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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Television terminology category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Television terminology. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Deus ex machina 5,157 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Jumping the shark 4,789 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Nielsen ratings 3,852 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Cameo appearance 3,422 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Television advertisement 3,115 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Television film 2,328 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Television network 1,946 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Video on demand 1,830 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Television pilot 1,648 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Laugh track 1,542 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Spin-off (media) 1,474 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Closed captioning 1,457 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Cold open 1,437 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Free-to-air 1,416 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Product placement 1,247 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Teen drama 1,239 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Saturday morning cartoon 1,155 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Pay-per-view 1,086 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Friday night death slot 1,070 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Cliffhanger 1,069 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Terrestrial television 1,048 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Theme music 1,032 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Series finale 1,015 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Television licence 1,011 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Infomercial 925 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Blackout (broadcasting) 910 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Production logo 840 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Prime time 821 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Season finale 774 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Rural purge 752 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Network affiliate 738 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Television channel 732 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Showrunner 685 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Season premiere 664 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Billing (filmmaking) 629 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Television licensing in the United Kingdom 615 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Electronic program guide 605 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Call signs in North America 562 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Live television 547 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 B-roll 533 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Watershed (television) 531 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Very special episode 530 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Production assistant 527 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Time shifting 507 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Blooper 506 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Spec script 481 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Footage 475 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Premiere 458 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Picture-in-picture 454 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 After school special 446 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 SMPTE color bars 425 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Midseason replacement 370 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Owned-and-operated station 368 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Teen situation comedy 362 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Hiatus (television) 355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 CSI effect 352 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Independent station (North America) 350 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Virtual channel 341 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Tabloid talk show 341 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Rerun 329 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Sign-off 327 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Sister station 327 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Clip show 310 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Anthology series 306 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Wiping 303 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Broadcast programming 296 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Independent station 271 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Big Three television networks 252 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Digital on-screen graphic 250 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Bumper (broadcasting) 250 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Broadcast network 239 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 News ticker 235 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Channel surfing 226 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Recurring character 210 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Guest appearance 207 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Log line 205 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Superstation 192 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Must-carry 180 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Lost episode 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Upfront 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Safe area 170 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Ghosting (television) 156 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Filler (media) 154 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Studio audience 146 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Lower third 142 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Eyeline match 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Dayparting 132 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Amateur television 131 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Eyecatch 129 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Dot crawl 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Burning off 119 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Bible (writing) 117 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Graveyard slot 117 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Dead air 116 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Script breakdown 116 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Standards and Practices 115 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Simultaneous substitution 113 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Free-to-view 111 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Cancellation (television) 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 2-pop 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Bottle episode 101 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 As seen on TV (marketing) 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Shooting schedule 92 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Placeshifting 92 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Interruptible feedback 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Television ratings in Australia 84 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Sweetening 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Branded entertainment 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Script editor 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Video Content Analysis 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Public affairs (broadcasting) 77 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Recap sequence 76 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 A la carte cable television 74 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Sign-on 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Syndication exclusivity 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Floor manager 70 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Crid 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Production board 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Mirror TV 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Prime Time Access Rule 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 Financial Interest and Syndication Rules 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 Fall schedule 66 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Omnibus (broadcast) 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 Panelist 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Horizontal blanking interval 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Kill off 63 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Guest host 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 Stripping (television) 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Television licensing in the United Kingdom (historical) 60 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Duopoly (broadcasting) 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Brokered programming 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Swingometer 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 Hot switch 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Family Viewing Hour 47 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Channel drift 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Tabloid television 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Stretch-o-Vision 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 Retransmission consent 40 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Product displacement 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 Barker channel 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Broadcast calendar 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 Dubtitle 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 Regional variation 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 Media multitasking 32 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Marathon (television) 31 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 Sister show 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Rimshot (broadcasting) 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 Local insertion 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Audio synchronizer 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Stunt casting 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Local programming 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Fringe time 28 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 Telebasura 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Free preview 27 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Happy talk 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Wheel series 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 Fee-for-carriage 22 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Flow (television) 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Sermonette 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
160 Wildfeed 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
161 Recapping 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
162 Bonus round 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
163 Radiovision 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
164 Boom shot 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
165 Reverse compensation 15 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
166 News ratings in Australia 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
167 First Warning 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
168 Individual Television Experience 12 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
169 Auto relay 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
170 Strip programming 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
171 Leased access 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
172 Traffic (broadcasting) 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
173 Satellite Home Viewer Act 9 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
174 Block error 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
175 Double box 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
176 Television on demand 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
177 Sparklies 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
178 A2 (remote television production) 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
179 Pre-credit 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
180 Parent show less than 5 views
181 Graph pax less than 5 views
182 Breakout characters less than 5 views
183 Off-Air Pickup less than 5 views
184 Televisionary less than 5 views
185 Lost television broadcasts less than 5 views

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