Advanced Television


Vizrt graphics seen by billions on election night

With the results still coming in, an estimated four billion people have tuned in to the results of the U.S. presidential election and watched the creative strength enabled by Vizrt software tools and graphics. More than 100 news stations, representing roughly 90 percent of the major broadcasters around the world, are depending on Vizrt software […]

November 6, 2020

Fox News leads election night amid uncertain outcome

There is no final result to the presidential election in sight at time of writing, but the primetime tune-in numbers show that Fox News was the clear winner in the US with 11.6 million households between 7pm and 2am eastern, according to data from Samba TV. CNN was second with 10.7 million households, followed by […]

November 4, 2020

Haystack News adds 24/7 channels

Just in time for the 2020 election, Haystack News, the US ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with local, national and world TV news,has introduced 16 live 24/7 viewing from leading streaming news network. Haystack News has added ABC News Live and CBSN, in addition to Al Jazeera, Euronews, Newsmax, Yahoo Finance and select live […]

November 3, 2020

Sky News reveals US Election plans

As the build-up to the US Presidential Election continues, Sky News has unveiled coverage plans for the night of November 3rd, including live results, expert analysis, special guests and a bespoke augmented reality studio allowing viewers to visualise the ‘Race to the White House’. With the US Election dominating media coverage around the world, Sky […]

October 27, 2020

Report: US linear TV recovers in Q3

Samba TV, a provider of global TV data and audience analytics, has released its inaugural State of Viewership Report for 2020. This new quarterly research report provides an overview of television, movie, Connected TV (CTV), and advertising viewership in the US. It provides insights on trends and movements of audience consumption in 2020’s unique and […]

October 23, 2020

FOX News Media unveils next-gen Election technology

FOX News Mediawill unveil state-of-the-art election technology across its linear and digital platforms during 2020 presidential race coverage on November 3rd. Broadcasting from FOX News Channel’s (FNC) flagship Studio F, Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum will utilize new immersive 3D graphics and enhanced studio technology for live updates, providing viewers unprecedented access to the election […]

October 22, 2020

Spitting Image specials for US Election

BritBox has announced that its satirical puppet show Spitting Image will have two specials to cover all the key moments and circus around the 2020 US Election. Viewers will have a one-off chance to watch the first episode of the special on ITV on October 31st. Both episodes will then be available to view only […]

October 21, 2020

Data: Biden pips Trump in town hall TV ratings

US President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden participated in ‘town halls’ in the US on NBC and ABC, respectively, on October 15th. According to analysis by Samba TV, the cross-screen television data and analytics provider, 6.3 million US households tuned into Trump’s town hall, a 209 per cent increase from the previous […]

October 16, 2020

Haystack provides Democrat & Republican streaming

Haystack News, the US ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with local, national and global TV news, has announces pland for upcoming dedicated streaming channels for the Democratic National Convention (August 17th – 21st) and Republican National Convention (August 24th – 28th), as part of its ongoing Decision 2020 news programming. The streaming channels for […]

August 14, 2020