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Almost every major TV network in the US is stuffing more ads into their commercial breaks in a "desperate" attempt to prop up ad revenues as ratings across the industry decline, according to a report from investment research and management company Sanford C. Bernstein. Read more: www.businessinsider.com...
it' would kill the suspense when your interupted every 10 minutes with ads for life insurance, new cars, and what ever else they advertise these days.
On a one hour program there is on average only 35 minutes of programming (many times even less than this). This means 25 minutes of that hour is filled by commercials
With the power of streaming technology now, surely all that is needed is a device or dongle you could plug into your tv.
Commercials is one of the mean reason I stopped paying for the cable.
originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
On a one hour program there is on average only 35 minutes of programming (many times even less than this). This means 25 minutes of that hour is filled by commercials. Now the executives want to add more commercials to address declining viewership? Did they ever consider it may be the non-stop Viagra and car insurance ads, not to mention the endless pharmaceutical disclaimers about growing a 3rd head that might be causing viewers to avoid TV in the first place???