Definitions

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  • adj. Not scripted

Etymologies

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non- +‎ scripted

Examples

  • Stephen Hess, an expert on presidential history at the Brookings Institution, remembers the moment: You do not expect world leaders to confront each other in a nonscripted way.

    Surprise Blunt Talk in the Oval Office Upstages a Moment Meant for Diplomatic Pleasantries

  • Even Jordin Sparks made a nonscripted comment about the importance of the promise rings.

    Jonas Brothers South Park Purity Rings Video

  • In turn, low-cost nonscripted fare, which in the guise of documentary-type programming has always been a staple of cable, has now migrated to network television in the form of reality TV and game shows, a development accelerated by the 2007-2008 writers 'strike.

    Jonathan Handel: Leno Strips Down

  • You could show that people can do stupid things by pretending you're going along with the script but then doing something nonscripted — they respond as if you had done something scripted.

    Edge 290 - THE SIMPLIFIER, A Conversation with John A. Bargh

  • Mr. Adelman said that three weeks earlier, he had offered to do a nonscripted show and donate $1 million to the WGA Strike Fund in order to receive a waiver like the one received by the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but that the WGA had not responded to his offer.

    Golden Glub-Glubs! As WGA Forces Show's Cancellation, Producer Pulls An Edmund Muskie

  • New York's Morgan Spurlock, the indie doc film director who gave us Super Size Me and the upcoming Sundance entry Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?, has just signed a deal with Fox to develop both "scripted and nonscripted" fare with Fox, according to Variety.

    Super Spurlock Signs Deal With Fox

  • And of course, the genre will receive its first Emmys on Sept. 16; nonscripted shows were granted two categories of their own this year.

    The Tribe Has Spoken

  • Agreement covers both scripted and nonscripted projects.

    Tyra Here to Stay at Warners

  • The move is a concession that it can't afford to keep up that fight, amid tense contract negotiations with producers, but ironically, nonscripted shows will likely dominate primetime schedules if a strike takes place.

    Adding Up Devastation

  • You know, you could hear on the tape, this was obviously a nonscripted portion of it, where she went off, and you know, seems very believable, at least it comes across that way on these tapes.

    CNN Transcript Aug 16, 2004

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