Why are trailers that aired on TV allowed?

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THRRRROWAWAY170KE3
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Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:23 am

Trailers in general are not allowed, but if they aired on TV all of a sudden it's ok? Trailers/previews are just that. They don't inherently change because they aired on TV.
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Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:27 pm

To the best of my knowledge, they're not allowed period. If there is a discrepancy somewhere in the published rules please let me know and I'll get clarification
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Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:43 pm

Not Allowed: Director's/Extended Cuts and DVD extras such as: trailers, bloopers, making-ofs, deleted scenes, cast interviews (unless streamed or aired). Also not permitted are compilations of seasons merging every episode into one long video featuring little to no changes (i.e. 2003’s Star Wars: Clone Wars).
You're essentially saying that trailers are allowed if they aired. You may have specified DVD extras, but I've come across multiple trailers/previews that are there because they aired on TV.

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Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:58 pm

They're not supposed to be allowed - That's a wording problem it's only intended to be applied to cast interviews as far as I know.
I'll get 100% confirmation in the staff meeting tomorrow because you're correct it makes no sense to allow them if they aired or not
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Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:53 am

I've always understood it to mean just aired cast interviews, and sought to act accordingly when directed to examples of the other items listed.
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Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:21 am

THRRRROWAWAY170KE3 wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 7:23 am
Trailers in general are not allowed, but if they aired on TV all of a sudden it's ok? Trailers/previews are just that. They don't inherently change because they aired on TV.
We will clarify this in the bible. Trailers are not allowed. Cast interviews are allowed in the specials if they aired on TV.
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