Some cable networks speed up shows by 7.5% to fit in more ads


source: NBC
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Some cable networks (like TBS and TNT) imperceptibly speed up reruns of shows like Seinfeld so they can fit in more ads. Speeding up the show by just 7.5% allows them to shave off almost two minutes off the broadcast, which adds an extra four 30-second ad slots.

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