looking or likely to look attractive on television: said of a person
Origin of telegenictele- + -genic
Having a physical appearance and exhibiting personal qualities that are deemed highly appealing to television viewers: “Do we insist on a telegenic President?” (William F. Buckley, Jr.)
(comparative more telegenic, superlative most telegenic)
From tele- +"Ž -genic, by analogy with photogenic.