A Different World TV Show
80's TV Show Facts for A Different World
Television Show Summary
The TV show A Different World was a comedy spin-off the popular 80's series Cosby. The show plots mainly dealt with 80's college-aged issues such as racism, fraternity pledging and college romances.
TV Show Plot For A Different World
In the series A Different World Denise Huxtable (character for the Cosby Show) enters her second year at Hillman College where she shares a dorm room with 26-year-old Jaleesa Vinson and roommate Maggie Lauten.
Cast of A Different World TV Show
Cory Tyler - Terrence Johann Taylor
Trivia for the TV Show A Different WorldDespite terrible first season reviews, A Different World benefitted from its placement on the NBC lineup between The Cosby Show and Cheers on Thursday nights, and finished second in the nielson ratings during it's first season.
Cosby Show actors routinely showed up during the first season of A Different World in support of the Cosby spin-off, including Keisha Knight Pulliam, Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Phylicia Rashad as well as Bill Cosby himself.
Guest appearances were also made by Keenen Ivory Wayans and other In Living Color cast members, like David Allen Grier.
Top 20 Ratings Info for A Different World Series1987-88 - 1st Season - Ranked #2
1988-89 - 2nd Season - Ranked #3
1989-90 - 3rd Season - Ranked #4
80's TV Show Facts:
The TV Show A Different World was televised from 09/24/1987 to 07/09/1993, on the NBC network.
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