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a film or television programme that has the form of a serious documentary about a subject but is intended to make jokes about it and make it look silly
a television or radio broadcast that gives you information about recent events, read by a newsreader with special reports by correspondents
American a news program. Someone who reads the news during a newscast is a newscaster.
television programs that are sent to your television using satellite communications
a television or radio series about the imaginary lives of a group of people. A soap opera is often simply called a soap.
radio programs in which the hosts discuss subjects with people who telephone them during the program
a television or radio program in which the host talks to famous people in an informal way. The usual British word is chat show.
business done using interactive television
a long television program that provides entertainment with the purpose of raising money for charity (=organizations that help people)