English version

commercial radio/TV/channel etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcommercial radio/TV/channel etccommercial radio/TV/channel etcPRIVATE/NON-GOVERNMENTradio or television broadcasts that are produced by companies that earn money through advertising commercial
Examples from the Corpus
commercial radio/TV/channel etcBy way of exception, the Regulations do not give the Director General powers in relation to commercial radio and television advertisements or to cable advertisements.Two commercial radio broadcasters, two television stations and cable networks provide more news.The bill includes proposals for a new television channel, three new national commercial radio channels and numerous local services.The commercial channel had lured away two of its top acts, Morecambe and Wise and Bruce Forsyth.There are fourteen commercial television companies, and a host of commercial radio stations.Local operators hope that, if national commercial radio takes off, some cash will trickle down to them.At least on commercial channels they have ad breaks for this sort of thing.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.