Our Statistical Analysis
of TV Laugh Tracks Has Concluded

The Laugh Logger project has come to an end. In total, we logged 38,092 laughs in 540 instances of episodes, taken from 37 different TV programs. As of November 1, 2023, we will not be gathering any more data. However, the data we did capture are still available for download.

Laugh Logger Data

View Data

Our measurement and analysis of the length of laughs in TV sitcoms has ended. However, the data we collected are still available.

Shot Logger

View Shot Logger

Our original statistical project analyzed the lengths of shots in film & TV.

Sites & Software

Related Sites

Sites with which Laugh Logger is associated.
Shot Logger

Related Software

Software used to build Laugh Logger.
VLC Media Player
MariaDB Database (originally, MySQL)
PHP Programming Language
Bootstrap Framework


Jeremy Butler
Professor Emeritus, TV and Film Studies
The University of Alabama
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Formerly Supported By

Telecommunication and Film Department

College of Communication and Information Sciences

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