The Red Buttons Show premiered on the CBS television network in 1952, and ran for two years on that network, then moved to NBC for the final 1954-55 season.
Red's catch phrase from the show, "Strange things are happening!" entered the national vocabulary briefly in the mid-1950s.
Kabhi Saas Kabhi Bahu is a comedy series on DD National channel based on the 3 generations of Awasthi family, whose head Mallu lives with wife Shrimati, son Viru and his wife Hema, grandson Mohit and his wife Kajal. Hema finds herself trapped as she is in the unenviable position of being a bahu and a saas at the same time. Premiered on April 2, 2008, the series airs every Sunday at 8.30pm IST
Mars is a superstar whose popularity went downhill after a series of negative publicity. His finances went into red alert and he had to find a new place to live. He ended up renting a place from Mo Mo, his homebody landlord. He befriended her and her childhood friend Jia Sen, a swimming captain with the intelligence of an 8-year-old.
Darna is a Philippine drama/fantasy series adapted from Mars Ravelo's fictional superheroine of the same name; directed by Dominic Zapata and Don Michael Perez and developed by Jun Lana. It is the third series based on the Darna graphic novels by Mars Ravelo. It stars Marian Rivera as the title role and her alter-ego Narda, with Iwa Moto as her main nemesis Valentina, also starring Dennis Trillo as Pancho and Mark Anthony Fernandez as Eduardo.
The series had premiered on August 10, 2009 on GMA Network and ended on February 19, 2010, and also featured the return of the other four villains originally created by Ravelo himself. The first season consists of 70 episodes, as well as the second season, with 140 episodes all in all.
Katherine Lynch's Wonderwomen is a six-part Irish comedy television programme broadcast on RTÉ Two. It stars comedienne Katherine Lynch, who also co-wrote and co-produced the series alongside Warren Meyler. It was the first production by WAKA TV, a company established by Lynch and Myler to produce television series.
The Queen & I was a short-lived American sitcom which aired on CBS from January 16 to April 24, 1969. It starred Larry Storch as junior officer Charles Duffy serving aboard a once popular but now aging run-down cruise ship known as the "Amsterdam Queen". When the crew find out the new owners intend to sell the ship for scrap, he and the rest of the crew involve themselves a number of "get rich quick" schemes in an attempt to save their ship.
Duffy's efforts to raise money often coincided with his gambling and other personal scams. He and the crew were opposed by first officer Oliver Nelson, the series main antagonist, who was highly suspicious of Duffy's activities and often sought to put an end to them.
While Storch and De Wolfe were the main stars, the series had a strong cast which included familiar character actors Liam Dunn, Dave Morick, Pat Morita, Chet Stratton, Carl Ballantine and Dave Willock. Other supporting roles were played by British actor Reginald Owen and American television actresses Barbara Stua
Lester & Charlie is a social satire/political satire web series created, produced, edited and directed by Jeff Bond and Richard Wooley. In each episode, the title characters attempt to resolve a person’s dilemma or address a socio-political issue by executing a misguided but well-intentioned scheme. Segments have appeared on CNN, Time and on Alan Colmes' blog Liberaland. Each episode is purportedly produced on a US$20 budget and shot with a broken camcorder.
In 2011, in collaboration with the Coffee Party USA, Lester and Charlie produced a series of videos marking the one-year anniversary of the controversial Citizens United decision by the United States Supreme Court.
In May 2011, they appeared in character in the Bravo reality series Pregnant in Heels. Their weekly satirical interactive political polls have been featured on Crooks and Liars and on the website for WPIX in New York City and became regularly featured on The Huffington Post in 2012.
Banjun Drama is a minidrama series that airs on Sundays as part of SBS's Good Sunday programme. Each Banjun Drama is usually unrelated to previous dramas, unless it is split into parts, and generally has a large twist in the story at the end. Generally the show invites celebrities to act in a very humorous and sarcastic way.
Snip was a 1976 comedy starring David Brenner about a hairdresser living in Cape Cod, Massachusetts who has his ex-wife, daughter and former aunt living with him in his apartment. He and his ex-wife are both in the same hairdressing business under their boss and friend who's an openly gay man. It was a take-off of the movie Shampoo and was created by James Komack, the creator of Chico and the Man and Welcome Back Kotter.
The series was to premiere September 30, 1976 on NBC, but was cancelled at the last minute and never made it to air in the U.S. The cancellation was so abrupt even TV Guide was caught off guard, and listed the show in its "Fall Preview" issue for that year.
Five episodes had already been produced and were aired in Australia.
The Jace Hall Show is a video game show hosted by Jace Hall consisting of interviews with Hollywood celebrities and those involved in the video game industry. The Jace Hall Show is a production of HDFILMS, INC. and is distributed by IGN Entertainment. The complete series is available on Jacehallshow.com and syndicated on Crackle, IGN, Hulu, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live. Co-starring on the show are Gary Graham, Todd Roy, Corey Craig, Marti Resteghini.
Carpool is a web series presented by English actor and comedian Robert Llewellyn. In each episode he interviews a guest while giving them a lift in an eco-friendly car. The guests are often well-known British television personalities such as Jonathan Ross or Ade Edmondson. However, Llewellyn also interviews less-well-known figures as long as he feels that they will prove to be an interesting subject. The guests have also included Llewellyn's fellow Red Dwarf actors, Danny John Jules, Craig Charles, Chris Barrie and Hattie Hayridge. Llewellyn has also reunited with his Scrapheap Challenge co-hosts, Cathy Rogers and Lisa Rogers for interviews.
The show is filmed using small cameras mounted within the car, and Llewellyn drives his guest to a destination of their choosing as they talk informally about a variety of subjects. As Llewellyn is driving for the majority of the time it can be difficult to deal with technical problems especially interference from mobile phones. Occasionally, such as during the Lisa Rogers epi
Ape Escape is a series of cartoon shorts developed by Frederator Studios, Hawaii Film Partners, Project 51 Productions and Showcase Entertainment which aired on Nicktoons in 2009. It is based on Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s Ape Escape video game franchise, with characters and designs based on Ape Escape 2 in particular, and focuses around Specter's attempts to take over the world with his monkey army.
Katherine Lynch's Working Girls is a three-part Irish comedy television programme broadcast on RTÉ Two in January 2008. It stars comedienne Katherine Lynch, who also co-wrote and co-produced the series alongside Warren Meyler. It was the pair's first television series.
Lynch described it as a "hybrid" series, featuring both comedy sketches and interaction with the general public. Darragh McManus of the Irish Independent wrote that it was "in the spirit of the 'comedy of cringe' vein which is so in vogue".
Whatever Happened To That Guy? is an Australian comedy series produced for The Comedy Channel. The series is a self-referential comedy series about the diminishing spotlight of a once-glorious comic, played by Peter Moon.
Ganbatte Ikimasshoi was a Japanese television drama for NTV about a girl who wants to start an all-girl rowing team. To do so she needs to find at least four other members. She is met with many challenges during each episode, e.g., finding enough members, bearing the weight of being captain, going through training, and experiencing some setbacks. With the help of her coach, childhood friend Sekino Hiroyuki, and the boys' rowing team, she and her team are able to overcome those obstacles. Ganbatte Ikimasshoi is a sports drama about hope, hard work, and perseverance.
Rookies is a reality television series which aired on the A&E television network. The show follows the training periods of rookie police officers in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and Tampa, Florida as they train on the beat with their Field Training Officers for their first 12 weeks. The episodes include rookie mistakes, training sessions by veteran officers, and final evaluations. Rookies debuted on October 21, 2008 and ended in May 2009.