BroadcastService

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A delivery service through which content is provided via broadcast over the air or online.

Usage: Between 100 and 1000 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from BroadcastService
broadcastAffiliateOf Organization The media network(s) whose content is broadcast on this station.
broadcastDisplayName Text The name displayed in the channel guide. For many US affiliates, it is the network name.
broadcastTimezone Text The timezone in ISO 8601 format for which the service bases its broadcasts
broadcaster Organization The organization owning or operating the broadcast service.
parentService BroadcastService A broadcast service to which the broadcast service may belong to such as regional variations of a national channel.
videoFormat Text The type of screening or video broadcast used (e.g. IMAX, 3D, SD, HD, etc.).
Properties from Service
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
areaServed AdministrativeArea  or
GeoShape  or
Place  or
Text 
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
audience Audience An intended audience, i.e. a group for whom something was created. Supersedes serviceAudience.
availableChannel ServiceChannel A means of accessing the service (e.g. a phone bank, a web site, a location, etc.).
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
brand Brand  or
Organization 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
category Text  or
Thing 
A category for the item. Greater signs or slashes can be used to informally indicate a category hierarchy.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hoursAvailable OpeningHoursSpecification The hours during which this service or contact is available.
isRelatedTo Product  or
Service 
A pointer to another, somehow related product (or multiple products).
isSimilarTo Product  or
Service 
A pointer to another, functionally similar product (or multiple products).
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
offers Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, perform a service, or give away tickets to an event.
provider Organization  or
Person 
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
providerMobility Text Indicates the mobility of a provided service (e.g. 'static', 'dynamic').
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
serviceOutput Thing The tangible thing generated by the service, e.g. a passport, permit, etc. Supersedes produces.
serviceType Text The type of service being offered, e.g. veterans' benefits, emergency relief, etc.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
URL 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of BroadcastService may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
parentService BroadcastService A broadcast service to which the broadcast service may belong to such as regional variations of a national channel.
providesBroadcastService BroadcastChannel The BroadcastService offered on this channel.
publishedOn PublicationEvent A broadcast service associated with the publication event.

Available properties in extensions



Examples

Example 1
WAAY is an affiliate of the ABC network and broadcasts in SD.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
  <span itemprop="videoFormat">SD</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastTimezone" content="-8:00">PST</span>
  <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
    <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="BroadcastService">
  <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
  <span property="videoFormat">SD</span>
  <span property="broadcastTimezone" content="-8:00">PST</span>
  <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
    <span property="name">ABC</span>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"BroadcastService",
  "name":"WAAY-TV",
  "broadcastDisplayName":"ABC",
  "videoFormat":"SD",
  "broadcastTimezone": "-8:00",
  "broadcastAffiliateOf":{
    "@type":"Organization",
    "name":"ABC"
  }
}
</script>
Example 2
WAAY is channel 7 on Comcast cable.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TelevisionChannel">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div itemprop="inBroadcastLineup" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/CableOrSatelliteProvider">
    <span itemprop="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="providesBroadcastService" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
    <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
      <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="TelevisionChannel">
  <span property="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span property="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span property="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div property="inBroadcastLineup" typeof="CableOrSatelliteService">
    <span property="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div property="providesBroadcastService" typeof="BroadcastService">
    <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
      <span property="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"TelevisionChannel",
  "name": "WAAY 7",
  "broadcastChannelId":"7",
  "broadcastServiceTier":"Premium",
  "inBroadcastLineup":{
    "@type":"CableOrSatelliteService",
    "name": "Comcast",
  },
  "providesBroadcastService":{
    "@type":"BroadcastService",
    "name": "WAAY-TV",
    "broadcastDisplayName": "ABC",
    "broadcastAffiliateOf":{
      "@type":"Organization",
      "name":"ABC"
    }
  }
}
</script>
Example 3
WAAY is broadcasting Modern Family at 9:00PM on October 12, 2014 in English with Spanish subtitles available.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastEvent">
  <span itemprop="name">Modern Family - S6E8 - Three Turkeys</span>
  <span itemprop="description">Phil and Luke take over Thanksgiving duties.</span>
  <meta itemprop="isLiveBroadcast" content="http://schema.org/False" />
  <span itemprop="videoFormat">HD</span>
  <span itemprop="inLanguage">en</span>
  <span itemprop="subtitleLanguage">es</span>
  <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-10-12T21:00">starts 10/12/2014 9:00PM</span>
  <span itemprop="endDate" content="2014-10-12T21:30">ends 10/12/2014 9:30PM</span>
  <div itemprop="publishedOn" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
    <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="workPerformed" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TVEpisode">
    <span itemprop="name">Modern Family: Three Turkeys</span>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="BroadcastEvent">
  <span property="name">Modern Family - S6E8 - Three Turkeys</span>
  <span property="description">Phil and Luke take over Thanksgiving duties.</span>
  <meta property="isLiveBroadcast" content="http://schema.org/False" />
  <span property="videoFormat">HD</span>
  <span property="inLanguage">en</span>
  <span property="subtitleLanguage">es</span>
  <span property="startDate" content="2014-10-12T21:00">starts 10/12/2014 9:00PM</span>
  <span property="endDate" content="2014-10-12T21:30">ends 10/12/2014 9:30PM</span>
  <div property="publishedOn" typeof="BroadcastService">
    <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  </div>
  <div property="workPerformed" typeof="TVEpisode">
    <span property="name">Modern Family: Three Turkeys</span>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"BroadcastEvent",
  "startDate":"2014-10-12T21:00",
  "endDate":"2014-10-12T21:30",
  "publishedOn":{
    "@type":"BroadcastService",
    "name: "WAAY-TV"
  },
  "workPerformed":{
    "@type":"CreativeWork",
    "name": "Modern Family: Three Turkeys"
  },
  "inLanguage":"en",
  "subtitleLanguage":"es",
  "videoFormat":"HD",
  "isLiveBroadcast":"False",
  "name":"Modern Family - S6E8 - Three Turkeys",
  "description":"Phil and Luke take over Thanksgiving duties."
}
</script>
Example 4
<div>
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0">Doctor Who</a>,
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rs69w">Series 5</a>,
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sj9sq">The Hungry Earth</a>, episode 8,
 broadcast on BBC One at 18:15, 22nd of May 2010, available on
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/b00sj9sq">BBC iPlayer</a> from 19:45
 on the 2nd of June until the 9th.
</div>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TVSeries">
  <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0">
   <span itemprop="name">Doctor Who</span></a>,
  <div itemprop="containsSeason" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TVSeason">
    <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rs69w">
     <span itemprop="name">Series 5</span></a>,
    <div itemprop="episode" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TVEpisode">
      <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sj9sq">
       <span itemprop="name">The Hungry Earth</span></a>,
      episode <span itemprop="position">8</span>, broadcast on
      <div itemprop="publication" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastEvent">
        <div itemprop="publishedOn" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
          <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone"><span itemprop="name">BBC One</span></a>
        </div> at
        <span itemprop="startDate"
          content="2010-05-22T18:15:00+01:00">18:15, 22nd of May 2010</span>
      </div>,
      available on
      <div itemprop="video" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/VideoObject">
        <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00sj9sq">BBC iPlayer</a>
      </div> from
      <div itemprop="publication" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/OnDemandEvent">
        <span itemprop="startDate"
         content="2012-06-02T19:45:00+01:00">19:45 on the 2nd of June</span> until the
        <span itemprop="endDate" content="2012-06-09T19:44:00+01:00">9th</span>.
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="TVSeries">
  <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0">
   <span property="name">Doctor Who</span></a>,
  <div property="containsSeason" typeof="TVSeason">
    <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rs69w">
     <span property="name">Series 5</span></a>,
    <div property="episode" typeof="TVEpisode">
      <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sj9sq">
       <span property="name">The Hungry Earth</span></a>,
      episode <span property="position">8</span>, broadcast on
      <div property="publication" typeof="BroadcastEvent">
        <div property="publishedOn" typeof="BroadcastService">
          <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone"><span property="name">BBC One</span></a>
        </div> at
        <span property="startDate"
          content="2010-05-22T18:15:00+01:00">18:15, 22nd of May 2010</span>
      </div>,
      available on
      <div property="video" typeof="VideoObject">
        <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00sj9sq">BBC iPlayer</a>
      </div> from
      <div property="publication" typeof="OnDemandEvent">
        <span property="startDate"
         content="2012-06-02T19:45:00+01:00">19:45 on the 2nd of June</span> until the
        <span property="endDate" content="2012-06-09T19:44:00+01:00">9th</span>.
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
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  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "TVSeries",
  "containsSeason": {
    "@type": "TVSeason",
    "episode": {
      "@type": "TVEpisode",
      "position": "8",
      "publication": [
        {
          "@type": "BroadcastEvent",
          "publishedOn": {
            "@type": "BroadcastService",
            "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone"
          },
          "startDate": "18:15, 22nd of May 2010"
        },
        {
          "@type": "OnDemandEvent",
          "endDate": "9th",
          "startDate": "19:45 on the 2nd of June"
        }
      ],
      "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sj9sq",
      "video": {
        "@type": "VideoObject",
        "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00sj9sq"
      }
    },
    "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rs69w"
  },
  "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006q2x0"
}
</script>
Example 5
<div>
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl">In Our Time</a>,
 <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ggc19">Ordinary Language Philosophy</a>, episode 604,
 broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 09:00, 7th of November 2013, available online from 09:45 on the same day.
</div>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/RadioSeries">
  <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl">
   <span itemprop="name">In Our Time</span></a>,
  <div itemprop="episode" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/RadioEpisode">
    <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ggc19">
     <span itemprop="name">Ordinary Language Philosophy</span></a>,
    episode <span itemprop="position">604</span>, broadcast on
    <div itemprop="publication" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastEvent">
      <div itemprop="publishedOn" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
        <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4"><span itemprop="name">BBC Radio 4</span></a>
      </div> at
      <span itemprop="startDate"
        content="2013-11-07T09:00:00+01:00">09:00, 7th of November 2013</span>
    </div>,
    available online from
    <div itemprop="publication" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/OnDemandEvent">
      <span itemprop="startDate"
       content="2013-11-07T09:45:00+01:00">09:45 on the same day</span>.
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="RadioSeries">
  <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl">
   <span property="name">In Our Time</span></a>,
  <div property="episode" typeof="RadioEpisode">
    <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ggc19">
     <span property="name">Ordinary Language Philosophy</span></a>,
    episode <span property="position">604</span>, broadcast on
    <div property="publication" typeof="BroadcastEvent">
      <div property="publishedOn" typeof="BroadcastService">
        <a property="url" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4"><span property="name">BBC Radio 4</span></a>
      </div> at
      <span property="startDate"
        content="2013-11-07T09:00:00+01:00">09:00, 7th of November 2013</span>
    </div>,
    available online from
    <div property="publication" typeof="OnDemandEvent">
      <span property="startDate"
       content="2013-11-07T09:45:00+01:00">09:45 on the same day</span>.
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
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  "@type": "RadioSeries",
  "episode": {
    "@type": "RadioEpisode",
    "position": "604",
    "publication": [
      {
        "@type": "BroadcastEvent",
        "publishedOn": {
          "@type": "BroadcastService",
          "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4"
        },
        "startDate": "09:00, 7th of November 2013"
      },
      {
        "@type": "OnDemandEvent",
        "startDate": "09:45 on the same day"
      }
    ],
    "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ggc19"
  },
  "url": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl"
}
</script>

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