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 diàn shì television / TV / CL:臺|台[tai2],個|个[ge4]
 zhuān tí specific topic (addressed by a book, lecture, TV program etc) / article, report or program etc on a specific topic
 zhǔ chí to take charge of / to manage or direct / to preside over / to uphold / to stand for (justice etc) / to host (a TV or radio program etc) / (TV) anchor
 hǎo kàn good-looking / nice-looking / good (of a movie, book, TV show etc) / embarrassed / humiliated
 diàn shì jù TV play / soap opera / CL:部[bu4]
 zhǔ chí rén TV or radio presenter / host / anchor
 kāi jī to start an engine / to boot up (a computer) / to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete / to begin shooting a film or TV show
 cǎi diàn color TV
 bō chū to broadcast / to air (a TV program etc)
 shōu kàn to watch (a TV program)
 wǎng luò diàn shì webtelevision / web TV
 Zhōng yāng Diàn shì tái China Central Television (CCTV), PRC state TV network
 wèi shì satellite TV (abbr. for 衛星電視|卫星电视[wei4 xing1 dian4 shi4])
 Dà shān Dashan, stage name of Canadian Mark Henry Rowswell (1965-), actor and well-known TV personality in PRC
 shǒu yìng to premiere (a movie or TV show) / premiere (of a movie) / first-run (movie) / to greet (the eye) before anything else (e.g. when entering a room)
 xù jí sequel / next episode (of TV series etc)
 yíng mù screen (of a TV, computer etc) (Tw)
 shōu shì to watch TV
 zhì shì standardized / standard (service, method etc) / regulation (clothing etc) / formulaic / (telecommunications etc) system / format (e.g. the PAL or NTSC systems for TV signals)
 duì bǐ dù contrast (balance of black and white in TV screen setup) / degree of contrast
 jì lù piàn newsreel / documentary (film or TV program) / CL:部[bu4]
 shōu shì lu:4 ratings (of a TV show)
 Shén diāo xiá lu:3 The Return of the Condor Heroes (classic wuxia martial arts TV films of 1998 and 2006 based on novel by Jinyong 金庸)
 tíng jī (of a machine) to stop / to shut down / to park a plane / to finish shooting (a TV program etc) / to suspend a phone line / (of a prepaid mobile phone) to be out of credit
 yíng píng fluorescent screen / TV screen
 wèi xīng diàn shì satellite TV
 Tiān lóng Bā Bù Demigods and Semidevils, wuxia novel by Jin Yong 金庸[Jin1 Yong1] and its TV and screen adaptations
 jī dǐng hé set-top box / decoder for digital or satellite TV signal etc
 Fēng shén Bǎng Investiture of the Gods, major Ming dynasty vernacular novel of mythology and fantasy, very loosely based on King Wu of Zhou's 周武王[Zhou1 Wu3 wang2] overthrow of the Shang, subsequent material for opera, film, TV series, computer games etc
 jiē shōu jī receiver / TV or radio receiver
 dàng qī slot within a schedule / timeslot (for a TV program, a session with a photographer etc) / range of dates in which an event is to be held (film screening, exhibition etc)
 xiǎn xiàng guǎn CRT used in TV or computer monitor / picture tube / kinescope
 zhuān tí piàn special report (shown on TV etc)
广 guǎng gào piàn advertising film / TV commercial
 shè zhì to produce (a TV show etc)
 Zhōng shì China TV (Taiwan), CTV / abbr. for 中國電視公司|中国电视公司
 tóng qù qualities that delight children (e.g. bold colors in a picture, anthropomorphized characters in a TV show, the physical challenge of playground equipment)
 yíng mù TV screen
 míng zuǐ well-known commentator / talking head / pundit / prominent TV or radio host
 shì píng screen (of a TV, computer etc)
 chā bō to interrupt (a radio or TV program) with a commercial insert, breaking news etc / to put a call on hold
 diàn shì tǎ TV tower
 diàn shì zhuǎn bō TV relay / to broadcast
 fēn pèi qì dispenser (for consumables such as liquid soap) / splitter (for cable TV signal etc)
 Fēng shén Yǎn yì Investiture of the Gods, major Ming dynasty vernacular novel of mythology and fantasy, very loosely based on King Wu of Zhou's 周武王[Zhou1 Wu3 wang2] overthrow of the Shang, subsequent material for opera, film, TV series, computer games etc
 Zhōng guó Zhōng yāng Diàn shì tái China Central Television (CCTV), PRC state TV network
 diàn zǐ jǐng chá traffic camera / speed camera / closed-circuit TV police surveillance
 yín píng television / TV screen / the silver screen
 yíng guāng píng fluorescent screen / TV screen
 Kuài lè Dà běn yíng Happy Camp (PRC TV series)
 jí to gather / to collect / collected works / classifier for sections of a TV series etc: episode
 piàn thin piece / flake / a slice / film / TV play / to slice / to carve thin / partial / incomplete / one-sided / classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water / classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc / used with numeral 一[yi1]: classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc
 jù theatrical work (play, opera, TV series etc) / dramatic (change, increase etc) / acute / severe
 Zhōu Rùn fā Chow Yun-Fat (1955-), Hong Kong TV and film star
 hù dòng diàn shì interactive TV
 Cuī Yǒng yuán Cui Yongyuan (1963-), TV presenter
 Zhōng guó diàn shì gōng sī China TV (CTV), Taiwan
 Zhōng huá Diàn shì China TV (Taiwan), CTS
 Yú Dān Yu Dan (1965-), female scholar, writer, educator and TV presenter
 zhuī jù to watch a TV series etc regularly / to binge-watch
 dì qiú shàng de shēng wù Life on Earth, 1979 TV series by David Attenborough 大衛·艾登堡|大卫·艾登堡[Da4 wei4 · / Ai4 deng1 bao3]
 cǎi diàn shì color TV
 xuán zhuǎn mù mǎ merry-go-round / carousel / Carousel, South Korean TV soap opera
 xīng jì lu:3 xíng Star Trek (US TV and film series)
 yìng xiàng guǎn CRT (cathode ray tube) used in a computer monitor or TV, aka picture tube (Tw) / kinescope
 Oū zhōu diàn shì European TV / Eurovision
 Hǎi mián Bǎo bǎo SpongeBob SquarePants (US TV animated series, 1999-)
 Bái gōng Qún yīng The West Wing (US TV series)
 dì sì tái fourth channel / (in Taiwan) cable TV, FTV
 Hú Zǐ wēi Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
 Hú Zǐ wēi Hu Ziwei (1970-), PRC lady TV presenter
 Huà shì China TV (Taiwan), CTS / abbr. for 中華電視|中华电视
·  Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 Zhào Běn shān Zhao Benshan (1958-), universally known PRC TV comedian
 Xīn pǔ sēn yī jiā The Simpsons (US TV series)
 lián xù jí TV series
 Zhèng Yù líng Carol "Dodo" Cheng Yu-Ling (1957-), Hong Kong actress and TV host
访 diàn shì cǎi fǎng TV interview
 diàn shì xīn wén TV news
 diàn shì zhēn rén xiù jié mù reality TV show
 diàn shì xiù TV show
 Fēi chū ge Wèi lái Futurama (US TV animated series, 1999-)
 hēi bái diàn shì black and white TV
 Hēi dào Jiā zú The Sopranos (US TV series)
  TV - Video Production Unit
  Television Section / TV Section
 Sū shān · Bō yī ěr Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 yíng guāng mù screen (of a TV, computer etc) (Tw)
 diàn dàng to fill a blank space / to fill a slot (in a newspaper column, a TV program etc)
· Sū shān · Bō yī ěr Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 jù huāng (neologism c. 2016) no tv shows to watch
 qì jù to quit watching a TV series
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