“Rerun” in the news
Publications and example sentences
The China Post
· Weekend protest coverage boosts cable news viewership →
On a big news week, Fox News Channel had more than double the audience of its sister broadcast network, which was largely devoted to reruns during the first week of the summer season.
· Stormont backs calling for extension to Brexit transition period →
He said: “This is not about rerunning the referendum, it’s about accepting that we are in the middle of the most serious public health crisis in living memory.
The New York Times
· Your Short Film of the Day →
I kept myself sane after 9/11 by devouring reruns of the ’80s game show “Press Your Luck” — the mantra “Big bucks, no Whammies!” helped me stay calm.
· Is Bolivia's 'interim' president using the pandemic to outstay her welcome? →
But with lockdown measures easing dramatically from 1 June, even as cases have suddenly erupted in Añez’s home province of Beni, some question the rationale for postponing the electoral rerun until September or beyond.
The New York Times
· Record Ratings and Record Chaos on Cable News →
In the midnight hour on Friday, a rerun of Mr. Carlson show appears to have grabbed hold of the president’s brainstem, as Mr. Carlson intoned that “rioters are continuing to destroy one of this country’s great cities, unimpeded.” A little after 12:50 a.m., the show panned to a Minneapolis in flames, and at 12:53 a.m., Mr. Trump tweeted that he “can’t stand back & watch this happen.” He concluded, echoing an utterance in 1967 from a bigoted Miami police chief, “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.”
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Thank whoever you count as a higher power for the return to terrestrial television of decent quality, after news bulletins that veer wildly between the sanctimonious (“Can you personally guarantee 100% that…?”) and the maudlin, and schedulers trying slyly to slip in reruns that failed to float anyone’s boats (Maigret, Vienna Blood).