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Why are adverts all on at the same time?

Matt Davidson Avatar
9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
Just sat here watching telly. Adverts come on, and have to flick over, but all the other channels have adverts! How inconsiderate! :giggle:

It's not spoiling too much my day of watching bloke tv.........Sports Disasters followed by World's Most Powerful Explosions! :thumbsup:
Matt Davidson Avatar
9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
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#1
maybe its to put people off watching such garbage and flick the thing off:giggle:
#2
I've noticed that recently actually - you flick around Freeview, and at the same time during the programmes, it seems like all commercial channels are showing them at the same time.

I wonder if it's some weird joint effort to stop people channel-hopping and settling on something different during the ads of the programme they were initially watching?
#3
BristolDeal
I've noticed that recently actually - you flick around Freeview, and at the same time during the programmes, it seems like all commercial channels are showing them at the same time.

I wonder if it's some weird joint effort to stop people channel-hopping and settling on something different during the ads of the programme they were initially watching?


Hasnt it always been like that?

If you get ABC then thats a safe bet because its american they have the weird thing where they have their adverts, then show the last couple of minutes of a show, and then a program.
#4
Titchimp
Hasnt it always been like that?

If you get ABC then thats a safe bet because its american they have the weird thing where they have their adverts, then show the last couple of minutes of a show, and then a program.


Well that's the point - I don't think it always has been like that.

I hate the advert structure on abc1, it's so frustrating. You feel like every 6 minutes you're going "Oh god, not again!"
#5
this has been the case in america and australia for years.
i always thought what great tv we had

it's a shame we are going down the same route.
#6
Yes in america
It will show the first 3 minutes start of a program.
(Thats why American Programmes like friends and fresh prince,have a little intro part then show title sequence)
Advertise
Show more
Advertise in the middle
shoe more
Advertise again
Show the end/credits,
show the first 3 minutes start of a program.
and repeat the structure

It is strange but i like how they dont have a advert between the change of programs
#7
Slightly off topic, but i hate how on american shows the titles seem to roll for about 20 minutes:?
Very distracting.

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