Title. Year. Transmitting organisation/channel. Date and time of transmission.
News at ten. 2010. ITV. 27 January, 22:00.
The murder trial. 2013. Channel 4. 10 July, 21:00.
Episode in a series
Series title, number and Title of episode (if applicable). Year. Transmitting organisation/channel. Date and time of transmission.
Desperate housewives, Episode 16, Crime doesn't pay. 2009. Channel 4. 8 April, 22.00.
Horizon, Kids lost in care. 2013. BBC 1. 24 June, 22:00.
See also Speech: broadcast of a speech
Film, video or broadcast
If you refer to a film, video, video game or broadcast, you should cite the title and the date.
When the title is not mentioned in the text, the citation should consist of the title and the date in brackets:
The way the characters interact reveals... (The Godfather, 1972)
If you have already named the title in the text, only the year needs to be included in brackets.
The way the characters interact in The Godfather (1972) reveals...
If you are referring to a particular scene or quote, you should include in the citation the times (hours, minutes and seconds) between which it takes place in the film.
The conversation between the characters Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara reveals... (Gone with the Wind, 1939, 01:32:03-01:33:05).
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