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Template:Infobox television season

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Usage

{{Infobox television season
| season_name  = 
| bgcolour     = <!-- Colours used must meet the contrast requirements of WP:COLOR. -->
| image        = 
| image_size   = 
| image_alt    = 
| caption      = 
| starring     = 
| country      = 
| num_episodes = 
| network      = 
| released     = <!-- {{Start date|yyyy|mm|dd|df=y}} - Only use this template once-->
| first_aired  = <!-- {{Start date|yyyy|mm|dd|df=y}} - Only use this template once -->
| last_aired   = <!-- {{End date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| prev_season  = <!-- or |prev_series = -->
| next_season  = <!-- or |next_series = -->
| episode_list = 
}}

Parameters

Infobox television season parameters and basic guidelines
Field name Type Description Values
season_name required Season name. The series title will be automatically italicised. e.g. NCIS (season 1) will appear as NCIS (season 1). In some cases it may be desirable to add a non-breaking space between "season" and the season number to avoid line wrapping. i.e. when "Series name (season x)" appears as:
"Series name (season
x)"
plain text
bgcolour optional Six-digit hex code used to colour header rows. Must include a hash symbol (#) before the code. e.g. #81a6e3. The contrast between background and foreground colors, if used, must meet the guidelines at WP:COLOR. hex code
image A suitable image. The image does not need to be wikilinked and should exclude "File:" e.g. Example.png and underscores should not replace spaces. Typically the image will be DVD cover art, although this is not mandated. Free content should be used where available. raw image name excluding "File:"
image_size Width of the image in pixels, excluding "px". If not specified the image width defaults to 220px. raw number
image_alt Alt text, as required by MOS:ALT. wikitext, may include links
caption A caption for the image
starring optional, desirable The show's star or stars. Separate multiple entries using {{Plainlist}} or {{Unbulleted list}}. Cast are listed in original credit order followed by order in which new cast joined the show. Years and/or seasons should not be included. wikitext, may include links
country Country of origin. Country names should not be linked as they are considered to be major geographic locations and, as per WP:OVERLINK, major geographic locations are not linked. plain text
num_episodes Number of episodes in the season. This field should remain empty until the season has finished airing. number
network name of the network or channel on which the season aired. wikitext, may include links
released Date all episodes for the season were released, generally for those airing on streaming media sites such as Netflix, using {{Start date}}. e.g. {{Start date|2011|9|23}} or {{Start date|2011|9|23}} date formatted using {{Start date}}. Use "|df=y", when appropriate, to show "23 May" instead of "May 23,".
first_aired Date the season commenced airing, using {{Start date}}. e.g. {{Start date|2011|9|23}} or {{Start date|2011|9|23|df=y}} Only insert the date after it has happened. date formatted using {{Start date}}. Use "|df=y" when appropriate.
last_aired Date the season finished airing, using {{End date}}. e.g. {{End date|2012|5|17}} or {{End date|2012|5|17|df=y}} While the season is airing, {{End date|present}} should be used. date formatted using {{End date}}. "|df=y".
prev_season
or
prev_series
optional, desirable If one exists, this field should include a wikilink to the previous season in the series. If no season article exists (a redirect is not an article), this field should be left blank. wikitext, should include a wikilink to the appropriate article.
next_season
or
next_series
If one exists, this field should include a wikilink to the next season in the series. If no season article exists (a redirect is not an article), this field should be left blank.
episode_list If one exists, this field should include a wikilink to the main episode list article for the series. If no article exists, this field should be left blank.
The following fields are not for general use. They are only to be used in articles that previously used forks of this template that have been deleted or are otherwise no longer used and even then, they are only to be used to replace parameters that existed in the forked templates.
When completed, data will appear underneath a header titled "Additional information".
film_start optional Date filming of the season commenced, using {{Start date}}. e.g. {{Start date|2011|1|5}} Should include a reference if the date is not referenced in the article's prose. date formatted using {{Start date}}. Use "|df=y" when appropriate.
film_end Date filming of the season ended, using {{End date}}. e.g. {{End date|2011|3|31}} Should include a reference if the date is not referenced in the article's prose. If film_start does not exist, film_end will not display. date formatted using {{End date}}. Use "|df=y" when appropriate.
celebrity_winner This field is for use in dance competition related programs and lists the name of the celebrity winner of the competition. wikitext, may include links
professional_winner This field is for use in dance competition related programs and lists the name of the professional dancer who won the competition.
website Relevant website details. Use www.example.com, replacing "http://www.example.com" with the website's url. url. Use {{URL}}
Note: Do not link to an article more than once in the infobox.

All parameters (not for general use)

{{Infobox television season
| season_name         = 
| bgcolour            = <!-- Colours used must meet the contrast requirements of WP:COLOR. -->
| image               = 
| image_size          = 
| image_alt           = 
| caption             = 
| starring            = 
| country             = 
| num_episodes        = 
| network             = 
| released            = <!-- {{Start date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| first_aired         = <!-- {{Start date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| last_aired          = <!-- {{End date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| film_start          = <!-- This field is only for use in certain articles. --><!-- {{Start date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| film_end            = <!-- This field is only for use in certain articles. --><!-- {{End date|yyyy|mm|dd}} -->
| celebrity_winner    = <!-- This field is only for use in certain articles. -->
| professional_winner = <!-- This field is only for use in certain articles. -->
| website             = <!-- {{URL|}} -->
| prev_season         = <!-- or |prev_series = -->
| next_season         = <!-- or |next_series = -->
| episode_list        = 
}}

Tracking categories

Articles that use custom fields are added to Category:Television season articles that use custom fields and articles that use WP:COLOR-violating colour combinations are added to Category:Articles using Template:Infobox television season with invalid colour combination.

Microformat

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat that makes event details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • attendee
  • contact
  • description
  • dtend
  • dtstart
  • location
  • organiser
  • summary
  • url
  • vevent
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Example

Show (season 2)
Country of origin Country
No. of episodes 20
Release
Original channel channel
Original release May 1, 2000 (2000-05-01) – May 12, 2010 (2010-05-12)
Season chronology
← Previous
Season 1
Next →
Season 3
List of Show episodes
{{Infobox television season
| season_name  = Show (season 2)
| bgcolour     = #88AE63
| image        = [[File:No Photo Available.svg|250px]]
| caption      = No Photo Available
| country      = Country
| num_episodes = 20
| network      = channel
| first_aired  = {{Start date|2000|5|1}}
| last_aired   = {{End date|2010|5|12}}
| prev_season  = [[Show (season 1)|Season 1]]
| next_season  = [[Show (season 3)|Season 3]]
| episode_list = [[List of Show episodes|List of ''Show'' episodes]]
}}

Subpages

The following is a list of subpages of {{Infobox television season}}, which are not redirects.

See also

References