In general, I like the new automatic commercial skipping feature. However, I cannot use the feature when I watch PBS recordings because commercial detection detects nonexistent commercials within PBS programs. I often forget to change the setting to MANUALLY before starting to watch a PBS recording and to set it back to AUTOMATICALLY after I finish watching a PBS recording.
Therefore, a common scenario is that sometime after I start watching a recording. I realize that the setting is set incorrectly for the recording that I'm watching. So I have to stop watching the program, navigate to COMMERCIAL SKIPPING under SETTINGS, change the setting, navigate back to my program and resume watching.
This would be much easier if this setting could also be changed in the pull-down that I see on Apple TV, which currently only includes program info and language.
Note that I also sometimes need to do this when watching recordings of a daily 30-minute national news broadcast from CBS, NBC or ABC. These recordings have exactly 3 commercial breaks. However, commercial detection often makes mistakes. It combines the 2nd commercial break, the 3rd commercial break and the short amount of the program in between those 2 breaks into one giant commercial. When commercial detection makes this mistake, I need to turn off automatic COMMERCIAL SKIPPING for that recording. But I know whether or not there is a commercial detection error only after I start watching the recording and see the timeline. So the ability to change the COMMERCIAL SKIPPING setting when watching a recording would be very useful in this scenario as well.