APA Referencing

Automatically create a reference for a TV Programme

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Create an APA TV Programme reference

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Enter the Surname and Initials for the creator of the programme

You must enter the creator including their first initial

Enter the role of the above creator

You must enter the role of the person who created the programme (Creator, Producer, Director, Producer & Director...)

Enter the title of the TV Programme

You must enter the title of the TV Programme you wish to reference

Enter the name of the organisation or channel that broadcast the programme

You must enter either the organisation or channel that broadcast the TV programme

Enter the year the broadcast took place in YYYY format.

No date was entered. APA requires n.p. be entered if the Year of broadcast is not known. If you wish to use [no date] then scroll down and click on Create Reference again to create a reference without a broadcast date. Alternatively enter the year of broadcast in YYYY format.

Enter the place that the programme was broadcast.

Click the button below to generate your APA TV Programme Reference. Don't worry, you can come back and edit the reference if you need to correct or add any information

Example APA References for Broadcast Communications

Example TV Programme Reference

Jones, T.M. (Producer & Director). (2014). The Blue Planet. [Television programme]. London: BBC

Example In-Text Citation for a TV Programme

(The Blue Planet, 2014)

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