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Campaigns rack up nearly $20 million in TV ads in Denver market

By CU NEWS CORPS
For the I-News Network
Coloradans troubled by a sense that political advertising on TV truly is unremitting this late summer, the broadcast equivalent of a jackhammer breaking up an old sidewalk, may take some comfort in knowing their concerns have merit. In fact, there’s almost $20 million worth of merit to those concerns. That’s the total spent by 21 groups on an astonishing 18,956 political ads. And that’s only for political spots at the four largest Denver stations, KCNC, KDVR, KMGH and KUSA. Station
Expenditures by station
Number of spots

KCNC
$4,801,755
3,657

KDVR
$3,169,755
5,837

KMGH
$4,895,455
4,603

KUSA
$7,038,555
4,859

To put it another way, if you sat down at noon Sunday and watched each airing back-to-back, you wouldn’t emerge until six days and 14 hours later, missing everything but Monday Night Football on Sept. Continue Reading →

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