re: Cut-ins during commercials during PTI (Posted on 1/21/13 at 4:47 pm to Kafka)
They use to do one every segment but cut back to the first one. When they first started I thought it was a gaffe and was cringing thinking they were going to say something bad not knowing the cameras were on. This was around the time Tony got suspended for making comments about Hannah Storm too.
re: Cut-ins during commercials during PTI (Posted on 1/21/13 at 5:13 pm to RonBurgundy)
I love the show but Wilbon always finds a way to bring up minority issues (The big bad BCS is keeping small schools like Boise St. down, more needs to be done regarding the Rooney Rule, getting outraged if you call a black athlete who gets in a fight a thug/punk, etc.) He's almost as bad as Jason Whitlock and Bhami Jones. When he's not on a race trip, he is very entertaining. Kornheiser is like the sports version of Larry David.
re: Cut-ins during commercials during PTI (Posted on 1/21/13 at 5:20 pm to S)
Its just an opportunity to get your attention before they run another couple of commercials. The good old days, when VCRs had a pause that only lasted for three minutes before it shut down. They would be obsolete today if we still used them.
re: Cut-ins during commercials during PTI (Posted on 1/21/13 at 5:33 pm to JabarkusRussell)
It's not like it's completely spontaneous and they have no idea when they're on air/acting natural. It's planned/scripted just like the rest of the show. Still a good concept though......wish more shows would do something similar.