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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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Paxson Communications prexy and C E O Jeff Sagansky says the deal will lead to at least some of Pax TV's 72 stations scheduling reruns of the local newscasts of the NBC owned-and-affiliated TV stations in specific markets, as well as rerunning NBC original movies a day or two later on Pax TV's primetime sked.
This instant and frequent rerunning of broadcast network shows has huge implications for the traditional relationship between networks, their affiliates and their studio suppliers.