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More breaks costing NBC points with viewers?

More frequent primetime breaks for Olympics may be stoking complaints about advertising overload

Rio 2016 another golden Games for advertisers?

Will NBCU’s promised “most live Olympics ever” send ad revenue above or below 2012’s record $1.33 billion?

The endorsement Olympics

Rule change gives advertisers more chances to tie into athletes’ success

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The side effects of drug ads

As ad spending by drug-makers climbs, surveys show physician and patient alignment on impact

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