refers to the general shape of the show, rather than the show's genre
. For instance, a Sitcom
is in a particular genre. It might be any length from a half-hour up to a miniseries. That's the format.
can also refer to the technical aspects of a show or electronic media, or what kind of media it's distributed on - for example, DVDs
, Hi-Def, etc.
How a given Season
can be arranged.
New Media Formats: