Scheduling a syndicated program at the same time, every day of the week. This is the opposite of checkerboarding, which is the standard method of scheduling programs on primetime. See, Checkerboarding
Once a program producer has made enough episodes of a program, the program can be aired on a consistent basis each week during off-network time which builds a viewing audience. Called stripping because the regular exhibition of the show is similar to the publication of a daily comic strip.
Putting successive episodes of a program into the same time period five days a week—for example scheduling Star Trek every evening at 7pm.
In television, a five-day-a-week placement of a show. In local TV and cable, programmers believe that in certain day parts, putting the same show in the same time slot each weekday lends predictability to the schedule that their target audiences appreciate.
Stripping is an industry term used to refer to the practice of running a syndicated television series every day of the week. It is commonly restricted to describing the airing of shows which were weekly in their first run; The West Wing could be stripped but not Jeopardy!, as the latter is intended to be run daily.