Note: The Chicago Manual of Style does not have an explicit citation structure for TV episodes or series. This citation is modeled after best practices suggested by librarians and The Chicago Manual of Style’s Q&A website.
TV series name. “Episode Title.” Episode number (if available). Directed by First name Last name. Written by First name Last name. Name of network, Month Date, Year of original air date.
House, M.D. “Simple Explanation.” Directed by Greg Yaitanes. Written by Leonard Dick. Fox Broadcasting, April 6 2009.
Guide: How to cite a DVD, video, or film in Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) style
Use the following template to cite a dvd, video, or film using the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.
Key:Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) style.
Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.
Template:Title. Format. City: Publisher, Year Published.
Example:The Truman Show. Film. United States: Peter Wier, 1998.
Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.