commercial break


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commercial break

n
(Broadcasting) an interruption in a radio or television programme for the broadcasting of advertisements
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Streep shared her reaction to Carey accidentally stealing her seat during a commercial break.
The host returned after a commercial break and seemed to be fine.
When a commercial break is made, which is quite often during a talk show or a play, the viewer instinctively reaches for the remote control and surfs channels to locate one that is not on a commercial break at that point.
The commercial break of the 600-year-old [Ottoman] Empire has ended.
During the commercial break, an advertisement for a cosmetics product was shown.
Fassbender added that he thought that category was going to be way down the line and then, one could not get back in until there was a commercial break, so he watched it backstage.
Emma revealed all to her colleagues during a commercial break in Sunday night's show, before host Philip Schofield announced the news live to the nation.
Professor Palacios-Huerta said: Most TV channels cut to the commercial break when the coin is being tossed to decide which team takes the first penalty - but our findings show that this could be the deciding moment in a drawn match.
When made aware of her ignorance during a commercial break, hapless Burley then compounded her insulting words by saying: "I've said three Hail Marys, everything is going to be fine.
The length of the commercial break and whether other commercials were simultaneously on other channels also affected how many people stayed tuned.
30pm, whereas in reality after every two songs there is an unannounced commercial break.
Then every commercial break, NSPCC advert for us to give pounds 2 a month to help.

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