Skip to comments.The Masters Limited Commercials: What Happened?
Posted on 04/13/2013 4:01:08 PM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds
The Masters used to limit commercials to something like 4-6 minutes per hour of broadcasting... This year, it has to be close to 20 minutes. What Happened?
toggle between two shows in order to skip past the commercials.”
I tried that the other night but all three stations had commercials on at the same time. That’s just not right!
Problem is, the tv shows schedule their commercials at the same time so you can’t watch two shows. The other day I was watching a 110 minute movie that ran three hours. That’s over 33% commercial time. As much as cable costs, there’s no reason these people are so broke they have to have so many commercials.
The good times are over. Settle in for the long haul.
people demanded commercials so they wouldn’t have to watch golf
MOney is what it's about. Why do you think Tiger wasn't DQ'd?
Dontcha know the golf channel would jump at the chance to have all day wire to wire coverage. CBS is probably only staying on to keep them from doing just that.
That “little boy” could beat 99.99 percent of the golfers that participate in our forum.
I love golf and you still made me laugh.
That little boy could beat 99.99 percent of the golfers that participate in our forum.
Well I’m spoiled by DirecTV’s system that buffers two channels and lets you toggle between them. So I just give the programs a half hour head start and after that you can get the commercials out of sync.
Well Im spoiled by DirecTVs..
I have Direct TV too but I was trying to watch two different programs that are on the alphabet stations. My grandson told one of his friends that the only reason I have Direct TV is because they are the only ones that show NCIS, Burn Notice or Flashpoing 24/7. I proved him wrong yesterday though and watched 3 hours of Dirty Jobs with him.
Heretic! I have a friend who calls watching golf, "watching sky" because of all the sky shots following a ball. I'm a golf fan, but even I can only stomach so much on the tube.
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