Live Poll: The [Insert Name] Show

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In the early years of television through the 1970's whenever a major movie star got his or her own TV series their name was used as the title of the series. Which series to feature the name of the star in the title was your favorite?

(Note: the list is limited to titles which were sitcoms and does not include talk shows or variety programs like "The ed Sullivan Show".)

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls021780379/

Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/HT_j8_5AGU4/

I'm sure I missed one of your favorites and if I did let me knwo so I can add it to the list.
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dgranger

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FCI: The Doris Day Show
The orginnal "Cosby Show" before "The Cosby Show"
The Ed Sullivan Show
Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in
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TheMovieSmith

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Added the Doris Day and Bill Cosby shows. I've excluded teh other two because they are variety programs.

Thanks.
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My vote: The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
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leavey-2

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The Lucy Show (1962–1968)
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I liked The Cosby Show, but it's the only one here I've watched. How is The Bill Cosby Show? Where he plays Chet, not Heathcliff.
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I don't know. I've never seen it either.
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My vote: The Bob Newhart Show

May I suggest a few edits (just a little bit of punctuation)? They're in bold below:

In the early years of television, through the 1970's, whenever a major movie star got his or her own TV series, their name was used as the title of the series. Which series to feature the name of the star in the title was your favorite?

'What a nice poll: it's reminding me of when I was growing up, watching reruns of several of these shows with my mom, which means I wasn't getting left in a tree, or some such thing, by my older brothers, lol. 
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Thanks, I've added the suggestions and I'm going to repush.

Thanks.
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I suggestion changing the word "whenever" to "often" - it's more accurate.

FYC:
The Bill Engvall Show
The Jeff Foxworthy Show
The Phil Silvers Show
The Mindy Show
The Steve Harvey Show
The Sarah Silverman Project
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Added suggestions that fit criteria and asked for repush.

Thanks.
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Just curious, why do you have The Lucy Show, The Cosby Show and the Sinbad Show but you didn't add The Mindy Show?
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I was going to add it but I couldn't find any reference to it being called The Mindy Show. I appears as The Mindy Project on the website.
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Aha.
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You can still add my suggestions and ask for a re-push.
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show belongs somewhere at the top of this list.
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Holy crap - how did we miss MTM?!???
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TheMovieSmith,
How did we miss MTM?!???
This is a major oversight. Your poll currently only has 24 choice. Please add Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977) to the end of your list and ask for a re-push.
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Added and push request sent.
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The [Insert Name] Show
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