phone-in


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phone-in

n
(Broadcasting)
a. a radio or television programme in which listeners' or viewers' questions, comments, etc, are telephoned to the studio and broadcast live
b. (as modifier): a phone-in discussion.

phone′-in`


n., adj.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phone-in - a program in which the audience participates by telephone
chat show, talk show - 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"
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ITV bosses have launched a probe into their moneyspinning premium-rate phone-in lines.
It was the subject of my post-match phone-in at Crewe and on my Monday night football phone-in, with Blues fans ringing in their droves to voice their opinion.
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ANTHONY McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have apologised to viewers and insist they had nothing to do with ITV's growing phone-in scandal.