Definition of "teleplay" [teleplay]

  • A play written or adapted for television. (noun)

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Use "teleplay" in a sentence
  • "I’ve got high hopes for this, not least of all because the teleplay is by Suzan-Lori Parks, who won the Pulitzer for the play Topdog/Underdog."
  • "Is there some sort of WGA distinction between a credit reading "teleplay" or simply "writer" or "written by"?"
  • "In 1957, he made his feature film directorial debut with the critically acclaimed 12 Angry Men, an adaptation of the teleplay of the same name about 12 men on a jury who deliberate the guilt and innocence of a defendant based on reasonable doubt."