Pepsi, Samsung and
Google were among the big Oscar winners when it came to generating high digital interest from their Oscar TV commercials.
Pepsi was the leader in what iSpot.tv, the real-time TV commercial
tracking company, calls “SpotShare” -- the percentage of overall digital activity when looking at search, social actions, video views and comment. The soft-drink maker garnered 30.3% --
the highest among all Oscar TV advertisers.Samsung was next with 8.03%, followed
by Google at 7.4%, Cadillac at 6.5%, and Snickers at 6.45%.
In terms of generating specific social media activity, Samsung pulled in 6.75 million social media actions; Pepsi, 6.35
million; Google, 6.28 million; Snickers, 5.23 million; and Cadillac, 4.46 million.
Estimates of overall TV spending during the show had Samsung and Cadillac each at $11.9 million; JCPenney,
$8.5 million; Apple, $6.8 million and Sprint, $5.95 million.
For the entire night of Oscar-related TV programming -- the “Oscar Red Carpet Live!” as well as the actual award
show itself -- Samsung and Cadillac each ran 4.5 total minutes of TV advertising time; JCPenney ran three minutes; Sprint, 2.5 minutes; and McDonald’s, nearly two minutes.