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Biographical television programs

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Genre/Form termBiographical television programs
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Variant(s)Bio-pics, Television
Biographies, Television
Biopics, Television
Portraits (Biographical television programs)
Profiles (Biographical television programs)
Television bio-pics
Television biographies
Television biopics
See alsoTelevision programs
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Scope noteFiction 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 tracingNote under Drames à clef (Television programs).
Found inMoving 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, Mar. 16, 2012 (biopic: A film or television biography, often with fictionalized episodes), 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)
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