Block Programming


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Block Programming

In radio and television broadcasting, the practice of airing similar shows for a two to four hour span of time. Block programming is intended to appeal to the same demographic so the audience remains relatively constant for the block programming period. This gives advertisers a long space of time in which to target their products to their most likely customers. It is also called a broadcast block.
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radio broadcaster, Internet content provider and magazine publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family themes, today announced the results of its national block programming rate negotiations, which are carried out annually at the start of each year.