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1. A script for a television program.
2. A play written or adapted for television.
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(Broadcasting) a play written for television
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(ˈtɛl əˌpleɪ)

a play written or adapted for broadcast on television.
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His music has been commissioned for ballets, theatre, documentaries, films, teleplays, and the Olympic flag hand-over ceremony in Beijing for London Olympics 2012.
"And then they sent me these teleplays and as I was reading them I thought, 'two years ago I read 80 scripts that were sent to me to direct and I passed on all of them, because if you're going to be spending a year and a half of your life on something, you want it to be a decent script.' And these were good scripts."
The minister, in his condolence message, said the memorable characters performed by Gulab Chandio and his dialogues in several teleplays were still imprinted on the minds of viewers.
LHC, in its verdict, had declared that the ban imposed by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on airing Indian teleplays as null and void after the federal government told the court that it has no objections on Pakistani private TV channels telecasting Indian TV shows.
During his lifetime he wrote more than 150 teleplays, 81 radio scripts, and some 30 books.
The members said the Pakistan Television had the services of senior producers and technicians enjoying good salaries and perks but it was observed that it was purchasing teleplays and other programmes from the private sector which was proving costly to the institution.
Her struggle to raise the issue and fundamental rights of women and marginalized groups of society as well as to change the patriarchal taboos through theatre and teleplays will, however, remain a source of inspiration for us and Pakistani women'.
Vetran actor Qazi Wajid, known for his superfine performance in teleplays like 'Taleem-i-Balighan', 'Dhoop Kinaray', 'Khuda Ki Basti' and 'Tanhaiyan', died on 11th February 2018, at the age of 87, leaving behind millions of his admirers to mourn his death.
Of special note is the inclusion of four appendices (Harlan Ellison on Writing: A Conversation; Unproduced Teleplays, Screenplays, and Treatments; Awards; Interviews; a two page Selected Bibliography; and a fifteen page Index, "A Lit Fuse" is an extraordinary and unreservedly recommended to personal, community, and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections in general, and Harlan Ellison supplemental studies reading lists in a particular.
After having read Euripedes' Medea and Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts in college, Bucoy was inspired to write something similar, but was leaning towards teleplays and screenplays.
Spending the last five years writing screenplays and teleplays, she received her MFA in Creative Writing in the spring of 2013.
Harlan Ellison has written or edited 75 books, written 1,700 stories, essays, articles, and newspaper columns, two dozen teleplays and a dozen motion pictures.