Commercial Breakdown

BBC Premiered Dec 29, 1989 Between Seasons


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Commercial Breakdown

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Jasper Carrott originally hosted Commercial Breakdown as a series of four seasonal specials on BBC One. The format proved popular enough for twelve more series to be produced since then. The show see's the host take a look at adverts from around the world and point out the often humourous and poignant moments in them. The series is known under different titles depending who was hosting at the time, Carrott's Commercial Breakdown, Rory McGrath's Commercial Breakdown, Jo Brand's Commercial Breakdown, After The Break with Patrick Kielty, Ruby Wax's Commercial Breakdown, Jim Davidson's Commercial Breakdown, Jon Culshaw's Commercial Breakdown and it's latest incarnation Commercial Breakdown with Jimmy Carr. The format has proved popular enough for a Australian spin-off to air.