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rerun

1. a film, play, series, etc., that is broadcast or put on again; repeat
2. Computing the repeat of a part of a computer program

rerun

[′rē‚rən]
(chemical engineering)
To distill a liquid material that has already been distilled; usually implies taking a large proportion of the charge stock overhead.
(computer science)
To run a program or a portion of it again on a computer. Also known as rollback.
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NBC was able to crow about the end of late-night reruns, announcing that The Tonight Show with JAY LENO and Late Night with CONAN O'BRIEN would return in January with new shows, although without writers.
Aside from election reruns in 40 constituencies on Sunday, the ECT is still scrutinizing the results of another 18 constituencies.
NBC recently debuted "The Rerun Show," in which an eight-member troupe reenacts episodes of campy old sitcoms in a way that's part love-in, part lampoon, turning familiar characters into punch lines.
According to the ANMW, no reruns were needed for four publications -- Sunday Express, Observer, Sunday Sport and the Sunday Telegraph.
Despite the ratings strength of "Friends" and "Seinfeld" (which, along with "Frasier" reruns, are the top-rated syndicated sitcoms nationally), both series hit new lows during the week of the NBA finals June 11, according to Reuters/Variety.
Crummy old cable stations that show nothing but ancient reruns will cease to exist, and TV sets will be equipped with decoders that will destroy any old programs that happen to leach into the system.
And that's mostly because cable endlessly reruns the "classic" TV shows that gave way to the likes of Married.
Analysts also believe that first-run syndicators will not be affected by PTAR in the next two years but will definitely feel the squeeze once more reruns get onto the networks' schedules in 1997 and 1998.
If the strike continues and reruns become a fixture of TV schedules, many say they will watch less television (44.
In addition, the second, third and fourth reruns will be paid in one lump sum when the show first airs, resulting in a larger check for actors.
The highest number of reruns recorded for daily papers was 15,093 during September 1999.