2011 TV Trivia Questions & Answers

1.What female media mogul debuted her "own" television network on 1 January 2011?

2.While this 2011 event was predicted to gather 2 billion viewers, the best estimates available put the audience at between 122 and 176 million people in eleven countries. What event was this? [----ing of P----- W------ and C-------- M--------]

3.What popular children's television sitcom ended its 4 seasons run on the Disney Channel in 2011, with the titular character turning down an offer to star in a movie in order to attend college with her best friend?

4.English actress Elisabeth Sladen passed away in 2011. She was best known for what role on the series "Doctor Who"?

5.The highest rated television talk show in American history ended its 25 years run in 2011. What was the name of the show? [The ----h W------ Show]

6.In a break with tradition, President Obama's 2011 State of the Union address was followed by two responses from the opposition: the official Republican response given by Representative Paul Ryan, and whose, given on behalf of the Tea Party?

7.In January 2011, a storyline involving Sudden Infant Death Syndrome on what British soap opera prompted a record number of complaints to the BBC?

8.The annual Labor Day telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association underwent major changes in 2011, including the departure of its host since inception, who? [J---- L----]

9.Actor Jim Parsons won an Emmy in 2011 for his portrayal of what character on the comedy series "The Big Bang Theory"?

10.What costume drama entered the 2011 Guinness Book of World Records for "Most Critically-Acclaimed English-Language Television Show" for the year, the first British show to be recognized as such? [D----- A----]

11.After making history as the first female anchor of a major network newscast, who left her post in May of 2011 when her five-year contract expired?

12.The audience for HLN's "Nancy Grace" show rose more than 150% during whose trial for first-degree murder? [C---- A------]

13.On May 1, 2011, prime-time television programming was interrupted to announce an unscheduled address by President Obama. What did he announce during his speech?

14.What show became British television's first primetime programme to use product placement after signing a deal with Nationwide Building Society?

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