What does talk show mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. talk show, chat show(noun)

    a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience

    "in England they call a talk show a chat show"


  1. talk show(Noun)

    A television or radio programme in which a host converses on various topics with guests who may be experts, celebrities, or members of the listening or viewing audience.


  1. Talk show

    A talkshow or chatshow is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host. Usually, guests consist of a group of people who are learned or who have great experience in relation to whatever issue is being discussed on the show for that episode. Other times, a single guest discusses their work or area of expertise with a host or co-hosts. A call-in show takes live phonecalls from callers listening at home, in their cars, etc. Sometimes, guests are already seated but are often introduced and enter from backstage. Gay Byrne, Steve Allen, Jack Paar, Johnny Carson, Dick Cavett, Ed Sullivan, Oprah Winfrey, Rush Limbaugh, and Mosunmola Abudu have hosted notable talk shows; in many cases, the shows have made their hosts famous.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of talk show in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of talk show in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Cassidy:

    Jimmy doesn’t understand, not because he’s a talk show host -- because we’ve never spoken.

  2. Associated Press:

    I ca n’t describe how thrilled and honoured I am to be taking over from the brilliant Craig Ferguson, it’s madness, really. When I got the job, I ’d never even been on an American talk show.

  3. Walter Jones:

    I hope the talk show hosts who are so frustrated will pick up on this thing and beat the drums so loud that other members can be encouraged to join this effort, to change the leadership of the House.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    I continue to believe Mr. Trump will not be president, and the reason is that I have a lot of faith in the American people. Being president is a serious job. It's not hosting a talk show, or a reality show.

  5. Arsenio Hall:

    On doing another talk show It would be like going back to a relationship. Ever do that You go out with a girl you used to date, she looks so damn good, and then at a certain point you say, Boy, now I remember. I know why I left

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