Television Services

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TV Specs

Television commercials are accepted in the following formats:
-    HD
-    SD 4x3
-    SD 16x9
Commercials can be submitted via FTP or via tape on Sony HD or BETA SP. Please see TV Submission for further information.

Submitting a television spot

Questions and communication regarding TV commercial submission can be directed to whiotraffic@cmgohio.com.
Please submit commercials via our FTP site, or on Sony HD or BETA SP tape. Contact your Media Consultant for FTP site access.  
Specifications to submit via FTP are as follows:
 

SD 4:3 or 16:9
Mpeg 2
Extension: .mpg
FrameRate: 29.97
Video
Width: 720
Height: 480
150,000 kbits/s    
P-Frames Between I-Frames: 4
B-Frames Between P-Frames:    2
Closed GOP    
Top Field First    

Audio
PCM audio
16Bit Big Endian Integer
Stereo (If signal is Mono, then the same audio on both channels)    
48k    

HD
Mpeg 2
Extension: .mpg
FrameRate: 29.97
Long-GOP
Width: 1920
Height: 1080
VBV 30,000 kbits/s    
P-Frames Between I-Frames:    4
B-Frames Between P-Frames:    2
Closed GOP    
Top Field First    

Audio
PCM audio
16Bit Big Endian Integer
Stereo (If signal is Mono, then the same audio on both channels)    
48k   

We ask that you please name your file according to the following conventions:
NAMEOFAGENCY_Nameofclient_LENGTH_aspect_format.mpg (e.g. BBDO_hendersoncadillac_30_16x9_HD.mpg)
 

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PSA Submission

TV Public Service announcements can be submitted via BETA SP or Sony HD tape.
All PSAs should be received no later than one to two weeks prior to the start of the campaign.
PSA tapes can be submitted to:
Fantine Kerckaert
Director of Public Affairs
1611 S. Main St.
Dayton, OH 45409

Deadlines

Deadline for commercial submission is 12:00pm the day prior to airing (Friday at 10:00am for Saturday/Sunday starts).