Friday, May 16, 2008

FOX TV to go commercial free!...almost....


When I was a kid, all we did was watch commercials............
Hollywood Reporter:
Fox Broadcasting Co. is shaking up the commercial TV model with "Remote-Free TV."At its upfront presentation Thursday, the network announced it will air two new drama series, J.J. Abrams' "Fringe" and Joss Whedon's "Dollhouse," with dramatically reduced commercial breaks."It's a simple concept and potentially revolutionary," Fox Entertainment Chairman Peter Liguori said. "We're going to have less commercials, less promotional time, and less reason for viewers to use the remote. We're going to redefine the viewing experience."Both "Fringe" and "Dollhouse" would have network commercial loads of about five minutes per hour, about half the usual. The commercial pods would also be shorter and they would have about half the promo load as well.

1 comment:

Steve said...

I love it. We have had enough of the commercials. Now how about some TV.

Thanks for the info.

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