What does Primetime mean?

Definitions for Primetime

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Primetime.

Did you actually mean promotion or primidone?


  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.

Suggested Resources

  1. primetime

    Song lyrics by primetime -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by primetime on the Lyrics.com website.

How to pronounce Primetime?

How to say Primetime in sign language?


  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. Josh Holmes:

    What the President is doing by continuing to discuss the investigation [ into allegations of collusion between his campaign and Russia ] and the quote-unquote' witch hunt,' particularly on primetime Fox [ News ], is doing more to mobilize base voters than any legislative issue we've seen.

  2. 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.

  3. Steve Deace:

    Fox kills everybody in the cable news ratings, but their primetime viewership is like 4 percent of the people who voted in the 2012 election. The average O'Reilly viewer is, like, 70, the average Iowa caucus goer is not the average Fox viewer.

  4. Kassandra Frederique:

    It’s unfortunate that we have to get to a crisis before we put in the resources, when you have a primetime presidential debate about heroin, and drugs, and treatment, and intervention, we realize people want to shift the debate into ‘What can we do different?’ This is affecting everyone from rural communities in Montana to communities in the south Bronx.

  5. Century Fox Rupert Murdoch:

    Martha is a versatile and skilled anchor who has proven to be an essential component of our news programming, for the last 12 years, our viewers have trusted her reporting and we are pleased she will be part of our primetime line-up for the first 100 days of the new presidency.

Popularity rank by frequency of use



Find a translation for the Primetime definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Primetime." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 21 Jun 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Primetime>.

Discuss these Primetime definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Primetime? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    A emerge
    B depend
    C adventure
    D demolish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Primetime: