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Bill Cosby


Word Count: 800Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

The actor also went on to The Bill Cosby Show, the first of several sitcoms to incorporate its popular star's name. He also became involved in children's programming, including Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, the animated Saturday-morning show based on his stand-up routines. ... Cosby struck gold with the launch of The Cosby Show in 198...

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Bill Cosby


Word Count: 633Approx Pages: 3

So he started a television show called "œThe Bill Cosby Show... His show was a great success. ... In 1963 Cosby revolutionized American comedy. ... Ever since Cosby was little he knew he wanted to do comedy. ... Comedy to some people might not be a very successful job but Cosby enjoyed entertaining people very much so he did what he ...

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Bill Cosby


Word Count: 1298Approx Pages: 5

He landed a job at the Gaslight, it was a popular comedy club. ... He soon signed a contract with Warner Brothers to make a comedy album called, ABill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow . . . ... In 1964 Bill Cosby made his first appearance on Johnny Carson=s, ATonight Show.@ That was the first of many appearances he would make&...

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1970’s African American Situation Shows Reinforced Stereotypes


Word Count: 2142Approx Pages: 9Has Bibliography

Introduction During the 1970"s sitcoms pioneered a way for African Americans to be seen on television, through shows such as Julia, The Bill Cosby Show, Sanford and Son, Good Times, and The Jefferson"s. ... The Lear era (1972-1983) reintroduced comedy situation shows, such as Sanford and Son, Good Times, and The Jefferson"s&#...

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book repor


Word Count: 634Approx Pages: 3

The Bill Cosby Show.? ... His show was a great success. ... The Tonight Show?. In 1963 Cosby revolutionized American comedy. ... Ever since Cosby was little he knew he wanted to do comedy. ...

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Blacks


Word Count: 1691Approx Pages: 7

The Jeffersons wasn\'t just a comedy. ... In 1984, The Cosby Show appeared on NBC. ... The Cosby Show has been watched by more people than any other situation comedy in the history of television. ... Other shows cam along the 90s that were affected by The Cosby Show. ... Fresh Prince had many similarities of the Cosby Show. ...

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Black Image on Television


Word Count: 2743Approx Pages: 11Has Bibliography

Two groups of white students were shown comedy skits depicting either negative stereotypes or neutral behavior starring black actors. ... While historically limited to comedic roles, some Black actors have managed to include themselves in the TV drama. ... Herman Gray performs an extensive analysis of the 1990"s hit FOX comedy show In Living Color in his b...

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Tv


Word Count: 1147Approx Pages: 5

Leave it to Beaver, the definitive 1950"s household comedy, focused on life through the eyes of an adolescent boy, Beaver. ... In 1961, the "œDick Van Dyke Show" aided in reinforcing the flawless family image. ... The Bill Cosby Show also addressed the variance between children of the 1980s and they"re contrasted parents. One subst...

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Tv History


Word Count: 1147Approx Pages: 5

Leave it to Beaver, the definitive 1950"s household comedy, focused on life through the eyes of an adolescent boy, Beaver. ... In 1961, the "œDick Van Dyke Show" aided in reinforcing the flawless family image. ... The Bill Cosby Show also addressed the variance between children of the 1980s and they"re contrasted parents. One subst...

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Media And Family


Word Count: 1528Approx Pages: 6

My Wife and Kids is a half hour comedy that comes on ABC Wednesday at 7pm. ... The show is one of few African American shows on a major network and it shows positive aspects of African Americans life. ... Bernie Mac is another African American based television comedy. ... Her show is not like other shows, she try to educate or entertain...

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Simpson


Word Count: 967Approx Pages: 4

Now it seems the tables have completely turned, a show like Sex and the City show women browsing for men like they are toys. ... On the other side just watch some CBS hit shows, Raymond and King of Queens are great comedies, but the problem is they depict men as morons. ... But just as some of us to resemble a Homer, we also&#...

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Minorities In Advertising


Word Count: 701Approx Pages: 3

The 1996 fall prime-time television season premiered with two new networks, United Paramount Network (UPN) and Warner Brothers (WB), and a total of 17 minority- themed shows mostly situation comedies. UPN aired shows like In the house, (which was on NBC first but cancelled after a couple of season). ... The WB network aired shows ...

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Effect of Television on Society


Word Count: 923Approx Pages: 4Has Bibliography

Also came about in the 1950"s were the golden ages of television when T.V. was the variety show this format marked the return of the entertainment style. ... In 1970 several shows that featured black casts appeared in prime time. Most were situation comedies such as the Jefferson"s. ... Blacks have been situation comedies that portray blacks in ...

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1987


Word Count: 2598Approx Pages: 10Has Bibliography

Also continuing a trend, FM radio stations brought more listeners than stations on the AM band, which usually made their formats news, talk shows, and sports. In February, Garrison Keillor, host of the program "A Prairie Home Companion," announced he would discontinue the show in June. ... Randy Travis, who had a 1987 hit albu...

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Civil Rights Movement: The Agony and the Ecstasy


Word Count: 3013Approx Pages: 12Has Bibliography

The Agony and the Ecstasy: The Civil Rights Movement Throughout its history the United States has wrestled with civil rights issues. Even at this country"s birth, its Founding Fathers incorporated the Three-Fifths Compromise, ending a dispute over slaves" votes, into the United States" very Constitution. Since 1863, at least fifty-...

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