It sure seems like marketers are taking a bet that Americans will be spending their rebate checks that will be on their way in a few months. The Oscars aren't typically known for their Super Bowl-esque commercials, but this year several advertisers will be shelling out more cash than usual to pay for elaborate TV spots. Mastercard's new campaign centerpiece is the commercial shown below, and if you're planning on tuning in to the Oscars you'll see it on February 24, too.
Guess How Much: Oscar Commercials
It's estimated that 30-second spots during the Oscars will cost how much?