si·​mul·​cast ˈsī-məl-ˌkast How to pronounce simulcast (audio)
 also  ˈsi-
simulcast also simulcasted; simulcasting

intransitive verb

: to broadcast simultaneously (as by radio and television)

transitive verb

: to broadcast (a program) by simulcasting
simulcast noun

Examples of simulcast in a Sentence

The network will simulcast the game on its radio and television stations.
Recent Examples on the Web The Catalan public broadcast also simulcast the series on its streaming platform, which has run up a fast 750,000 subs from an October launch, Vernis announced. John Hopewell, Variety, 24 Jan. 2024 The parade, which begins on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and ends at Macy’s Herald Square flagship, will also be simulcast on Peacock. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 19 Nov. 2023 The Billboard Latin Music Awards will broadcast live on Telemundo and will also be simulcast on Universo, Peacock, the Telemundo App, and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean via Telemundo Internacional. Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 2 Oct. 2023 Two episodes premiere tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX, simulcast with a special Director’s Cut of the first episode on FXX. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, 28 Jan. 2024 Fox Business is hosting this debate and will simulcast it on a variety of platforms, including Univision. Bychris Morris, Fortune, 27 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, in a rare recognition of what Lear meant to the entire television industry, all five broadcast networks — CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX and The CW — will simulcast an on-air in memoriam card tonight at 8 p.m. ET to honor the late legendary TV writer and producer. Caroline Brew, Variety, 6 Dec. 2023 The two-hour presentation at 5 p.m. Pacific will also be simulcast on the CW broadcast network, which airs on KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles. Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times, 5 Dec. 2023 The debate will be simulcast on the CW, the broadcast network Nexstar acquired in 2022, in the eastern and central time zones, with stations in the western U.S. offering a rebroadcast. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 5 Dec. 2023 See More

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Word History


simultaneous broadcast

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of simulcast was in 1948

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“Simulcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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