go off the air

idiom

of a radio or television station, program, etc.
: to stop broadcasting or being broadcast
It was my favorite show, but it went off the air last year.

Examples of go off the air in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If there is a strike, which shows will go off the air first? Gene Maddaus, Variety, 1 May 2023 But as the past few weeks have clearly shown, the Trump show isn’t yet ready to go off the air. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 2020 Are the Angels about to go off the air? Staff Writer follow, Los Angeles Times, 15 Feb. 2023 But while tuning in, many folks are wondering why a cult classic show like the Twilight Zone would go off the air after only five seasons. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, 31 Dec. 2022 Godlewski has not given a complete explanation for this decision to go off the air. Bill Glauber, Journal Sentinel, 28 July 2022 Spann briefly had to go off the air during non-stop coverage Thursday of the tornadoes -- which killed five people and left scores of Alabamians homeless throughout the state -- after learning that his home in Shelby County was impacted by a tornado. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, 27 Mar. 2021 Alpha Media Holdings said none of its stations will go off the air. oregonlive, 25 Jan. 2021 Twin Cities' most prominent hip-hop radio station and its sister pop-rock outlet will soon go off the air — casualties of a decision by the Pohlad family to abandon the radio business. Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune, 2 Dec. 2020

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“Go off the air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20off%20the%20air. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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