In the first half of this year, Czech Television stations had the highest share of all-day viewership in the over-15 age target group. However, compared to the same period last year, commercial TV stations improved mainly.
General Director of TV Nova Daniel Grunt and General Director of FTV Prima Marek Singer in an interview for Hospodářské noviny about levies to the cinema support fund, but also about SVOD services.
Czech Television's stations continued to record a market share of over 30% this May and achieved the highest market share in the universal group over 15 years of age.
The Association of Commercial Television (AKTV) wants foreign platforms like Netflix, HBO and Disney+ to contribute to the Audiovisual Support Fund in the same way as Czech services.
Local video platform Voyo will continue its set pace of investment in content production in the coming years. "The mathematics of the growth trajectory does not allow us to slow down," says CME deputy CEO Dusan Švalek.
The acquisition of Impression Media will see Media Club increase its reach in the online advertising market. Advertising prices will remain unchanged in the joint offer, but agency bonuses will be removed.
Digimedia conference, the meeting of TV and radio broadcasting experts will take place for the 18th time this year on Wednesday 14 June in Prague.
The Association of Commercial Television invites for Czech speakers in the programme of Nextv Ad Europe and Nextv Series Europe conferences. The conferences will bring news from the advertising and media industry and will take place in Prague on 10th - 12th May 2023.
The Czech Television stations remained the strongest in the general audience in April. However, the gap at the top has narrowed, with Nova improving the most among the top three groups in April.
The Association of Commercial Television joins the celebrations of the launch of television broadcasting in the Czech Republic. Television broadcasting in the Czech Republic was launched on 1st May 1953.
Is media a field in decline? Few will refute that as forcefully as Dušan Švalek. The man who already largely runs the operations of CME, the multinational group that operates the Czech Republic's most-watched commercial television and has huge plans for the Voyo video library.
The viewership of the Nova Voyo streaming service is growing. It attracts viewers' attention mainly with new original series. At the end of February, the service already had half a million active and paying users in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. But the goal of the managers is higher, Voyo wants up to a million subscribers.
The Nextv conference series moves to the heart of Europe in May. The conferences will be hosted by Dataxis from 10 to 12 May in Prague, and the Association of Commercial Television has become a media partner. Both events will feature experts from AKTV member companies as speakers, such as Daniel Grunt, CEO of TV ... Continue reading
Domestic TV stations delivered only a very slightly lower number of GRPs in the advertising TV market in Q1 2023 than in the same period a year earlier (-1.5%). Media Club and Nova Group remain the strongest commercial networks in terms of GRPs delivered.
The trade association bringing together the most prominent commercial broadcasters is celebrating six years of existence. Following the organizational changes of one of its members, TV Nova, Jan Vlček was replaced by Klára Brachtlová, Chief External Affairs of the media group CME, in the board of directors and as president. The change is effective as of 30 March 2023.
In a crisis, people typically cut back on non-essentials like entertainment. But Nova TV, which resurrected the fading streaming video platform Voyo last year, is not complaining about declining interest. Voyo has already half a million users, and despite the crisis, their numbers continue to grow.
Czech Television continued to record a share above 30 percent in March this year. The deployment of the series Odznak Vysočina or the show Superlov helped to boost Nova's prime time channel.
The Hellspy Internet platform, which was one of the most popular czech data sharing servers, ceased its operation over the past weekend. It happened on the first day of April, just as planned. I&Q Group, as the operator of the service, will now refund people with subscriptions gradually.
For three quarters of a year now there has been a ban on skipping ads in the back view of IPTV operators in the broadcasts of Prima group TV stations. What the measure has brought and what the next steps will be, representatives of the Prima group explain.
European broadcasters, represented by the Association of Commercial Television and Video on Demand Services in Europe (ACT) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), have backed WIPO Member States to finalise the WIPO Broadcasting Organizations Treaty.
The EU's DSA/DMA Package entered into force at the end of 2022. The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act aim to create a safer digital space where fundamental rights of users are protected and to establish a level playing field for businesses.
The Prima Group is now the holder of an 80% stake in Impression Media, which is mainly active in the online advertising market. It is already the owner of Media Club.
Czech television's stations remained the strongest TVgroup in terms of audience share in the universal audience group over 15 years old in February based on Nielsen data.
Voyo, operated by Nova TV, has just reached 500,000 subscribers for the Czech Republic and Slovakia combined, and is estimated to be catching up with Netflix.