Inaccurate or incomplete listings

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Inaccurate listings of my shows, and a faulty algorithm. Example: STUDIO ONE is listed STUDIO ONE HOLLYWOOD, which it was not. A Playhouse 90 was illustrated with a photograph from another show with a different cast. There seems no way to correct these flaws. The faulty algorithm is that anthology drama shows should not follow the series format: the individual dramas that appear are not episodes, but wholly self-contained plays.
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Can you provide a link to "STUDIO ONE HOLLYWOOD?"  I cannot locate it.

I cannot find "A Playhouse 90." Do you mean an episode of the "Playhouse 90?"  If so, which episode?

As to where to report these issues...if it's something that can be fixed, you'd click the "edit page" button and fill in the form, adding proof like a screen shot of the credits.  If it's something staff must fix, you can report issues to them as you've done here.
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Here's the Studio One in Hollywood link, which should be simply Studio One.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0712400/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Under Playhouse 90, look up "Promises Immortality" and you'll see the photograph is unrelated to the story and actors.  Also, most of the cast is missing.
My final point is, that these are separate plays, bearing no relationship to others in either Playhouse 90, Studio One, Kraft Theater, etc, and should not be considered episodes.
I've tried to relate these matters to staff, but the edit process is unwieldy and I haven't been able to clearly indicate the problerms from its menu system.
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Here's the Studio One in Hollywood link, which should be simply Studio One.
I still don't see the Hollywood part.  I see:



I do see that, on the AKA's page, it's been released with alternate titles.  So, it comes up in a search that includes the "in Hollywood," but in my view of the page, with my settings, I see only "Studio One," as you can see.

There does not seem to be anything to correct, unless you have some proof that it was never released at any time under the additional title(s).

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Under Playhouse 90, look up "Promises Immortality" and you'll see the photograph is unrelated to the story
Do you mean Project Immortality (boy, you are making this difficult..)

If so (or probably, regardless), one photo was added for the main picture on the series page and appears on all the episodes.  You would notice, they all have that same photo.

A series, as this one, can have unrelated episodes and is listed correctly based on IMDb's guidelines.

An example would be Biography (1987).  The John F. Kennedy episode has nothing to do with the Babe Ruth episode.
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  Strange.  On my page, it's STUDIO ONE IN HOLLYWOOD, in big red caps.  I wrote the show and I know the name of the anthology series.  There were no west coast Studio Ones, at least before 1958.  I have copies of the CBS files on it somewhere, and conducted the Studio One interviews for the Museum of TV and Radio.

Promises instead of Project (also a show I wrote for Playhouse 90) was my stupid typo.  The generic picture is also stupid, but out of my ken.  The extensive cast list, however, is missing.

My third point, about the algorithm (or guidelines) that puts a 90-minute stand-alone individual tv drama next to an episode of a show with continuing characters, style and often long story, is ludicrous.  When IMDB first came online, I made that point.  But I find them sadly unresponsive.

Thanks, though, for your effort and quick responses.

Loring Mandel
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You're very welcome!

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On my page, it's STUDIO ONE IN HOLLYWOOD
Users can set their account display options as they like it.  Mine is set to, instead of by country, "original title."  If yours is set differently, it could account for the difference in which they display.

Promises instead of Project (also a show I wrote for Playhouse 90) was my stupid typo
No worries.  When I post, I go to the page(s) I am looking at and copy/paste and/or include a link since there are so many same/similar names and titles.

My third point, about the algorithm (or guidelines) that puts a 90-minute stand-alone individual tv drama next to an episode of a show with continuing characters, style and often long story, is ludicrous
I agree.  I had information to add to "The Real Buddy Holly Story" and though it had had its own stand-alone page, it had aired as part of a series and got moved there.  Took me forever to locate it when before it'd been simple.

When IMDB first came online, I made that point.  But I find them sadly unresponsive.
Now that they have this forum, you could make a new post, add it to the "idea" category and it can be voted up as other users see it, giving the site a better idea of how popular that idea might be.

Thanks for your posts!
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And thanks again.