put on hiatus

idiom

US
: to stop broadcasting (a program) for a period of time
The television network put the series on hiatus for several months.

Examples of put on hiatus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spirited award categories after being put on hiatus during the height of the pandemic because no way to judge them fairly with so many closures. Karla Alindahao, Forbes, 2 June 2022 The second season received such poor ratings that it was put on hiatus for two months. Andrew R. Chow, Time, 1 Oct. 2021 The Teen Café program, which was put on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, was begun as a one-day-per-week trial in May and ran through early this month. cleveland, 27 Aug. 2021 Disney Parks fireworks were put on hiatus in March 2020 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic safety protocol. Dewayne Bevil, orlandosentinel.com, 29 July 2021 Active development later moved to the Unreal Engine but was put on hiatus in early 2018, shortly after the team missed its initial December 2017 target. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 14 Mar. 2023 Egypt’s El Gouna Film Festival will be back this year after being put on hiatus in 2022. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 22 Feb. 2023 Stewart and Wood eventually left the group, and Beck’s career was put on hiatus after he was injured in a near-fatal car accident in 1969. Mesfin Fekadu, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Jan. 2023 Joe Barlow was put on hiatus, eased every fan’s worry of a potential comeback by recording his third career save. Dallas News, 11 July 2022

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“Put on hiatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20on%20hiatus. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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