a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects, usually without relying on conventional plots, laugh tracks, etc.
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How to use dramedy in a sentence
The ensemble dramedy, Anderson’s first true anthology film, is star-studded as ever, with notable newcomers Chalamet and Elisabeth Moss joining returning regulars like Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton.
Hollywood star Jane Levy made herself a household name for playing the titular role of Zoey Clarke in the NBC’s Emmy Award–winning and Golden Globe–nominated musical dramedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.
The Netflix prison dramedy, with its binge-baiting release strategy, is engrossing in every sense of word.Inside Orange Is the New Black’s Terrifying Showdown Between Red and Vee | Kevin Fallon | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His latest is the critically acclaimed dramedy Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett.Woody Allen’s Amazing Life Lessons in Esquire Magazine | Marlow Stern | August 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Oscar winner Susan Sarandon delivers a brilliant, heart-rending performance in the delightful dramedy Jeff, Who Lives at Home.Susan Sarandon on ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home,’ Limbaugh, the GOP, Tim Robbins, and More | Marlow Stern | March 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Episodes is a new tone of comedy for us as we have a lot more dramedy.
The network has been pushing its specific brand of dramedy programming (and action-comedies).
British Dictionary definitions for dramedy
a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy
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