WORLD TELEVISION DAY CELEBRATES THE DIVERSITY OF TV CONTENT AROUND THE GLOBE

TV professionals around the world celebrate World Television Day on 21 November to remind us that TV is so much more than linear viewing. As part of the annual United Nations initiative, a 30 second-spot will be broadcast on-air and shared online worldwide. Diversity of TV content that entertains, informs ...
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TV THE ‘LEAST RISKY’ FORM OF ADVERTISING, FINDS NEW RESEARCH

While return on investment varies depending on the brand and campaign, linear TV and broadcaster video-on-demand show up to three times less variance than other media. TV is the “least risky” form of advertising, providing the most consistent return on investment when compared to other media channels, according to new ...
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TV MEASUREMENT IN A DIGITAL WORLD

In a highly fragmented media world, where the consumer is at the cutting edge of media consumption, media measurement and attribution can be a moving target. How does the industry keep up? Several industry experts deconstructed this dilemma at the Data Conference, part of New York City Television Week. What ...
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THE AGE OF SHOPPABLE TV ADS, ON A MASS SCALE, HAS ARRIVED

Advertisers — and NBC Universal parent Comcast — will no doubt rejoice. After testing shoppable ads starting back in May, in linear programming including “Today” (Walmart), the French Open (Lacoste), the Tour de France (Zwift) and “Songland” (Roli), NBCU is rolling out the QSR-driven format across its lifestyle and unscripted ...
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AN INDEPENDENT ASSOCIATION OF TELEVISION BROADCASTERS WILL BE ESTABLISHED IN 2020 IN SLOVAKIA

Television and radio broadcasters are planning collaboration on intersecting topics. There will be a structural change in the Association of Independent Radio and Television Stations (ANRTS) at the beginning of 2020. While television and radio stations are planning to continue collaborating on all relevant media topics, in the future there ...
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MEDIA INDUSTRY LAUNCHES TV CHARTER FOR “RESPONSIBLE AND TRANSPARENT” AD MEASUREMENT

The association of TV and radio sales houses egta has launched a “progressive TV Charter on television companies’ commitment towards the responsible and transparent measurement of advertising in the TV/video ecosystem.” Launched with support by The Global TV Group, the charter has been signed by most of egta’s 155 member ...
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PARADOX: STREAMING WARS WILL BE GREAT FOR TV ADVERTISERS

We’re in the midst of the streaming wars, as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and a host of smaller players like Tubi, Fubo and CBS All Access fight to win new streaming video subscribers. The battle is escalating, with new entrants from Disney (Disney+), AT&T’s WarnerMedia (HBOMax), Apple (TV+) and Comcast/NBCUniversal ...
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THE GOLDEN AGE… OF COMPLEXITY: REDUCING FRICTION IN THE TV ADVERTISING ECOSYSTEM

As viewers, you probably agree that we've never had more options when deciding what content to watch, which device to watch it on, or how to access it. Consumers are living in a golden age of television, no matter how TV is now defined. The flipside for all of us ...
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DON’T CHANGE THE CHANNEL: TV IN ALL ITS FORMS IS KEY TO REACHING YOUR AUDIENCE

Media buying has traditionally been about blending ingredients together for the perfect marketing mix. But with so many new channels and such fragmented audiences, this age-old recipe is rapidly becoming more difficult to follow. So, what’s to be done? The age of total video TV is complicated these days. In ...
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NETWORKS, TV STATIONS EYE NEW WAYS TO MEASURE ALL THE VIEWERS OF THEIR CONTENT

Television executives have long maintained that every viewer counts. Never have they taken such a flurry of steps to make sure they can count every viewer. With audiences becoming consumers of video that streams from a panoply of screens, maneuvers to measure them are becoming commonplace. In recent weeks, local ...
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