infomercial infomercial  /ˈɪn foʊ ˌmɜr ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary

Usage(s):

  1. Now, tonight, we can all look forward to my opponent's performance in a television infomercial.
  2. And from the debates to the conventions to Barack Obama's primetime infomercial, the yearlong campaign brought record audiences to a drama with real stakes.
  3. Why these days you can't avoid the infomercial that's so bad it's good.

News

  1. IMS Expands Coverage to Empower Latino Direct Response Market(s)

    To empower the growing U.S. Latino population, IMS Media Analytics, the leading source of direct response television data, has expanded its coverage. Beginning July 1st, the IMS Report will include Spanish-speaking infomercials, allowing for an increased cultural relevancy to the nation's largest minority. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Susan Granger's review of 'The Internship'

    The line between a legitimate feature film and a product placement-filled infomercial grows thinner than ever with this underdog comedy set on the Google campus, a techie Mecca often reverently referred to as Eden.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Darien News-Review

  3. Nothing Says ‘Father of the Year’ Like Steak

    BOISE • Father’s Day is just around the corner, and instead of ordering dad the latest gadget from a late-night infomercial, why not grill him a nice steak instead?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times-News

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Quotes

  1. "No one will delay a World Series game with an infomercial when I'm president," Republican candidate John McCain said to loud applause at a Tuesday rally in Pennsylvania.
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: John McCain Source: USA Today

  2. "It was a two-hour infomercial for our league, for the University of Kentucky," Calipari said.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Calipari Source: al.com (blog)

  3. "This is his infomercial to America," Hopkins said. "I think it won't be a good one, but this is his chance to show who he is, and why people should care about him."
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Bernard Hopkins Source: 940 News

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