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Ovation, the most unwatchable channel on television

Ovation The cable channel Ovation TV's motto is "Make life creative." I suggest a change to "Make television unwatchable." I just tried to watch an Ovation telecast of Surviving Picasso, an unusually frank 1996 biopic starring Anthony Hopkins and Natascha McElhone. Ovation crammed a truly incredible 55 minutes of commercials into the movie, which is two hours long -- that is, one minute of advertising for every two minutes of content. Good God, why not just declare yourself a shopping channel and be done with it?


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Not to mention that they "edit for content" with more enthusiasm than ION.


I've seen the same thing done to a degree on other cable channels...load a 90-minute movie with an hour-and-a-half of commercials and "interstitial" programming(whatever that is).

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