1. They give you the chance to take that bathroom break.
2. Adverts keep you active – you get up and dart for the remote.
3. You get a chance to nag: “dinner over… your turn to do dishes!”
4. It’s the best time to complete that manicure.
5. It’s also a great time to reply to your emails and texts.
6. Sometimes adverts remind you of things you have bought and forgotten to use.
7. The break is a good opportunity to get another cola from the fridge.
8. Adverts break up the monotony of the 24/7 news channel – at least the commercials change every hour (um… usually)!