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Anthology television programs


  • Television programs made up of different episodes or stories which are usually connected by a theme, event, location or original author, often having a wrap-around tale. For television programs that are composed of pre-existing broadcast or unbroadcast television programs, or portions thereof, see [Compilation television programs.]

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    • Anthology television programs
  • Variants

    • Anthologies (Television programs)
    • Omnibus television programs
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  • Sources

    • found: Moving image genre-form guide online, November 15, 2007(Anthology: most commonly a television series (although occasionally a feature), without continuing characters, often linked by host, genre, original source, or reappearing star. Also use for work containing multiple, diverse segments that cover a wide range of topics and genres)
    • found: Yee, Martha M. Moving image materials : genre terms, 1988:p. 28 (Anthologies: use for fictional series which do not utilize the same set of characters over and over, but rather, consist of a string of distinct and unconnected dramatic presentations, each with a different cast and a different set of characters)
  • General Notes

    • Television programs made up of different episodes or stories which are usually connected by a theme, event, location or original author, often having a wrap-around tale. For television programs that are composed of pre-existing broadcast or unbroadcast television programs, or portions thereof, see [Compilation television programs.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Compilation television programs]
  • Change Notes

    • 2011-05-04: new
    • 2015-11-26: revised
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