Anyone remember once TBS supplied to start tv shows/movies/etc at 5 minutes past the hour instead of on it? That never made sense, glad they do not do it anymore.

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I remember it. In truth, I was thinking around it the various other day and wondering as soon as and why they quit doing it.
Turner figured that if a show was great, you"d watch it till the finish. Hence making you miss out on the beginning of a present on another channel. Follow the programming up through one more great display that you will certainly watch since you missed 5 minutes of whatever else. And repeat.
I thought around that freshly as well. I have actually no idea as soon as they stopped doing it.I always thought that it was so you would certainly proceed watching whatever was on following on their channel, because you already missed the first 5 minutes of everything else.
Or possibly you surfed in the time of a commercial on an additional channel and also recorded an excellent TBS program, then you remain. The 5 minutes led to a commercial on one more, however the routine on TBS.I assumed it was an excellent method.
Quoted:Anyone remember when TBS supplied to begin tv shows/movies/etc at 5 minutes past the hour rather of on it? That never made feeling, glad they do not execute it anyeven more.
Actually it was a really excellent concept and tright here were a couple of factors why Turner did it.First, it provided his channel counter listings in TV Guide and other TV programming listings. Everypoint else was flush in the 8:00pm column. WTBS? Offset, hence eye catching, at 8:05pm.The various other was that ago then, channel surfing was sreduced, despite having actually much fewer stations to surf. I stayed in Atlanta at the moment and we had actually networks 2, 5, 8(PBS), 11, 17(WTBS), 30(PBS), 36 & 46 (and later on 69). You can surf via the channels, in search of somepoint at 8pm and upon probably not finding somepoint, land also on WTBS at 8:05 and capture the start of something and also not miss out on any kind of of the present. Now that you"re hooked on watching a present on TBS, the display ran to the :35 component of the hour, definition that you"ve missed 5 minutes of a show on another channel, but you"re all collection for the next WTBS show! Hooray!
I didn"t realize they had actually stopped. I never watch anypoint live anyeven more, while it"s airing (DVR everything), so I guess I hadn"t noticed.
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Agree 100% around it being annoying at the time.
What I hate is once DVR starts recording and also the display is running a little late and also you miss out on the last five minutes.I do not know if DVR began at :05 for those mirrors or not however that does piss me off.
TBS Superterminal began to reduced ago "Turner Time" in 1997 and scrapped it completely by 2000. TBS currently schedules programs traditionally, at the height and bottom of the hour.
Quoted:I remember it. In reality, I was reasoning around it the various other day and also wondering when and also why they quit doing it.
In 1996, well known socialist Ted Turner marketed out to the highest bidder (ironic, huh?) and Turner Broadspreading was got by Time Warner. The :05 and also :35 was changed by Time Warner in 1997.

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FOX at leastern runs some reflects to :01 past the hour. Really messing up DVRs
Quoted:What I hate is as soon as DVR starts recording and also the show is running a little late and also you miss out on the last 5 minutes.I do not understand if DVR began at :05 for those shows or not however that does piss me off.