TRENDS IN THE COMPLEX TV ADVERTISING ECOSYSTEM IN THE USA AND EUROPE BASED ON THE ALTMAN SOLON STUDY

12. 4. 2024 The findings of Altman Solon’s 2023 analysis show that 69% of distributors in Europe (pay TV, traditional broadcasters, streaming platforms) prefer to invest in cross-platform measurement tools, marketers increasingly rely on in-house creative development and media buying, and ad agencies consider impressions and impressions as the most important metric for success when buying TV advertising.… Continue reading TRENDS IN THE COMPLEX TV ADVERTISING ECOSYSTEM IN THE USA AND EUROPE BASED ON THE ALTMAN SOLON STUDY



SURVEY: CTV IS MOST EFFECTIVE DIGITAL AD CHANNEL

31. 3. 2024 A new survey of marketers has found that advertisers view CTV advertising is the most effective digital channel in their media mix and that 23.6% plan to increase their spending on connected TV (CTV) campaigns in 2024, according to a new study from tvScientific. The study, which collected responses from more than 600 marketing professionals… Continue reading SURVEY: CTV IS MOST EFFECTIVE DIGITAL AD CHANNEL



STUDY UK: BRITS STICK WITH LIVE TV, FOR NOW

30. 3. 2024 Media habits are changing but nearly two-thirds (64%) of Britons’ TV viewing time remains spent on live TV, with online streaming (36%) some way behind, according to a new study. GWI’s 2024 Global Media Landscape Report says hits like BBC’s The Traitors demonstrate TV’s durability, but cautions that, “as with any form of consumption, appetite is always… Continue reading STUDY UK: BRITS STICK WITH LIVE TV, FOR NOW



REGULATION BUILDS TRUST IN ADVERTISING

29. 3. 2024 When people are aware that advertising is regulated, they are more likely to trust and have favourable views towards the industry generally, as well as displaying higher levels of trust across individual media channels. That’s the main takeaway from research by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) into the effectiveness of a recent campaign that… Continue reading REGULATION BUILDS TRUST IN ADVERTISING



HALF OF STREAMING USERS DON’T KNOW WHICH SERVICE THEIR FAVORITE SHOW IS ON

28. 3. 2024 A new study by hub Entertainment Research has found that about half of streaming users do not know which service has popular franchise shows — and licensing is to blame. About the same percentage of TV viewers say they could not explain what Apple TV+ is to another person. The licensing of TV series across… Continue reading HALF OF STREAMING USERS DON’T KNOW WHICH SERVICE THEIR FAVORITE SHOW IS ON



SURVEY: SOCIALIZING IS A BIG PART OF SPORTS VIEWING

27. 3. 2024 DirecTV survey found that 84% watch live sports with friends and family. In the runup to March Madness, DirecTV has released new sports viewership survey data that highlights the importance of social activities in the popularity of sports viewing. The survey from DirecTV Advertising and DirecTV for Business, which dives into the diverse habits, preferences,… Continue reading SURVEY: SOCIALIZING IS A BIG PART OF SPORTS VIEWING



MOVE OVER BUNNIES – ALDI’S CHOCOLATE DOG WINS EASTER

27. 3. 2024 Aldi revolutionised Christmas advertising – so what they do at Easter is more than usually interesting. Their Easter ad starring a loveable animated pup is another 5-Star winner for the supermarket brand, but it points up the differences between the two holidays, both in how the public see them and how brands approach them. Easter… Continue reading MOVE OVER BUNNIES – ALDI’S CHOCOLATE DOG WINS EASTER



THREE FACTORS THAT MAKE TV CRITICAL TO EFFECTIVENESS

27. 3. 2024 Attention, emotional clout, and trust are the critical elements of what makes TV effective, says Peter Field in a new report exploring the enduring business impact of television advertising. Why TV (still) matters TV remains a constant of effective advertising, and, increasingly, of profitable companies. “I would argue that any marketer who considers walking away… Continue reading THREE FACTORS THAT MAKE TV CRITICAL TO EFFECTIVENESS



WARC REVEALS THE MOST EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGNS

24. 3. 2024 The top campaign of last year is the Shah Rukh Khan-My-Ad project, according to successes in effectiveness competitions tracked by WARC. Who else succeeded? WARC has unveiled this year’s ranking of the 100 campaigns that won the most awards at effectiveness competitions around the world. Be it competitions like Effie, the effectiveness categories at Cannes… Continue reading WARC REVEALS THE MOST EFFECTIVE CAMPAIGNS



HBBTV ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DATE OF HBBTV SYMPOSIUM AND AWARDS 2024

21. 3. 2024 The 12th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place on 14th-15th November, 2024 in London, UK. This was announced today by the HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes. The annual key… Continue reading HBBTV ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DATE OF HBBTV SYMPOSIUM AND AWARDS 2024



RESEARCH: SVODS STRUGGLE TO FIND IDENTITY WITH CONSUMERS

18. 3. 2024 As Hollywood works to get its groove back in 2024, Hub Entertainment Research’s annual Evolution of Video Branding study confirms that consumers struggle to differentiate streaming platforms in an ecosystem full of options. Key findings include: Awareness of leading streaming services is universal, but many consumers aren’t confident what differentiates one platform from another. Nearly… Continue reading RESEARCH: SVODS STRUGGLE TO FIND IDENTITY WITH CONSUMERS



STREAMING MAY BE FLUSH WITH CONTENT BUT DISCOVERY REMAINS A CHALLENGE

17. 3. 2024 While consumers continue to enjoy a myriad of TV show options, discoverability remains a work in progress — and an increasingly valued feature by consumers, according to Hub Entertainment Research. But the firm’s Senior Consultant Mark Loughney believes to avoid flaring the fickle subscriptions of cancel-happy consumers, streamers need to remind viewers of the full… Continue reading STREAMING MAY BE FLUSH WITH CONTENT BUT DISCOVERY REMAINS A CHALLENGE



STUDY USA: BY THE NUMBERS: MOST AMERICANS WANT BRANDS TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY. BUT THERE’S A BIG CAVEAT

15. 3. 2024 A new survey from Morning Consult found that American adults in every age demographic believe that corporations have at least some responsibility to display diverse, inclusive marketing. This data comes even as DE&I efforts at companies, universities and elsewhere are being criticized or even penalized by conservative legislators. Still, despite evidence of some fatigue around… Continue reading STUDY USA: BY THE NUMBERS: MOST AMERICANS WANT BRANDS TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY. BUT THERE’S A BIG CAVEAT



RETHINKING SOME SUSTAINABLE STEREOTYPES

13. 3. 2024 While European consumers can be divided into four broad groups when thinking about the environment, their behaviours differ from one country to the next, often in unexpected ways, finds a new study. The study by Forrester identifies the following types of green consumer: Active Greens (21%): environmentally friendly products are chosen ahead of low cost… Continue reading RETHINKING SOME SUSTAINABLE STEREOTYPES



ADVERTISING’S AI REVOLUTION IS COMING – AND ITS ROLE IN MEDIA MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN YOU THINK

12. 3. 2024 It seems inevitable that artificial intelligence will transform advertising. But it’s not just going to be about chatbots writing taglines or algorithms tailoring creative on the fly. Instead, the biggest impact will be quieter, more fundamental, and far-reaching: a dramatic shift in the supply curve for quality reach, because, as most people in marketing focus… Continue reading ADVERTISING’S AI REVOLUTION IS COMING – AND ITS ROLE IN MEDIA MAY BE DIFFERENT THAN YOU THINK



U.S. TV HOUSEHOLD DATA REVEALS SHIFTING TRENDS IN HOW AUDIENCES ACCESS CONTENT

11. 3. 2024 With so much focus in the media industry on the changing TV landscape, it goes without saying that understanding audience behavior is critical. But advertisers, agencies and publishers need to know more than just what audiences are watching to best serve their clients. They need to understand as much about the audience as they can,… Continue reading U.S. TV HOUSEHOLD DATA REVEALS SHIFTING TRENDS IN HOW AUDIENCES ACCESS CONTENT



STUDY USA: SPORTS INCREASINGLY INFLUENCING CONSUMER STREAMING CHOICES

11. 3. 2024 More than a third of respondents to Hub survey say sports is “much more important than other kinds of content”. According to a new survey from Hub Research, sports is having an increasingly larger impact on consumers’ choice of streaming services. The survey—taken in advance of the blockbuster news of Disney, Warner Bros Discovery and… Continue reading STUDY USA: SPORTS INCREASINGLY INFLUENCING CONSUMER STREAMING CHOICES



DO CONSUMERS TRUST CELEBRITY ENDORSEMENTS ANYMORE? NEW RESEARCH TAKES A LOOK

9. 3. 2024 Celebrities and product advertising have been matched together since the ancient days of marketing. Authenticity wasn’t a big concern back in the day—it was just the way things were done, and often with great results. Whether it was the endorsement or the sheer visibility that moved the needle is a discussion for another day, but… Continue reading DO CONSUMERS TRUST CELEBRITY ENDORSEMENTS ANYMORE? NEW RESEARCH TAKES A LOOK