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  1. primetimeadjective

    (TV, Radio) Showing at the time when most people watch television, usually between 18:00 and 22:00.


  1. primetime

    Prime time or the peak time is the block of broadcast programming taking place during the middle of the evening for a television show. It is mostly targeted towards adults (and sometimes families). It is used by the major television networks to broadcast their season's nightly programming. The term prime time is often defined in terms of a fixed time period—for example (in the United States), from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Eastern and Pacific Time) or 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Central and Mountain Time). In India and some Middle Eastern countries, prime time consists of the programmes that are aired on TV between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. local time.


  1. Primetime

    Primetime is an American news magazine show which debuted on ABC in 1989 with co-hosts Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer and originally had the title Primetime Live.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Primetime in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Primetime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Primetime in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    We live in the era of ‘Primetime’ now, ride with ‘Primetime.’ And keep texting and emailing and speaking out, because we're listening — and this is only the beginning.

  2. David Zurawik:

    It's a huge thing and that's a big part of this story, Brian, I think is that Chris Cuomo as a performer, as a talent in the 9:00 p.m. time slot, did a terrific job. I mean,he did a terrific job. He had almost a million viewers a night.He was competitive in the toughest primetime time slot there is.

  3. Carrie Underwood:

    I have always been a huge fan of Joan's, and I'm thrilled that she's joining us for Sunday Night Football open, what better way to pay homage to the original SNF opening song than by getting to play with her on primetime's biggest stage ?

  4. The Fox Business Network:

    We thank her for her contributions to the network over the years and wish her continued success in her future endeavors, we will continue our reduced live primetime schedule for the foreseeable future in an effort to allocate staff resources to continuous breaking news coverage on the Coronavirus crisis.

  5. Don Lemon:

    It's been a really tough day, today, and a tough few days for us here at CNN, so the truth is that we're all heartbroken because we lost our leader here. We lost a man who was the backbone, the glue and the spirit of this company, the man who I personally credit with change in my life, the man who believed in me when nobody else did. He is the reason that you have a gay, Black man with two hours of primetime, a show with my name on it, the only anchor of color in primetime on cable news, think about that. You want to talk about diversity? Here it is.

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