Ability to add a description by season (TV Series)

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Hello all,

I would like to put forward a suggestion to be able to add a description by season. This would be most useful for tv series where each season is essentially a different show (different plot). Some examples of this are American Horror Story, The Terror, Channel Zero, etc. Not only is the plot different but in most cases the actors/characters as well.

Having just one description for shows like this can be confusing. For example: The description on the main page for The Terror (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2708480/) just describes Season 1. Season 2 takes place during WWII in California but there's no way to identify this under the current layout.

The way I see it working for shows like this is that the main page would be a general description for the series and a more detailed description applicable to each season would be seen on its own page (where you currently see the episodes). If the show doesn't change plot lines season after season then the main description is the only one that shows (each season wouldn't show a description just like the current layout) on the desktop and app versions.

I made a mockup for The Terror showing how each page could be formatted under this new layout (the app would be formatted accordingly):

Main page (doesn't change except the description would be generalized):


Season 1:

Season 2:

Thoughts?

Thanks.


Karen
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I would say the main idea is pretty good, but the plot outline of the first season of The Terror goes on a spoiler territory (revealing pretty much everything). Outlines are not for spoilers.
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Agreed. Just to be clear... I didn't write that. LOL!! That should be rewritten to take the spoiler out. At any rate I hope the ability to add descriptions by season is added for shows like this. If I were new to this series and just started to watch it I would've had a real shock when I got to season 2 and found out it had nothing to do with season 1 or if I started at season 2 I would've been "where is the arctic?". :-)
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Fargo (2014- )
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2802850/reference
Each season is a different story with different characters & actors
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Please add season pages for TV series
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/please-add-season-pages-for-tv-series
Please add pages for each season of TV series.
We have main page of TV series and the pages of episodes,
but there is no page for seasons.
Because seasons of TV series are so different from each other.
Cast changes, story changes, trivia changes, a lot of things change.
For example series like Fargo, True Detective
have completely different storylines each season,
so we need different pages for different seasons

by Yavuz
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/people/yavuz_fdi9yrw3eomm4
Posted July 15 2019
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My suggestion is only for the description because currently there is no place to add a separate description by season. At least you can find the different actors/characters by season on the main page (albeit it means searching).

An alternative is to create separate pages which requires a fair bit more development work.