the small screen


: television
a movie made for the small screen

Examples of the small screen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Donald was equally prolific on the small screen, scooping up two Emmy nominations and one win (in 1995, for the TV movie Citizen X). Rebecca Iannucci, TVLine, 20 June 2024 What Parents Like: Watching this sweet story on the small screen gives you all the warm-and-fuzzies of the book—without having to do all the voices. Suelain Moy, Parents, 14 June 2024 In limited release and streaming on Netflix Friday, June 7. More to Read How the small screen breathes new life into classic film noir May 28, 2024 Review: In ‘The Fall Guy’ with Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt, what’s a stuntman to do? Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, 6 June 2024 It’s been a fun ride, and a blast to see so many familiar faces and places on the small screen. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 5 June 2024 Jensen Ackles is returning to the small screen — with fewer angels and demons but just as much mystery. Eva Hartman, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2024 On the small screen, Amandla Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae star in the new Star Wars series, The Acolyte. Gerrad Hall,, 3 June 2024 Other great reads How the small screen breathes new life into classic film noir. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2024 Jessica is a former actress and Louis used to DJ On the small screen, Kelly's half-sister Jessica worked as an actress for about a decade, most recently appearing in Better Call Saul (2015), Manhattan (2015) and The Messengers (2015), according to IMDb. Ale Russian, Peoplemag, 22 May 2024

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“The small screen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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