from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A relatively long commercial in the format of a television program.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An especially long television commercial, typically between thirty minutes and one hour long, that is usually sold as a block to advertisers late at night to fund the operations of a television network.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary
info(rmation) + (com)mercial.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of information and commercial (Wiktionary)