APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE AN EPISODE FROM A TELEVISION SERIES

Director, D. D. (Director), & Writer, W. (Writer). (Original air date). Title of episode in sentence case [Format]. In P. Producer (Role/Contribution), Title of television series in sentence case and italics. Country of origin: Broadcasting Network or Distributor.

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There are two options for citing this source in-text:

1) Cite last name of producer(s) and/or director(s) and year in brackets:

(Corn & McKee, 2016). 

2) Integrate names and year into the text of a sentence; you can (but are not required) to include the title of the film in mixed case and italics:

Corn and McKee (2016) depicted a patient with a serious bacterial infection. 

NOTE: If you copy any dialogue or other information word-for-word, use quotation marks:

The surgeon stated "infections have a nasty way of sneaking up on you" (Corn & McKee, 2016).


APA rules for in-text citation change depending on the number/type of author(s)Count the authors and follow the rule below:

Work with ONE author
Work with TWO authors
Work with THREE to FIVE authors
Work with SIX or more authors
Work with a GROUP, ORGANIZATION or CORPORATE author
Work with NO author specified
INTERVIEW or PRESENTATION (Unpublished)
SECONDARY SOURCE (A source found inside a source)
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