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As has been pointed out, "order" is simply being used to indicate the channel has requested or plans to make the series being referenced. "Fox has ordered a full season of Gotham after test audiences provide glowing feedback for the first episode." Basically, this is indicating that Fox only produced at least the pilot episode and maybe a few others, ...


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Syndication is quite simply the process of renting an existing (already filmed) TV show to a network and it typically falls into one of two categories: An existing show which has reached a number of episodes, usually 100, is rented to other channels who can then air reruns of it. This is sometimes called Off-network syndication and examples would include ...


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Adding to Kicker86's note: Breaking up one season into two broadcast seasons allows the show to be nominated for awards (Emmys, for example) for two years instead of one. Recent example: Breaking Bad.


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If I remember correctly, the standard contract for headlining TV actors is for seven years; with some options of renegotiation during, options for dropping out, being written out, allowance to take on other roles, etc. After the contract is up, and the TV show is still popular/makes money, the actors pretty much make the show what it is (in the eyes of the ...


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Somehow, I missed the 2013 show Deception, with Meagan Goode, which makes Extant the fourth show of this kind.


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As early as 1974 on the ABC network, there was a show called Get Christy Love!, with Teresa Graves as the lead. The Wikipedia article sources Jet, a magazine devoted to African American performers and artists, and her profile in the Nov 1974 issue names no preceding black television lead actress, which it probably would have. UPDATE2: section on Julia and ...


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First of all, I have to say that the following is largely based on my own observations and deductions in contrast to elaborate research, and to be seen in addition, if not intertwined, with the reasons presented in the other ansers. I think a big factor is also the question of availability and distribution. As far as I can see, it wasn't until the advent ...


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TV has become, in the opinion of many Directors/Actors, the most creatively fertile ground. In the last few years we have seen an exodus of talent from Hollywood, and those who have left have been so provoked by the current climate of film making they have felt the need to not only abandon the Hollywood system, but make public declarations as to their ...


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IMDb Advanced usage In addition to the Keywords mentioned in the main index answer, there are several more advanced ways to locate similar films and TV shows on IMDb which are hidden away in menus: User Lists On IMDb, users can create lists of titles which appear on IMDb, then apply tags to their list to help you find them. Advanced Search The new ...



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