top billing

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Noun1.Top billing - the advertisement of a star's name at the top of a theatrical postertop billing - the advertisement of a star's name at the top of a theatrical poster
show bill, show card, theatrical poster - a poster advertising a show or play
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
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Eric Tangub snared two boys' crowns while Rovie Baulete lived up to her top billing as they swept the top two divisions in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Oroquieta leg age-group tennis in Misamis Occidental on Monday.
Nevil Philips gets the top billing in the boys' under-18 singles with Younis Al Rawahi as the No.
Indeed the mere two performances in the Castle by the touring company from England (The Lord Chamberlain's Men) got top billing for its brief visit.
CRICKET: Somerset's Peter Trego is finally celebrating a long-awaited top billing, after a run of near misses.
Wiggins has been given top billing for the biggest race in world cycling this summer after wins in the Paris-Nice, Tour de Romandie and Criterium du Dauphine stage races.
Tony Vino, Daliso Chaponda and Jamie Sutherland will share top billing on April 18 from 8.
Leaders Denbigh A lost top billing after a 9-5 crash at Old Colwyn, where Jim Payton (21-4) and Roger Atkinson (21-9) led the home winners, Alan Jones (21-6) responding.
Nadal's top billing, meanwhile, has meant that Federer will not be the top seed for the first time since his maiden Wimbledon success in 2003.
The result allowed Warrington to reclaim top billing with a 60-0 hammering of Salford at The Willows.
JANET Jackson was top billing on The X Factor last night.
BBC1, Friday, 9pm Barbra Streisand has been one of the world's biggest stars since the 60s and rarely makes appearances in public, which is why her name has top billing - and why Jonathan Ross will be on his best behaviour devoting his entire show to the actress and singer and her illustrious career.
Marco gives beer top billing on his menus, above the starters, and his pub has no other pumps on it, other than six real-ale handpumps.