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a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary

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Battling chronic fatigue syndrome and unsure of her next career move, she sign up for some easy dough by appearing in that mose maligned of TV contrivances, the infomercial. In a three-part series for Lori Davis hair-care products, the statuesque chanteuse perched on a sofa and marveled at the moisturizing might of shampoo.
North American TV is infamous for its infomercials that sell ridiculous stuff such as a jiggling belt you attach to your enormous beer belly or love handles (in the case of women).
That infomercial could have been done with in less than half the distance it went, and could have spared us the further annoyance.
Escudero, chair of the Senate finance committee said it is imperative that COA determine where the funds used in the radio and TV infomercials are sourced.
TriVita's former chief science officer, Brazos Minshew, also appeared in the infomercials and linked inflammation to allergies, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and diabetes.
"We have two more infomercials coming out, and we're getting into social media.
When Guthy-Renker launched in 1988, infomercials were a "town without a sheriff," says Renker, 55.
The buyer also considers combining's dietary meal delivery plan with other infomercial fitness products and upselling its complementary fitness and household good products.
Zoom TV is the brainchild of Cammarano, a veteran of the direct response infomercial industry, and his wife Tina.
That was the secret of Lesko's act, and it is at the heart of the wild business of infomercials, a supposedly $30 billion industry that everybody knows about but nobody really knows.
Like those Miracle Widgets touted on late-night infomercials - a steal at $19.99!
After serving as president of Home Shopping Network in Tampa, Fla., he became an agent in the infomercial business, where Forbes magazine dubbed him the Prince of Infomercials for his skill in putting deals together.
In the mid-1980s, the advent of the infomercial helped liberate the charlatans from the tyranny of print, but for some reason infomercials have remained more textual than visual.
Four years after the infomercials were pulled from the air under a cloud of various lawsuits and federal and state investigations, Harris says she has been inspired to come out publicly by a teenage godson.