air·​date | \ ˈer-ˌdāt How to pronounce airdate (audio) \

Definition of airdate

: the scheduled date of a broadcast

Examples of airdate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first is scheduled to premiere Dec. 6, with an airdate for the second still to be determined. Rick Porter, Billboard, "Zendaya Excited For Pair of Special Episodes of HBO's 'Euphoria'," 20 Oct. 2020 An airdate hasn’t been announced but the 10-episode season plans to start filming in the spring. Claudia Harmata,, "Netflix Now Has Original Episodes of the Beloved 90s Game Show Supermarket Sweep," 8 July 2020 The Grammys could have pushed their airdate to late February or even March. Paul Grein, Billboard, "Did the Grammys Move in the Wrong Direction? (Analysis)," 1 Apr. 2019 There was almost exactly a year between the first and second seasons, which means that a potential third season has a likely May 2021 airdate if TV productions can start back up again in the coming months. Martha Sorren,, "Liz Feldman Is So Ready To Get Working On Dead to Me Season 3," 12 May 2020 An airdate and title for the special have yet to be determined. Bryn Elise Sandberg, Billboard, "Ben Platt's Debut Concert Special Is Coming to Netflix," 9 Sep. 2019 According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network canceled the episode only days before its airdate, prompting dismay from both cast and crew. Nicole Sperling, New York Times, "Kenya Barris Plumbs His Id to Reinvent the Family Comedy," 15 Apr. 2020 No airdate has yet been announced for the Investigation Discovery bandwagon jump, er, series. oregonlive, "‘Tiger King’: Netflix orders an after-show, and TMZ tries to cash in on the outlandishly popular docuseries," 10 Apr. 2020 That change was made so the Grammys wouldn't go head-to-head with the 92nd annual Academy Awards, which moved up two weeks to the Grammys' intended airdate of Feb. 9, 2020. Paul Grein, Billboard, "Grammy Eligibility Year to Close One Month Early," 26 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of airdate

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Airdate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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