THE INSIDER 2008/09 Basic Information

 

This information is subject to change and was last updated on 05/28/09.

 

The 2008/09 Season (Season 5) of THE INSIDER runs 09/08/08 through 09/13/09 (53 weeks.)

 

THE INSIDER is not currently scheduled for transition to Pathfire delivery. Satellite HD delivery is scheduled to begin 09/08/08.

 

THE INSIDER is a half-hour, day-date, satellite only show. All feeds are digital. There are two regular feeds, Monday through Friday, on the day of air. The Weekend Edition is a half-hour show, fed twice on Saturdays the weekend of air. There is no tape available.

 

Effective 05/28/09, the 1-hour Combo versions of ET and Insider are discontinued.

 

THE INSIDER is closed captioned and in stereo.

 

All local positions are fed as five second pulled-up blacks, so the show can not be aired live from the feed. The episodes are fed with the national spots already integrated.

 

THE INSIDER is not rated by CBS TV Distribution for the TV Ratings system.

 

THE INSIDER Strip Generic Format (7 minutes commercial time; 1-1/2 National, 5-1/2 Local)

Act 1, Fee Spots (2x:15)

 

 

Break 1

:31

National

 

1:01

Local

Act 2

 

 

Break 2

1:01

National

 

:10

Separator

 

2:02

Local

Act 3, Break 3

2:32

Local

Fee Spot

 

 

Act 4

 

 

Total Run Time

28:25

 

 

THE INSIDER Weekend Generic Format (7 minutes commercial time; 3-1/2 National, 3-1/2 Local)

Act 1, Fee Spots (2x:15)

 

 

Break 1

1:31

National

Act 2

 

 

Break 2

2:02

National

 

:10

Separator

 

1:31

Local

Act 3, Break 3

2:02

Local

Fee Spot

 

 

Act 4

 

 

Total Run Time

28:25

 

 

Contact List for THE INSIDER Servicing

Advertising & Promotion

310-264-3300

Synopses, episodics, promo feeds

Program Lineups

323-956-5339

Make goods, preemptions, time changes

Broadcast Services

323-956-4470

Satellite feed, schedules and general information, and complete Generic Information

323-956-1600

 

310-372-1697

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