Meaning of light entertainment in English:

light entertainment


mass noun
  • Television shows, films, etc. of a kind that is not intended to be intellectually demanding, such as comedies, game shows, or variety shows.

    ‘he became the biggest name in light entertainment’
    • ‘Rex's rise to fame in light entertainment was fairly swift.’
    • ‘He was a major presence on screen for five decades, able to switch effortlessly from light entertainment to interviewing world leaders.’
    • ‘He then became the BBC's main TV light entertainment producer in Manchester before moving back to London.’
    • ‘It's light entertainment but as a piece of golden age detective fiction it feels very fresh.’
    • ‘If you're desperate for a bit of good old Saturday night light entertainment, look no further than That Puppet Game Show.’