posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 08:59 AM
You said the reason right in your post -- people have short attention spans.
Thanks to dvr, Netflix, downloading, etc., people are getting used to skipping commercials. If they don't show what's coming up after the commercial
break, chances are the channel gets flipped while the commercials are playing. Without that preview of what's coming up, viewers can't think "oh
drama! I want to see that". Without that thought in their head, it's very easy to get caught up watching another show and not flip back to the