Definition of telecast in English:

telecast

noun

  • A television broadcast.

    • ‘He has continued to rack up titles and has been an ambassador of sorts for the sport, appearing on several non-bowling telecasts and generating excitement whenever he makes a telecast.’
    • ‘The era of satellite telecasts and the IT revolution brought forth more heroes, most of them proved short-lived.’
    • ‘Better players win more games, sell more tickets and attract more viewers to telecasts.’
    • ‘Recently there was some research done which showed that of the sports that are on the anti-siphoning list, the free-to-airs had in fact only shown 16% of telecasts of those sports.’
    • ‘Congress decreed only digital TVs may be sold by 2007, and telecasts must be all-digital; the method is up to broadcasters.’
    • ‘With the Mariners and Yankees on satellite television every morning, the ratings for nighttime telecasts plummeted.’
    • ‘The World Cup fever rages on, with soccer enthusiasts glued to the television for the live telecast of matches and match review programmes.’
    • ‘The news telecast was really boring and after the telecast, we all went off to bed.’
    • ‘The saving grace, of course, is the news telecasts.’
    • ‘He will join the telecast through a four-minute videotape, his spokesman said yesterday.’
    • ‘The greatest baseball arenas are in our heads, what we bring to games, radio broadcasts, telecasts and newspaper reports.’
    • ‘Also, ABC Television, the official broadcaster of the World Cup, showed a delayed telecast of the final.’
    • ‘Those who missed Thursday's telecast can view the repeat telecast on Sunday.’
    • ‘Local television and radio news had exhausted the few vague details of the crime with countless updates and telecasts.’
    • ‘Losing it will impact its ability to promote its other programming during the wrestling telecasts.’
    • ‘Watching a delayed telecast, people go out of their way to not know the score in advance so that the tension and entertainment will be higher.’
    • ‘There's a game on several nights a week on local cable and NBC has multi-game telecasts on weekends.’
    • ‘I become aware of an attractive television reporter on racing telecasts.’
    • ‘Check presentations are done all the time on golf and tennis telecasts, especially at the PGA Masters.’
    • ‘Throughout the day, he looked at various tapes to decide which features would set up and supplement the live action on the telecast.’
    broadcast, production, show, presentation, transmission, performance, simulcast, videocast, podcast
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verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Transmit by television.

    ‘the programme will be telecast simultaneously to nearly 150 cities’
    • ‘These shows are often telecast through satellite television channels.’
    • ‘It is for the first time that a serial was telecast simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.’
    • ‘This 24-hour Urdu channel is also telecasting Ramzan-based programmes.’
    • ‘A true-life story sent by a viewer has already been telecast.’
    • ‘From my limited experience of sitting in the press box a few times, there is a delay of at least 1 second between the action occurring on the field and the TV channel telecasting it.’
    • ‘And I suppose we had a long association with football over 45 years; we've been broadcasting and telecasting the games.’
    • ‘Will sanity ever return to the business of cricket telecasting?’
    • ‘The media is speculating about our financial returns, but the promotional value of telecasting an event of such magnitude is immense.’
    • ‘The Racetrack Television Network will also be telecasting the races.’
    • ‘We will probably start telecasting them by the first week of August.’
    • ‘The Education department can install a TV in every examination hall by entering into an agreement with the BCCI and the channel which is telecasting the match.’
    • ‘Only once they clear the specifications spelled out by us would be they considered for telecasting rights.’
    • ‘As a prelude, the Government should impose certain stipulations on the functioning of channels by which they should be strictly warned against featuring and telecasting such horrible scenes in the serials.’
    • ‘During Christmas and Easter, services are held and all television channels telecast them, he said.’
    • ‘We are telecasting our religious programming purely as a service to our viewership.’
    • ‘Whom and what are they writing for or telecasting about?’
    • ‘He also took the initiative to prepare two animation films on dengue control, which are now being telecast by all regional television channels.’
    • ‘It had no contracts with any major sports league and was trying to survive telecasting all types of minor league athletic events.’
    • ‘As part of the moon landing celebrations, the channel is also telecasting a series called Moon Walk every Sunday.’
    • ‘In addition to telecasting a variety of songs - from Bollywood music to South Indian classics - the channel gives updates on annual college events, besides snippets about what's happening at hot spot hang-outs.’
    transmit, convey, communicate
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Pronunciation

telecast

/ˈtɛlɪkɑːst/