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'Loud Commercials' Will Be Banned From TV Starting Dec. 13 Thanks To The FCC

Beginnning Dec. 13, those commercials will cease to exist. That's when the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will start enforcing in earnest the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, or CALM Act, enacted in 2010. The FCC's new rules will require broadcast-television stations and pay-TV providers to make sure advertisements have the same average volume as the programs they accompany, the agency said on its website.

The affected companies will have had a year to get ready for the FCC's new regulations, which were OK'd on Dec. 13 of last year.

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Q: What can I do about loud commercials?
A: Provide the FCC with specific information about TV commercials that seem louder than the programming they accompany by filing a complaint. You may also submit a complaint to the relevant TV station, pay TV provider, programming network or advertiser to convey your concern.



To file a complaint with the FCC go here [link to www.fcc.gov]

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Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) rules require commercials to have the same average volume as the programs they accompany. In the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act, Congress directed the FCC to establish these rules, which went into effect on December 13, 2012.

Quick Facts

Q: Does the FCC currently regulate loud commercials?
A: Yes. The Commission adopted rules on December 13, 2011 that require commercials to have the same average volume as the programs they accompany. The rules became effective on December 13, 2012, one year after the date of their adoption. Broadcast television stations and pay TV providers were given until this date to be in full compliance.

Q: What does the CALM Act require the FCC to do?
A: Specifically, the CALM Act directs the Commission to establish rules that require TV stations, cable operators, satellite TV providers or other multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs) to apply the Advanced Television Systems Committee's (ATSC) A/85 Recommended Practice ("ATSC A/85 RP") to commercial advertisements they transmit to viewers.

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YAY!
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'Loud Commercials' Will Be Banned From TV Starting Dec. 13 Thanks To The FCC

Beginnning Dec. 13, those commercials will cease to exist. That's when the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will start enforcing in earnest the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, or CALM Act, enacted in 2010. The FCC's new rules will require broadcast-television stations and pay-TV providers to make sure advertisements have the same average volume as the programs they accompany, the agency said on its website.

The affected companies will have had a year to get ready for the FCC's new regulations, which were OK'd on Dec. 13 of last year.

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5a

I dont see ads much but they can be loud. I love my DVR.

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This is the greatest piece of legislation to be enacted in decades!
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Wonder if this applies to Hulu also..
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There will still be plenty of reasons for me to not watch television, however that is a good and sensible piece of news!

I don't see how it did the advertisers any good when people automatically hit mute on the remote when their ads came on. I would still do that anyway though, if I was ever around a television set.
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buhbye
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Ridiculous. More nanny-state interference in private enterprise.
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But now i cant hear all the side effects from drugs..I liked the one where it said it could cause Coma, death, doing crazy shit while you sleep that you sleep, driving, eating, swimming, then not remember it in the morning!
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Our world is going to shit and you people are celebrating the FCC enforcing a "loud commercial" ban?

You people are fucking retarded.

You know what to do at this point... suicide
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Ridiculous. More nanny-state interference in private enterprise.
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AC LOOOOOVES these commercials to play as loud as possible:

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Our world is going to shit and you people are celebrating the FCC enforcing a "loud commercial" ban?

You people are fucking retarded.

You know what to do at this point... suicide
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 23766809



I dont even watch regular television and havent for yrs..but yes I'm celebrating cause I am very familiar with the loud commercials. Besides we have less and less to celebrate now days so let people celebrate even if it is trivial. And BTW your a bitch!
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Our world is going to shit and you people are celebrating the FCC enforcing a "loud commercial" ban?

You people are fucking retarded.

You know what to do at this point... suicide
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I just love it when my ears bleed from this:


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Ridiculous. More nanny-state interference in private enterprise.
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AC LOOOOOVES these commercials to play as loud as possible:
 Quoting: -GooGooFlexy-


If I don't want to hear a commercial I choose one of the following options :

- take headphones off
- press the mute button
- fast forward
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Ridiculous. More nanny-state interference in private enterprise.
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AC LOOOOOVES these commercials to play as loud as possible:
 Quoting: -GooGooFlexy-


If I don't want to hear a commercial I choose one of the following options :

- take headphones off
- press the mute button
- fast forward
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I choose the following option:

Ban companies from jacking the volume of commercials to ear-drum rupture levels.

Much easier.
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Yaah, no more ear busting monster truck ads!
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Our world is going to shit and you people are celebrating the FCC enforcing a "loud commercial" ban?

You people are fucking retarded.

You know what to do at this point... suicide
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 23766809



I dont even watch regular television and havent for yrs..but yes I'm celebrating cause I am very familiar with the loud commercials. Besides we have less and less to celebrate now days so let people celebrate even if it is trivial. And BTW your a bitch!
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29712787


laugh We've got an internet tough guy on our hands here!

I don't even own a TV chucklehead. Fuck that shit.

Oh, and BTW, I celebrate our society's impending collapse.
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I choose the following option:
Ban companies from jacking the volume of commercials to ear-drum rupture levels.
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They don't do that. Broadcasters in the US have technical specifications that they must meet. They do not turn up the volume when a commercial comes on.

Commercials may sound louder simply because the advertiser has jam-packed the soundtrack of the commercial with sound. One might say that the amount of sound increases during a commercial. But the volume level does not.
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Enjoy! :)
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This doesn't mean you're not still being "programmed" by these advertisements. Turn the TV off and make a real life.
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I choose the following option:
Ban companies from jacking the volume of commercials to ear-drum rupture levels.
 Quoting: -GooGooFlexy-

They don't do that. Broadcasters in the US have technical specifications that they must meet. They do not turn up the volume when a commercial comes on.

Commercials may sound louder simply because the advertiser has jam-packed the soundtrack of the commercial with sound. One might say that the amount of sound increases during a commercial. But the volume level does not.
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This^^^
it's called compression.
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We desperately need this in the UK. The mentality of advertisers amazes me. Obviously playing the adverts loud will make us run out and buy their stuff.
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I choose the following option:
Ban companies from jacking the volume of commercials to ear-drum rupture levels.
 Quoting: -GooGooFlexy-

They don't do that. Broadcasters in the US have technical specifications that they must meet. They do not turn up the volume when a commercial comes on.

Commercials may sound louder simply because the advertiser has jam-packed the soundtrack of the commercial with sound. One might say that the amount of sound increases during a commercial. But the volume level does not.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29301466


That's absolute bullshit and you know it.

lmao....Amount of sound...You seem a bit slow AC.
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Thank god......Some of them are really annoying :)

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Our world is going to shit and you people are celebrating the FCC enforcing a "loud commercial" ban?

You people are fucking retarded.

You know what to do at this point... suicide
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 23766809



I dont even watch regular television and havent for yrs..but yes I'm celebrating cause I am very familiar with the loud commercials. Besides we have less and less to celebrate now days so let people celebrate even if it is trivial. And BTW your a bitch!
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29712787


laugh We've got an internet tough guy on our hands here!

I don't even own a TV chucklehead. Fuck that shit.

Oh, and BTW, I celebrate our society's impending collapse.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 23766809



Proved my point..You are a bitch! BTW I don't really care if you own a TV or not.

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