Audiences and Advertising




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Britbox: ‘Too little, too late?’

2019-04-11T17:00:00+01:00By

Can the streaming service planned by the BBC and ITV compete with the might of Netflix and Amazon, plus upcoming offerings from Apple, Disney and AT&T?

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NAB 2019: Esports targeted by kit vendors

2019-04-11T15:30:00+01:00By

NAB 2019: The rapid growth of esports is proving to be a godsend for live event kit vendors, and as a result was a major focus at this year’s show in Las Vegas

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Direct to consumer partnerships drive Viacom strategy

2019-04-03T13:19:00+01:00By

Viacom is championing audiences and its flagship channels with traditional distribution and over-the-top models to enhance value beyond its core offerings, according to SVP Dan Fahy.

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Getting to the core of Apple TV+

2019-03-28T16:08:00+00:00By Paolo Pescatore

In a golden era of storytelling, Apple has turned its attention to reinventing TV and adding healthy competition to the ecosystem, writes Paolo Pescatore

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EU TV execs demand ad measurement reform

2019-03-25T15:32:00+00:00By

Execs at the BBC, Canal+ and RTE have called for greater cross-broadcaster collaboration and the sharing of data in a bid to better understand audiences and boost advertising opportunities.

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RTS awards originality and excellence

2019-03-20T12:10:00+00:00By

Jodie Comer for Killing Eve and Lucian Msamati for Kiri were among those celebrated last night at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

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Netflix eschews Apple alliance

2019-03-19T13:50:00+00:00By

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings has confirmed that the SVOD service won’t be available via Apple TV, which is expected to be announced next Monday.

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Innovation at home: Cloud PVRs and wireless STBs

2019-03-18T17:00:00+00:00By

The ongoing evolution of innovative cloud PVRs and wireless/IP-based STBs are among the trends rendering this a highly dynamic part of the broadcast market.

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Interview: Black Mirror series designer Joel Collins

2019-03-18T14:57:00+00:00By Tim Dams

As series designer of Netflix’s Black Mirror, Joel Collins was integral to creating the look of the Charlie Brooker series. But after four series he has moved on to a new challenge – working on the hugely complex BBC/HBO adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. He reveals how he ...

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BBC triumphs at BPG Awards

2019-03-15T15:49:00+00:00By

Jodie Comer and Hugh Grant were among the winners of the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards today, judges praised the “brilliance of the output.”

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Q&A: Alex Hirschi, aka Supercar Blondie and Insight TV host

2019-03-14T14:08:00+00:00By Tim Dams

Supercar Blondie, an influencer with over 500K subscribers on YouTube and 2.2m followers on Instagram, specialises in driving and reviewing rare and unique cars.

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The power of influencers

2019-03-14T14:03:00+00:00By Tim Dams

With their millions of young followers, online stars and influencers are increasingly being booked by traditional media in an effort to boost ratings and attract crucial 16-34-year-old audiences. But do their millions of followers really translate into millions more viewers for TV?

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Media CEOs embrace mobile disruption

2019-03-14T10:40:00+00:00By

The entertainment and content industry has dramatically changed with mobile networks and devices enabling disruptive new players and business models, according to the leaders of two media giants.

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Is content still King for the Gen Z audience?

2019-03-04T10:30:00+00:00

With SVOD set to be the biggest media story of 2019, Brave Bison CEO and IBC Content Steering Group chair Claire Hungate asks if linear broadcasters have overlooked innovation and ignored their audiences.

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Why broadcasters are doubling down on dynamic ad insertion

2019-02-27T16:24:00+00:00By Andy Stout

With scale being one of the main drivers for success in the dynamic ads market, is RTL’s acquisition of Yospace the shape of things to come?

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