Guide: How to cite a Broadcast in MLA style

Guide: How to cite a Broadcast in MLA style

Cite A Broadcast in MLA style

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Use the following template to cite a broadcast using the MLA 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the MLA style.

Reference list

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


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


'Ego: The Strange and Wonderful World of Self-Portrait'. TV programme. 4: BBC, 2010.

In-text citation

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


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


In the middle ages, artists had been mostly anonymous; painters or sculptors no more important than the apothecary or scribe; skilled workers but hardly in the same league as poets or musicians. 'Ego: The Strange and Wonderful World of Self-Portrait', TV programme (4: BBC, 2010).

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