comedy drama

noun

Definition of comedy drama

: serious drama that has comic elements

Examples of comedy drama in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Studiocanal has sold the edgy comedy drama series to WarnerMedia Latin America, exclusively for HBO Max and to Radio-Canada. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 11 Oct. 2021 As a competitor to the Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC), Fox programming contained unconventional shows that pushed the envelope; one of which was the American comedy drama, Roc. Okla Jones, Essence, 26 Aug. 2021 It’s an ambitious comedy drama called Kevin Can F**k Himself. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 14 June 2021 Set in Los Angeles and Seoul, the short comedy drama features Australian actress Liv Hewson as a college student and drama fan who somehow gets transported into the world of dramas. Joan Macdonald, Forbes, 19 May 2021 Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Birgundi Baker, Allison Tolman and Ed O’Neill also star in this 2019 comedy drama. Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2021 After the satirical comedy drama packed a punch with its season 1 debut in May 2020, Hulu green lit the series for another installment. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 12 Feb. 2021 The comedy drama starring Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Ray Romano is based on a real-life scandal that rocked New York’s Roslyn school district. Ariana Brockington, refinery29.com, 25 Apr. 2020 The comedy drama starring Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff and Debi Mazar is back for a sixth season. Matt Cooper, latimes.com, 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of comedy drama

1838, in the meaning defined above

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17 Oct 2021

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“Comedy drama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comedy%20drama. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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