Definition of chat show in English:

chat show

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  • A television or radio show in which celebrities are invited to talk informally about various topics.

    ‘But he is back with the BBC as the presenter of a new chat show with sporting personalities.’
    • ‘Three years later, he quit politics to host a new chat show for BBC television.’
    • ‘Johnny Carson was the founding father of the television chat show.’
    • ‘At the age of seventy he is co-hosting a daily chat show on daytime television.’
    • ‘Lenny and Richard travelled to ITV's London studios last Tuesday to film the chat show and collect their award.’
    • ‘He has even been asked about having his own chat show, to be filmed in North Yorkshire and screened on US cable TV.’
    • ‘She said she was working with the US network NBC on a new chat show.’
    • ‘Elton John was once on a chat show discussing his successful libel action against the Sun.’
    • ‘This arrogance does not play well in middle America, as the briefest exposure to any radio chat show will quickly confirm.’
    • ‘He was a regional sports correspondent who got promoted beyond his abilities and given a chat show.’
    • ‘In the Midwest on Thursday, he taped an appearance on a chat show with former rap singer Queen Latifah, whose audience is mostly younger blacks.’
    • ‘Scheduled to appear on a chat show, Jerry thought it would be more amusing to send out his school-age son and sister Amy to haltingly play violin.’
    • ‘He was interesting, too, on the architecture of the chat show.’
    • ‘In the Eighties he spent seven years hosting a thrice-weekly chat show.’
    • ‘In fact, the reason that we do a better chat show is because we're not down south with all the diversions of a great metropolis.’
    • ‘Hosting a chat show isn't easy and painting someone's portrait requires huge concentration.’
    • ‘He says he enjoys telly immensely, but would draw the line at other suggestions, such as panto or a chat show.’
    • ‘This is good because they are never going to be offered their own chat show.’
    • ‘I may not be famous, but if ever there's a perfect candidate for a chat show, it's me.’
    • ‘Time was when he had his own chat show where he interviewed the top sporting personalities of the day.’
    broadcast, production, show, presentation, transmission, performance, telecast, simulcast, videocast, podcast


chat show

/ˈCHat ˌSHō/ /ˈtʃæt ˌʃoʊ/