All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TV Commercials’

Time Warner Now Has a Patent to Kill DVR Commercial-Skipping

It’s no secret why DVR’s are so popular. Commercials are now so prevalent that the average “hour-long” network television show isn’t much longer than 40 minutes. That 20 minutes of ads doesn’t come all at once, either. Commercial breaks are barely long enough for a bathroom trip or a quick journey to the kitchen for a snack and beverage. DVR …

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Samsung Smart TV Causes Sexy Confusion [Commercial]

When Samsung debuted their Smart TVs, the intuitive gesture controls made sci-fi fans think of Minority Report. The only problem is, most people don’t look as cool as Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell do while flailing their arms around. Look up a video of any person playing WarioWare: Smooth Moves for the Nintendo Wii to see how we will all …

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Wes Anderson Directed 2 Hyundai Azera Commercials

Wes Anderson movies aren’t for everyone. He has a very unique and strange way of telling a story, that I personally dig immensely. This past Sunday, during the Academy Awards, Anderson brought his quirkiness to the small screen with two commercials for the Hyundai Azera. The first commercial, titled Talk to My Car, has a Knight Rider-ish sort of feel …

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New Online Exhibit Features 60 Years Of TV Commercials

The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) has introduced an extensive online exhibit at called “We’ll be Right Back: 60 years of Television Commercials.”

The online exhibit features MBC’s archives of more than 10,000 commercials and nearly 100,000 hours of content. “We’ll be Right Back: 60 years of Television Commercials” spans more than six decades, and showcases more than 100 of the best television commercials from the 1940s through today.


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