en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sitcom

A sitcom, clipping for situational comedy, is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of ... A situation comedy television program may be recorded in front of a studio audience, depending on the ... Nominated to the 2012 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards for Best Television Comedy Series.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variety_show

Variety shows, also known as variety arts or variety entertainment, is entertainment made up of a variety of acts including musical performances, sketch comedy, ... Variety shows were a staple of anglophone television from the late 1940s into ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_are_Funny

People Are Funny is an American radio and television game show, created by John Guedel ... The Art Linkletter character was named Art Lamplighter, and the show was entitled People are Phoney, in which contestant Daffy Duck became one ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/03/26/arts/television/how-the-modern-tv-comedy-explores-narrative-ambition.html

Mar 25, 2015 ... “Big Time in Hollywood, FL,” a hyperactive new series about deluded brothers with moviemaking dreams, is packed with startling twists ...

www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2014/11/the-80-best-tv-shows-of-the-1980s.html?a=1

Nov 11, 2014 ... We've dug back into the crazy decade, to find the 80 Best TV Shows of the ... SNL vet Curtain won the Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy Series twice. .... TV show to receive the Presidential Medal of the Arts. But when ACL ...

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Melrose Place: The Show That Turned Prime Time Into an Art Gallery .... the Dodgers, who pointed him to an unlikely hero: misanthropic comedian Larry David.

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Get the latest Comedy Central shows, The Daily Show, Inside Amy Schumer, South Park, Broad City and Comedy Central classics like Chappelle's Show and  ...

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

A CNN Original Series exploring what makes us laugh, why and how that's ... Arts · Design · Fashion · Architecture · Luxury · Autos · Video ... Amanda Seales: American comedy has a white-guy problem ... Radner made 'SNL' a TV treasure  ...

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 were ... vaudeville had been the most popular of the performing arts in the United States. ... Your Show of Shows (NBC, 1950–54), an urbane comedy-variety program ...