How to cite a TV show in Harvard

Harvard TV show citation

To cite a TV show in a reference entry in Harvard style include the following elements:

  1. Title of show: Give the title as presented in the source. Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
  2. Year of broadcast: Give the year in round brackets.
  3. Channel: Give the channel of transmission.
  4. Day and month of broadcast: Give only the day and month of broadcast.

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a TV show in Harvard style:

Title of show (Year of broadcast) Channel, Day and month of broadcast.

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the Harvard style guidelines in action:


A TV show by BBC

The Apprentice (2017) BBC One Television, 23 September.

A popular TV show by HBO

Game of Thrones (2011) HBO, 17 April.

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