Customized for Viewers Abroad

Broadcasters in Turkey, Russia, and emerging markets are increasingly padding their prime-time schedules with locally produced versions of shows licensed from U.S. studios. For example, Sony has remade Married ... With Children a dozen times for international markets. Here are five of the Al Bundys of the world, plus some other American shows that have foreign versions.

Al Bundy

The original family man, who gave TV a fresh take on the role of husband and father.

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