run (one's) own show

(redirected from run their own shows)

run (one's) own show

To have complete autonomy or authority over something; to do something according solely to one's own inclinations, desires, opinions, etc. You can tell that the manager, so used to running his own show in the office, is finding it hard to adjust to having a boss of his own just a few doors down. The CEO's son really ran his own show in here for the last few years, until he was finally busted for fraud and removed from the company.
See also: run, show
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We will be dedicating shows to everyone who wish to be a DJ and everyone will get this opportunity to run their own shows in the studio.
The station was set up in 2008 to allow amateur broadcasters the chance to run their own shows.