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BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: And they say it doesn't happen officially, but it happens and we've all heard
them and complained about them: the television commercials that air at a higher volume than what you're currently watching on television. The FCC is acting on if, putting out an order to crack down on it. It will go into effect a year from now. By the way, speaking of polling, a recent Harris poll says 86 percent of viewers find the commercials louder than the programs, and the feds over the years have received thousands of complaints about it.