ViacomCBS partners with CommScope to lead industry content distribution migration from Satellite to CDN IP
The migration represents the first ViacomCBS services to be fully transitioned from satellite to CDN IP—leveraging existing CDN IP infrastructure for service distribution to CBS broadcast stations, DABL affiliates, and Showtime MVPDs throughout their US footprint instead of traditional satellite delivery.
Three senior executives have been appointed to newly created positions at Hearst Media Production Group, which was formed in September 2021 to expand Hearst Television’s original program production and distribution, incorporating existing resources from Litton Entertainment and the weekly syndicated program “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien.”
ViacomCBS Inc. and Comcast Cable have announced the companies have reached comprehensive distribution agreements to deliver ViacomCBS' full portfolio of broadcast, entertainment, news, and sports programming to Xfinity customers.
With NLTV, Estrella will have the capability to analyze household and persons-level data in custom geographies that align with an advertiser’s customer base using a wide range of demographic analysis.
The independent media trading currency offers an alternative designed to underpin advertising transactions between partners on the buy-side and the sell-side.
The reigning Formula 1 World Drivers’ Champion Max Verstappen and Viaplay have agreed a multi-year partnership that will see the superstar Dutch driver feature in exclusive content for Viaplay viewers.
Cutting Edge and Blantyre commit $125 million to acquire Film and TV Composer’s music publishing rights
Cutting Edge Music Holdings has partnered with affiliates of Blantyre Capital to acquire music publishing rights owned by composers who write music for film and TV.
Michael J. Hayes has been promoted to chief operating officer and deputy group head of Hearst Television.
SmartAsset, an online destination for financial advice and marketplace that connects consumers to financial advisors, has launched a national TV campaign in partnership with All-Inclusive TV agency Marketing Architects.
The ad-financed streaming service (FAST+AVOD) rlaxx TV is putting on a final sprint just before the end of the year and is launching both its web application as well as an app for Android devices.
Hulu reported $2.1 billion in ad revenue for the year that ended in September 2021, per a new report by Kantar.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a VOD Operations Supervisor
The synergies between fuboTV and Molotov’s technology and teams are expected to enable both companies to continue on paths of accelerated growth in their respective home countries and leverage their capabilities to improve both business models with greater scale.
This tool goes beyond NewsGuard’s current offering of reliability ratings for news and information websites, giving advertisers greater insight before they invest their media dollars.
As part of the agreement, Gray's CBS affiliates will continue to be locally available to subscribers on Paramount+ and widely distributed across vMVPD platforms.
Nielsen has announced that it will enhance its National television measurement by measuring viewing in a more precise manner, allowing for a future where audience estimates are based on individual ads rather than commercial minutes.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an A/V QC Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Presentation Scheduler
Fox TeleColombia & Estudios TeleMexico will bolster ViacomCBS' Spanish-language content production capabilities and expand ViacomCBS International Studios', VIS.
Nielsen has announced that it would overhaul its measurement process to focus on providing audience estimates based on individual ads rather than overall commercial minutes.
The new agreement, which lasts over five years and signals a new commercial relationship between the two companies, includes full integration of the ITV Hub platform onto Virgin TV set-top boxes.
Kantar’s integrated technology, built to measure viewing across all screens, will be installed across the panel in Turkey.
rlaxx TV, the European-based free ad-supported streaming service (FAST+AVOD), announced a partnership with Publica, a connected TV (CTV) ad platform.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Coordinator Product Fulfillment
fuboTV Inc., the sports-first live TV streaming platform, has announced it has achieved a significant milestone towards global expansion and entered into a binding agreement to acquire France’s number one live TV streaming company, Molotov SAS.
DoubleVerify and Innovid offer advertisers an automated way to maximize video investments across screens
Innovid and DV’s partnership began in 2014 with the aim of automating unnecessary manual work for advertisers when monitoring and optimizing their media quality across screens.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager
Despite predictions of a ”pandemic peak,” streaming adoption continues to gain ground in almost every single region quarter after quarter, according to the Q3 2021 State of Streaming report from Conviva, the continuous measurement platform for streaming media.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nickelodeon
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Multi-Platform Media Distribution Coordinator
The integration is aimed at improving reach, frequency, and business outcome insights for Viant advertisers delivering over-the-top (OTT) and linear TV campaigns.
Amobee and smartclip unveil TechAlliance, Europe’s First broadcaster-centric, cross-screen advertising platform
This platform will provide advertisers with exclusive programmatic access to the linear ad break, including digital ads on linear TV inventories, as well as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy-compliant audience and content viewership data across the region.
Yahoo has announced the expansion of its partnership with Tubi, FOX Entertainment’s breakthrough ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) service, bringing incremental efficiencies to the planning and buying of connected TV
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Coordinator full time 40hrs/week
The deal also provides Altice USA with rights to ViacomCBS’ suite of streaming services, including Paramount+, SHOWTIME® OTT, Pluto TV, BET+ and Noggin.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Manager, Streaming & Video Operations
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr Manager, Global Video Catalog Operations
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS Inc., has announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of Chilevisión from WarnerMedia, a division of AT&T.
Through Inclusion Analytics data and insights, Mediabrands will gain new visibility into the gender, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation of talent appearing in popular linear and streaming TV programming.
The Nordic region has taken to subscription streaming services at some of the fastest rates in Western Europe, and indeed the world.
BEN Group, the entertainment AI company that integrates brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content, and 605, a television measurement and analytics company, have announced findings from their partnership.
LoopMe, the outcomes-based platform, has announced the launch of its standalone measurement solution, PurchaseLoop Measurement, which provides real-time consumer brand lift measurement and analytics.
This first of its kind partnership will enable 605’s customers to measure real-time performance of TV and cross-platform campaigns across a variety of categories, including auto, QSR and retail.
River OS is built for ultimate personalization, seamless navigations across apps, devices, and services, and advanced voice-controlled TV features at affordable price points.
Hearst Television has announced the launch of Hearst Media Production Group as it expands original program production and distribution capabilities.
In 2022, 48.9% of households in Canada will have pay TV, marking a massive and continuing trend of cable cord-cutting in the country.
TVSquared partners with AdImpact to measure reach, frequency and incremental reach for political connected TV ad campaigns
TVSquared, a global company in converged TV ad measurement and attribution, has partnered with AdImpact, a provider of ad intelligence data for fast, smart decisions, to offer real-time reach, frequency and, increasingly important, incremental reach metrics for political connected TV (CTV) ad campaigns.
605, a television and cross-platform measurement, analytics and attribution company, has offered the following comment on its position as an alternative television viewing measurement solution for networks
The agreement includes a range of audience measurement and analytical services across all Meredith’s local stations, including Nielsen Scarborough.
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a division of ViacomCBS Inc, and Sky, part of Comcast Corporation, announced that Paramount+ will launch on Sky platforms in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA) in 2022.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Executive Assistant Co-Production & Development
ViacomCBS is directly looking for an Operations Coordinator Transmission
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has renewed its strategic licensing partnership with U.S streaming service Hulu for over 130 hours of VICE content.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Audio/Video QC Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Brand Analyst
Global data, measurement and analytics company, Nielsen, has acquired TVTY, a TV attribution provider and ad monitoring company based in Paris, France.
Smart AdServer, the independent ad monetization platform, has announced its acquisition of DynAdmic, the integrated video advertising marketplace, and accelerates its growth in CTV and media services.
In what points to the growing share of US ad spending on connected TV, advertisers are set increase their spend by nearly 50 per cent this year to $4.51 billion.
As air travel is resurging, Mediabrands is joining forces with ReachTV, the rapidly expanding network available on nearly 2,500 screens at some 90 airports across North America and the United Kingdom.
Magna has released its advertising forecasts for June 2021 indicating that global advertising spending will grow by $78bn in 2021 (+14%) to $657 billion, a new all-time high, following a decline of -2.5% in 2020.
Talpa Network is directly looking for a Technical Lead Mobile Development Audio
Starcom has announced it has been appointed to handle TV media buying for online marketplace, Vinted, since April, in the UK.
The average time a US adult spends on various media platforms has been on unprecedented rise in recent years, particularly at the height of the pandemic.
Paramount+ has announced it will significantly expand its content offering this summer, starting with the exclusive premiere of the sci-fi action film “Infinite” and introduction of more than 1,000 premium movies this week.
Spotify and MAGNA have released a study, “Digital Audio Expansiveness: Growing Landscape & Opportunities,” showing how closely podcast listening mirrors television viewing habits.
Brands keen on growing their offerings while strengthening clients’ portfolio are going the acquisition and mergers way in what is creating a win-win situation with their rivals.
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Broadcasters Audience Research Board, BARB, the UK television audience measurement currency, has announced that Kantar, the global data, insights and consulting company, has won major contracts to continue to deliver audience measurement that supports the £7.5 billion UK TV industry.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Coordinator
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Editor in Chief
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, US TV advertisers cancelled $3 billion of their upfront commitment around June as quoted by Media Dynamics as the pandemic ravaged economies.
Streaming services are entering more niche markets. Consumers can choose to stick to mainstream platforms like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon and the breadth they offer or they can go deep in services like Screambox and Shudder.
Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings (DAR) will enable advertisers to more easily buy and optimize Samsung TV Plus inventory.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Content Operations Coordinator
Investment in Connected TV, CTV, in US rose by 40.6 per cent year on year in 2020 to reach over 9 billion with this growth expected to be sustained this year to hit $13.41 billion.
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has secured a new partnership with Pluto TV in the US for 215+ hours of premium non-scripted programming.
TVSquared has been onboarded by SpotX, the global video advertising platform, as a preferred measurement and attribution partner to power transparent, real-time analytics.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Project Manager
Media agency Zoekhelden has joined Intracto Group. The Amsterdam-based agency’s strengths lie in media advice and buying, marketing and secondment by providing advice at its clients’ offices.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Sr. Programming Manager.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Contract & Compliance Coordinator.
Procter & Gamble launches content creation platform targeting black creators across advertising, film and TV
Titled “Widen The Screen,” it will include new films and initiatives that feature more diverse storytellers, combat bias against all people fueled by misrepresentation, increase investment in Black-owned and operated media and employ more diverse creators.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Media Planning Manager
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Presentation Scheduler
The new accounts will feature exclusive content from Hollyoaks, Made in Chelsea and Pete & Sam’s Reality News. And clipped content from a range of other Channel 4 hits.
Nielsen has announced that Barrington Media Group has signed a multiyear agreement as a new client of its National and Local TV measurement services in all markets.
The National Football League (NFL) and ViacomCBS have announced a new 11-year multiplatform rights agreement that extends CBS’ long-standing relationship with the NFL through the 2033 season.
Samsung Electronics has announced that the 2021 Neo QLED became the first TV to receive certification for Gaming TV Performance from Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE).
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Supervisor Channel Operations
SportsTribal TV the new free, ad-supported streaming TV service (FAST) specializing 100% in sports-themed content has been launched.
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has launched Paramount+, the highly anticipated streaming service with an unparalleled content offering that bundles live sports, breaking news, and an expansive collection of exclusive new originals.
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a (Technical) Onboarding Specialist Video-on-Demand
ViacomCBS is directly looking for a Programming Coordinator Nick jr.
Roku, Inc. and Nielsen have announced a strategic alliance between the two companies that will help shape the future of media measurement and TV advertising in a streaming-first market.
Global media and entertainment company ViacomCBS has updated investors on its differentiated streaming strategy, which leverages the company’s strong product offerings across free, premium and pay segments.
VICE Distribution, the global distribution division of VICE Media Group, has revealed its first slate of programming for Spring following the launch of the business last year.
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TV viewership in the United States declined by roughly 10 million, and 2020 ended up with 20 million fewer adults watching TV. This is according to new data from eMarketer.
A pandemic-disrupted 2020 led to even more time spent with digital media than anticipated. Data from eMarketer shows that US adults spent an average of 7 hours, 50 minutes (7:50) per day with digital last year.
Even as digital platforms continue to eclipse traditional TV, the TV advertising spending is still intact as events of recent past including Super Bowl have shown.
Nielsen and Marquee Broadcasting Group, a privately held broadcasting company that owns several television stations, have announced a multi-year agreement whereby Nielsen will provide local TV measurement services for all broadcast stations.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement with Danish alternative finance provider REinvent Finance.
Lukkien recently made an international production for Danone for the French advertising agency BETC. It was special because of the challenging combination of babies that cannot be directed and live projections on set.
Nielsen has announced that it is launching its Theatrical Video On-Demand (TVOD) measurement service as a way to capture viewing to movie releases that are directly available to consumers to rent or purchase on demand.
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, is announcing a significant improvement to the TV Audience Measurement (TAM) service.
rlaxx TV, the new European Advertising-Based Video-on-Demand (AVoD) service, is now also available in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria on Amazon's Fire TV devices and Android TV.
Deluxe, the global provider of digital and cloud based solutions to the world's leading content production studios and distributors, announced its acquisition of UK-based Sundog Media Toolkit (Sundog).
Nielsen has announced a multi-year renewal agreement with TEGNA Inc. , a news platform with 64 stations in 51 markets.
Nielsen and KTSF have announced an agreement under which Nielsen will provide a comprehensive suite of measurement services.
Samsung Electronics has announced that Samsung TV Plus,1 Samsung’s free Smart TV video service, which delivers instant access to news, sports, entertainment and more, has now expanded to 12 countries and 742 channels worldwide.
VICE Media Group has announced the continuation of its partnership with Australian broadcaster, SBS, with a renewed content deal for its SBS Viceland TV channel, and SBS digital platforms.
Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment company, announced its Central Europe franchise partner, Greenreb, will officially break ground on the first venue in Germany.
RTL Group today announced it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in Vancouver-based BroadbandTV to BBTV Holdings Inc., effective 28 October 2020, for €102 million.
ARD and ZDF integrated the range of funk, the joint content network, into their media libraries. Both broadcasters are thus continuing the mutual networking of their non-linear offers.
The Netherland's Breda region will switch from analogue to fully digital cable television in the night of Monday 23 November to Tuesday 24 November.
FOX News Media’s international streaming platform FOX News International has expanded its distribution across Europe.
SBS will represent BBC First and manage advertising sales on the channel from November 1. This partnership will allow advertisers to connect with the BBC First audience in Belgium for the first time.
eMarketer, in collaboration with Starcom Worldwide and GlobalWebIndex (GWI), has published its annual “Global Media Intelligence (GMI) Report” on key digital trends worldwide.
Vodafone TV will include Acorn TV , AMC Networks' streaming service specializing in British series and series from other English-speaking countries, on November 3 exclusively in its content offering.
The Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) has fined UPC with CHF 30 million for abusing Ice Hockey broadcasting rights.
Sony Europe has announced that customers can now access the Apple TV app on select Sony smart TVs to enjoy Apple TV+, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies, and personalised and curated recommendations.
Com Hem's TV customers can now take part in a completely digital solution with Apple TV 4K that enables a modern experience for TV, film, music, games and apps.
Samsung has announced the launch of a self-serve advertising platform that offers advertisers the opportunity to place ads into its growing Samsung TV Plus ad supported streaming TV offering.
Europa+ announced the launch of its new subscription streaming video service that will, for the first time, bring Latin American and Caribbean audiences the latest and most popular television programming.
Global video advertising platform SpotX has announced new programmatic solutions that will allow TV programmers to unlock the full value of linear addressable television for the first time.
Nielsen has announced that Hearst Television has selected Nielsen Marketing Cloud to power access to premium audiences through its Hearst Anyscreen product.
Rainshine and UK's Five Fifty Five partner to develop, produce extraordinary stories for audiences worldwide
Rainshine Entertainment and Five Fifty Five announced a strategic joint venture, where the two companies will work together to develop, produce, and distribute extraordinary content.
World’s largest independent content creation Group for television and multimedia platforms Banijay has announced the appointment of Lars Blomgren as Head of Scripted, EMEA.
rlaxx TV, the new European Advertising-based Video on demand (AVoD) service, is now available in Germany and the United Kingdom on smart TVs by Blaupunkt, Hisense, Hitachi, JVC, Medion, Metz, Sharp, Telefunken, Toshiba and Vestel.