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Hi,
I you watch something on TV, hear a song on the radio and hear something in a song, but...

Do you see someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Do you hear someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd choose "on" in all of the above cases.

Is someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Is someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd say "in" in these above. However, I know something or someone is on a show on TV or on the radio, for example...

Anyway, I'm afraid there are no definite answers to this question... but it's difficult to choose!
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KooyeenHi,
I you watch something on TV, hear a song on the radio and hear something in a song, but...

Do you see someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Do you hear someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd choose "on" in all of the above cases.

Is someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Is someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd say "in" in these above. However, I know something or someone is on a show on TV or on the radio, for example...

Anyway, I'm afraid there are no definite answers to this question... but it's difficult to choose!
Thanks Emotion: smile

He was playing a part In a car commercial.

She was on a children's television program.

Hi GM,
hmm, sorry, but I don't think I understand...
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Kooyeen,

What I tried to say was, based on your questions about someone being in / on a program without additional context, it's "on TV", "on the radio", “on a program” but “in a show/ play/ concert“ .
Do you see someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Do you hear someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd choose "on" in all of the above cases.

Is someone/something in or on a commercial on TV? In or on a program on TV?
Is someone/something in or on a commercial on the radio? In or on a program on the radio?

I'd say "in" in these above. However, I know something or someone is on a show on TV or on the radio, for example...

Anyway, I'm afraid there are no definite answers to this question Yes there are. They're all above in red! ... but it's difficult to choose!

in a commercial / on a program

I saw her/it in a soap commercial.
She/It was on "That's the Truth", a new TV/radio program this season.
She's in two TV/radio commercials this year.
She's on two new TV/radio programs this year.

CJ
Hello everyone!

Do you think I can ask another thing about prepositions? I've been doubting this for weeks, and, I know there is someone else doubting so here!Emotion: stick out tongue

What is it? On/in The Canary Islands?

I think on should be the correct one since you are on an island, but, in the Canary Islands sounds well too, so, which one should be the correct one? What about 'at'?

Thanks in advance!
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In reference to "island", it's always "on". i.e. There are a lot of natural caverns on this island.
Okay, got that, Thank you Goodman!Emotion: smile
Okay, but what about "islands" (plural)? To me, "he spent a week in the Canary Islands" sound better if he was only on one of the islands. If you say "he spent a week on the Canary Islands" it sounds as though he was on all of the islands.
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