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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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Key findings from the research included the fact that 76 per cent of respondents listen to radio in their cars; 62 per cent of respondents prefer having a maximum of two ads in one commercial break, with 96 per cent wanting to hear no more than five; and 71 per cent of respondents will
Dubai-based Shock Middle East (SME), which celebrates two successful years in the radio business next month, is launching a UAE-first radio initiative, in which it will air only two ads in a row during a commercial break on its three radio stations -- Dance 97.8 FM, Heart 107.1 and Radio Hala 95.6 FM, effective today (Thursday, January 31), BroadcastPro ME can reveal.
Meanwhile, Ad Age reports, NBC Universal has had a better run with its limited-commercials plan, according to buyers, selling one-minute breaks that will take up the first commercial break of a show.
On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', Streep shared her reaction to Carey accidentally stealing her seat during a commercial break. "B***h stole my seat," Streep jokingly told host Jimmy Kimmel.
The host returned after a commercial break and seemed to be fine.
APOLOGIES for the commercial break but I will be signing copies of Inside the Rafalution at Waterstones in Newcastle city centre from noon today.
For the second game, state television corrected that; it called a commercial break when the US anthem was about to be played.
The 90-year commercial break of the 600-year-old Ottoman Empire has come to an end." It has been 90 years since the foundation of the Turkish Republic.
If you've ever marveled at how the chicken cordon bleu pops out of Rachel Ray's oven after just one commercial break, you'll be thrilled to learn that when it comes to Sukkah construction, Jews have mastered the art of time travel as well.
The event happens tonight at the Araneta Coliseum and will air live as it happens, uncut with no commercial break, starting 7:30 p.m.
Brennan III, she suddenly found herself being led up on to a stage area during a commercial break.
If you crossed out all the times the simplest line had to be repeated by everyone in the vicinity - one word tonight pinballs around the Cafe no less than six times so that all the characters get to have a go at it - and if you deleted all the "Oirrights?" all the "Laters" all the "Talk of the devils" and "Your usuals?" you'd be left with approximately four pages of script - barely enough to fill a commercial break. But in those four pages there are some major developments to mark the start of series two, as Stan plans a surprise, Richard has a big announcement and Sarah realises that people who sit on the fence too long just get splinters.

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