small screen

noun

Definition of small screen

Examples of small screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gutsy, an eight-part documentary series coming to Apple TV+, puts a new spin on the Clintons' best-selling book, The Book of Gutsy Women, bringing intimate conversations with groundbreaking women to the small screen. Giovana Gelhoren, Peoplemag, 6 Sep. 2022 Welsh actor Owain Arthur, who has predominately spent his career on the stage, makes the transition to the small screen with his role as dwarven prince Durin IV. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 2 Sep. 2022 The need to prep has become increasingly common on TV in the past decade or two, particularly as franchising has found its way to the small screen big time. Matthew Gilbert, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2022 In addition to the artistic tightrope walk of fitting larger-than-life musical moments to the small screen, the logistics of creating and capturing numerous standout tracks within a constrained production schedule is a shape-shifting puzzle. Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2022 The adolescent lives of twins Tegan and Sara are headed to the small screen. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 12 Aug. 2022 Now, the 36-year-old actress is returning to the small screen, this time as Maybelle Fox on the new Prime Video show A League of Their Own, based on the 1992 movie. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 12 Aug. 2022 But even in the present day, Emmy voters have favored shows like Game of Thrones and leaned in the direction of recognizable movie stars migrating to the small screen. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Aug. 2022 Las muñecas de la mafía, creator Andrés López brings stories full of crime and drama to the small screen. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 29 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of small screen

1944, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

17 Sep 2022

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“Small screen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/small%20screen. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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