At the network TV Upfronts event in NYC, executives from Crackle, Sony’s ad-supported TV streaming service, explained their plans to challenge Netflix and Hulu for leadership in the premium TV streaming industry.
Consumer viewing habits have changed dramatically over the years as more and more viewers have begun to embrace the time-shifted viewing experience. Live television consumption of high-profile primetime programming is declining in part due to time-shifted viewing. Video on Demand (VOD), along with DVR recording and online streaming services are growing components of the time-shifting experience.
Now that Super Bowl XLIX is in the books, I wanted to follow up my previous submission with some post-game reporting on the ratings for the game, reviews of the halftime show, and, most importantly, discussion of the commercials. The good news for NBC As you can imagine, with the game being so competitive and […]
Now that the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have qualified for Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona on Sunday, February 1st, we can turn our attention to one of the most exciting parts of the year for people in the advertising world, the Super Bowl commercials. However, things are very different than they were 10, […]
pro·gram·mat·ic adjective /,prōɡrəˈmatik/: the most popular word in media These four syllables can make marketers all over the world swoon, while simultaneously muddying their minds. This is the future of our industry, but it is already here. Proportional amounts of optimism and confusion surround programmatic media buying. And of course…there is an entire dictionary of abbreviations in the […]
The United States excels in many areas of business; consumer advertising is no exception. Having the resources, creative forces, and ambition necessary to launch new products, the United States is often successful in marketing and selling products on an international scale. With foreign nations often prepared to emulate the trend-setting culture of the United States, […]
Labor Day is in our rearview mirror, summer is over, and for most of us that can only mean one thing: FOOTBALL. We again have an excuse to gorge ourselves with fried finger foods, over-consume Bud Light (gross!), and spend our Sundays parked in front of the television for hours on end. NFL preseason began […]