Media: Ofcom raps Channel 4 after viewers complain

The media regulator Ofcom has rapped Channel 4 after viewers complained about the short time between ad breaks during the US drama series Lost. Ofcom found that there was only 36 minutes of new action in each programme. Channel 4 said it was difficult to schedule ad breaks during programmes made for the US market, which has less strict rules about the frequency of breaks.

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