from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To broadcast simultaneously by FM and AM radio or by radio and television.
  • transitive v. To broadcast (a program) by simulcasting.
  • n. A broadcast so transmitted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A program or event that is broadcast across more than one medium or service at the same time.
  • v. To broadcast a program or event across more than one medium or service at the same time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a broadcast that is carried simultaneously by radio and television (or by FM and AM radio)


simul(taneous) + (broad)cast.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of simultaneous and broadcast (Wiktionary)


  • In 2008, the Washington National Opera moved its simulcast from the National Mall to the brand new Nationals Park — home of the Washington Nationals — in an effort to get people to sign up and secure better customer-tracking data.

    Opera Makes Free Simulcasts Pay Off

  • The March 26 simulcast is being produced by Progressive Media Agency, a Portland, OR, based firm led by Adam Klugman and Enrique Arias.

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  • The new season of American Idol premieres this Tuesday, Jan 18 on FOX TV and will be shown in simulcast in the Philippines at 3 PM, January 20 (and of course I have a client meeting then, argh).


  • Imperial said the simulcast will be the only free, outdoors event of its kind in San Francisco on Inauguration Day. - Local News

  • The show is being "simulcast" live on the radio, with Snyder positioning himself not as a slick TV host but a man-of-the-people radio guy.

    Late Night Unplugged

  • There's a clip online of Sam Raimi and Thomas Haden Church introducing the Spider-Man 3 trailer to an audience in New York and London live via "simulcast", and then we're treated to the audience reactions to the trailer.

    Filmstalker: Raimi and Church introduce Spider-Man 3 trailer

  • To mild obsessives who got up at 5am last Monday for the "simulcast" with the - Articles related to Steven Spielberg eyes Australia for new dinosaur movie

  • The event was also "simulcast" on the web, making it possible for analysts to participate without having to go in-world.

    Planet Sun

  • They are running the anime as a "simulcast" which means that, an hour after an episode has premiered in Japan, it will stream on Crunchyroll with English subtitles. - Because visibility matters

  • Finally, they recorded a 'simulcast' concert, the same music played on Earth Mars Venus and Titan.

    Science Fiction in the News


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