90% of people can't name these musical TV shows from an image. Can you?

By: Craig Taylor

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A musical TV show is any show with either a focus or common backdrop of music. Since the '90s,​ music TV shows have become more popular with high ratings and the popularity of TV music competitions. How well do you know your music TV shows from an image? Tune up and take this quiz to find out!

"Glee" is a series about young teens not fitting in at high school, so they start their own glee club to try to deal with their surroundings. The show first aired in 2009 and the series ran until 2015. "Glee" stars Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison. Fans of the show are known as Gleeks!

This music drama stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon a multi-million dollar hip-hop mogul who is looking at his three sons to take over his company. Other stars in "Empire" include Trai Byers, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett, and rapper, Xzibit. Wesley Snipes was first considered for the part of Lyon.

Rebecca Bunch decides to give up her good career in New York to follow a dream in West Covina, California, where she meets up with an old flame. "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" features plenty of singing, covering just about everything. It stars Rachel Bloom and first aired in 2015.

This show follows the adventures of Galavant, a hero determined to get the love of his life back. The only problem is that she was stolen by the evil King Richard. It stars Joshua Sasse, Timothy Omundson and Vinnie Jones in the lead roles. A number of guest stars have appeared on the show, including Kylie Minogue, Ricky Gervais, and Matt Lucas.

With their show based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, a Broadway team tries to win the Tony award for best musical but everyday life always seem to get in the way. Smash stars Debra Messing of "Will and Grace" fame, as well as Jack Davenport and Anjelica Huston.

With the rise of reality TV, it didn't take long for singing competitions to move to the forefront of this genre. One program that has made a huge impact in this field is "The Voice." This is thanks to many factors, including the fact that the judges are famous musicians themselves. Judges over the years have included Adam Levine, CeeLo Green, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Usher and Pharrell Williams.

This series is about upcoming country artists in Nashville, Tennessee. It first aired in 2012 and is still incredibly popular. In the first season, each episode was named after a Hank Williams, song except for the pilot episode. The actress who plays Peggy Kenter (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) is the wife of country singer Brad Paisley.

"Schoolhouse Rock" is an animation series that teaches math, science, history, economics, computers and much more through songs and short illustrations. The series began in 1973, then ran until 1986. It returned in 1992 with new episodes released on DVD in 2002.

"Hannah Montana" shot Miley Cyrus into the realms of superstardom. The show ran for four seasons. It told the story of an ordinary girl by day who transforms into a much-loved teenage pop star at night. Real life teenage pop star, Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque was​ originally offered the role. She turned it down.

This show centers around two friends from New Zealand who live in New York and who are trying to start up their band, Flight of the Conchords. In 2008, the show won a Grammy for the Best Comedy Album, Distant Future. The series ran for two seasons.

A lawyer in San Francisco has a brain aneurysm which makes him see and experience things that are not real. He begins to only accept cases in which he can make a moral difference, instead of focusing on money alone. This series stars Jonny Lee Miller, Natasha Henstridge and Loretta Devine. It ran for two seasons.

The longest-running children's TV series, Sesame Street began in 1969 and is still going strong today. The show follows the lives of puppets and humans living on a special inner city street. Here they help teach children life lessons through music, games and more. "Sesame Street" has won six Emmy Awards.

The granddaddy of reality TV talent shows, "American Idol" first aired in 2002 and is currently in its 16th season. The show is hosted by Ryan Seacrest and includes four judges who over the years have changed, but have included Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. Kelly Clarkson won the first ever-season and she has gone on to forge a very successful career in pop.

"Austin City Limits" gives established singers and newcomers the chance to perform together on a public television station. It focuses on music such as country, blues, rock, folk, bluegrass, and similar music styles. The series began in 1975 and ran until 2006. It featured artists like Willie Nelson, B.B. King, ​Los Lobos, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, and many more.

This series, which ran for only a season is based on the musical murder mystery, "Blackpool." It tells the story of casino owner Mick Murphy who wants to open a resort on the Laughlin Strip. It features the acting talents of Sebastian Tillinger, Carter Jenkins, and Jenny Mollen.

A series set in the 1970’s follows a group of teenagers in the Bronx. This is the shortest running show on Netflix. It was canceled after just two seasons. It is also a three-way tie with "Friends" and "Game of Thrones" for the second-most expensive series to produce, with each episode costing $10 million.

A short lived series, "Cop Rock" is widely regarded as one of the worst TV musical shows of all time. It only had one season in 1990 with 11 episodes. Despite its failure, it has re-aired from time to time. "Cop Rock" starred Anne Bobby, Barbara Bosson, and David Gianopoulos.

"Big Time Rush" follows the experiences of a boy band trying to hit the big-time. The series ran from for four seasons, starting in 2009. The show has had some interesting guest stars, including Alfonso Ribeiro of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" fame and even Petey the Pirate from "Spongebob Squarepants."

Rags to Riches is exactly what the name says, a series about a recently-widowed business man who adopts five daughters to come live with him. Although he does it to improve his overall image, they soon melt his heart and change his life. It ran for two seasons and starred Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, and Blanca De Gar.

This series was originally going to be called "The Jumparounds" but eventually, the producers decided on "The Fresh Beat Band." It tells the story of four musicians at a music school and the ups and downs of their band. It ran for 66 episodes and was an original Nickelodeon series.

SNL began in 1975, and it is one of the greatest TV platforms for American comedians. A host of them got their start here, including Will Ferrell, John Belushi, Chris Farley, Bill Murray and many more. The show comprises skits, dance numbers, and the occasional song.

Airing on NBC in 2016, this TV special is a production of the Broadway hit, "Hairspray," which also went on to become a very popular movie in 2007. It features a host of well-known names including, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson and Martin Short.

A classic dance show that ran from the 1970s to 2006. "Soul Train" featured mostly soul and R&B, but in later years included Hip Hop, Funk, and Jazz. The series had 35 seasons with well over 800 episodes broadcast.

Happy Days is a comedy series set in the 1950s. It ran for 255 episodes from 1974 to 1984. The series starred Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, and Marion Ross. After an episode where Winkler's character, Fonzie, went to a library to find a certain book, public attendance at libraries climbed significantly.

A young singer named Tori Vegas attends the Hollywood Arts school while dealing with everyday life and the problems it brings. Victorious ran for four seasons and 57 episodes between 2010 to 2013. It was extremely popular and was nominated for four prime time Emmys.

Featuring David Morrisey, "Blackpool" tells the story about a businessman who opens an arcade in his local town, Blackpool. His life soon unravels, however, after a murder. The series was released in 2004 and nominated for a Golden Globe, but didn't win.

This series had only one season with 16 episodes set in Miami before it moved to other locations. It features pop group S Club 7 and takes much the same format of another musical show from the 1960s featuring The Monkees.

A popular reality TV dance competition, "So You Think You Can Dance" first aired in 2005. It is hosted by Cat Deeley and includes judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy. Participants in the show must be skilled in a range of dance styles, including salsa, ballroom, hip hop and jive to name a few.

"Lip Sync Battle" first aired on MTV in 2015. It pits celebrities against each other in a song-off, except they are lip syncing. The show is hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen. Stars that have appeared on the show include Dwayne Johnson, Mike Tyson, Terry Crews, Justin Bieber and Kaley Cuoco.

This is the follow-up season of S-Club 7 in Miami. In this series, the S-Club 7 kids leave Miami to go to L.A. It aired in 2000 and consisted of 14 episodes.

This was a Nickelodeon series that only lasted one season and 25 episodes. It tells the story about a young girl who, after she is fired from one band, joins another. Of course, this leads to a rivalry as the bands try to beat each other to the top of the charts. In 2013, the show was nominated for the Young Artist Award.

"Adventures in Wonderland," based on Alice in Wonderland, follows a girl, Alice, through all her adventures on the other side of the looking glass. The series ran for 100 episodes. Two of the cast members were also part of the "Back to the Future" trilogy. They were Wesley Mann and Harry Waters Jr.

"Dr. Horrible's Sing-a-long Blog" was a music drama series that starred Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day and Simon Helberg. The series was released in 2008 in the Apple Store and lasted only one season. All the episodes were filmed in just six days.

Running for 13 seasons and 248 episodes, "Barney and Friends" is a much-loved children's television show that helps kids not only expand their imagination but learn valuable life lessons as well. Of course, there is lots of singing and dancing. The show was the brainchild of creators Sheryl Leach, Dennis DeShazer and Kathy Parker.

"Psych" is a comedy crime mystery that was released in 2006 and ran till 2014. It tells the story of a wannabe detective who the police think has psychic powers. The series had eight seasons with 121 episodes. It starred James Roday, Dulé Hill, and Timothy Omundson.

Set in the world of Equestria and Ponyville, this series began in 2010 and has run for seven seasons and 169 episodes and counting. Applejack is the only "My Little Pony" character to remain from the original series. All the other characters now are a ​combination of others that have appeared throughout the history of this magical world.

Let's just say "The Kitchen" wasn't a mega-hit. In fact, it lasted just one season and 13 episodes. But then it might be a little difficult to pull off a musical TV series set in a kitchen to start with although, in all honesty, the series did win an International Emmy award. It starred Stephen Rahman Hughes and Karylle and was aired mostly in the Asian Pacific region.

California Dreams follows a group of teenagers who start a rock band while juggling the problems every teenager faces growing up. The show aired for 78 episodes over five seasons. Fergie of Black Eyed Peas fame appeared in a small part in one episode.

"The Naked Brothers Band" follows in a long tradition of excellent Nickelodeon kids' shows. It follows the lives of two brothers who have their own rock band. In fact, the two main characters were played by Nat and Alex Wolff, brothers who actually did have their own band. The show lasted for three seasons and 42 episodes.

Starring British musical outfit, S Club Seven, this series was released simply as S Club in the United States. This was the fourth such series filmed featuring the band, who were at the height of their popularity in the early 2000s. Paul Cattermole, a member of the group, left during the filming.

Another Nickelodeon musical comedy, Make It Pop stars Erika Tham, Megan Lee and Dale Whibley. The story focuses on three students who room together and not only need to balance their studies, but try to make the musical group they start a success.

An Australian TV show that aired for eight episodes, "Summer Heights High" tells the story of various characters at a public school, including a rebel, a narcissistic drama teacher and the customary exchange student. The series is the brainchild of actor/writer Chris Lilly.

A Christian-based children's show, "Veggie Tales" often retells bible stories in its own unique way. It includes characters such as Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and Junior Asparagus." Veggie Tales" even received is own Netflix series, "Veggie Tales in the House."

This TV show is based on the Walt Disney children's movie, Tangled," which itself is an adaption of the classic tale of Rapunzel. "Tangled: The Series" takes place in a time after the movie. It first aired in 2017 and features the voice talents of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi.

Set in Tellytubbyland, this children's show follows the exploits of Tellytubbies, Tinky Winky, Laa Laa , Po and Dipsy. In total, 365 episodes were shot, enough for each day of the year. Since the show is aimed at young babies, it was thought that no new episodes would be needed as the target audience would change fairly quickly. However, in 2015, a reboot of the show was commissioned with a brand new cast, but the same much-loved characters.

This animated children's show tells the story of Sofia, a normal little girl. Her world changes, however, when her mom marries into royalty, making Sofia a princess with a brand new life. Throughout the series, many of the Disney princesses make guest appearances, while the fairies from "Sleeping Beauty" help guide Sofia in her new life.

Based on the classic 1952 movie, this series from the 1980s starred future MacGyver, Richard Dean Anderson and a young River Phoenix. All in all, 23 episodes were filmed. Composer Jimmy Webb created music especially for the series.

In 1989, MTV launched a new show. "Unplugged" saw artists stripping down to their most raw sound using acoustic guitars. The first show featured Squeeze, Syd Straw, and Elliot Easton. In the early and mid-'90s, "Unplugged" had become extremely popular and featured many of the top artists of the time, such as Nirvana, Eric Clapton, Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen and some golden oldies like Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart and Neil Young.

"The Mickey Mouse Club," created by Hal Adelquist and Walt Disney, first launched in 1955. This variety show ran for four seasons and 151 episodes. It included a group of kids known as the 'Mouseketeers' who sang, danced and had a ton of fun. In the 1990s, "The New Mickey Mouse Club" aired and helped launch the careers of Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears.

Similar to other singing competitions like "The Voice" and "American Idol," "The Sing Off" does have a slight twist. Everything is acapella with eight groups competing against each other for a recording contract. The show is hosted by Nick Lachey and features Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman as judges.

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