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1990s: Tv and Radio

Although the number of cable channels and cable subscribers continued to climb in the 1990s, network TV actually made a resurgence. The networks grew in numbers, adding FOX, WB (Warner Bros.), and UPN (United Paramount Network) to the big three of ABC, CBS, and NBC. The networks also succeeded in offering a number of shows that Americans truly loved. NBC was the dominant network of the decade, and its "Must See TV" lineup included some of the favorite shows on TV.

A comedy named Seinfeld (1990–98) was clearly the hit show of the decade. Appearing on Thursday nights on NBC, this show focused on the antics of stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld (1954–), playing himself, and his three self-absorbed friends. The joke went that the show was about nothing; in truth, the show captured perfectly the giddy, sometimes silly spirit of...

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