from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To broadcast a television program.
- transitive v. To broadcast (a program) by television.
- n. A television broadcast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To broadcast by television.
- v. To broadcast a television program.
- n. A television broadcast, especially outside of a studio.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a television broadcast
- v. broadcast via television
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"The objective of a telecast is to get as many viewers as possible," Selig says.
Add to that, my telecast is suffering some severe “tiling”, where the picture pauses and stops and starts and at one point this lasted so long that my picture went dark-totally black!
All I have read about this telecast is how poorly it did in the ratings.
Arledge presided over the first live sports telecast from the Soviet Union and introduced Howard Cosell to television audiences with his interviews of Muhammad Ali that quickly became the stuff of legend.
Consider that part of the rationale behind AMPAS's decision to increase the number of nominees was to attract more viewers to the telecast, which is hard to do when the categories are stocked with films most people didn't see.
That may seem like a small milestone, but for much of the game's history, the most exciting part of the telecast was the ads.
Yes, the telecast was the highest-rated CW Sunday primetime show in a year, while being the lowest-rated Daytime Emmy ever (less than 2.7 million viewers) -- half the audience of the 2008 ABC presentation.
Ten networks carried the telecast, which is one less than last time since Fox elected to run its detective drama Lie to Me 7.8 million, 2.3 national adults 18-49 rating instead.
The only thing is that they won't be honored during the telecast, which is a shame because these three in particular deserve montages.
When it's over - we had returned that night to watch the live production - I hear a Nightline producer compliment the producer directly responsible for the "rollercoaster" program, calling the telecast, "a well executed cliché."