Al Jazeera America Will Have 6 Minutes of Ads Per Hour

CEO Ehab El Shihabi: 'We are not infotainment'

One of the most surprising revelations in a call today with interim Al Jazeera CEO Ehab El Shihabi and president of newsgathering Kate O'Brian was that, unlike its more ad-heavy competitors, Al Jazeera America will have only six minutes per hour of commercials when it launches on Tuesday at 3 p.m.