Use the following template to cite a broadcast using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

'Title'. TV programme. Channel number: Broadcaster, Year Published.

Example:

'M*A*S*H - Guerilla My Dreams'. TV programme. CBS: 20th Television, 1979.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

'Title', TV programme (Channel number: Broadcaster, Year Published).

Example

Directed by Alan Alda 'M*A*S*H - Guerilla My Dreams', TV programme (CBS: 20th Television, 1979).

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

'Title'. Year Published. TV programme. Channel number: Broadcaster.

Example:

'Mythbusters'. 2007. TV programme. Discovery  channel.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

('Title' Year Published)

Example

Episode 71 ('Mythbusters' 2007)

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