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Standup to Sitcom

This star-packed episode features fresh interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, Tim Allen, Ray Romano and Bob Newhart. The program reveals how America’s top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format and includes dozens of clips from “Seinfeld,” “Home Improvement,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Roseanne” and more.
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  • Monday, Apr. 21 4:30am

    Standup to Sitcom

  • Sunday, Apr. 27 9:00pm

    Standup to Sitcom

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  • Robbie Moraes

    I would hardly call camp shows like Batman and Wonder Woman, Pioneers of television. Their low budget and so corny dialoge had them on the air for barely three seasons on the networks.

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About Pioneers of Television

PIONEERS OF TELEVISION returns to PBS for a third season featuring all new stories of the visionaries who shaped a fledgling medium with their creativity, foresight and wisdom.
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