Definition of repeat fee in English:

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repeat fee

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A fee paid to a radio or television artist each time their performance is rebroadcast: repeat fees are now based on the audience for each commercial, rather than on the number of times it is shown
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  • Brass band player Dave, from Wilmslow, said: ‘I suppose if a repeat fee had been part of the deal all those years ago I'd be a rich man.’
  • This was a canny ploy amongst the music publishers to avoid paying musicians additional costs, or losing out on the tidy sums brought in by usage of the music by film and television companies and the additional payments for repeat fees.
  • Outstanding issues include improved residuals for film and television productions and repeat fees for TV productions.

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