In broadcasting, a programme is seen as a broadcast material created to meet certain specific needs or attain some set objectives and transmitted to some pre-determined target audience (Eastman & Ferguson, 2006)

Duyile (2005) classified programmes under two(2) general headings which includes;

  1. Spoken words broadcasting: They are; talks, discussions, educational broadcasting, programmes for special audiences (women, children, rural listeners), drama, documentary, magazines, news and current affairs programmes and religious broadcasting.
  2. Music includes programmes of cassette recording, live musical performance of all kinds and variety of entertainment.

He further went to break down the different types of Broadcast Programmes which fits into the above classifications:

  1. Talk Programmes: this is termed straightforward talk, the interview and discussion. A talk programme ranges from a one minute contribution, to a magazine programme, to one hour interview programme which are audience participatory in nature. The purpose of the talk programme may be to…

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