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

On top of that, Tamron has her own talk show launching on September 9, 2019. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "The Real Reason Why Tamron Hall Decided to Leave the 'Today' Show and NBC," 3 Apr. 2019 Give Chrissy her own talk show and make John be the house band? Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "How Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's 'A Legendary Christmas' Reinvented the Holiday Special," 29 Nov. 2018 Kandi Burruss is bringing her acclaimed talk show to Bravo. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "RHOA Star Kandi Burruss Is Bringing Her 'Sexy Talk Show' Kandi Koated Nights to Bravo," 11 June 2018 Robin Thede, who has her own late-night talk show on BET, will be the special guest. Kasia Pilat, New York Times, "5 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 31 May 2018 Salsa music floods a studio in the hillside slum of San Agustin as Madera leans into the microphone opening his two-hour talk show. Washington Post, "Maduro’s backers press socialism amid Venezuela’s nightmare," 17 May 2018 This new trailer sets the scene and the tone (sharp and hilarious, of course) as Thompson's character, Katherine Newbury, is in danger of being ousted from her long-running late-night talk show. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "Watch the First Hilarious Trailer for Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson’s Late Night," 7 Mar. 2019 Another arrival on the way: The journalist is debuting her new talk show Tamron Hall on September 9, 2019. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Get to Know Tamron Hall's Husband Steven Greener Before Their Baby Arrives," 4 Mar. 2019 Whoopi's return date to the talk show has not yet been set. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'The View' Fans Rally Behind Whoopi Goldberg After She Says "Came Close to Leaving the Earth"," 8 Mar. 2019

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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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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