NBC had enjoyed unparalleled dominance in US broadcasting, claiming number one spot in primetime ratings throughout the 1980s and 1990s - fuelled by scripted powerhouses Friends, Frasier, Seinfeld, The West Wing and ER, not to mention the earlier classics such as Cheers, The Cosby Show, Family Ties, Knight Rider and ...

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