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Rerun

A television or other program that has already been broadcast and is being broadcast again. Reruns are an inexpensive way for a television station to make money from advertising, especially if it already owns the rights to the program.
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ON Classic TV Reruns has over 1,250 episodes available for viewing.
A peaceful repeat vote at dozens of polling stations in Macedonia confirmed yesterday the ruling coalition's landslide victory in parliamentary elections marred by violence Held under tight security, the rerun had not been expected to change the overall result from June 1.
Networks have seen ratings slip as shows fall into reruns, jeopardising revenues.
But it is up to the consideration of the ECT if the reruns should be done before the first meeting of the House of Representatives,'' he said.
"Those clips were shown when the draw was made and they will be rerun and rerun now.
Chances are if you're already intimately familiar with these figures--if your Christmas list once included Cabbage Patch Kids, if you idled away your pre-adolescent afternoons watching "He-Man" and "Starsky and Hutch" reruns, if there was ever a time in which you unselfconsciously wore Izod shirts--you came of age in the 1980s.
ABC'S ratings have been poor during the last year, so poor that it soon will begin airing reruns of basic cable TV hit "Monk," which airs on USA.
This possibility worries the movie and TV studios, which repackage old television shows for sale to individuals as DVDs or videotapes and sell cable channels and broadcast stations the right to air reruns. Who is going to buy DVDs or tapes of TV shows or movies they can get for free online through peer-to-peer file sharing?
One hundred years from now, there will be no such things as television reruns. Old episodes of Cheers and The Dukes of Hazzard provide no viable cultural or economic benefit to this society; they are simply the entertainment-industry equivalent of leaky old galoshes and frayed trousers that Mom never got around to throwing out.
In this post-"triumph" segment the artwork is complemented with sites that explore "American cultural, social and political developments from 1950 through the 1990s." In other words, fifty years of gargantuan art "contextualized" by the propinquity of toaster ovens and Simpsons reruns. Sept.
Perhaps it's all those reruns of I Love Lucy that make Agon or The Cage, choreographed by Jerome Robbins in 1951 but only recently added to the SFB repertory, so difficult for dancers of today to "get." In this postfeminist era, how many of us encounter the naked face of misogyny or the brute violence of the unrepressed?
For the last year, political debate in Washington has been an endless series of reruns. Impeaching the President is the name of the show.