Words easily confused: программа vs. передача
Updated: Dec 10, 2020
When it comes to talking about watching TV, the words програ́мма and переда́ча are often misused. The matter is that the Russian word програ́мма is not program but a list of shows (on radio or TV), a channel, or a schedule. On the other hand, the equivalent of the English program on TV or radio broadcasted would be the word переда́ча.
Using the words in context might help to see the difference: