Genealogy Projects tagged with TV on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American television actors

    For television actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American television actors are actors from the United States who perform on television. Television is one of the major mass media of the United States. Ninety-nine percent of American households have at least one television and the majority of households have more than one. As a whole, the television networ...

  • Emmy Award winners

    Emmy, is a television production award, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film) and the Grammy Awards (for music). External links International Emmy Award Winners USA Prime Time Emmy Award Winners USA Daytime Emmy Award Winners Canada - Gemini Award Australia - Logie Award

  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    This project aims to gather together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been featured on the genealogical television program Who Do You Think You Are? The program has been broadcast in dozens of countries and has many national versions, all of which are included in this project. Who Do You Think You Are? When you add a profile for someone featured on the program, plea...

  • Saturday Night Live

    Saturday Night Live (SNL) is a live US-American late-night television sketch comedy and variety show developed by Lorne Michaels and Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC, a terrestrial television network in the United States, on October 11, 1975. Lorne Michaels had a vision: to bring live late-night comedy/variety to television. NBC was playing reruns of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson...

  • Comedians

    Comedians (sometimes comediennes ) or comics are people who seeks to entertain an audience, primarily by making them laugh. This might be through jokes or amusing situations, or acting a fool, as in slapstick, or employing prop comedy. Comedians who address an audience directly are called a stand-up comics. List of notable comedians Woody Allen , American screenwriter, director, actor, co...

  • Television Hall of Fame inductees

    The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the late John H. Mitchell, to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to television. List of Television Hall of Fame inductees 1st induction Lucille Ball Milton Berle Paddy Chayefsky Norman Lear Edward R. Murrow William S. Paley David Sarnof...

  • The Simpsons

    D'oh! This overview still has to be written... This project is for the cast and crew. If we want to include people who guest-starred only once or as themselves, let's please make a sub-project. 25 years = a ton of profiles.

  • Drunk History (Cast)

    Drunk History is an American television comedy series produced by Comedy Central, based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner in 2007. In each episode, an inebriated narrator struggles to recount an event from American history, while actors enact the narrator's anecdote, lip syncing any dialog. Season 1 (2013) Matt Besser Lisa Bonet Will Forte Dave...

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  • TV Cops and Private Eyes

    WORK IN PROGRESS! UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Televisions shows that depicted Police Officers and Private Eyes that ran approximately 1940-1975. Dramas involving Police procedural work, and private detectives, secret agents, and the justice system have been a mainstay of broadcast television since the early days of broadcasting. Shows that aren't dramatic programming are indicated (e.g. Reality t...

  • Idol Singing Competition

    Idol , Pop Idol or the Idol Series is an international television music contest with local Idol series in a lot of countries and territories: The show is a reality television singing competition where the a winner is selected by the audience voting. The show combines a number of elements previously used by other shows such as Popstars - mass auditioning, the search of a new star, and the use ...

  • Western Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted the Old West that ran approximately 1940-1975. The studio and network (NBC) were set on ending the Vriginian series, as evidenced by rivals CBS and ABC making demographic moves away from rural oriented shows (see "rural purge" for more information). The final episode aired on March 24, 1971 ending its 9-season run. Bonanza ended its 14 season run on January 16,...

  • Little House on the Prairie

    Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Laura Ingalls Wilder 's best-selling series of Little House books. Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of this enduring story in the early 1970s. He asked Michael Landon to direct the pilot movie, who agreed on the condition that he could also play Charles Ingalls. The regular serie...

  • The Office (U.S. Series)

    From 2005 - 2013, the American version of the mockumentary sitcom "The Office" told the story of the employees of the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional paper company Dunder Mifflin. The show is already included on the short-lists for consideration as one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, having won multiple Emmys and anchored the NBC network since it began its run. In celebrat...

  • Television inventors and pioneers

    The inventors and pioneers of television span several countries over many decades. The fundamental principles of television were initially explored using electromechanical methods to scan, transmit and reproduce an image. As electronic camera and display tubes were perfected, electromechanical television gave way to all-electronic broadcast television systems in nearly all applications. List ...

  • Action / Drama / War Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted Action / Drama / War that ran approximately from 1940 to the present. List of British television programmes Japanese television drama List and the seasons the show ran Hogan's Heroes , Ah life in a POW camp. This comedy had a mixed group of the various allied nations solders all in the same camp (each with their own skill) with officers and enlist...