talk show

noun

Definition of talk show

: a radio or television program in which usually well-known persons engage in discussions or are interviewed

Examples of talk show in a Sentence

She asked the actor to appear on her talk show.
Recent Examples on the Web The Duchess of Sussex sat down with pal Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show, airing Thursday, and opened up about a special Halloween in 2016. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 18 Nov. 2021 Either Abena gets a role in a new streaming comedy immediately, or the flashy Adenikeh character gets her own talk show, stat. A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 11 Nov. 2021 While interviewing Pfeiffer on her talk show Monday, Barrymore had a very important question for the actress. Andrea Towers, EW.com, 10 Nov. 2021 Williams thanked those guest hosts, as well as her staff, and the syndication company and stations that carry her daytime talk show. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 10 Nov. 2021 Wendy Williams will continue to sit out from her daytime talk show for the remainder of November. Essence, 3 Nov. 2021 The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Ellen DeGeneres is wrapping up the last season of her daytime talk show. Rasha Ali, USA TODAY, 29 Oct. 2021 Last month, Williams appeared to have contracted a breakthrough case of COVID-19, and took several weeks off filming her talk show to recuperate. Bethy Squires, Vulture, 12 Oct. 2021 Branda painted the talk show host wearing the blue robes often associated with the Virgin Mary and gave him a large, luminous gold halo. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, 3 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of talk show

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Talk show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20show. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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talk show

noun

English Language Learners Definition of talk show

: a radio or television program in which usually well-known people talk about something or are interviewed

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