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* ScrewedByTheNetwork

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* ScrewedByTheNetworkScrewedByTheNetwork: The show gets cancelled because the network didn't treat it well.



* SequelHook

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* SequelHook SequelHook: A work features hints that a sequel may come up.



* SoMyKidsCanWatch

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* SoMyKidsCanWatchSoMyKidsCanWatch: An actor agrees to appear in a work so their children can see them act.



* StarMakingRole

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* StarMakingRoleStarMakingRole: The role that led to an actor's rise in prominence.



* UnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandise

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* UnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandiseUnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandise: The work is aimed at all audiences, but the merchandise is only targeted at one gender.



* WagTheDirector

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* WagTheDirectorWagTheDirector: The cast makes demands that must be met if they're going to act in the work.



* WritingAroundTrademarks

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* WritingAroundTrademarksWritingAroundTrademarks: Avoiding lawsuits by never directly referring to copyrighted material by name.


* AcclaimedFlop
* AdoredByTheNetwork

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* AcclaimedFlop
AcclaimedFlop: A movie wasn't commercially successful, but still has critical acclaim.
* AdoredByTheNetworkAdoredByTheNetwork: The network gives more airtime and promotion to the shows that the executives like better.



* AudienceAlienatingPremise

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* AudienceAlienatingPremise AudienceAlienatingPremise: A work fails to find an audience because its premise is widely considered to be too strange, boring, controversial, etc.



* AwardSnub

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* AwardSnubAwardSnub: A work doesn't win an award, but people feel that it should have.



* BillingDisplacement

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* BillingDisplacementBillingDisplacement: The work gives top billing to more well-known actors even though they are not in starring roles.



* BottleEpisode
* BoxOfficeBomb

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* BottleEpisode
BottleEpisode: An episode that saves budget money by limiting the number of characters, backgrounds, etc. that can be used.
* BoxOfficeBombBoxOfficeBomb: A movie makes less money than its budget upon release.



* BribingYourWayToVictory

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* BribingYourWayToVictoryBribingYourWayToVictory: Winning a game by spending real world currency.



* CashCowFranchise

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* CashCowFranchiseCashCowFranchise: A franchise that continues production because it is very profitable for the company that owns it.



* {{Cancellation}}
* ChannelHop
* ColbertBump
* ComedyGhetto
* ContentWarnings
* ContractualObligationProject

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* {{Cancellation}}
{{Cancellation}}: The network airing the show decides not to renew it for more episodes.
* ChannelHop
ChannelHop: A television series ends up airing new episodes on a different channel. This also applies to works changing publishers and distributors.
* ColbertBump
ColbertBump: An obscure work gets more attention after being referenced in a more well-known work.
* ComedyGhetto
ComedyGhetto: Audiences lose interest in a work for focusing on comedy.
* ContentWarnings
ContentWarnings: The work starts with a disclaimer warning the audience about the kind of content featured in the work.
* ContractualObligationProjectContractualObligationProject: The work is made because the people involved are contractually obligated to do so.



* DontTryThisAtHome

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* DontTryThisAtHomeDontTryThisAtHome: During scenes that feature imitable behavior, the audience is warned that they shouldn't copy what the characters are doing because they could hurt themselves.



* EditedForSyndication

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* EditedForSyndicationEditedForSyndication: Reruns of a show have scenes cut from the episodes' original broadcasts.



* ExecutiveMeddling
* ExecutiveVeto

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* ExecutiveMeddling
ExecutiveMeddling: The executives force the creators to make changes to their work.
* ExecutiveVetoExecutiveVeto: The executives say no to the creator's idea, forcing the creator to come up with a new concept that accomplishes what they want without upsetting the executives.



* FanCommunityNicknames

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* FanCommunityNicknamesFanCommunityNicknames: Nicknames for specific fandoms.



* FollowTheLeader

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* FollowTheLeaderFollowTheLeader: Other works deliberately imitate a work that is proven to be successful.



* FormerChildStar
* FranchiseKiller
* FranchiseZombie

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* FormerChildStar
FormerChildStar: A person who used to be a celebrity as a child.
* FranchiseKiller
FranchiseKiller: The franchise installment that failed so badly it completely ended the franchise.
* FranchiseZombieFranchiseZombie: The franchise keeps going long after the creator wanted it to end.



* GodDoesNotOwnThisWorld

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* GodDoesNotOwnThisWorldGodDoesNotOwnThisWorld: The creator does not own the rights to their work, so the company that does own the rights can continue production or reboot the work without the original creator's involvement or approval.



* IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney
* InternationalCoproduction
* LateExportForYou

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* IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney
IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney: It's revealed that a character was in a pornographic film when they were younger because they were that desperate for money.
* InternationalCoproduction
InternationalCoproduction: A work that is made by companies based in different countries.
* LateExportForYouLateExportForYou: A work isn't released overseas until well after its native release.



* LyingCreator
* MagnumOpusDissonance
* MeanCharacterNiceActor

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* LyingCreator
LyingCreator: The creator deliberately fibs about their work.
* MagnumOpusDissonance
MagnumOpusDissonance: Audiences and the creator have different opinions on what the creator's best work was.
* MeanCharacterNiceActorMeanCharacterNiceActor: A mean character is played by an actor who is much nicer in real life.



* MerchandiseDriven

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* MerchandiseDrivenMerchandiseDriven: The main reason the show exists is to advertise merchandise.



* MisaimedMarketing

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* MisaimedMarketingMisaimedMarketing: A work has advertisements and merchandise that either contradict the work's intended message or come off as very odd to people who've actually seen the work being advertised or merchandised.



* MoneyDearBoy

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* MoneyDearBoyMoneyDearBoy: They only got involved with the project so they'd get paid for their work.



* NetworkDecay

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* NetworkDecayNetworkDecay: A network appears to have strayed from the kind of content it was originally founded to broadcast.



* NetworkToTheRescue

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* NetworkToTheRescueNetworkToTheRescue: A network picks up and renews a series that was cancelled by another network.



* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity
* NoExportForYou

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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity
NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: A work continues being popular in spite of bad press.
* NoExportForYouNoExportForYou: A work that never gets released overseas.



* OutlivedItsCreator

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* OutlivedItsCreatorOutlivedItsCreator: The franchise continues after the original creator died.



* PolishTheTurd
* ProductPlacement
** DestroyTheProductPlacement

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* PolishTheTurd
PolishTheTurd: Making something look better than it actually is.
* ProductPlacement
ProductPlacement: The work features use and appearances of real life products.
** DestroyTheProductPlacementDestroyTheProductPlacement: Something from a real world brand gets destroyed.



* PromotedFanboy
** ContestWinnerCameo
** RunningTheAsylum
* PropRecycling

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* PromotedFanboy
PromotedFanboy: Someone who is a fan of the work ends up contributing to the franchise.
** ContestWinnerCameo
ContestWinnerCameo: Someone wins a contest where their prize is a cameo appearance in the work.
** RunningTheAsylum
RunningTheAsylum: Fans end up being in charge and are now given free reign to make their ideas canon.
* PropRecyclingPropRecycling: Reusing assets for another production.



* TheRedStapler
* {{Rerun}}

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* TheRedStapler
TheRedStapler: A work ends up increasing demand for a particular item.
* {{Rerun}}{{Rerun}}: Re-airing previously aired episodes.



* {{Revival}}
* RevivalByCommercialization

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* {{Revival}}
{{Revival}}: A show that completed its run gets renewed for more episodes.
* RevivalByCommercializationRevivalByCommercialization: A song becomes popular again after being used in modern media.



* ScrewedByTheLawyers

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* ScrewedByTheLawyersScrewedByTheLawyers: Production or distribution of a work is ceased or hindered by legal issues.

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* AwardSnub

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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity

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* SexDrugsAndRockAndRoll


See also: AdvertisingTropes, CharactersAndCasting, {{Fandom}}, HocusTropus, and ReceptionDissonance.

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See also: AdvertisingTropes, CharactersAndCasting, {{Fandom}}, HocusTropus, MovieMakingIndex, and ReceptionDissonance.



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* UnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandise


* UnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandise

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* UnisexSeriesGenderedMerchandise

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* WritersStrike

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* WritersStrikeUsefulNotes/TVStrikes

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* SequelHook

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* CoupleBomb


* TVStrikes

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* TVStrikesUsefulNotes/TVStrikes

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* OneForTheMoneyOneForTheArt

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