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Cable channels speed up reruns to fit in more commercials




An example of how TBS speeds up 'Seinfeld' reruns.
An example of how TBS speeds up 'Seinfeld' reruns.
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Everything in life seems like it's speeding up these days.

Cars, smartphones, news... and if you're watching TV and it seems like a classic show is going just a little faster? You're not nuts, some cable channels are speeding up TV shows... to fit in more commercials.

Joe Flint wrote about this for the Wall Street Journal and he joins Tess Vigeland to talk about it.