Wikipedia:WikiProject Television/Assessment

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Welcome to the assessment department of WikiProject Television. This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's television articles. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Television}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:Television articles by quality and Category:Television articles by importance, which serves as the foundation for an automatically generated worklist (Index · Statistics · Log).

Frequently asked questionsEdit

How can I get my article rated?
Please list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles?
Any member of the Television WikiProject is free to add or change the rating of an article.
Why didn't the reviewer leave any comments?
Unfortunately, due to the volume of articles that need to be assessed, we are unable to leave detailed comments in most cases. If you have particular questions, you might ask the person who assessed the article; they will usually be happy to provide you with their reasoning.
What if I don't agree with a rating?
You can list it in the section for assessment requests below, and someone will take a look at it. Alternately, you can ask any member of the project to rate the article again.
Aren't the ratings subjective?
Yes, they are, but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department.


Quality assessmentsEdit

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{WikiProject Television}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Television|class=???}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Content assessment for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class television articles) Featured article FA 
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class television articles) A-Class article A 
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class television articles)  GA 
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class television articles) B-Class article B 
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class television articles) C-Class article C 
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class television articles) Start-Class article Start 
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class television articles) Stub-Class article Stub 
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class television articles) Featured list FL 
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class television articles)  List 
Future (for articles about future events; adds articles to Category:Future-Class television articles) Future-Class article Future 

For non-standard grades and non-mainspace content, the following values may be used for the class parameter:

Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class television articles)  Category 
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class television articles) Disambiguation page Disambig 
Draft (for drafts; adds pages to Category:Draft-Class television articles) Draft page Draft 
FM (for featured media only; adds pages to Category:FM-Class television articles) Featured media FM 
File (for files and timed text; adds pages to Category:File-Class television articles) Media file page File 
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class television articles) Portal page Portal 
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class television articles)  Project 
Redirect (for redirect pages; adds pages to Category:Redirect-Class television articles) Redirect page Redirect 
Template (for templates and modules; adds pages to Category:Template-Class television articles)  Template 
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class television articles) Non-article page NA 
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed television articles)  ??? 

For a non-article, such as a Category, File, Template, or Project page, placing the {{WikiProject Television}} banner on the talk page, without a class parameter, will automatically put the page in the appropriate class category.

Quality scaleEdit

Importance assessmentEdit

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject Television}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Television|importance=???}}

The following values may be used for the importance parameter to describe the relative importance of the article within the project (see Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Priority of topic for assessment criteria):

Top (adds articles to Category:Top-importance television articles)  Top 
High (adds articles to Category:High-importance television articles)  High 
Mid (adds articles to Category:Mid-importance television articles)  Mid 
Low (adds articles to Category:Low-importance television articles)  Low 
NA (adds articles to Category:NA-importance television articles)  NA 
??? (articles for which a valid importance rating has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unknown-importance television articles)  ??? 

Importance scaleEdit

Don't worry too much about assessing for Importance. It's helpful to have the most vital television articles tagged as Top importance so they can be easily identified as the highest priority, but less influential television articles don't really need to be tagged for importance.

Article importance grading schemeEdit

Requesting an assessmentEdit

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below. Please add new entries to the bottom of the 2021 list and sign with four tildes (~~~~). An archive of past requests can be found at Wikipedia:WikiProject Television/Assessment/Request archive.



  • SLAPP Suits: I worked really hard on the article, and I think it meets the requirements of a B-class article. If it doesn't, I'd like to know what to improve next– thanks in advance! Theleekycauldron (talk) 03:20, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
    • @Theleekycauldron: B-class indeed. I think it's good enough for B-class but I would like a much stronger fair use rationale for the infobox image, if one is to be used ("Header for article" doesn't convince me of WP:NFCCP#8—what's the encyclopedic/informational content of the image?). Otherwise the article is looking good, maybe a bit more content in Reception, a bit more conciseness in "Background" (a detailed synopsis of "Coal" would belong on a separate article about the segment if it is notable) and tidying up (notice The Mary Sue etc. should have italics, Template:Last Week Tonight can be included at the bottom) would take it further. — Bilorv (talk) 11:42, 25 February 2021 (UTC)
  • Donna Moss: It's me again! I rewrote Donna Moss and honestly, I'm not sure where to put it. I could see it still being Start-class but honestly, i'm not sure where else to take this. theleekycauldron (talkcontribs) (they/them) 09:29, 7 March 2021 (UTC)
    • @Theleekycauldron: great work and C-class is my assessment. For B-class I'd just want more length and more references. Character articles can be hard because it's often not easy to find sources about the character out of the wave of show-related sources they're mentioned in. I'd expect these books (and maybe more) to have some good content though I know they could be inaccessible to you (try Google Books). Otherwise, interviews with Janel Moloney or the writers might be out there and you might find more articles like the Washington Post column which focus on the character specifically. The ProQuest feature of The Wikipedia Library is also a good place to search (I think you should have access). It's your choice whether you want to put in the hard work of digging deeper to see what's there, or want to bank your improvements (after which the article is looking much better) and move onto a topic where it's easier to make progress. — Bilorv (talk) 00:19, 10 March 2021 (UTC)
      • @Bilorv: Thanks! I'm going to leave it as C-Class for now and work on improving other parts of The West Wing universe on Wikipedia– it's a lot of original research and character bios and I think a few of them could be much better. E-books are really hard for me– something about the internet corrupting my attention span. theleekycauldron (talkcontribs) (they/them) 06:05, 11 March 2021 (UTC)
  • Behind Her Eyes (TV series): Most popular unassessed page this month in WP:TV. Needs quality and importance assessment. Sammi Brie (she/her • tc) 01:20, 8 March 2021 (UTC)
  • The Blip - assessment against B/C class criteria following considerable expansion by BD2412. — Preceding unsigned comment added by IronManCap (talkcontribs) 21:51, 9 March 2021 (UTC)
    • Thanks to BD2412 for the hard work and IronManCap for the nomination. I'll be harsh and give this C-class: needs a free image or two (e.g. of related writers or actors); has a couple of unsourced sentences (possibly WP:OR) at the end of "Differences from the comics"; could do with some real-world background about the conception/design/writing; first paragraph in "Reception" is unsourced and would be best replaced by some quotes of critics analysing The Blip as a plot device. — Bilorv (talk) 21:32, 28 March 2021 (UTC)
  • Christine Nelson - This article was deleted in 2016 for having no sources to establish notability. Unlike the original article, which was essentially a Fandom copypaste, I've rewritten the whole thing from scratch with multiple sources establishing development of the character, notability and impact. ToQ100gou (talk) 01:13, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
    • Thanks for that work, ToQ100gou, I really like the behind-the-scenes information, the mention of awards and the sentences about critical reception. They all go to addressing the 2016 concerns. I've rated it C-class: I think there's a bit too long of a Degrassi Junior High summary; I want to know how many episodes the character appears in for each installment (or maybe a table of what seasons of which shows they appeared in); and there might be more real-world context to be had, like specific critics' feedback on some storylines Spike was central to (I know these can be hard to find in pre-internet days, though you might find something useful in the version of ProQuest I think you should have access to in The Wikipedia Library). It is pushing B-class, though, so brilliant work! (As a technical note, <s>Text here</s> is used to produce a strikethrough and I add it when I've done the review, so you don't want to put it there when adding a request. Also, in articles we don't use any spaces before references, so you might want to remove the spaces you have between the period and the citation.) — Bilorv (talk) 12:25, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
      • @Bilorv: - Thanks for the response and the rating! I believe the improvements you're suggesting are easily done. And thanks for the tip about the Library; searching "degrassi spike" on ProQuest yields me 1000+ results, so I believe there might be some good material to work with. There is also articles on her actress being a spokesperson for the Planned Parenthood in Alberta circa 1993, which may or may not be relevant to the character article. I can shorten the DJH section by trimming some cruft as well. Anyway, thanks for the response (and sorry for the strikethrough mistake) ToQ100gou (talk) 12:43, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
        • @Bilorv: - Thanks to ProQuest I've been able to add some more information that concerns the development of the character as well as opinions about the character's storylines and immediate impact. I am still trying to look for any sources about the reception of the character itself during the Next Generation era, but would you mind reassessing it if it's allowed here? Thank you. ToQ100gou (talk) 02:39, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
          • Sorry I missed this one, ToQ100gou (will look at the other request later). "In popular culture" needs better sourcing (we should be very strict about these sections—most things people write under that section name are not notworthy enough). I think the image of Amanda Stepto under "Reception and impact" fails WP:NFCCP#1—we say that images are replaceable if it's a living person (someone could email her agent, bump into her on the street and ask to take a photo which they release under a free license etc.), and two images of the character are already used under fair use. IMDb is not reliable so you need to try to dig up some archive of Young Artist Awards or newspaper report released at the time (but I know how frustrating this is as I've done it a lot with old awards—sometimes you can't get a reference and just have to drop mention of the award completely). International Emmy is also not cited or mentioned in the body. Minor changes: put Degrassi show names in the section headers in italics, and no spaces before references under "Reception and impact". Overall these are steps in the right direction but I don't think it's B-class just yet (on grounds of criterion #1 and #2). — Bilorv (talk) 12:39, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
            • Thanks for the reassessment. ProQuest actually has several sources of newspaper reports about the International Emmy, which I didn't think of citing for some reason...sorry! The Young Artist Award I haven't taken into account but will look for. I can remove the "In popular culture" section for now. And yeah, the photo of Amanda Stepto in the "Reception & impact" section was meant to demonstrate that what the actress looked like outside of the show but during the time period of the show; her being interviewed on the radio show tying into the fact that she was asked constantly for advice like a counsellor. Unfortunately it's hard to come across free photos of the actors when it comes to a show of Degrassi Junior High 's type. I have actually emailed the University of Toronto media archives, who keep a fonds of DJH, about whether a bunch of photographs within the fonds can be licensed for use on Wikipedia (which while probably fruitless and naive is worth a shot). I'll check the criterion more closely and edit the article as best as I can to match. Again, thanks for the reassessment. ToQ100gou (talk) 13:06, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
              • No problem. Free images can be hard to source—I've had a couple of successes and more failures—but the mere fact that a free image could be obtained some arbitrary time point in the future (even if you have no way of doing so in the near future) means NFCCP#1 is not met so the image will have to be removed. — Bilorv (talk) 20:19, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
  • Meet the Khans: Big in Bolton - New article about a new British reality TV series. IronManCap (talk) 17:06, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
    • @IronManCap: Start-class, by my estimation. Tabloids like the Daily Mirror are not generally reliable sources (particularly for controversial content about living people, which is, well, most of what tabloids write about). Something like inews is better, and more reviews like this would be good for showing notability. These BBC and Irish News sources would be good to expand the article with (though interviews do not generally count for notability).
      As for the plot summaries, you must not copy content from another source. This is copyright violation, even if you attribute the source. You can only copy Creative Commons, Public Domain or other freely licensed content (attribution necessary for some of these). Read Wikipedia:Copying text from other sources for more, but I would always advise against copying content directly. I have never once, to my memory, needed to do it. For reviews or interviews we can quote small fragments of a source, with quote marks and inline citation attribution, but otherwise rewriting in your own words is needed. I'm drawing this point out because I see these misconceptions a lot all over TV articles. If you copied the plot summaries because you saw someone else do it elsewhere then remove those summaries with the edit summary [[WP:COPYVIO|copyvio]] or similar. We need to get the message across that this copying is not allowed on Wikipedia, and in fact breaks the law in almost all countries. — Bilorv (talk) 20:41, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
      • @Bilorv: Thanks for the review, I would agree with the rating. I saw a copied summary on another article and assumed it was ok without checking WP policy, so I will see to that. Thanks. IronManCap (talk) 11:10, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
        • @IronManCap: no worries, as long as you now understand the issue. :) — Bilorv (talk) 11:16, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
  • It's Late (Degrassi Junior High episode) - Another Degrassi article. I'm having trouble finding present-day reviews of the episode that aren't self-published blogs, but I was able to find a contemporary review and some news articles about how the episode and the storyline came to be on ProQuest. Like the Christine Nelson one, this whole article was written from scratch (Except for some pieces taken from that article). ToQ100gou (talk) 10:55, 4 April 2021 (UTC)
    • I'll give this B-Class, ToQ100gou. Per MOS:TVPLOT, plot summaries in episode articles should be 400 words or under (currently around 500, so a good level to start trimming to the limit from). Try not to copy exact text from ProQuest but paste in the relevant parts in a {{cite news}} (or similar) template or at least rewrite for similar formatting to other Wikipedia referencing styles. Even one non-free image for an episode article traditionally needs at least two to three sentences of analysis/behind-the-scenes info about that scene (or something very specific depicted in the image i.e. not just characters) to survive potential deletion discussions, so I wouldn't expect either of these images to survive a discussion. Those are just the flaws, and the successes are that all major aspects of the topic are covered in reasonable detail, with a good writing and referencing style. Particularly refreshing and rare to see for a pre-internet television topic. — Bilorv (talk) 20:19, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
      • Thanks (the third time!) for the assessment. I'm glad that you feel that way about how refreshing it is...The articles regarding Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High I believe deserve coverage equal to their successors, which happened to air as the internet took off, and there are a plethora of sources on ProQuest that establish that, so I appreciate the appreciation, if you will. On another note regarding the images, the assistant media archivist of the University of Toronto got back to me, and referred me to WildBrain, the copyright holder of the series, to request permission to use some publicity photos instead of non-free TV screenshots for use in these articles, but because of current restrictions in Toronto, if there is permission, the archivist needs to wait to return to her office in order to digitize them. ToQ100gou (talk) 02:22, 8 April 2021 (UTC)
  • Johnny Carson - Even though I have not made significant edits to this article, I find it odd to see it listed only as High importance, especially when compared with other subjects deemed as "Top" importance. Carson's influence on the talk show genre is wide-ranging and global, and his biographical article sets out pretty clearly that he has a viable claim to be ranked in the "Top" category. I'm not going to do the "compare x with y" thing here - every Top article has a reason for it being there even if it's not always obvious why. But in the same context, Carson I believe is worth reassessing for consideration in the "Top" category. (talk) 02:30, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
    • Considered and narrowly decided to make this change. It looks like a number (possibly even most) of "Top"-importance articles are flagrantly not such an importance, but the importance should be reserved for main topics with extremely wide scope such as BBC One, Dating game show and History of television. Carson is a once-in-a-generation individual with long-lasting impact on a broad genre (talk shows), and an international household name (at least relative to his era). It's also been classified a level 4 Vital Article—if 10,000 articles are and 1/30 articles on Wikipedia are television-related then that puts him in the top 40 television-related articles by importance (though I do think a lot of Vital's methodology is dubious). — Bilorv (talk) 12:39, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
  • Degrassi Junior High - Now for the article of the show itself (sorry for bombarding this with DJH articles). There still needs some fixing here and there; but I've found source upon source to expand this article greatly. The article originally looked like this before, and is rated Start-Class. The article was not structured properly, featured a whopping total of four sources, and featured a lot of cruft that was mostly original research. Half the page was dedicated to cultural references on the characters' clothing. I used the Featured article about Degrassi: The Next Generation as a reference point for the article structure. There is still a ways to go: the "Premise" section is just one sentence, for instance, but I've tried as hard as I can to cite multiple sources for most of the facts stated in the page (perhaps maybe veering into WP:CITEKILL territory). I've tried my best to make the article as comprehensive and well-sourced as possible. UPDATE May 3, 2021: A lot of the issues I mentioned are now for the most part fixed. ToQ100gou (talk) 06:30, 9 April 2021 (UTC)
    • Sorry for missing this one, ToQ100gou. I've re-rated it B-class, and thanks for the submission and your work here. It's looking really good. Degrassi: The Next Generation was promoted in 2008 and could probably do with a touch-up to meet 2021 FA standards, but it's still nice enough to use as a model for something like this. Not much to criticise about DJH, other than a couple of ends of paragraphs without inline citations (not counting Premise and Cast, where the information is just sourced to the show itself). The heading "Other media" doesn't quite seem to fit the three subsections within it, so you might want to rethink whether those sections fit better under existing headers, or as their own (level 2) section. Also, in regard to this edit summary, the tag is just there to delete old versions of the image, which are no longer in use, not there to delete the whole file. If you're interested, you might want to consider nominating this for Good article status—sometimes it takes a couple of months before people pick up reviews for articles as long as this one, but I think it's definitely at the point where help from another reviewer could bring it to GA standard. — Bilorv (talk) 14:14, 3 May 2021 (UTC)
    • Thanks for the assessment. I will definitely look into nominating it for GA. I apologize for that tag revert too...I misread it. I can definitely change the Other media section. And upon further inspection of the page on TNG, there are a few typos and sentences worded in the present tense, so that might come under scrutiny. The DJH/DH articles are a higher priority right now for me however. Again, thank you. ToQ100gou (talk) 14:51, 3 May 2021 (UTC)
  • Time Crashers - I have added an 'Episodes' section as well as making a few edits to improve coherence. I think it might have graduated from stub class. I'd hugely appreciate any comments as I'm new to Wikipedia and keen to learn! Unexpectedlydian (talk) 20:32, 3 May 2021 (UTC)
    • Thanks for the submission, Unexpectedlydian. I see you've fiddled about with the table format—either way you presented the information is better than nothing, because someone can always come along and improve it, which is what I've tried to do. You can look at an article that seems like it's in good shape and copy its code and adapt it to format things like this (which is what I did here). I like the sources you've added! Very high-quality: written by professionals, well-known, not tabloids. If I were working on this, my next step would be to add a "Reception" section with quotes and summaries of what reviewers thought of it—the Guardian piece already included is a good place to start. And then, the one which varies a bit more depending on what sources are available: a "Production" section saying logistical things like when the show was commissioned, when it aired and on what channel, but more importantly anything you can find about who came up with the idea for the show and why, how the celebrities got on board, any challenges during filming and any filming details. I find Google News is a good place to start my source searches, and you can filter by date and use quote marks to find exact phrases to avoid irrelevant news. — Bilorv (talk) 22:39, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
      • Thank you for your comments, Bilorv! Really appreciate the advice and assessment. I'm glad I'm on the right track with the sources. I'll see if I can continue expanding the article as you suggest. Thanks for all you're doing here :) Unexpectedlydian (talk) 17:14, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
  • The Chosen (TV series) - This article has been rated a stub since it started in 2019 and looked like this. It has changed significantly and a lot of the original issues have been addressed, with now new issues creeping in. It could use a re-assessment and some guidance on where to take it from here. Thanks in advance! ButlerBlog (talk) 12:41, 20 May 2021 (UTC)
    • @Butlerblog: thanks for the request! Here are my thoughts:
      • Patheos and The Federalist, per WP:RSP, are unreliable for factual content.
      • The "Cast and characters" looks a bit long to me: if it has such a wide main cast (makes sense for the subject, I guess) then I'd just list them and no others, but are all the "Main" cast definitely credited as such in the show?
      • The plots look (from a spot-check) to just about fit in MOS:TVPLOT's 200 word limit, so that's fine, and they look decently-written.
      • I'm not sure I like the "Scripture References" section: this needs a reliable source because it's a non-trivial inference from the plots. I'd also rather see it at the bottom of each episode description, as a note.
      • "Background and production" could no doubt be fleshed out, but an outline is there.
      • "Reception" is a start but we shouldn't cite Rotten Tomatoes with such a small sample size, as there's too much variance for the statistic to not be false precision—instead, look through the reviews RT lists and, of the Wikipedia-reliable ones, read them and summarize some of their major points in the section. Adding any other reviews you can find would be good too.
      • I'm a fan of a bulkier lead, but that is partly just personal preference.
    • Overall, then, it's definitely C-class—there's substantial content there and the outline of every section, but more work in several of the above areas is needed to meet the B-class criteria (criteria #1 and #2). — Bilorv (talk) 11:46, 21 May 2021 (UTC)
      • Excellent feedback - thank you for taking the time. Much of it is stuff I pretty much figured, so it's good to get a valid confirmation of that and a little direction. What you said about the scripture references is exactly the direction I was thinking as well. The cast list is definitely problematic. There were some big differences between season 1 and 2 in terms of main cast, and I'm not sure if that will continue as the show progresses. I assume it will have some additional shifts. I'm expecting to promote the use of the table style layout described in MOS:TVCAST when it gets to season 3. ButlerBlog (talk) 13:33, 21 May 2021 (UTC)
  • LuckyChap Entertainment I have added a considerable amount of information to this article, creating new sections and adding important detailed information, backed up with plenty of citations, so I don't think it should be rated as a stub class article anymore... Thanks so much! I appreciate your time! :) --Tasrockstar (talk) 01:13, 25 May 2021 (UTC)
  • It's a stub, but it's not consistently using correct Wiki format, and it read very promotional. I've rated it C-class, but will tag it as such. Companies can be hard to write about as many secondary sources are generally not neutral, but there should be some examples you can take a look at to help achieve NPOV. I would also convert the film/TV tables to a filmography and an awards table, rather than put it all in one. Kingsif (talk) 11:28, 25 May 2021 (UTC)
  • I think you meant that it's not a stub, Kingsif. I agree that it's C-class but the tone is very much a concern. Other than the occasional "the company says that", it could be a press release. It just all needs toning down a lot. I understand it's an interesting topic and exciting to have a women-led company in a particularly patriarchal industry, but less is more, and you serve the topic better by letting the facts speak for themselves. Allow the reader to get their own takeaway message rather than going too hard on what the company says about itself and its standards (have you ever seen a company say that it has low standards or isn't proud of what it's done/produced?). I understand this is something a lot of newcomers have difficulty with, though, and I don't think it's easy to concretely point to everything that adds up to the cumulative effect of it reading like an advert. — Bilorv (talk) 23:34, 25 May 2021 (UTC)
  • LuckyChap Entertainment Hi! @Bilorv: @Kingsif: Thanks for getting back to me so quickly, I appreciate it! I totally agree with what you guys have said completely. I have spent most of the day doing quite a bit of editing, so it might be worth another re-assessment. I have removed nearly all 'promotional language' and have deleted most of the "female focused" paragraph where I was saying what the 'company said' too much (unnecessary biased comments from the company etc). Within the 'female focused' section, I have also added a paragraph on how the company has been criticized by fans and other film critiques, to make the article more neutral and non biased. Lastly, I have also added a large new 'production history' section, where I describe the timeline of the company's productions in detail, which I think has also made the article less promotional. Please let me know how you reassess, and if you think the promotional tone tag can be removed now after all my editing! Thanks so much again! :) Tasrockstar (talk) 10:45, 26 May 2021 (UTC)
  • @Tasrockstar: thanks for the replies and further editing. I've gone through with a rework from top to bottom, including some Wikipedia-specific things (link a topic and use full name only on first mention; concise section headers; American English for an American topic) and some writing improvements or factors related to promotional tone (avoid repetition; concision; attribute who "some critics" are). Let me know if you have any questions about any specific changes here. From stub to C-class is a much stronger achievement than most student editors make, but I think we are pushing B-class here. However, there remains some unsourced text, such as the Dreamland and Film Victoria paragraph. If you can add sources for all the rest of the prose that lacks an inline citation then I might be inclined to upgrade the rating. — Bilorv (talk) 11:39, 26 May 2021 (UTC)
  • @Bilorv: Hi again! Thankyou so much ! I appreciate your help! I have just added the sources for the Film Victoria and Dreamland text. Funnily enough, I actually had those two specific sources on my word document I've been writing on, they must have just been lost along the way as I added onto Wikipedia! haha my mistake & apologies for that. I have also read through and added sources to every other bit of text that needed them, so now the whole article has relevant sources. Please let me know what you think! Thanks! :) Tasrockstar (talk) 13:20, 26 May 2021 (UTC)
  • 1st Streamy Awards and 2nd Streamy Awards both of which I've expanded from stubs although I'm uncertain as to how highly to classify them beyond that. Thanks! Alduin2000 (talk) 08:42, 4 July 2021 (UTC)
    • I'm going to throw a curveball, Alduin2000, and rate them both as List-class. I see these types of pages sometimes rated as lists and sometimes as articles—in fact they actually were one of each to begin with—but I think these two fit the list format better as the majority of the content (even if the page was "complete") would be a simple list of the award winners and nominees. If you feel strongly that it shouldn't be a list, feel free to change the assessment yourself—I'd go with B-class (for both) in that case. Thanks for your hard work! — Bilorv (talk) 16:54, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
      • Thanks Bilorv! That makes sense; checking other more high-profile award shows' articles, it looks like they are considered list articles too so list-Class definitely seems better than B-Class. Face-smile.svg Alduin2000 (talk) 14:33, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
  • The Reagans (2020 miniseries) - I expanded this article a bit; it's currently ranked at Stub-class, but it seems to be at least Start-class now. Thanks! Isi96 (talk) 14:57, 10 July 2021 (UTC)
    • @Isi96: it's C-class. Thanks for your work! I noticed that the episode summaries looked like the length and teaser-y style of official episode descriptions, so I used a search engine and found they are copyright violations, as you can see at I've asked for revision deletion of the versions of the page which violated copyright. — Bilorv (talk) 21:11, 12 July 2021 (UTC)
      • @Bilorv: Thanks for the review. I had no idea that the episode descriptions were copyrighted material; sorry for not noticing sooner. I added some episode descriptions in my own words; maybe you could check those as well? Isi96 (talk) 06:33, 13 July 2021 (UTC)
        • @Isi96: that's okay, not your fault. The new descriptions look good—I've substituted some synonyms for "discusses" since that was a bit overused. (Per MOS:TVPLOT, these descriptions should be under 200 words, and I usually think most shows can make it to at least 100 words per episode—these ones are 30–70 words, so they could be longer. But others may feel differently about whether there's an ideal length, and it doesn't need to be longer just for the sake of being longer.) — Bilorv (talk) 11:07, 13 July 2021 (UTC)


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