HOW GEN AI IS USING EMOTIONS TO DRAMATICALLY CHANGE CTV AD EFFECTIVENESS

9. 5. 2024 Like consumers across the board, viewers of connected TV (CTV) increasingly expect deeper personalization in the ads they see. In fact, recent studies have found that audiences pay nearly four times more attention to CTV ads that are relevant to the content they’re watching. One way brands and publishers can achieve the customization viewers are… Continue reading HOW GEN AI IS USING EMOTIONS TO DRAMATICALLY CHANGE CTV AD EFFECTIVENESS



YES, TV IS STILL THE PLACE TO BE FOR TODAY’S ADVERTISERS

6. 5. 2024 Here’s how to navigate the brave new world of streaming Linear television is still a dominant force in today’s media mix, however, audiences continue to flock to streaming for a seemingly endless amount of on-demand content. Although CTV is now taking home the largest slice of total TV usage, it doesn’t always provide advertisers with… Continue reading YES, TV IS STILL THE PLACE TO BE FOR TODAY’S ADVERTISERS



36% OF US SUBSCRIBERS UPGRADE TO DODGE THE ADS

5. 5. 2024 New research from the United States suggests the launch of new tiers that are partially funded by ads has led to a third of subscribers to upgrade their services. Bango’s Subscription Wars 2024 report incorporates research from 5,000 US subscribers on their habits, behaviors and attitudes towards subscription. 36% have chosen to change to premium… Continue reading 36% OF US SUBSCRIBERS UPGRADE TO DODGE THE ADS



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



ONLY 180K SUBSCRIBERS LEFT TO TAKE VOYO TO A MILLION. NOVA IS PREPARING 512 HOURS OF ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS.

5. 4. 2024 Nova TV’s Voyo streaming service is close to reaching the million subscribers on the Czech and Slovak markets. According to the station’s CEO Daniel Grunt at Thursday’s press conference, Voyo had 820,000 subscribers in these markets as of yesterday. Voyo still expects to have one million subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia by the… Continue reading ONLY 180K SUBSCRIBERS LEFT TO TAKE VOYO TO A MILLION. NOVA IS PREPARING 512 HOURS OF ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS.



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



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



FAST CHANNELS: RAKUTEN TV HAS SPORTS, MOVIES AND MUSIC FOR FREE AND LEGALLY

21. 3. 2024 FAST channels are a phenomenon that has so far avoided the Czech Republic. The viewer only needs to press a button on the remote control to enter their world. Today’s televisions have allowed for many years the convenience of being connected to the Internet. The viewer does not need to install any additional equipment such… Continue reading FAST CHANNELS: RAKUTEN TV HAS SPORTS, MOVIES AND MUSIC FOR FREE AND LEGALLY



AD-SUPPORTED VOYO? DEFINITELY NOT THIS YEAR, SAYS NOVA’S DIGITAL DIRECTOR, LUCIE ORAVČÍKOVÁ

19. 3. 2024 Lucie Oravčíková took over the management of Nova’s digital activities , including the voyo streaming service last year, from today’s Nova CEO Daniel Grunt. At the same time, she became head of digital at a sister TV group Markíza in Slovakia. Lucie Oravčíková has been in charge of Voyo and other digital activities of Nova… Continue reading AD-SUPPORTED VOYO? DEFINITELY NOT THIS YEAR, SAYS NOVA’S DIGITAL DIRECTOR, LUCIE ORAVČÍKOVÁ



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



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



STUDY: TV TOP PURCHASE INFLUENCER

8. 3. 2024 US local broadcast television industry trade body TVB has released the findings of the 2024 Purchase Funnel Study which seeks to identify the importance of media platforms in influencing consumers during the purchase decision process. TVB commissioned GfK to conduct this study, which looked at consumers exposed to advertising across eight categories through ANY of… Continue reading STUDY: TV TOP PURCHASE INFLUENCER



DELOITTE: ONE TENTH OF CZECHS CANCELLED THEIR VOD SUBSCRIPTION LAST YEAR

6. 3. 2024 The Czech Republic saw a 30% increase in subscriptions to video-on-demand (VOD) services last year. Netflix, Voyo, Disney+, Spotify and HBO Max were the most subscribed to. This is according to a study by Deloitte. The number of subscribers to streaming platforms in the Czech Republic is stable and continues to grow. Despite high inflation… Continue reading DELOITTE: ONE TENTH OF CZECHS CANCELLED THEIR VOD SUBSCRIPTION LAST YEAR



THIS NIELSEN DATA SHOWS HOW THE WAY WE WATCH THE SUPER BOWL IS CHANGING

25. 2. 2024 Nielsen’s chief product officer talks about trends in NFL viewing. The Super Bowl continues to be one of the largest televised events of the year, but the way we tune in is rapidly shifting. Paramount+, which is streaming Super Bowl LVIII this year, is expecting to see record streaming numbers for the match between the… Continue reading THIS NIELSEN DATA SHOWS HOW THE WAY WE WATCH THE SUPER BOWL IS CHANGING



IT’S ALL TV: STOP SILO-ING IT BY DELIVERY METHOD

22. 2. 2024 Dave Morgan reflects on how we currently view the world of television and total video. Two important headlines from MediaPost this week: “Total TV Viewing Hits 4-Year High In January” and “Linear TV ‘Down, Streaming ‘Flat To Slightly Up’: Analyst.” Let’s look at them one at a time. The first story reported the latest Nielsen… Continue reading IT’S ALL TV: STOP SILO-ING IT BY DELIVERY METHOD



NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS

22. 2. 2024 Viewers worldwide viewed more on demand and linear TV than in the previous two years, according to NPAW’s 2023 Video Streaming Industry Report released this week. The amount of time the average user spends watching content per day increased globally in 2023 by 12% for VOD and 4% for Linear TV content. This pivot might… Continue reading NPAW: VOD, LINEAR TV VIEWING INCREASED IN 2023 FOR FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS