Six clues consist of wordplay only and no straight definition. The answer to the meta is the word that precedes three of these on the screen. The other three are Pearl, Jim-Bob, John-Boy, Selma & Patti to Fred, Olivia, Maggie & Lisa
Cute! Great clue for CAREW7AComing back from the West of Wales encounter rather attractive castle! (5)[-----]. I was a little confused by the instructions, but was already thinking about the 'The' TV Shows from the listed characters.