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"on tv" or "in tv"?

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on tv

This is the correct and commonly used preposition to indicate that something is being broadcasted or shown on television.

Use 'on TV' when referring to something that is being broadcasted or shown on television.

Examples:

  • I saw that movie on TV last night.
  • The news will be on TV at 6 p.m.
  • She is famous for her appearances on TV shows.
  • The game will be on TV this weekend.
  • They announced the event will be on TV live.

Alternatives:

  • on television
  • on the television
  • on the screen
  • broadcasted on TV
  • shown on TV

in tv

This is not a standard English expression to indicate that something is being broadcasted or shown on television.

The correct phrase is 'on TV.' 'On TV' is the commonly used preposition to indicate that something is being broadcasted or shown on television. 'In TV' is not a standard English expression in this context.

Last updated: March 25, 2024

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