516 US original scripted TV series were released in 2023, down from 600 in 2022, according to February 2024 data from FX Networks.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss a user milestone for Spotify, whether it needs a rebrand, and where new growth is most likely to come from. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Daniel Konstantinovic.
It’s an election year in the US, one where we’ll see record-breaking political ad spend. While political advertising is often viewed as a separate game from other industries, the trends set by campaigns ripple into the rest of the marketing atmosphere. What will 2024’s version of Nixon and Kennedy navigating live TV or Obama embracing social media be, and what will be the impact on the ad industry at large? Here are five trends all advertisers should be watching.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss the main takeaways from this year's Super Bowl; which ads had the biggest impact; how Fox, ESPN, and Warner Bros. Discovery's (WBD's) new giant sports streaming service announcement changes the game; some unbelievable facts about trees; and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood, director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, and analyst Max Willens.
Apple’s VR headset, the Apple Vision Pro, became available in the US on February 2. Almost immediately after, brands began announcing immersive experiences that would be available for download on the headset.
Super Bowl 2024 ads leverage celebrity allure and nostalgia, balancing entertainment with subtle political commentary: The messaging was a reflection of advertising's evolution.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss how much Amazon's new shopping chatbot can move the needle, what Planet Fitness' out-of-home ad network looks like, becoming a digital mannequin to see what clothes look like on you, whether minutelong soap operas will catch on, who the smartest people in the world are, and more. Tune into the discussion with vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian, analyst Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf, and vice president of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti.
WBD, Fox, Disney team up to shake up sports streaming: The companies will launch a Hulu-like streaming venture with access to each network’s linear sports content.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether Google's recent performance was actually good (or not), how YouTube turned things around, and what could trip up the digital giant in 2024. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf.
Many in digital advertising, including the Interactive Advertising Bureau, have begun to use connected TV (CTV) as an umbrella term to include content delivered via CTV devices or OTT services.
On today's episode, we discuss the appeal of Prime Video with ads, why we might see more honest and transparent advertising, the inevitability of face computers, Netflix's chances of becoming a significant gaming hub, how the average retirement age is changing and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Ross Benes, Blake Droesch, and Max Willens.
Meta looks to build for the future: Threads and Reality Labs come into focus as potential long-term growth engines.
UMG and TikTok clash over music rights, AI: The label is pulling its catalog from TikTok amid a pay dispute and the app's test of AI music features.
On today’s podcast episode, host Bill Fisher and our analysts Paul Briggs, Matteo Ceurvels, and Man-Chung Cheung each pitch their most dramatic predictions in their coverage regions for 2024, in hopes of securing "investment" from the other sharks. Can you be convinced to "invest" in their 2024 predictions?
Prime Video's ad tier launches amidst skepticism: Amazon's strategic incentives aim to reshape streaming advertising despite market challenges.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss how Walmart plans to use AI to enhance the customer shopping experience, Instacart pushing smart carts into in-store retail media, why consumers are dissatisfied with their in-store shopping experience, how best to reduce clothing returns, the rise—and potential fall—of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and analysts Blake Droesch and Carina Perkins.
Not every trend gets the headline it deserves. Our analysts spotted three undervalued ad mediums (in games, shoppable media, and ride-share companies), each holding an opportunity for advertisers to diversify their spend, explore formats, and identify untapped audiences. Here are the ad forecast trends you need to know.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss the impact of multimodal chatbots, the copyright case between The New York Times and OpenAI, and how AI could influence the election. "In Other News," we talk about how much Microsoft's new AI keyboard key might affect AI use. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Yory Wurmser.
The biggest player in US gambling and casino ad spend is TV, which reached $471.8 million between January and November 2023, according to a December 2023 MediaRadar study.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss why gaming is a digital advertising hotbed, how consumers are embracing shoppable media, and what happens now that the ride-sharing industry has bounced back. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood.
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