Posts related to television shows
How should I refer in my prose to a film or TV show that has an original foreign language title and an international title?
When writing about a work known by more than one title, consider your audience. If you are writing for an audience that will know the… Read More
Should I include a time stamp for time-based media when I am paraphrasing rather than quoting?
The MLA recommends making your citations useful to your reader. A time stamp could help your reader locate the scene in a movie, video, or… Read More
How do I style the title of a segment from a television news, talk, or comedy show?
As the MLA Handbook notes, “A title is placed in quotation marks if it is part of a larger work” (25). Thus, enclose in quotation marks… Read More
I am citing several television episodes titled “Pilot.” How do I differentiate among them in my parenthetical citations?
There is more than one way to distinguish among several television episodes titled “Pilot.” Here are two options. Option 1 List each episode in your… Read More
Can I cross-reference episodes from a television series?
Television series are divided into episodes and often air for many seasons. During the run of a series, performers, directors, and even the entity making… Read More
Do you use italics when mentioning the name of a television channel or radio station in an essay?
No, you should not italicize the names of television channels or radio stations. The show originally aired on Cartoon Network. She listed to the weather… Read More