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  • Who: Tharanga Ramanayake

  • What: Shortest TV commercial

  • Where: Canada

The world's shortest TV commercial is half a frame (one field) and lasts for 1/60 of a second. Twelve different versions of the commercial were produced, all advertising MuchMusic (a Canadian music and video TV channel), and the first was aired on 2 January 2002. The creator, producer and editor was Tharanga Ramanayake (Canada).

 

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