|LC control no.||gf2011026091
|Genre/Form term||Biographical television programs
Portraits (Biographical television programs)
Profiles (Biographical television programs)
|See also||Television programs
|Scope note||Fiction or nonfiction television programs that depict the lives of real people. For fictional television programs in which real persons, places, or events are depicted under invented names see Drames à clef (Television programs).
|Subject example tracing||Note under Drames à clef (Television programs).
|Found in||Moving image genre-form guide online, June 21, 2007 (Biographical (Nonfiction): nonfiction work documenting the life and career (or portion thereof) of an individual or small group of related persons such as a family; Biographical: fictional work dramatizing the life (or portion thereof) of an actual historical figure (often including their family and/or associates), and told with varying degrees of accuracy)
Yee, M.M. Moving image materials, 1988 (Biographies: use for a film or program which gives an account of the life and/or work of an actual person who exists or existed historically (i.e., not the life of a fictional character))
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language, ©2000, via TheFreeDictionary.com, Mar. 16, 2012 (biopic: A film or television biography, often with fictionalized episodes)
Dictionary.com, Mar. 16, 2012 (biopic: a biographical movie or TV show)
Google search, Mar. 16, 2012 (television biopic; made for-television biopic; made-for-British television biopic; television bio-pic; made-for-television bio-pic; cable television bio-pic; television bio-pic mini-series; television bio pic; the genre of the television bio-pic)