More ads hit online TV as Web audiences grow


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  • Thursday, 09 Jun 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of the rewards of watching TV online is not having to sit through as many commercials. Now the networks are chipping away at that little luxury.

CBS shows twice as many ads per show on its website as it did last year. The CW network shows four times as many. Dozens of shows from major cable networks now carry as many ads online as they do on TV. More shows will follow soon.

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