Worldwide figures underline the effectiveness of television advertising

Trade bodies and broadcasters around the world have joined forces for the third time to release figures on TV’s resilience and strength as an advertising medium.

The Global TV Group, the informal grouping of TV companies and sales houses’ trade bodies in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and Latin America, whose common goal is to promote television, has released the third edition of its Global TV Deck.

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US, The VAB: TV Preferred: understanding YouTube enthusiasts’ affinity for video content

The VAB examined YouTube enthusiasts’ emotional relationship between ad-supported TV and original YouTube content. The report shows that while YouTube Enthusiasts have an inherent affection for the YT platform, it doesn’t mean they exclusively desire only digital-based, UGC content. They are video addicts that are highly engaged with content across platforms including long-form, professionally-produced episodic programming from ad-supported TV.

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Worldwide, VIACOM, TV Matters: Future of TV Ads

TV is the prime real estate for advertising overall and video advertising in particular. Viacom’s study digs deeper into how advertising people are not normal people, how technology is impacting the entertainment industry and why television still is remains the single most powerful way to reach people.

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Worldwide, VIACOM, Hierarchy of Screens

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.

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