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Television documentary (also known as a TV documentary or Documentary television) is a term in television programming with documentaries.

  • Documentary television series, a television series which is made up of documentary episodes.
  • Documentary television film, a documentary film is made specially for television stations or for specialty documentary channels, or in case of political and historical documentary subjects in news channels, without the intention of showing it in movie theaters. This film is include in television movies and distinguished with theatrical feature films. Another good example of television documentaries are the travel documentaries that are featured in specialized geographocal or tourism television channels like the National Geographic Channel. The films might end up showing though in film societies or in theatres that specialize in showing documentaries. However, in rare occasions, the television documentaries become so popular that they are launched for wider release in movie theaters.

Examples of Television Documentary Channels

Examples of Television Documentary Series

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