talk show


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.

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Seth Meyers and Alexi Ashe Late night talk show host Seth Meyers wed Alexi Ashe, a human rights lawyer, in Martha’s Vineyard. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "The Best Celebrity Wedding Moments in Vogue," 26 July 2018 In his bid, Dunkin had reported raising more than $1.3 million, virtually all of it from the Illinois Opportunity Project, a tax-exempt conservative group co-founded by radio talk show host and failed 2010 governor candidate Dan Proft. Monique Garcia,, "Rauner appoints key Democratic ally and Madigan foil to $70,000 job," 18 May 2018 Republican Dan Crenshaw has is own new video out featuring conservative radio talk show host Michael Berry, who takes issue with the negative ads about Crenshaw. Jeremy Wallace, Houston Chronicle, "Battle for Houston's 2nd Congressional District gets rough," 16 May 2018 Families of two children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School have filed lawsuits in Texas against controversial radio talk show host Alex Jones for continually claiming the massacre never happened. The Oregonian/oregonlive,, "Sandy Hook families file lawsuit against Alex Jones, Infowars," 17 Apr. 2018 One of the repeal effort's originators and loudest advocates is San Diego radio talk show host Carl DeMaio, a former city councilman. George Skelton,, "If Republicans have their way, California highways stand to lose big under Trump's infrastructure plan," 15 Feb. 2018 Pence, who won speech contests growing up and was a radio talk show host before being elected to Congress, has honed his communication skills to both maximize spreading his Christian views along with advancing his political ambitions. Maureen Groppe, USA TODAY, "How the Bible helps Pence navigate his role as Trump's vice president," 21 Jan. 2018 Tamron's show will be joining the fall 2019 daytime talk show lineup, sharing airtime with Good Morning America, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan, Rachael Ray, and The View. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "All the Details About Tamron Hall's New Show You Need to Know," 22 Jan. 2019 The shows that will be SkipMode-enabled are those that appear during the most common recording hours: seven days a week, between the hours of 4:00 pm and midnight (12:30 am for late night talk shows airing on ABC, NBC and CBS). Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "TiVo Bolt OTA review: For would-be cord-cutters with great antenna reception," 4 Oct. 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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

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