YouTube TV Zen Ads

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  • Google is testing a new way to show YouTube TV ads, as confirmed by the company.
  • Ads are appearing during the previously ad-free “Zen” moments.
  • Google is just testing this for now, as only select users see the advertisements.

Update, June 20, 2023 (01:43 PM ET): We have received a statement from a YouTube spokesperson related to this news. The statement, in full, is printed below:

We’re running an experiment that allows advertisers to associate their brand with relaxing moments on YouTube TV, without interrupting a feature viewers enjoy. We don’t have anything to announce right now.