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From talk shows and game shows to reality TV and modern-day classics, explore interesting facts about TV shows.


10 Surprisingly Canceled TV Shows

 10 Surprisingly Canceled TV Shows

Sometimes critically-acclaimed, well-received shows aren't safe from the chopping block. Learn why these 10 shows were canceled at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 of the Most Binge-watched TV Shows

 10 of the Most Binge-watched TV Shows

91 percent of people binge-watch television. Learn which 10 TV shows are the most binge-watched at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What is the longest-running TV show of all time?

 What is the longest-running TV show of all time?

TV shows come and go, well most of them. Learn what the longest running TV show of all-time is at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why are singing shows so popular?

 Why are singing shows so popular?

Singing shows on TV can help us live out our musical dreams vicariously. Is that why singing shows are so popular? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 British TV Shows That Crossed the Pond

 10 British TV Shows That Crossed the Pond

A number of original British TV shows have become hits with U.S. audiences. View 10 British TV shows that made it to America. See more »

10 TV Shows That Pushed the Limits of Censorship

 10 TV Shows That Pushed the Limits of Censorship

Some shows have pushed boundaries as long as there's been TV. See 10 TV shows that pushed the limits of censorship and caused the FCC the most stress. See more »

How do I get on a game show?

 How do I get on a game show?

TV game shows are a lot of fun to watch, but they definitely take a lot of planning. Learn all about game shows at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do talk shows work?

 How do talk shows work?

From highbrow content to more unrefined fare, talks shows have been on the tube for a while. Learn more about this television staple at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Who does the cooking on cooking shows?

 Who does the cooking on cooking shows?

Whipping up a four-course meal looks so easy when a TV chef does it. But it really takes a whole crew. Learn all about cooking shows at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is Superman mentioned in every 'Seinfeld' episode?

 Is Superman mentioned in every 'Seinfeld' episode?

Jerry Seinfeld loves Superman in his beloved self-titled sitcom, but is the superhero mentioned in every episode? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »