www.amazon.com/Now-Thats-Funny-Writing-Comedy/dp/0757004458

There is a feeling of pure delight that comes from laughing out loud while watching a hilarious movie or a TV show. Yet as funny as these lines may be.

www.cnn.com/shows/history-of-comedy

A CNN Original Series exploring what makes us laugh, why and how that's influenced our social and political landscape ... Amanda Seales: American comedy has a white-guy problem ... Radner made 'SNL' a TV treasure ..... Comedian Chris Rock speaks onstage during An Evening of Music, Art, Mischief and Performance.

www.britannica.com/art/television-in-the-United-States/Early-genres

Many early TV shows were in fact based on radio programs, some of which ... vaudeville had been the most popular of the performing arts in the United States. .... would become the staple genre of American television: the situation comedy, ...

www.pbs.org/shows

Full list of past and current PBS shows. Find show websites, online video, web extras, schedules and more for your favorite PBS shows.

public.wsu.edu/~taflinge/sitcom.html

This is a neoAristotelian analysis of the television situation comedy since 1947. ... Fourth, theatre is considered an art; television is considered, particularly by those who run it, ... The sitcom is the most numerous form of program on television.

time.com/5037916/top-10-tv-shows-2017

Nov 28, 2017 ... These are TIME's picks for the top 10 television shows of 2017, from HBO's ... ostensibly a self-promotional tool, to come into her own as an artist and ... the comedian was accused of sexual harassment by five different women.

www.chapman.edu/dodge/programs/undergraduate/bfa-tv-writing-prod.aspx

The Television Writing and Production program helps students develop a variety of skills ... Dodge College of Film & Media Arts ... Our students create and produce half-hour comedy and drama pilots, and Web series produced in our Short ...

www.wga.org/writers-room/101-best-lists/101-best-written-tv-series/list

Jun 2, 2013 ... M*A*S*H remains the only long-running series, comedy or drama, set .... show, Coleman Jacoby and Artie Rosen, brought in Art Carney for a ...

www.ranker.com/list/best-60s-sitcoms/ranker-tv

List Rules Comedy shows that aired on television between 1960 and 1969 ... sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United Artists Television .