Submitted by ub on Mon, 06/04/2012 - 15:39

The effect upon the US viewing public by TV commercials has been the subject of philosophical discourse for a long time by many individuals.

The viewership of television programming, as measured by companies like Nielsen Media Research and Arbitron has often been used as a metric for television advertisement placement and consequently, for the rates these advertisers were charged to broadcast within a given network, television program, day of the week or time of day.

Take a look at the following commercial TV classics.