3 Takeaways From the Variety TV Summit

A few years ago, you’d never expect to see a TV event flooded with tech companies and minds. Now that’s the norm and was ever-so-apparent at last week’s Variety TV Summit. Several hundred of the brightest network presidents, CMOs, talent, trailblazers gathered in LA to discuss the state of TV, insights, and trends surrounding the future of content as we …

[Forbes Exclusive] Three Steps For TV Networks To Survive Besides Launching An OTT

Today, we’ve got thousands of channels of content across multiple platforms, and hundreds of streaming services, over-the-top (OTT) services, subscription videos on demand (SVODs) and seemingly any other random acronym you can conjure up. Many networks are combating the consumer shift by launching their own OTT, but that approach is on the cusp of reaching a breaking point, too. So, it …

Video Content Acronyms 101

The video content world is full of acronyms (OT-what?). Throwing around a bunch of letters can make anyone sound like an expert. But having a true knowledge of what these acronyms mean will give marketers a solid foundation to build expertise off of. Plus, if you don’t know what these acronyms mean, you won’t know how to best serve your …

nScreenMedia Study: U.S. SVOD Buyers Average 3.4 Services

Cord cutting is real, and practically everyone in your life is adding an SVOD or two. But let’s get down to the specifics – just how many services are consumers buying into? Well thanks to nScreenMedia, we’ve got some intel on this information, and thanks to us we’ve got some thoughts on how TV marketers can navigate the changes. The …

MPAA: Home Entertainment Consumer Spending Increased 16% YoY

Step aside everyone else – home entertainment runs the world – and it’s got the revenue to back it up. Data from the 2018 MPAA report shows just how much home entertainment has exploded in a short period of time. Content providers who are most nimble and screen-agnostic will be the ones who win out. This epic shift means more challenges for the marketers …

Survey Says: 90% of TV Consumers Want Better Discoverability

If you’ve happen to come across all of the new TV platforms choices – from your good ole fashioned MVPDs to vMVPDs, OTTs and streaming services – consumers (and frankly myself after listing them out) feel a need for simplicity, discoverability, and streamlined experience for pay TV services. The proliferation of TV services and content has exploded the last few years. …