Television and Radio Shows

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Words Related to Media - Television and Radio Shows

Here you will learn some English words related to television and radio shows, such as "omnibus", "episode", and "bulletin".

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animenoun

a type of animated movies and television shows produced in Japan, usually made for adults

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broadcast
broadcastnoun

a TV or radio program

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bulletinnoun

a brief news program that is broadcast on the radio or television

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call-innoun

a type of television or radio program in which the audience take part by calling the studio to voice their opinions

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comedy
comedynoun

professional entertainment that contains jokes and sketches, intended to make people laugh

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docudramanoun

a movie or television show based on real events, but not accurate in all the details

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documentary
documentarynoun

a movie or TV program based on true stories giving facts about a particular person or event

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double featurenoun

the screening of two different movies, one after another

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drama
dramanoun

a play that is performed in a theater, on TV, or radio

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edutainmentnoun

products such as movies, TV shows, etc. that are made to be educational as well as entertaining

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episodenoun

one of a series of a radio or TV show

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feature
featurenoun

the main movie presented at a movie theater, usually 90 or more minutes long

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game shownoun

a television or radio program where people compete against each other to win prizes

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infomercialnoun

an advertising television program that tries to promote a product by giving a lot of information about it in a supposedly objective manner

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instalmentnoun

one of several parts of a story that is regularly broadcast or published on television or in a newspaper over a period of time

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laugh tracknoun

pre-recorded laughter added to a radio or television show to make it seem like the audience is having a laugh

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miniseriesnoun

‌a television show with a few episodes, shown over a short stretch of time

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movie
movienoun

a series of moving pictures that often tells a story made to be shown in a movie theater or on a screen

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newscast
newscastnoun

a program on television or radio that broadcasts news reports

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newsflashnoun

a short piece of news that is important, often interrupting a TV or radio program

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omnibusnoun

a television or radio program consisting of several programs that have been recently broadcast on separate occasions

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open lineadjective

connected with a type of program in which the viewers can take part by a phone call

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panel shownoun

a TV or radio competition in which people play games or answer questions to win

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phone-innoun

a type of television or radio program in which the audience take part by calling the studio to voice their opinions

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pilotnoun

a TV or radio program made to see how the audience react and whether it should be made into a series

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play
playnoun

a dramatic piece meant to be performed on the stage or be broadcast

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police proceduralnoun

a type of novel, movie, or television show that deals with the methods the police use to solve a crime

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program
programnoun

a broadcast people watch or listen to on television or radio

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quiz shownoun

an entertainment show on radio or television in which people compete to win prizes by answering a number of questions

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reality tvnoun

entertainment shows on television about the lives of ordinary people in real situations

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repeatnoun

‌a program on television or radio that has already been broadcast

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replaynoun

the playback of a short part of a sports match, tape, etc. on television or radio

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rerunnoun

the rebroadcast of a program on television

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seasonnoun

a set of TV programs that are related

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serialnoun

an episodic radio or TV program that is broadcast over a period of time

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seriesnoun

a set of regularly aired television or radio programs related to the same subject

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the shipping newsnoun

a special type of broadcast on radio for ships about the weather conditions at sea

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show
shownoun

a TV or radio program made to entertain people

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situation comedynoun

a humorous show on television or radio with the same characters being involved with numerous funny situations in different episodes

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sketchnoun

a brief and funny part of a play or performance

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soap operanoun

a TV or radio show, broadcast regularly, dealing with the routine life of a group of people and their problems

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spin-offnoun

production of something new based on a successful movie or TV show

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sportscastnoun

a broadcast on television or radio about sports events or sports news

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talk show
talk shownoun

a type of TV or radio program on which famous people appear as guests to answer questions about themselves or other subjects

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telefilmnoun

a movie that is intended to be broadcast on TV, rather than being projected on the screen

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telethonnoun

‌a type of television program that is broadcast for several hours, aimed to collect money for charity

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trailernoun

a selection from different parts of a movie or TV series shown to public

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traveloguenoun

a movie, book, or a lecture about a traveler's experiences

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true crimenoun

a movie or book genre involving real crimes and real people

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varietynoun

a type of TV or theatrical production that consists of several short performances such as singing, dancing, etc.

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weather forecast
weather forecastnoun

a report on possible weather conditions and how they will change in the following day or days

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