Talk:This Is Your Life (American franchise)

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This was an American format, wasn't it? Therefore needs info about the US edition. Lists of celebs ambushed would also be useful. Lee M 11:46, 30 May 2004 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The reference to Gary Glitter and paedophilia is relevant, since it would be unfair to the makers of the programme to suggest that they might have made a known paedophile a star of the show. PatGallacher 22:55, 11 November 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Why not split the difference and just identify the date of Glitter's appearance? Gamaliel 02:18, 12 November 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yeah, I see no point in identifying the paedophilia issue unless it is relevant and unless Glitter appeared on the show, like, a week before he was charged, then IMO this reference should be removed, and I have done so. The way this is worded, it appears Glitter appeared on the show c.1974, which makes sense as that was when he was at the peak of his popularity. The charges didn't come about until something like two decades later. Actually, I have an even better idea. If you feel strongly about this, why not remove Glitter completely? Surely there are "safer" pop stars to use as examples, such as Lulu or Dusty Springfield. 23skidoo 14:06, 18 November 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Mention of Glitter is relevant. If you read the article properly you will see that Glitter REFUSED to appear on the show (unlike e.g. Lulu or Dusty Springfield). This was literally headline news the next day. This is fairly important since it is sometimes wrongly claimed that Danny Blanchflower was the only person ever to refuse to appear. If someone knows the exact date feel free to add it. However the fact that it was before the paedophilia issue is relevant, since otherwise we might give the impression that they invited a known paedophile to appear. It's a matter of opinion whether it was a particularly good show, but they hardly sank to that level. PatGallacher 14:27, 18 November 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Jimmy Saville appeared twice?[edit]

I took it off temporarily because this site 1 only has his name once (28 January 1970).— Preceding unsigned comment added by EamonnPKeane (talkcontribs) 17:47, 2 May 2006

Wasn't this is your life also in Australia?[edit]

By Tara— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:43, 12 September 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Requested move 12 November 2022[edit]

The following is a closed discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review after discussing it on the closer's talk page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

The result of the move request was: Moved to This Is Your Life (American franchise). There's a consensus to move as the subject is not the primary topic. However, will be moving to "American franchise" as the qualifier among the suggested qualifiers as it is backed by WP:NCTV#Media_franchise as indicated in the discussion. Nonetheless, redirects from 'American TV series' and 'American radio show' qualifiers will be created to aid future searches. (closed by non-admin page mover) – robertsky (talk) 07:15, 27 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

– The original series no longer appears to be the primary topic judging by page views. The British and Australian series each get a comparable, or greater, number of views. Moving the dab page to the plain title will better serve a majority of users. (And the best disambiguation for the American series is certainly open for discussion as well.) —ShelfSkewed Talk 04:01, 12 November 2022 (UTC) — Relisting. Extraordinary Writ (talk) 01:08, 20 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (American series) – Ambiguous title, please can someone also request for a requested move of This Is Your Life (disambiguation) to This Is Your Life. From Bassie f (talk) 03:18, 12 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Support clearly each set of readers will be looking for the show in their own country In ictu oculi (talk) 18:19, 12 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Weak oppose. The original program from the 1940s/1950s has greater long-term significance in this case, and the British and Australian versions are already linked from the current page as examples of international adaptations of the format. Dekimasuよ! 02:51, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support both per In ictu oculi.
This Is Your Life could possibly be moved to This Is Your Life (American TV series) (with a redirect from This Is Your Life (American radio show)), as the television series seems to more notable and the article covers more information about the television series than the radio show. Another possibility is the article could be moved to This Is Your Life (American franchise), per WP:NCTV#Media_franchise, as the show spans both radio and television formats. Happily888 (talk) 02:59, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support per nom. The British series is just as notable internationally and far more notable within the UK. -- Necrothesp (talk) 14:32, 16 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Relisting comment: We seem to have consensus that there's no primary topic, but any thoughts on the proper disambiguator? Extraordinary Writ (talk) 01:08, 20 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Comment: I would prefer American TV series as the new disambiguator, with a redirect from This Is Your Life (American radio show) – as This Is Your Life (American Radio and TV series) seems too long and unclear, being an ambiguous title which few people would actually search. Would also support the disambiguators "American franchise" or "American series", although I wouldn't prefer them as much. Happily888 (talk) 23:37, 22 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support per IIO. No primary topic here.  — Amakuru (talk) 15:01, 25 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.