particular episode or series. With more modern digital TVs I can accept that these values could be gathered from the television itself but I find this ...
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Is there a name for the inter-mercials specific to TV networks

I'm not sure what you could call it. Nearly every channel has promotional adverts, to let you know who provides what you're watching. That's not quite what I'm thinking of. The best example I ever ...
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Television crossover episodes between networks?

It can be somewhat common among spinoff series or when cross promotion is desired, for characters from one series to appear in episodes of another series. This has most recently been seen in some of ...
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What was the first animal in television commercial? [closed]

What commercial was first aired showing the use of animals? What was this animal and when was the commercial aired?
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Evolution/existence of television police proceduals in non-English speaking countries?

I'm interested in the evolution and/or existence of the police procedural genre on television. Wikipedia outlines the time-line and summarizes representative shows through history for a few ...
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What is the most repeated programme on British telly?

Asked in The Guardian's Notes & Queries: I notice Channel 4 is again screening the Christmassy Ted episode of Father Ted. Which episode of a TV series (as opposed to one-offs such as The ...