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'. Broadcaster, Year Published. TV programme.


BBC Two,. See, Hear. 2011. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

In-text citation

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




Subtitles that have a great deal of movement or indeed subtitles that are displayed in a scrolling mode, word for word, what they do is, they cause the viewers to spend a great deal of time on the subtitle and very little time on the images. (BBC Two)

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