This chart shows how more and more commercials are being jammed into NFL games
Original story at Business Insider• 3 mentions • 2 weeks ago
Business Insider 2 weeks 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 ...