call sheet

noun

Definition of call sheet

: a daily schedule of filming for a movie or television show

Examples of call sheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dallas police call sheets obtained by The News show there was a short pursuit between when the troopers attempted to pull Hodge over and when he was shot. Cassandra Jaramillo, Dallas News, "South Dallas man slain by DPS troopers after traffic stop had 16 gunshot wounds, autopsy shows," 4 Jan. 2020 Sean Payton was over on the sideline with his head buried in the play-calling sheet, still looking like the typical mad scientist. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, "Opinion: What the New Orleans Saints learned about themselves while Drew Brees was out," 27 Oct. 2019 While no one has offered up a clear explanation for what happened in the 10-3 loss — a one-score game the whole way — coach Matt Nagy is the one who holds the play-call sheet and makes the decisions. Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, "Column: An easy fix? The Bears’ lopsided play-calling in the opener was out of character for Matt Nagy," 10 Sep. 2019 Relative newcomer Fin Argus, Annabelle Comes Home actress Madison Iseman and singer-actress Sabrina Carpenter are leading the project, which also has Neve Campbell and Tom Everett Scott on the call sheet. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, "Lil Rel Howery Joins Justin Baldoni's Teen Drama 'Clouds' (Exclusive)," 23 Oct. 2019 The Patriots hope enough goes well in practice this week that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will have a long list of plays on his call sheet that he and the players like for first downs. BostonGlobe.com, "“This is the best defense that we play, and the challenge is incredible,” said McDaniels.," 19 Dec. 2019 Following the defeat to Wisconsin, players insinuated that the Wolverines streamlined the call sheet and brought back elements that had been staples in previous seasons. Rainer Sabin, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan football's win over Michigan State proves the offseason mattered for both," 16 Nov. 2019 Jeffrey Wright is also on the call sheet as Commissioner Gordon. Aaron Couch, Billboard, "'The Batman' Enlists Composer Michael Giacchino," 18 Oct. 2019 Armed with call sheets compiled by her staff, the senator spends much of her time in transit on her phone, dialing up lawmakers, local party leaders and liberal activists. Jonathan Martin, New York Times, "What Elizabeth Warren Is Quietly Telling Democratic Insiders," 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of call sheet

1907, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jan 2020

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“Call sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20sheet. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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