Do You Know What Year These TV Shows Premiered?

You might think you're a TV know it all, but do you know when the world's most iconic shows first saw the light of day? It's time to put your knowledge to the test! Take these 12 questions and find out if you know what year these shows premiered!
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What year did the Andy Griffith Show premiere?
1950
1960
1957
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What year did long running animated series "The Simpsons" premiere?
1985
1991
1989
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The Dick Van Dyke Show starring Mary Tyler Moore premiered in what year?
1961
1962
1970
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Controversial drama Desperate Housewives premiered what year?
2006
2004
2003
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What year did I Love Lucy initially premiere?
1942
1951
1955
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The long running sitcom Friends premiered in what year?
1992
1991
1994
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What year did the quintessential primetime soap Dynasty premiere?
1879
1981
1983
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Breaking Bad premiered in what year?
2008
2007
2009
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Iconic war series M.A.S.H premiered in what year?
1969
1972
1971
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What year did family friendly sitcom Full House premiere?
1989
1986
1987
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What year did celebrated drama The West Wing premiere?
1999
1997
2000
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What year did the television series Bonanza premiere?
1962
1955
1959
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are TV terrific! Okay, so you're not the end all when it comes to television premiere dates, but you still managed to answer a few of these tricky questions correctly! Often when it comes to TV, nothing is quite as it seems. Study up and try again soon!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a TV expert! When it comes to the premiere dates of the most iconic television shows in history, you've got an amazing foundational knowledge! While you might not be a know it all, you know way more than the average American television fan.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true TV master! When it comes to the premiere dates of the most classic television shows in history, you are the expert! It's clear that television is a true passion of yours. Knowing the history behind America's most treasured form of visual stimulation is something worth celebrating. Well done!

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1
What year did the Andy Griffith Show premiere?
1950
1960
1957
2
What year did long running animated series "The Simpsons" premiere?
1985
1991
1989
3
The Dick Van Dyke Show starring Mary Tyler Moore premiered in what year?
1961
1962
1970
4
Controversial drama Desperate Housewives premiered what year?
2006
2004
2003
5
What year did I Love Lucy initially premiere?
1942
1951
1955
6
The long running sitcom Friends premiered in what year?
1992
1991
1994
7
What year did the quintessential primetime soap Dynasty premiere?
1879
1981
1983
8
Breaking Bad premiered in what year?
2008
2007
2009
9
Iconic war series M.A.S.H premiered in what year?
1969
1972
1971
10
What year did family friendly sitcom Full House premiere?
1989
1986
1987
11
What year did celebrated drama The West Wing premiere?
1999
1997
2000
12
What year did the television series Bonanza premiere?
1962
1955
1959