teleplay
noun Date: 1952 a story prepared for television production

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Teleplay — A teleplay is a drama which is telecast using many of the same constraints as a theater piece (limited scenery, cast, special effects). Teleplays are typically televised live or filmed at a single television studio using one camera or a few… …   Wikipedia

  • teleplay — /tel euh play /, n. a play written or adapted for broadcast on television. Also called videoplay, video drama. [1950 55; TELE(VISION) + PLAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • teleplay — noun /ˈtɛləˌpleɪ/ a script, or screenplay, intended for a television show rather than a movie See Also: screenplay, script …   Wiktionary

  • teleplay — Synonyms and related words: Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, antimasque, audience success, ballet, bomb, broadcast drama, burlesque show, charade, cliff hanger, closet drama, comedy drama, critical success, daytime serial, dialogue,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • teleplay — tel·e·play || telɪpleɪ n. play created for television …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teleplay — [ tɛlɪpleɪ] noun 1》 a play written or adapted for television. 2》 a screenplay for a television drama …   English new terms dictionary

  • teleplay — tele·play …   English syllables

  • teleplay — tel•e•play [[t]ˈtɛl əˌpleɪ[/t]] n. sbz a play written or adapted for broadcast on television • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • teleplay — /ˈtɛlipleɪ/ (say teleeplay) noun a play written or produced especially for television. {tele 1 + play} …   Australian English dictionary

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