Advanced Television

Consumer Behaviour

Study: Culturally-relevant content key for Asian viewers

Six in 10 (61 per cent) of Asian TV content viewers watch Asian-language content at least occasionally, and two in three (65 per cent) Asian-language dominant/bilingual consumers say that Asian-language content is important to them, according to the FOCUS Asian Volume 1: Subscriptions report by Horowitz Research. Similarly, six in 10 Asian viewers watch international […]

June 1, 2023

Report: Mobile Internet needed to close digital gender gap

Over 800 million women will need to adopt mobile Internet in order to close the digital gender gap by 2030 across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to the latest Mobile Gender Gap Report from trade body the GSMA , which evaluates mobile ownership and mobile Internet usage across low- and middle-income countries. The latest […]

June 1, 2023By Colin Mann

Arnie’s FUBAR debuts at Netflix #1

Netflix’s new action series FUBAR, fronted by Hollywood legend and the company’s Chief Action Officer Arnold Schwarzenegger, debuted in the #1 spot on the Netflix English TV List with 88.94 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title in the week commencing May 22nd. With over 12 million views (88.94 million hours viewed divided […]

May 31, 2023

Study: Demand for AVoD increasing in LatAm

Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising company, has published its research study, The Rise of Ad-Supported Streaming: An In-Depth Look at How Ads Are Powering Streaming TV in LatAm. The research finds that 75 per cent of internet-connected TV viewers across Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico watch ad-supported streaming TV, which includes television content streamed […]

May 30, 2023

Eurovision Song Contest reaches 162m viewers

The 67th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), hosted by the BBC in Liverpool, on behalf of Ukraine, and organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), reached 162 million people over the three live shows across 38 public service media markets. The viewing share of the Grand Final on May 13th was 40.9 per cent and remains […]

May 25, 2023By Colin Mann

Survey: Half women gamers have suffered online abuse

Research reveals that 49 per cent of women gamers in Britain have experienced a level of abuse or harassment when playing or streaming online, rising to 75 per cent amongst those aged 18-24. The findings delve into the differing experiences faced by both men and women gamers when playing video games on the internet, with […]

May 25, 2023

Research: SVoD glut confuses US consumers

The latest wave of Hub Entertainment Research’s Battle Royale study shows that US consumers have more sources of entertainment than they can easily use and are eager for solutions that allow them to simplify. Complexity is as big of a limitation to new subscriptions as cost:  Many assume the main factor limiting new subscriptions is […]

May 24, 2023

Queen Charlotte at Netflix #1 for a third week

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story kept hold of the Netflix #1 spot on the English TV List in the week commencing May 15th, pulling in an additional 82.39 million hours viewed and appearing in the Top 10 in 89 countries. Fans found their match with To All the Boys spinoff series XO, Kitty, which debuted […]

May 24, 2023

Samsung TV Plus scores high viewability rates

Samsung Ads Europe, the advertising division of Samsung Electronics, and digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform DoubleVerify (DV) have noted what they say are “exceptional” results from DV’s new CTV viewability measurement solution on Samsung TV Plus. Samsung’s free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) and video-on-demand service achieved a 92 per cent viewability rate; […]

May 23, 2023

CIMM to explore TV data potential

The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM), the US-based collaboration of companies focused on promoting innovation and best practices in media measurement, metrics and data, is launching a new research programme focused on exploring the practical steps that the industry can take to unlock the full potential of data collaboration and clean room solutions in […]

May 19, 2023