The TV laugh track has never really gone away. Maybe we all need more real-time engagement with content. You still hear laugh-tracks on cable TV shows -- especially on-set reality
shows looking for some funny stuff, or those Disney Channel teen studio kids shows. Still, much of this has stopped, shifted a generation ago when TV networks moved to slickly
produced one-camera, on-location comedies -- and thus no studio audience, no laughter. Today, there are fewer in-studio three-camera
comedies. Now -- in the wake of COVID-19 -- we are poised to get some “sweetened” visuals -- especially when it comes to sports.
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