Meaning of TELEVISION in English
▪ broadcast ( esp. AmE ), cable , closed-circuit , digital , high-definition , satellite , terrestrial ( esp. BrE )
▪ commercial , network ( esp. AmE ), public ( AmE ), state
▪ local , national
Millions watched the events on live ~.
▪ daytime , prime-time
▪ interactive , reality
▪ black-and-white , colour/color
▪ flat-screen , plasma , plasma-screen , widescreen
VERB + TELEVISION
The children watched ~ for most of the evening.
▪ switch on , turn on
▪ switch off , turn off
TELEVISION + VERB
▪ broadcast sth , screen sth
The trial was broadcast by local ~.
TELEVISION + NOUN
▪ broadcast , production , programme/program , series , show
▪ debate , interview , report
▪ chat show ( BrE ), comedy , documentary , drama , film ( esp. BrE ), movie ( esp. AmE ), news , sitcom , special , talk show ( esp. AmE )
▪ ad , advert ( BrE ), advertisement , commercial , spot ( esp. AmE )
a ~ adaptation of the popular novel
▪ audience , viewer
▪ commentator , critic , journalist , reporter
▪ personality , presenter , star
▪ actor , director , producer
▪ cameraman , crew
▪ appearance , spot
She recalled her first ~ appearance forty years ago.
▪ coverage , exposure
The Olympics receive extensive ~ coverage.
▪ channel , network , station , studio
▪ licence ( BrE )
▪ business , company , industry , service
▪ monitor , receiver , set
▪ aerial ( BrE ), antenna ( AmE )
▪ in ~
She works in ~.
▪ in front of the ~
He spends hours in front of the ~ every night.
▪ on ~
We were watching the news on ~.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012