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family hour

noun, Television Informal.
any broadcast period from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. when programs of general interest to the family are broadcast.
Also called family time.
Origin of family hour
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • My understanding about how that happened was that there was regulation with regard to so-called family hour on television.
Contemporary definitions for family hour

a time during the evening when families are together talking, working on homework, or being entertained's 21st Century Lexicon
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