go off the air

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Definition of go off the air

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.

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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 7 Aug. 2020.

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