Commons/tv/tv program

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Type Definition

A TV program is factual or fictional content that is broadcast on television. It may be a one-off broadcast or a TV series that has episodes. This type includes regular broadcasts (e.g. TV news), TV series or miniseries, television specials, made-for-TV movies and infomercials.

Things That Are TV Programs

Things That Are NOT TV Programs

Edge Cases

  • Pilot movies of TV series or TV programs

Babylon 5: The Gathering is a pilot movie that is not part of any TV season. It should not be typed as a TV episode but a TV program and co-typed as a film. But there are also some pilot movies that are part of a season (for example, Daggers). It should be typed as a TV episode and co-typed as a film.

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