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A period in a broadcasting schedule regularly reserved for religious programmes.
- ‘While flagship documentaries like Panorama are consigned to the God slot, light entertainment is hailed as having something educative and worthwhile to offer the audience.’
- ‘There are the regular church goers dwindling in number these days, that do the weekly ‘God slot’.’
- ‘The Bishop of Manchester has been joined by eight different religious organisations lobbying regulators Ofcom (Office of Communications) over the so-called ‘God slot’.’
- ‘Another, evolution expert, Richard Dawkins, was invited to give listeners a taste of what they could expect from a God-less God slot.’
- ‘Two North Yorkshire Radio journalists based in York have decided to jazz up the Sunday morning God slot.’
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