What is the industry term for the opening credits of a TV show?

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  1. Daniel Swartz

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    For example, the "I'll be there for you" montage on Friends or the "In the Criminal Justice System" part of Law & Order... Thanks!
     
  2. John Berggren

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    Opening Credits I would imagine.
     
  3. Jason Seaver

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    Well, the industry term may be "opening titles", but the same idea. [​IMG]
     
  4. Richard Travale

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    title sequence?
     
  5. Daniel Swartz

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    Hmmmm...I think I like #3. [​IMG] Thanks!
     
  6. gregstaten

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    The term I've always heard and used is: "Title Sequence"

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  7. Richard Travale

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    Hooray!!! What do I win? [​IMG]
     
  8. Daniel Swartz

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    If you're even in upstate NY, I'll buy you a drink and treat you to a movie! [​IMG]
     
  9. Richard Travale

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  10. Daniel Swartz

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    Excellent!
     
  11. David Williams

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    I most often hear "main title credits" and "end title credits" when referring to the, well, credits of a show.
     

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