Thursday, June 09, 2011

PBS, Now With Commercial Breaks

The Atlantic Wire wrote PBS, Now With Commercial Breaks. "PBS executives announced recently that their famously uninterrupted programming would soon be interrupted with commercials just like all the other TV stations. "

"Under the new model there will be no break between shows, a strategy know as the "hot switch" in the industry. It looks something like this:"

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Richard said...
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Richard said...

PBS crams their commercials into two week long segments every few months. It's called fundraising. Also the current end of the show sponsors look just like commercials. Now they are going to interrupt their programming with commercials like regular TV.

Making themselves just like some other cable channel is a bad idea. Good luck PBS.