Definition of on (the) television
- What is on the television tonight?
- There's nothing (I want to watch) on television right now.
- I recognize your face. Are you on television?
: an electronic system of transmitting transient images of fixed or moving objects together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound
: a television receiving set
: the television broadcasting industry
What made you want to look up on (the) television? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).