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Does one pronounce 第一話 as "だいいちわ" or as "だいいちはなす".
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だいいちわ is correct.
はなす is the verb form, and would be written as 話す, not 話. はなし would be written as 話 by itself, but when paired with another kanji, or used as a counter, it would be わ.