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Discussion in 'TV on DVD and Blu-ray' started by bmasters9, May 23, 2009.

  1. bmasters9

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    In your collection, which network or cable outlet has the most representation in terms of series? Note that so long as you have at least one release of that series, to me, it is considered represented, so in this sense, the number of seasons does not matter (although you can include that figure if you want).

    My breakdown:

    CBS:
    "I Love Lucy"
    "Hawaii Five-O"
    "Mary Tyler Moore"
    "The Waltons"
    "Dallas"

    ABC:
    "The Streets of San Francisco"
    "What's Happening!!"
    "Taxi"
    "Hart to Hart"
    "Dynasty"
    "Hardcastle and McCormick"
    "Moonlighting"
    "MacGyver"

    NBC:
    "Sanford and Son"
    "CHiPs"
    "Centennial" (miniseries)
    "Hill Street Blues"
    "St. Elsewhere"
    "Knight Rider"
    "Matlock"

    In mine, ABC has the upper hand in terms of representation as far as series are concerned, with 8 series. NBC is second with 7, and CBS is third with 5. I do not have any FOX or cable series.
     
  2. Nicholas Martin

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    CBS:

    CSI (seasons 4, 5, 7 and 8)
    CSI: Miami (seasons 1 - 5)
    CSI: NY (seasons 1 - 4)

    The WB:

    ANGEL (all 5 seasons)
    BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (seasons 1 - 3)
    EVERWOOD (season 1)

    FOX:

    The O.C. (complete series)
    BONES (seasons 1 and 2)
    KINDRED: THE EMBRACED (complete series)
    SLIDERS (seasons 1 -3)
    FIREFLY (complete series)
    WONDERFALLS (complete series)

    ABC:

    ELI STONE (season 1)
    UGLY BETTY (season 1)

    NBC:

    MY NAME IS EARL (seasons 1 and 2)

    Syndication:

    STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE (complete series)

    U.S. Cable Networks

    CHAPPELLE'S SHOW (all 3 seasons)
     
  3. AnthonyC

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    Fox is pretty sizable just because of The Simpsons, King of the Hill, and Family Guy alone. But NBC narrowly edges it out.
     
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    That's exactly what I was looking for. Thank you very much. Anyone else?
     
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    Fox
    Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
    Firefly - Blu-ray

    CBS
    Gilligan's Island
    Perry Mason - 59th Anniversary Collection
    Square Pegs
    Big Bang Theory
    Lonesome Dove - Blu-ray
    The Paper Chase
    The Twilight Zone - Original

    ABC
    Jonny Quest
    Barney Miller
    The Fugitive
    Grey's Anatomy
    The Outer Limits - Original Series

    NBC
    Hill Street Blues
    St. Elsewhere
    Star Trek - Season 1 Blu-ray
    Chuck - Blu-ray
    Dark Shadows - Revival series
    Get Smart

    The WB
    Freakazoid
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer - also UPN
    Charmed

    USA
    Burn Notice

    Syndicated/TNT
    Babylon 5
    The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest
    Jack of All Trades
    The Muppet Show

    Looks like CBS is the winner in my collection. ABC was better represented than I thought it might be.

    Doug
     
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    I am omitting miniseries and TV movies in my list, and listing all shows under the first network that aired them in their country of origin. It looks like CBS has a narrow margin of victory.

    American networks:

    ABC: 20
    Baretta
    Benson
    Bewitched
    Bosom Buddies
    The Brady Bunch
    Disneyland
    Dynasty
    Family Feud
    Laverne & Shirley
    Mickey Mouse Club
    Mr. Belvedere
    The Music Scene
    The Outer Limits
    Rocky and Bullwinkle
    Soap
    Three's Company
    Twin Peaks
    Welcome Back Kotter
    What's Happening!

    CBS: 24
    Alice (TV favorites, as that's all she wrote so far)
    All in the Family
    The Bob Newhart Show
    Dallas
    The Dick Van Dyke Show
    Garfield & Friends
    Good Times
    Green Acres
    I Love Lucy
    The Jeffersons
    The Judy Garland Show
    Knots Landing
    M*A*S*H
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    Match Game
    Maude
    Murder She Wrote
    The Nanny
    Newhart
    One Day at a Time
    Password
    The Price is Right
    Square Pegs
    The Waltons

    NBC: 23
    227
    ALF (one disc Canadian compilation)
    Cheers
    The Cosby Show
    Diff'rent Strokes
    The Facts of Life
    Family Ties
    Gimme A Break
    The Golden Girls
    The Gummi Bears
    Hullabaloo
    I Dream of Jeannie
    Law & Order
    The Milton Berle Show
    Night Court
    Punky Brewster
    The Rockford Files
    Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (subscription series)
    St. Elsewhere
    Sanford & Son
    Silver Spoons
    Smurfs
    Your Show of Shows (compilation)

    FOX: 6
    Family Guy
    Futurama
    Get a Life
    King of the Hill
    Married with Children
    The Simpsons

    PBS: 2
    The Electric Company
    Sesame Street

    AMC: 1
    Mad Men (Blu-ray)

    Nickelodeon: 1
    Spongebob Squarepants

    Syndication: 3
    The Abbott and Costello Show
    DuckTales
    What's Happening Now

    Court TV: 1
    Till Death Do Us Part

    Outside the USA:

    BBC (UK): 5
    Absolutely Fabulous
    Fawlty Towers
    Monty Python's Flying Circus
    Till Death Us Do Part
    The Young Ones

    CBC (Canada): 1
    Road To Avonlea

    ITV (UK): 3
    The Benny Hill Show
    Creature Comforts
    The Muppet Show
     
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    FOX wins by one, but I have been thinking of selling The Pretender. That would tie it with CBS. CBS wins for classic, timeless shows.

    ABC

    Alias
    Bewitched
    Miracles
    Perfect Strangers
    Critic

    BBC

    Coupling

    CBS

    Dick Van Dyke Show
    I Love Lucy
    Mary Tyler Moore
    Maude
    Rhoda
    Twilight Zone

    CN

    Justice League
    Powerpuff Girls

    FOX

    Arrested Development
    Batman: The Animated Series
    Firefly
    Pretender
    Profit
    Simpsons
    Wonderfalls

    NBC

    3rd Rock from the Sun
    Golden Girls
    I Dream of Jeannie
    Newsradio
    Scrubs

    NICK

    Avatar the Last Airbender
    Spongebob

    PBS

    Sesame Street

    SHO

    Dead Like Me

    WB

    Angel
    Buffy
    Pinky and the Brain

    Syndicated
    Animaniacs
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers
    Darkwing Duck
    Ducktales
    Gargoyles
    Gummie Bears
    Talespin
    Tiny Toons
     
  8. Nicholas Martin

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    It's funny, seeing these lists made me realize how few titles there are on my list, but because several individual titles are made up of five or six box sets it seems like I have a lot more TV on DVD than I really do. Weird.
     
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    ABC:
    Lost
    Twin Peaks

    CBS:
    Big Bang Theory

    NBC:
    Chuck
    Heroes
    My Name is Earl
    Seinfeld
    30 Rock
    Cheers
    Frasier

    Fox:
    Futurama
    Malcome in the Middle (live IS unfair since we'll never see anything past season one)
    Prison Break
    The Simpsons
    Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles
    24
    Firefly

    UPN:
    Star Trek: Enterprise

    ScI-Fi:
    Battlestar Galactica
    Farscape

    FX:
    The Shield

    USA:
    Burn Notice

    Comedy Central:
    South Park

    MTV:
    Jackass
    Viva La Bam

    ESPN:
    Tilt

    HBO:
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Cartoon Network:
    Robot Chicken
    Star Wars: The Clone Wars (micro series)

    Syndicated:
    Highlander: The Series
    Star Trek: The Next Generation
    Babylon 5
    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Fox ties with NBC for most sets. I wish they'd get more Night Court sets out there, I'd pick those up to give the peacock the lead.

    Corman
     
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    I don't really much care about studios. I just care about what TV shows are in my library.
     
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    ABC (22)
    Addams Family
    Bewitched
    Donna Reed Show, The
    F Troop
    George of the Jungle - Original
    Invaders, The
    Jeff Foxworthy Show, The
    Jetsons, The
    Jonny Quest
    Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
    McHale's Navy
    Moonlighting
    Outer Limits, The - Original
    Police Squad
    Rat Patrol, The
    Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends (2 seasons)
    Sledge Hammer
    Soap
    Tabitha
    Time Tunnel, The
    Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
    Who's the Boss?

    CBS (17)
    Beverly Hillbillies, The
    Bob Newhart Show, The
    Everybody Loves Raymond
    Gilligan's Island
    Green Acres
    Hogan's Heroes
    Jack Benny Show, The
    Lost in Space
    M*A*S*H
    Mission Impossible
    Munsters, The
    Newhart
    Rawhide
    Space Ghost
    Twilight Zone, The - Original
    Wild Wild West, The
    WKRP in Cincinnati

    NBC (21)
    Cheers
    Dangerous Assignment
    Daniel Boone
    Earth 2
    Eerie, Indiana
    Get Smart
    I Dream of Jeannie
    I Spy
    Man from U.N.C.L.E., The
    Monkees, The
    New Animated Adventures of Flash Gordon, The
    Night Court
    Newsradio
    Office, The
    Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends (1 season)
    Seinfeld
    Star Trek (TOS)
    Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
    3rd Rock from the Sun
    30 Rock
    Quark

    FOX (12)
    Action
    Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
    Arrested Development
    Family Guy
    Firefly
    Futurama
    King of the Hill
    Married with Children
    Sliders
    That 70's Show
    Tick, The (Live action)
    Roar

    Disney (1)
    Zorro

    British (29)
    Adventures of Robin Hood (50's - also CBS)
    'Allo 'Allo
    Avengers, The (also ABC)
    Black Adder
    Black Books
    Buccaneers, The (50's - also CBS)
    Chef!
    Cracker
    Danger Man (aka Secret Agent - also CBS, 2nd series)
    Danger Mouse
    Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, The
    Father Ted
    Fawlty Towers
    Good Neighbors
    Keeping up Appearances
    Lovejoy
    Monty Python's Flying Circus
    Mr. Bean
    My Hero
    One Foot in the Grave
    Only Fools and Horses
    Prisoner, The (also CBS)
    Thin Blue Line, The
    To the Manor Born
    Two's Company
    Space 1999
    Rising Damp
    Vicar of Dibley, The
    Who's Line is it Anyway

    Syndicated/Cable (16)
    1st and 10
    Adventures of Superman
    Battlestar Galactica (new)
    Babylon 5
    Comeback, The
    Crusade
    Extras
    Farscape
    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    Huckleberry Hound Show, The
    Jack of All Trades
    Legend of Prince Valiant, The
    Mind of the Married Man
    Reba
    Weird Science
    Yogi Bear Show, The

    Looks like the British have won this one for me! But if you were to separate them into BBC/ITV/etc. then it would be ABC by one. If you were to move the British series to the network that introduced them to the US the British still win by one. Of course one could make the argument that *most* of the British titles on my list were introduced to the US by PBS or one of the cable networks, but in most cases this happened after production had been completed on the series.
     
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    Don't we already have one of these "what's in your library" topics?
     
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    You're absolutely right about that. I just thought that this would be an interesting twist on that question, by not just listing what you have, but where it came from/was aired. This, I believe, was the reasoning behind this question.
     
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    I thought it was a very interesting idea, because it gives people an idea of what overall network viewers here seemed to get the most out of. At least in part. Obviously there's going to be cases where someone doesn't own every show they watch for a variety of reasons, but it's still interesting to see this.
     
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    Without going into the whole list of series, the breakdown is as follows...

    NBC- 46.8 series
    CBS- 37.4 series
    ABC- 25.8 series
    Cable- 8 series
    PBS- 6 series
    Syndicated- 7 series
    Fox- 3 series

    The fractions are a reflection of series that aired over more than one network (e.g. Get Smart gets .8 for NBC and .2 for CBS). I counted British shows according to which US network gave them their first airings (e.g. The Prisoner is counted with CBS and Fawlty Towers with PBS).

    The interesting thing I found was that going by numbers of episodes, CBS is well ahead of NBC, whereas going by series, NBC has a comfortable lead. I suppose that means I prefer CBS's long-running series and NBC's shorter-run series, on average. Did anyone else find a discrepancy between the relative representation of series titles vs. series episodes in their collections?
     
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    ABC: 10
    ALIAS
    BEWITCHED
    BROTHERS AND SISTERS
    DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
    GREY'S ANATOMY
    MOONLIGHTING
    PEYTON PLACE
    THE PRACTICE
    THREE'S COMPANY
    TWIN PEAKS

    CBS: 8
    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
    I LOVE LUCY
    KNOTS LANDING
    THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW
    MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE
    THE NANNY
    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE
    PICKET FENCES

    FOX: 5
    24
    ALLY McBEAL
    MELROSE PLACE
    PARTY OF FIVE
    WONDERFALLS

    F/X: 2
    DAMAGES
    NIP/TUCK

    HBO: 3
    BIG LOVE
    SEX AND THE CITY
    SIX FEET UNDER

    ITV: 1
    THE AVENGERS

    LIFETIME: 1
    ARMY WIVES

    NBC: 6
    ER
    FRIENDS
    THE GOLDEN GIRLS
    LAS VEGAS
    SEINFELD
    WILL & GRACE

    SHOWTIME: 3
    DEAD LIKE ME
    THE L WORD
    WEEDS

    THE WB/UPN/THE CW: 8
    BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
    CHARMED
    EVERWOOD
    FELICITY
    GILMORE GIRLS
    SMALLVILLE
    STAR TREK: VOYAGER
    VERONICA MARS

    SCI-FI: 2
    BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (2003)
    FARSCAPE

    USA NETWORK: 1
    THE 4400

    SYNDICATION: 3
    BABYLON 5
    STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION
    STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE

    Two surprises for me in there: ABC is the winner (I expected CBS for some reason) and I thought I had more NBC shows than just these few. Well, I guess this goes to show what I really care about are the shows themselves, not who puts them on the air.
     
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    Interesting topic! I wonder if there's any network-favoring bias on my part. Let's find out:

    ABC:
    Battlestar Galactica (original 1978)
    Bewitched
    The Big Valley
    The Brady Bunch
    Desperate Housewives
    Dynasty
    Family Feud
    The Flying Nun
    Hart to Hart
    Lidsville
    Lost
    Soap
    Three's Company
    Twin Peaks
    Ugly Betty
    What's Happening?

    CBS:
    All in the Family
    Dallas
    Green Acres
    I Love Lucy
    The Jeffersons
    Match Game

    FOX:
    90210 (2008)

    Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
    Grosse Pointe
    Melrose Place (1992)

    Melrose Place (2009)
    The O.C.
    Party of Five
    Point Pleasant
    The Simpsons

    NBC:
    American Dreams

    California Dreams
    Dark Shadows (1991 version)
    Family Ties
    Heroes
    HR Pufnstuf
    Star Trek TOS
    Surface
    Third Rock from the Sun
    V (1983)

    WB/UPN/CW:
    Angel
    Buffy
    Everwood

    Gilmore Girls
    Gossip Girl

    One Tree Hill
    Popular

    Reba
    Roswell
    Supernatural
    Veronica Mars

    Syndicated/Cable/British/Other:
    Are You Being Served? + sequels
    The Benny Hill Show
    The Comeback

    Eureka
    Extras
    Life of Ryan
    The Muppet Show
    The Osbournes
    The Simple Life
    So NoTORIous
    South of Nowhere
    South Park
    Star Trek: TNG
    Sunset Tan
    Weird Science


    ...Looks like the clear winner is...ABC!!!
     
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    ABC:
    Bewitched
    The Addams Family
    The Big Valley
    That Girl
    The Flying Nun
    Dark Shadows
    Peyton Place
    Land of the Giants
    Love American Style
    The Brady Bunch
    The Partridge Family
    Room 222
    Charlie's Angels
    Bionic Woman
    Three's Company
    The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew
    The Love Boat
    Fantasy Island
    What's Happening!
    Wonder Woman (started on ABC and ended on NBC)

    NBC
    I Dream of Jeannie
    Hazel
    Get Smart
    The Facts of Life
    Little House on the Prairie
    Police Woman

    CBS:
    Good Times
    The Jeffersons
    The Twilight Zone
    I Love Lucy
    Petticoat Junction
    The Munsters
    Gilligan's Island
    Family Affair
    Lost in Space
    The Doris Day Show

    Syndicated:
    Prisoner: Cell Block H
     
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    ABC

    Bewitched
    Grey's Anatomy
    Home Improvement

    Life on Mars
    Lost
    MacGyver
    October Road
    Sports Night

    NBC

    California Dreams
    Frasier
    I Dream of Jeannie
    Quantum Leap

    CBS

    Due South
    Early Edition
    JAG
    Jericho
    Magnum, P.I.
    NCIS
    Northern Exposure
    Numb3rs

    Rhoda
    This Is America, Charlie Brown (mini-series)
    Touched by an Angel
    The Unit

    Fox

    Firefly
    The Lone Gunmen


    HGTV


    Living with Ed

    The WB

    Everwood
    JKX: The Jamie Kennedy Experiment
    Supernatural

    UPN

    Nowhere Man
    Star Trek: Enterprise
    Star Trek: Voyager

    PBS

    Rick Steves' Europe (including specials)

    Syndication

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
    Star Trek: The Next Generation

    USA Network

    The 4400
    Burn Notice
    The Dead Zone
    Monk
    Psych

    White Collar

    Sci-Fi Channel

    The Lost Room (mini-series)
    Stargate SG-1
    Stargate: Atlantis

    Food Network

    Oliver's Twist

    Showtime

    Stargate SG-1

    CBC

    Our Hero

    Road to Avonlea

    CTV

    Corner Gas
    Due South

    Flashpoint

    BBC1

    Doctor Who (2005)
    MI-5/Spooks

    BBC2

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (mini-series)

    ITV

    Sherlock Holmes (Granada Television series)

    Channel 4

    Jamie's Kitchen
     

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