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How Many Acts/Act Breaks Do Most Sitcoms Have?

Old 11-04-03, 04:33 PM
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How Many Acts/Act Breaks Do Most Sitcoms Have?

This is for more television/sitcom structure--but does anyone know?

Are most sitcoms two acts with one act break/commercial break? Or are most sitcoms three acts with two act breaks/commercials breaks?

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I only watch 3 network sitcoms and I think they all go like this:

I. Brief intro/prologue/credits
II. Commercial
III. Act II
IV. Commercial
V. Act III
VI. Commercial
VII. Brief epilogue (sometimes)/closing credits

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