Is a television commercial a public performance of music?

Answer As far as copyright law goes, a television commercial is a public performance. The U.S. Copyright Office states that "to transmit ... a performance ... of the work... to the public, by means of any... Read More »

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I saw a commercial for which is a PC performance booster, should I d/l?

I notice this site is the same company as If you take a look at the report and comments on SiteAdvisor, I would avoid this software. It seems others report the billing is deceptive... Read More »

Who was the first person to air a television commercial?

WNBT-TV, which later became NBC, broadcast the world's first television commercial on July 1, 1941. It was a 10-second ad for Bulova clocks and watches. The ad cost the company less than $10.Refere... Read More »

Who invented the first television commercial?

The first television commercial was seen in 1941. The Bulova Watch Co. broadcast a 20-second spot that featured a still picture of a clock over an American flag with the voice-over "America runs on... Read More »

How to Make a Successful Television Commercial?

You may be working with writers, a director and a production company, but it's your business and ultimately your responsibility to make sure your television commercial is successful. A successful t... Read More »