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This chart shows how more and more commercials are being jammed into NFL games

Original story at Business Insider• 5 mentions • 3 months ago

Business Insider 3 months ago

 
The NFL has been on an emotional roller coaster this season, with regards to viewership. Panic laced the first chunk of the season, as the NFL saw primetime viewership crater by double-digits, relative to last year. The league blamed the presidential election, but also admitted that it could do more to improve its product. One of the big factors mentioned by commissioner Roger Goodell was how full of advertisements the games had become. When the election finally finished, ratings recovered a lot of the ground they'd lost — though they have still been down slightly. So now that the sky ...
 
 
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12 Jan
Augie Ray @augieray
It's not your imagination: Number of ads shown during NFL games ballooned, up 8.5% in 5 years https://t.co/AzBqdarA4a
11 Jan
Business Wire @BusinessWire
This chart shows how more and more #commercials are being jammed into @NFL games https://t.co/IOcB5VRMIXhttps://t.co/ZsbSOM3wOt
11 Jan
BI Tech @SAI
This chart shows how more and more commercials are being jammed into NFL games https://t.co/mxVU5bV8F7 https://t.co/poDr6gZnp0
11 Jan
Business Insider @businessinsider
This chart shows how more and more commercials are being jammed into NFL games https://t.co/lsswFRHKUR https://t.co/XnuHsc3DcP
11 Jan
Henry Blodget @hblodget
RT @kifleswing: it's not just you: more and more commercials are being jammed into NFL broadcasts https://t.co/Iklai27Sgy