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TV Shows

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


How do talk shows work?

From highbrow content (politics, literature) to more unrefined fare (paternity tests, cheating spouses), talk shows have been on the tube for as long as there has been television. See more »

Who does the cooking on cooking shows?

Whipping up a four-course meal looks so easy when one of those TV chefs does it. But in reality, it takes a small army of chefs, producers and technical wizards to pull off cooking shows. See more »

Is Superman mentioned in every 'Seinfeld' episode?

"Seinfeld" will forever be known as the best "show about nothing." But is it also an homage to Superman? See more »

10 Creepy TV Show Fan Theories

Yes, it may seem like the reason the characters on "The Simpsons" don't age is because it's a cartoon. But the real reason is because they're stuck in a time loop. Far-fetched? You haven't heard our other wild TV show theories. See more »

How Being A Reality Show Contestant Really Works

Many people want to be on today's popular reality shows but don't necessarily know what being a contestant entails. Ready for sleepless nights and "creative" editing? See more »

10 TV Medical Conditions That Are Rare in Real Life

It seems like TV doctors never discover a case of the mumps. Rare and bizarre medical conditions make for good television, but we picked 10 medical conditions that real doctors almost never see. See more »

10 Terrifying Moments on Unscripted TV

Screenwriters make their money selling scripts rife with action, danger and intrigue. However, there's plenty of drama to be found in everyday life, and we have 10 examples from reality TV to prove it. See more »

TV Show Pictures

Can you name the longest-running TV show, the longest-running animation, the most-watched show finale? Peek at these TV show pictures and learn some fun facts and trivia about the most popular shows in television history. See more »

10 'Star Trek' Technologies That Actually Came True

The characters in "Star Trek" get to wield all kinds of high-tech gadgetry. Some of these gizmos are purely science fiction. What technologies have actually come to pass? See more »

Inside 'Jon and Kate Plus 8'

One new baby at a time is a handful for most parents, so the thought of bringing home six infants -- when you already have twin toddlers -- is downright terrifying. But for Jon and Kate Gosselin, it was a reality. See more »