The NBC Television Tournament: The Championship

One week from today, we will have named NBC’s Best Thursday Night Comedy of All Time!

The Final Four featured Friends, Frasier, Cheers, and Will & Grace.  Which two will go head to head to claim the title?  Check out the results below the jump!


Friends and Cheers!  Two of NBC’s biggest comedies of all time will vie for the title of Tonight on TV’s ‘NBC’s Best Thursday Night Comedy of All Time.”

FRIENDS
September 24, 1994 until May 6, 2004
10 seasons, 236 episodes
Number of seasons in top ten: 10
Series finale: 52.5 million viewers
Spinoff: Joey (two seasons)

CHEERS
September 30, 1982 until May 20, 1993
11 seasons, 270 episodes
Number of seasons in top ten: 9
Series finale: 93.0 million viewers
Spinoffs: Frasier (eleven seasons)
The Tortellis (one season)

In the Tonight on TV Tournament
Friends win percentages: 73%, 73%, 100%, 75%
Cheers win percentages: 91%, 73%, 73%, 56%

Statistics
Total votes: 16

Results from the Final Four
Friends (75%) vs. Frasier (25%)
Cheers (56%) vs. Will & Grace (44%)

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