In 2014, Viacom identified that global consumers use a “Hierarchy of Screens” for choosing how to watch content. In the ensuing four years, the television ecosystem has become much more complex, with additional viewing options and services seemingly springing up every month. Their recent TV Matters project revealed that while consumers are using all of these screens in some capacity, they continue to place the TV set at the very top of the pyramid. The king of the “Hierarchy of Screens” remains unchanged and intact.
In this research, key findings are featured following consumers’ answer on attitudes to advertising, integrated brand campaigns, ad blocking and content quality.
Global figures underline the power of television advertising.
‘The Global TV Deck’ is a new resource for advertisers.
The study sought to gain a deeper understanding of what brands mean to us and the role that they play in our lives. By depriving individuals of some of their favourite brands, Thinkbox was able to use behavioural economics to surface how brands operate at a subconscious level, and what happens when we lose them!
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This report explores the popular millennial audience in minute detail, uncovering the demographics, brand attitudes, and perceptions that make them unique.
In order to debunk some myth, this study proves how much young people love TV. There might be more channels, more screens, more social networks and plenty of other distractions but they still spend more time with TV than any other medium.
How much do viewers value television? Viacom’s study on media consumption, TV Matters, aimed to answer this question by taking TV away from some participants. To really explore the power of television, they asked people to live without it for 5 days – meaning no pay TV or cable packages, no free-to-air broadcast channels, no TV on demand, no TV Everywhere apps, and no DVR access.
Stats from around Europe reveal new viewing habits.