Mini Movies in Commercial Breaks NBC has announced it will air one-minute mini-movies during its prime-time programming this fall in order to keep rears in chairs and fingers off the remote. Don't discard the idea out of hand -- The Simpsons started as a short feature on The Tracy Ullman Show.

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Brad Adgate
*Senior vice president & director of research for Horizon Media

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Mini Movies in Commercial Breaks

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NBC has announced it will air one-minute mini-movies during its prime-time programming this fall in order to keep rears in chairs and fingers off the remote. Don't discard the idea out of hand — The Simpsons started as a short feature on The Tracy Ullman Show.

Guest:

Brad Adgate
*Senior vice president & director of research for Horizon Media