Television Facts Generator

  • [Television fact 1] The Sopranos was denied a permit to film in a New Jersey state park by a county commissioner who called the show a "disgrace to Italians". The commissioner was later removed under corruption charges.


  • [Television fact 2] Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, starred in a Pizza Hut commercial.


  • [Television fact 3] David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators of the Game of Thrones TV series had no prior experience in television and had only limited experience writing movie scripts. Their original pilot episode was so poorly received at test screenings that HBO demanded that they re-shoot 90% of it.


  • [Television fact 4] Bridget Loves Bernie was the highest rated TV show to ever be canceled after only one season. CBS and show creators were forced to cancel the show after receiving death threats from Jews, who were angered that the show featured a Catholic marrying a Jew.


  • [Television fact 5] Laverne from Scrubs was only killed off because Bill Lawrence was under the impression that it would be the last season of the show. He promised her actor a role, and cast her as a near identical nurse named "Shirley."


  • [Television fact 6] Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451", was actually about how television destroys interest in literature, not about censorship and while giving a lecture in UCLA university the class told him he was wrong about his own book, and he just walked away.


  • [Television fact 7] The Hershey Kiss bell-choir Christmas commercial first came out in 1989 and has been running ever since each holiday season.


  • [Television fact 8] On Queen for a Day, a 1950s TV game show, women competed by weeping and telling their sob stories, which were then rated by an applause-o-meter. Many were destitute single mothers; popular prizes included medical care for a very sick child or a replacement icebox because their food had gone bad.


  • [Television fact 9] In 1976, the band Queen had been booked to appear on Bill Grundy's Today show, but the group pulled out last second. EMI scrambled to find a last-minute replacement and settled with The Sex Pistols. The interview became a potty-mouthed confrontation and changed British broadcasting forever.


  • [Television fact 10] In the 60s not only could you advertise cigarettes on television, but you could have cartoon characters be the pitchmen. For example, The Flintstones endorsed Winston cigarettes.


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