Advanced Television


TikTok on VIZIO smart TVs

VIZIO has announced that TikTok TV is now available on VIZIO smart TVs. This integration allows VIZIO users to discover videos from their favourite TikTok creators and topics directly from the VIZIO home screen — no downloads required. In support of this launch, VIZIO will highlight TikTok TV content on the VIZIO Home Page in a […]

June 23, 2022

VIZIO adds LAVA streaming service

Star Media has announced that its streaming service, LAVA, is now available on VIZIO TVs. VIZIO users now have round-the-clock access to movies and TV series on LAVA including Detective Anna, The Dawns Here Are Quiet, Ancestral Land, The Romanovs, Mata Hari. LAVA is a streaming service targeted at Russian-speaking audiences. It offers access to […]

June 14, 2022

Analysis: US viewing behaviour unchanged by CTVs

Approximately three-quarters of US Internet households own at least one smart TV, according to the Kagan first-quarter 2022 US Consumer Insights survey. However, the ability to access online digital entertainment directly from a smart TV has had virtually no effect on consumer TV viewing behaviour, according to the survey data.      A comparison between smart TV […]

June 9, 2022

@Home With Tori exclusively on VIZIO

VIZIO has unveiled the exclusive world premiere of the all new lifestyle series, @Home with Tori, sponsored by a collection of household name brands. Starring iconic actress, producer and creator, Tori Spelling, each new episode of the 10-part TV series will be available weekly on VIZIO’s WatchFree+ streaming service. This new VIZIO Features offering brings […]

June 9, 2022

TotalCrime launches on VIZIO WatchFree+

International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of TotalCrime, a new free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel on VIZIO WatchFree+ in the US. TotalCrime serves true crime enthusiasts with a programming line-up stacked with real-life stories depicted in factual series and documentaries. The majority of the channel’s lineup is […]

May 5, 2022

VIZIO Ads unveils VIZIO Analytics

VIZIO Ads has announced VIZIO Analytics, an expanded suite of proprietary solutions and platform integrations with buyer support that it says helps advertisers plan, target, measure, and optimise multi-platform campaigns to engage with consumers in more relevant ways. VIZIO Analytics offers custom analytics services and innovative technologies to help brands work backwards from their desired […]

May 3, 2022

Research: Sony increases smart TV market share

Research from Parks Associates shows that, out of the top five TV brands (Sony, TCL, Samsung, LG, Vizio), Sony saw the biggest growth in smart TVs purchases in the US in last six months, and pushed past Vizio and into the top three for reported purchases in Q3 2021. “Samsung continues to lead smart TV […]

April 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

VIZIO to launch exclusive series with Tori Spelling

VIZIO is collaborating with MyTime Movie Network and serving up a new lifestyle series @Home with Tori, starring renowned actress, author, and TV personality Tori Spelling. @Home with Tori is a 10-episode VIZIO exclusive TV series, premiering on VIZIO WatchFree+. Each episode is centered around themes curated by Tori. The series will feature a variety […]

April 6, 2022

VIZIO introduces Jump Ads

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled a beta programme for a new cross-platform viewing solution – Jump Ads – designed to bridge the gap between linear TV and streaming services. Jump Ads give participating programmers and brands the ability to present an interactive overlay at the conclusion of linear TV programmes, directing viewers into a […]

March 31, 2022

Amagi secures $95m investment in Unicorn Round

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has solidified its position as the most preferred media SaaS company with a new $95 million (€86.2m) funding round followed by a 108 per cent YoY growth in revenues. This financing round was led by Accel with participation from existing investors Norwest […]

March 16, 2022