No more loud commercials

TV viewers who scramble for the remote when commercials come on can breathe a little easier. The Calm Act went into effect on Thursday.

The act means that commercials that are louder than regular programming are banned.

The FCC said commercials must have the same average volume as the programs in which they are run.

Loud commercials have been the leading source of FCC complaints since it started reporting top complaints in 2002.

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