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9th May '18 12:01:23 PM CorahsUncle
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In the UK, TV ad breaks tend to be in the format Programme -> Channel Trailers -> Ads -> Channel Trailers -> Programme. Often two bumpers will be seen, one programme-specific between the show and the trailers, and one more channel specific between trailers and ads. Nowadays, however, it's quite common to see short sponsor ads instead of bumpers.

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In the UK, United Kingdom, TV ad breaks tend to be in the format Programme -> Channel Trailers -> Ads -> Channel Trailers -> Programme. Often two bumpers will be seen, one programme-specific between the show and the trailers, and one more channel specific between trailers and ads. Nowadays, however, it's quite common to see short sponsor ads instead of bumpers.



** They occasionally spoofed pop-culture in the Golden Age of the network, like in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqGH_T7ht8I this collection, which was so popular it was compiled into short film form.]] (In case the video is deleted, the [[WesternAnimation/TheScoobyDooProject bumpers]] are Franchise/ScoobyDoo-themed parodies of Film/TheBlairWitchProject that aired during Halloween 1999.)

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** They occasionally spoofed pop-culture in the Golden Age of the network, like in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqGH_T7ht8I this collection, which was so popular it was compiled into short film form.]] (In case the video is deleted, the [[WesternAnimation/TheScoobyDooProject bumpers]] are Franchise/ScoobyDoo-themed Franchise/ScoobyDoo–themed parodies of Film/TheBlairWitchProject ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' that aired during Halloween 1999.)



* [[Creator/{{Syfy}} The Sci-Fi Channel]] (back when it really ''was'' the Sci-Fi Channel) had its "I am Sci-fi" campaign in the 1990s, where celebrities appeared in humorous science fiction scenarios (WWF wrestler Sable in a parody of ''Attack of the 50 Foot Woman'', Moby in a ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind'' pastiche, and so on).

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* [[Creator/{{Syfy}} The Sci-Fi Channel]] (back when it really ''was'' the Sci-Fi Channel) had its "I am Sci-fi" campaign in the 1990s, where celebrities appeared in humorous science fiction scenarios (WWF wrestler Sable in a parody of ''Attack of the 50 Foot 50-Foot Woman'', Moby in a ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind'' pastiche, and so on).



* TBS had brief skits of people calling the TBS Comedy Research Institute to ask if a certain situation they were in was funny.

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* TBS had brief skits of people calling the TBS Comedy Research Institute to ask if whether a certain situation they were in was funny.



* The Creator/DisneyChannel, back in the 1980's to early-90's, had claymation bumpers usually depicting [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2swge5kyNCE Mickey Mouse Logos]] hounding WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vaw3zfO1hg the daily exploits of Mickey Mouse]], or simply an [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6TJD-jrok interesting visual that eventually turned into the Disney Channel logo.]] 80's kids have been known to break down into tears of nostalgia upon seeing them on Youtube for the first time since childhood.

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* The Creator/DisneyChannel, back in the 1980's 1980s to early-90's, early 1990s, had claymation bumpers usually depicting [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2swge5kyNCE Mickey Mouse Logos]] hounding WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vaw3zfO1hg the daily exploits of Mickey Mouse]], or simply an [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z6TJD-jrok interesting visual that eventually turned into the Disney Channel logo.]] 80's kids have been known to break down into tears of nostalgia upon seeing them on Youtube for the first time since childhood.



* From 1987-1990, and again from 1992-1994, Creator/{{ABC}}'s classic SaturdayMorningCartoon lineups used humorous Claymation bumpers, with perhaps the most infamously catchy sing-song ad bumpers in Saturday morning history: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vI0UcUxzrQ "After these messages... we'll be riiiight back!"]]
** A fairly comprehensive list from the late 70's to early 2000's can be found [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuEjjmGVA98 here]].
* ABC's One Saturday Morning and its successors, ABC Kids and Littleton's Weekend Adventure all used these.
* ABC's version of The Wonderful World of Disney, when it was a movie block used these. To throw off fast-forwarders, a bumper was often included in the middle of the break saying "We will continue in a moment."
* From the 1970s on trough most of the 80's, Creator/{{NBC}}'s SaturdayMorningCartoon bumpers featured Creator/CaseyKasem saying "[Show x] will be back after these messages].

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* From 1987-1990, 1987 to 1990, and again from 1992-1994, 1992 to 1994, Creator/{{ABC}}'s classic SaturdayMorningCartoon lineups used humorous Claymation bumpers, with perhaps the most infamously catchy sing-song ad bumpers in Saturday morning history: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vI0UcUxzrQ "After these messages... we'll be riiiight back!"]]
** A fairly comprehensive list from the late 70's 1970s to early 2000's 2000s can be found [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuEjjmGVA98 here]].
* ABC's One Saturday Morning and its successors, ABC Kids and Littleton's Litton's Weekend Adventure Adventure, all used these.
* ABC's version of The ''The Wonderful World of Disney, Disney'', when it was a movie block block, used these. To throw off fast-forwarders, a bumper was often included in the middle of the break saying saying, "We will continue in a moment."
* From the 1970s on trough most of the 80's, 1980s, Creator/{{NBC}}'s SaturdayMorningCartoon bumpers featured Creator/CaseyKasem saying saying, "[Show x] will be back after these messages].



* YNN (Your News Now), a [[TwentyFourHourNewsNetworks 24-hour News channel]] owned by Time Warner Cable that serves a vast majority of New York State have quite recently been showing some [[RuleOfCool pretty cool]] bumpers for the channel's Capital Region affiliate that mostly consist of either shots of the sign in the office area of said affiliate's Albany studio or a control room board that is shown in some cases with someone operating buttons and levers.

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* YNN (Your News Now), a [[TwentyFourHourNewsNetworks 24-hour News channel]] owned by Time Warner Cable that serves a vast majority of New York State have State, has quite recently been showing some [[RuleOfCool pretty cool]] bumpers for the channel's Capital Region affiliate that mostly consist of either shots of the sign in the office area of said affiliate's Albany studio or a control room board that is shown in some cases with someone operating buttons and levers.



** Back in the early 1990s when Fox Kids was known as ''Fox Network,'' there used to be bumpers that featured [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EiC8nlGwwc a fox that had a traditionally animated head with a stop motioned animated body]] that would do various activities such as riding on a roller coaster and playing a piano and it was created by Colossal Pictures.

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** Back in the early 1990s when Fox Kids was known as ''Fox Network,'' Fox Network, there used to be bumpers that featured [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EiC8nlGwwc a fox that had a traditionally animated head with a stop motioned animated body]] that would do various activities such as riding on a roller coaster and playing a piano and it was created by Colossal Pictures.



* Some top-rated shows on CBS in the 80s had ad bumpers before or during the mid-point commercial break, notably ''[[Series/{{Mash}} M*A*S*H]]'' and ''Series/SixtyMinutes''.

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* Some top-rated shows on CBS in the 80s 1980s had ad bumpers before or during the mid-point commercial break, notably ''[[Series/{{Mash}} M*A*S*H]]'' ''Series/{{MASH}}'' and ''Series/SixtyMinutes''.
9th May '18 11:45:02 AM scooter
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* Some top-rated shows on CBS in the 80s had ad bumpers before or during the mid-point commercial break, notably ''Series/{{Mash}}'' and ''Series/SixtyMinutes''.

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* Some top-rated shows on CBS in the 80s had ad bumpers before or during the mid-point commercial break, notably ''Series/{{Mash}}'' ''[[Series/{{Mash}} M*A*S*H]]'' and ''Series/SixtyMinutes''.
9th May '18 11:44:38 AM scooter
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* Some top-rated shows on CBS in the 80s had ad bumpers before or during the mid-point commercial break, notably ''Series/{{Mash}}'' and ''Series/SixtyMinutes''.
-->'''Harry Morgan:''' ''(over the M*A*S*H title card)'' Don't go 'way! ''M*A*S*H'' will be right back.
-->'''Announcer:''' ''(over the ticking stopwatch)'' ''60 Minutes'', a CBS News weekly magazine, will continue.
29th Mar '18 9:35:47 PM Pichu-kun
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** A huge CGI-city with Cartoon Network characters as its residents going through their everyday routines.

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** A The ''Advertising/CNCity'' series. They feature a huge CGI-city with Cartoon Network characters as its residents going through their everyday routines.
22nd Mar '18 4:15:39 AM TheRazgar
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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]], [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startling]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?

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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]], [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost even [[JumpScare startling]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?
22nd Mar '18 4:13:10 AM TheRazgar
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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]], [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startlingly scary]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?

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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]], [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startlingly scary]] startling]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?
20th Mar '18 10:52:04 AM TheRazgar
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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]] [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startlingly scary]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?

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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]] bizarre]], [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startlingly scary]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?
20th Mar '18 10:49:44 AM TheRazgar
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* The main government-owned network in Spain, TVE, used the most [[MindScrew bizarre]] [[DisneyAcidSequence trippy]] and [[NightmareFuel almost startlingly scary]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8dikXLVEiI ad bumpers throughout most of the 80s]]. Who knows what they were thinking when they decided to put these on air?
28th Dec '17 2:54:56 PM nombretomado
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-->"You might think you're watching ''Family Guy'' on [adult swim], but no, it's still {{Fox}}.

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-->"You might think you're watching ''Family Guy'' on [adult swim], but no, it's still {{Fox}}.Creator/{{Fox}}.
19th Sep '17 6:25:39 AM kyojikasshu
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* Creator/TheHub had show-specific ad bumpers, but when the network switched to Discovery Family, they were replaced with generic network bumpers.
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