While the comedy genre is always popular, comedy viewing over the past year highlights a resurgence of nostalgia comedy programming, particularly shows featuring diverse leads and cast members.
Media representation plays an important role in learning—and unlearning—racist stereotypes that harm Asian Americans. It’s time that on-screen content about Asian Americans reflect more of their lives and diverse contributions.
In addition to providing incremental reach, product placements and branded integrations in SVOD programming provide advertisers and agencies with a modern way to integrate brands into the burgeoning streaming realm.
SVOD viewers tend to be light viewers of traditional TV. This is important for a number of reasons, but for brands, it means that advertising on traditional channels like linear TV doesn’t provide comprehensive reach.
2020 has been branded with an assortment of labels and titles, but from a media perspective, it was a truly transitional year for streaming video. Here's a recap of the most watched original shows, acquired content, and movies on streaming platforms.
News about the pandemic, rising instances of social injustice and a presidential election have all stolen share from live sports, as has the rise of subscription video on-demand content.
While total media consumption has largely normalized since the peaks we saw in March and April, the massive streaming enablement during that period has brought streaming to the forefront of the media landscape.
According to the August 2020 Nielsen Total Audience Report, streaming among Over The Top (OTT) capable homes accounts for 25% of consumers’ collective time spent with the television.
Beneath the headlines and social media commotion about high-profile SVOD titles like Tiger King, Upload and Ozark, a new form of digital streaming is gaining traction: those that are ad-supported.
As states ease shelter-in-place orders and allow businesses to re-open, traditional TV usage is normalizing while CTV usage remains well above pre-COVID-19 levels.