How to Cite a TV Show or Radio Broadcast in MLA

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TV/Radio Broadcasts – Any program watched or heard. Information on the writer, director, etc. can often be found on DVD covers (below) or online.

 

Structure (radio broadcast):

“Show/Episode Title.” Program Series Name, hosted/produced by First M. Last, Call, City, State, Date Mon. Year.

Station Note: If citing a well known station, the city and state are not needed.

Example:

“Mary Wiseman: Live Long and BEEP.” Ask Me Another, hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, WNYC, 26 Jan. 2018.

Structure (TV broadcast):

“Show/Episode Title.” Program Series Name, created/produced/directed by First M. Last, season number, episode number, Network Name, Year.

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Example:

“Mountains and Sky Volume 1.” Aerial Series of the Planet Earth, produced by David DeMarcos, Discovery Channel, 2009.

Structure (streaming TV):

“Show/Episode Title.” Program Series Name, created/produced/directed by First M. Last, season number, episode number, Network Name, Year. Streaming service, URL.

Example: 

“About Three Years Later.” New Girl, season 7, episode 1, Fox, 2018. Netflix, www.netflix.com.


 

 

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