Definition of outside broadcast in English:

outside broadcast


  • A radio or television programme that is recorded or broadcast live on location and not in a studio.

    ‘outside broadcast units’
    • ‘He was responsible for technology, outside broadcasts, studios, post-production, facilities management and premises.’
    • ‘Continuous news channel BBC News 24 and BBC Parliament will also make use of outside broadcasts from locations across the country.’
    • ‘I remember meeting Vicky four years ago at an outside broadcast for local radio.’
    • ‘The first outside broadcast followed, and then the Derby was televised live in June 1931 and with higher quality the following year.’
    • ‘The weekend arrangements varied, as sports, outside broadcasts, religious services and adult education programmes did not count towards the totals.’
    • ‘As well as presenting travel news at the BBC, Abbasi worked as an audio technician with outside broadcasts and radio cars.’
    • ‘She will present the breakfast bulletins, a majority of the lunchtime bulletins and also be seen around the region fronting outside broadcasts and filing other reports.’
    • ‘The three selected people will work at Radio 1 and receive training in broadcasting, editing, reporting, production, research and have the chance to take part in outside broadcasts and other Radio 1 events.’
    • ‘At the beginning of the second half, Nicky Campbell announces which home team has come top and introduces live pictures from the outside broadcast as they prepare to take on their studio counterparts.’
    • ‘The eight hour live outside broadcast (simultaneously broadcast on the BBC's website for Derbyshire) covered every aspect of the Prince's visit.’
    • ‘These events will lead up to a week of intense radio broadcasting on Radio Northampton in May, culminating in an outside broadcast in the town centre, run by pupils from the College.’
    • ‘Coverage of the Queen Mother's funeral was the largest outside broadcast in British television history.’
    • ‘Jeff Randall's half hour documentary runs from 7.30 pm and will be followed at 8.00 pm by a studio discussion and series of outside broadcasts, culminating in a fans' phone-in.’
    • ‘If the trial had gone ahead, it would have been the first time that the technology, similar to that which television companies use for live outside broadcasts, was used in Lancashire.’
    • ‘Pictures and reports from the live outside broadcast will also be shown on the BBC's digital news channel, News 24 and the One O'Clock News on BBC ONE is expected to feature a report.’
    • ‘Presenter Mark Barnes was based in the studio while outside broadcasts were under way.’
    • ‘The programme will also be extended throughout the campaign, to include a special evening Saturday edition, featuring guest correspondents and outside broadcasts from around the country.’
    • ‘She moved from radio to television production in 1978 where she has worked on an enormous range of programmes from studio shows and major outside broadcasts to landmark film series.’
    • ‘It was the first time that McMillan, an Assistant Producer with BBC Radio Sports, was responsible for a live outside broadcast.’
    • ‘The location that gets the most votes will be the base for an outside broadcast marking the launch of a landmark radio series.’


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