television programmes that feature real people doing real things, for example police officers chasing after stolen cars, or people who have been put in different situations and filmed continuously over a period of weeks or months
WORD FOCUS: television WORD FOCUS: television similar words:TV, tellyBrE informal, the boxBrE informal, the tubeAmE informal programmes on television:the news, soap opera, sitcom, drama series, detective series, documentary, docusoap, game show, talk showalsochat showBritish English, made-for-TV movie, cartoon, reality TV, infomercial a TV programme shown on the Internet:webcast a company that broadcasts programmes:channel, station types of television broadcasts:terrestrialBritish English, cable, satellite, digital, pay-per-viewtelevision ➔ See alsotelevision
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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