70 TV Trivia Questions & Answers (Hard/Easy)

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Think you know everything there is to know about television? Play this TV trivia question game with your friends to find out. Get a group together, turn on your favorite show, print the PDF included in this article, and start the game!

To play, simply print these TV trivia questions and answers and get a group of friends together. Ask the trivia question to the group. And have each player write down their answers. The player with the most correct answers at the end of either 20 or 50 questions is the winner.

Have fun testing your television knowledge with these television trivia questions!

TV Trivia Questions and Answers

Trivia Question: How many seasons of Star Trek are there?

Answer: 3.

Trivia Question: What was the first soap opera to air on television?

Answer: Coronation Street.

Trivia Question: Who wrote the theme song to "Taxi?"

Answer: Bob James.

Trivia Question: What TV show aired the first interracial kissing scene?

Answer: Star Trek.

Trivia Question: What was the first television drama?

Answer: The Queen's Messenger.

Trivia Question: Who is the creator of Family Guy?

Answer: Seth MacFarlane.

Trivia Question: Seth MacFarlane has a net worth of how much?

Answer: $300 million.

Trivia Question: Sarah Jessica Parker became popular from being the main character on what TV show?

Answer: Sex and the City.

Trivia Question: Who composed the theme song for ABC News?

Answer: Hans Zimmer.

Trivia Question: What was the first TV advertisement to air?

Answer: A Bulova Watches commercial.

Trivia Question: Who plays "Sheldon" on The Big Bang Theory?

Answer: Jim Parsons.

Trivia Question: What year did the Andy Griffith Show air?

Answer: 1960.

Trivia Question: How many seasons of Sesame Street are there?

Answer: 51.

Trivia Question: What TV show from the 1960s featured a talking horse?

Answer: Mister Ed.

Trivia Question: How many seasons of The Cosby Show aired?

Answer: 8 seasons.

Trivia Question: "Captain Kirk" was a character from which science fiction series?

Answer: Star Trek.

Trivia Question: How many people were stranded on the island in Gilligan's Island?

Answer: Seven men and women.

Trivia Question: A witch who shook her nose was a character in what 1960s TV series?

Answer: Bewitched.

Trivia Question: What was the first reality show to air on MTV?

Answer: Laguna Beach.

Trivia Question: West Wing was a show about what?

Answer: A fictional series about the Bartlet White House.

Trivia Question: In Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston's character's name was what?

Answer: Walter White.

Trivia Question: Kathleen Turner appeared on what popular Showtime series?

Answer: Californication.

Trivia Question: The Danny Thomas Show aired through what years?

Answer: 1953 through 1964.

Trivia Question: What actor starred as Michael Knight in the series "Knight Rider?"

Answer: David Hasselhoff.

Trivia Question: A group of beach lifeguards was the main plot to what TV show?

Answer: Baywatch.

Trivia Question: Who was the youngest male winner on American Idol?

Answer: Scotty McCreery.

Trivia Question: In the TV drama "Lost" the airplane was flying between Los Angeles and what other Australian city?

Answer: Sydney.

Trivia Question: What was the first American drama to reenact the 9/11 tragedy?

Answer: 25th Hour by Spike Lee.

Trivia Question: Who are the creators of South Park?

Answer: Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

Trivia Question: How many seasons has South Park been on the air?

Answer: 26 seasons. With more than 309 episodes.

Trivia Question: Who are the main characters in "The Simpsons?"

Answer: Homer, Bart, Marge, Lisa, Maggie.

Trivia Question: How many seasons have The Simpsons been on the air?

Answer: 34 seasons with more than 750 episodes.

Trivia Question: Family Ties features what celebrity from Back to the Future?

Answer: Michael J. Fox.

Trivia Question: What was the name of the charter boat that got shipwrecked in "Gilligan's Island?"

Answer: The S.S. Minnow.

Trivia Question: How many family members were in "The Brady Bunch?"

Answer: Six children. And two parents.

Trivia Question: How many seasons of American Idol have there been?

Answer: 19 seasons.

Trivia Question: Who was the host of American Idol?

Answer: Ryan Seacrest.

Trivia Question: In the TV show full house, which twins share the same role?

Answer: The Olsen Twins.

Trivia Question: Who plays Lizzie McGuire in this Disney TV show?

Answer: Hilary Duff.

Trivia Question: David Hasselhoff is best known for his acting in what TV series?

Answer: Baywatch.

Trivia Question: Name the four main characters in the TV series "The Golden Girls?"

Answer: Blanche, Rose, Sophia, and Dorothy.

Trivia Question: In the TV show "Bewitched" what magic practice did Samantha have?

Answer: Witchcraft.

Trivia Question: In what city did the hit show "The Wire" take place?

Answer: Baltimore, Maryland.

Trivia Question: Dick Clark hosted what type of TV show in the 1970s?

Answer: A rock and roll show called American Bandstand.

Trivia Question: In what city did the hit show "Family Guy" take place?

Answer: Rhode Island.

Trivia Question: "As the World Turns" was a TV show name. True or false?

Answer: True.

Trivia Question: In the show "I Dream of Genie" what was Jeannie's sister wearing?

Answer: A green costume with a skirt rather than pantaloons.

Trivia Question: In the show "Friends" what was the apartment number for Monica?

Answer: 5.

Trivia Question: Who was the creator of Battlestar Galactica?

Answer: Glen A. Larson.

Trivia Question: What was the family name of the family in "All in the Family?"

Answer: The Bunkers.

Trivia Question: A famous episode called "A House Divided" that was broadcast on March 21st, 1980 was from what TV show?

Answer: A series called "Dallas."

Trivia Question: "Wilbur Post" is the name of a character from what 1960s TV show?

Answer: Mister Ed.

Trivia Question: "The Huxtable Family" was the name of what characters and family name from this TV show?

Answer: The Cosby Show.

Trivia Question: William Shatner kissed Nichelle Nichols in an episode dubbed "Plato's Stepchildren" which shook the nation. It is best known for what?

Answer: An inter-racial kiss.

Trivia Question: What was the name of the horse from The Lone Ranger?

Answer: Silver.

Trivia Question: What is the longest-running television series in history?

Answer: The Simpsons.

Trivia Question: Complete this sentence, Sabrina the...

Answer: Teenage Witch.

Trivia Question: What television series took place in a Boston bar?

Answer: Cheers.

Trivia Question: In the show "Cheers," a character had his name yelled every time he walked into the bar. His name was what?

Answer: Norm.

Trivia Question: Ken Jennings is best known for winning over 2.5 million dollars on what television series?

Answer: Jeopardy!

Trivia Question: Tyra Banks is best known for being the host of what television series?

Answer: America's Next Top Model.

Trivia Question: How many awards has the television series "Cheers" won?

Answer: 28 wins and 117 nominations.

Trivia Question: "Fonzy" is the name of a character on what series?

Answer: Happy Days.

Trivia Question: Sheriff Andy Taylor became so popular he received what?

Answer: His own show. The Danny Thomas Show.

Trivia Question: Omar Little is a character in what series?

Answer: The Wire.

Trivia Question: That 70's Show became so popular after it ended in the show's fictional date of 1979 that a new show followed in its place. The show was called what?

Answer: That 80's Show.

Trivia Question: In the show "Friends," Ross has a pet monkey named what?

Answer: Marcel.

Trivia Question: Who is the oldest actor to be on TV?

Answer: Mary Ward.

Trivia Question: What show did George Clooney first appear on before making a transition to movies?

Answer: E.R.

Trivia Question: The hit show "E.R." depicts nurses and doctors in what type of hospital setting?

Answer: An emergency room in a hospital.

Trivia Question: "The Seavers" was the last name of a family on which series?

Answer: Growing Pains.

Trivia Question: Who is the child star that appeared as a child doctor?

Answer: Neil Patrick Harris.

Trivia Question: What series depicted a young child that played a full-time doctor?

Answer: Doogie Howser, M.D.

Trivia Question: "Alf" was what type of creature?

Answer: An alien.

Trivia Question: In the show "Alf," the name of Alf stands for what?

Answer: Alien Life Form.

Trivia Question: That 70's Show became so popular after it ended in the show's fictional date of 1979 that a new show followed in its place. The show was called what?

Answer: That 80's Show.

Trivia Question: In the show "Friends," Ross has a pet monkey named what?

Answer: Marcel.

Trivia Question: Who is the oldest actor to be on TV?

Answer: Mary Ward.

Trivia Question: What show did George Clooney first appear on before making a transition to movies?

Answer: E.R.

Trivia Question: The hit show "E.R." depicts nurses and doctors in what type of hospital setting?

Answer: An emergency room in a hospital.

Trivia Question: "The Seavers" was the last name of a family on which series?

Answer: Growing Pains.

Trivia Question: Who is the child star that appeared as a child doctor?

Answer: Neil Patrick Harris.

Trivia Question: What series depicted a young child that played a full-time doctor?

Answer: Doogie Howser, M.D.

Trivia Question: Laguna Beach was what type of TV series?

Answer: A reality TV series.

Trivia Question: What TV series featured a sci-fi vampire hunter?

Answer: Buffy the vampire slayer.

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