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WHATS WITH FOX TV NETWORK AND THEIR ADS??? Answered

 THEY ADVERTISE THE SIMPSONS AS "COMING UP NEXT'', YET THEY THROW IN A TON OF COMMERCIALS!!!!! 
WHAT THE DEUCE!

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led235 (author)2010-01-15

 they are just being liars, oh well, thats another inconvenience of life

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lemonie (author)2010-01-11

It's fairly low-level psychology, if they say "Coming up next" people tend to stick around to see it, and sit through the commercials - you know how this works.
As advertising is a major source of revenue it's important that people watch it. Researchers will often ask people whether they know brands / products, if they've seen recent advertising, because being noticed (alone) can be regarded as some kind of success.

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orksecurity (author)2010-01-10

Any time a commercial TV station says "next", they mean "After a commercial break." Live with it, or switch to non-commercial TV, or switch away from TV entirely, or start using a DVR so you can fast-forward thru commercials, or...

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frollard (author)2010-01-10

The average 'tv heavy-user' attention span copes with that.  It's fact - and their marketing people know it.  People always say "I wish there were less commercials" but they never do anything about it - such as calling/writing the stations saying you're unhappy with it.

I don't have cable/satellite as I boycott the entire industry in that sense.  Cable is garbage.  I used to watch hours upon hours each day.  Now I catch some only while at work, because its on, not because I choose to actively watch it. 

Try this:  Quit tv.  Save money, and do something healthy or philanthropic like volunteer.

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Re-design (author)2010-01-10

They gotta pay for it somehow.  Why don't you send um some money and maybe they'll stop.

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