Television News Daily Editions for April 2020
Television News Daily - Thursday, April 30, 2020
When COVID News Is Bad, Hit 'Em With Heartwarming
NBCU's Shell: Movie Theaters 'Central' To Biz, Video-On-Demand 'Complementary'
AT&T Merging Xandr Into WarnerMedia
Daytime Kids Viewing In Top 25 Markets Soars Nearly 300%, Big Gains In Internet, Gaming
Regal Joins AMC In Threatening NBCU Over Breaking Theatrical Release Window
Nielsen's Media Business Remains Solid, With Revenues Stable, But Connect Spinoff Delayed
A Month Later, IAB Finds 'Buy-Side' More Resolute About Ad Cuts: Especially For Traditional Media
Comcast Q1 Sees Stable Broadband, Cable Revenues, Sinking Biz For NBCU, Sky
Net Media Usage Effect Of Pandemic: TV, Streaming Boom, But Outdoor Media Erodes
Report Delineates Ad Price Deflation For 2020: U.S., Europe Most Disrupted
Google, Budweiser, Ford: How COVID-19 Messages In Ads Performed
Remember 'Couch Potatoes'? eMarketer Says They're Back - For Now, Anyway
ViacomCBS CEO Rallies Troops As Layoffs Continue
Linear TV Grows Without Sports, Netflix Also Higher
Television News Daily - Wednesday, April 29, 2020
On The Heels Of 'Parasite,' A Hard-Boiled TV Series From Korea
Video Streamers' National TV Spend Skyrocketing, HBO Max, Peacock Ramp Up Launches
AMC Theatres Won't Play Universal Pictures Movies, Blames 'Trolls World Tour' Dispute
YouTube Advertising Surprises Analysts, Surges 33% To $4B In Q1
IAB's Rothenberg: 'The Show Must Go On,' Albeit Virtually
Canceled TV Sports Budgets Going To Bottom Line, Online, Or Other Forms Of TV
Automakers Spend $456M On TV In Q1
Reports: Dish Network, Other MVPDs Balking At Carriage Fees For Sports-Challenged ESPN
Havas Media Study Finds 10% Of Americans Cutting Subscription Video Due To COVID-19
IAB, USC Study Reveals Rapid Shifts In Consumer Behavior Due To COVID-19
Amazon Sued For Duping Streaming Video Purchasers
Comcast Connects Xfinity Voice Remotes To Tile Tracking Devices
Are Deep Fake Ads Coming To Traditional TV?
How TV Is Reacting Flexibly To COVID-19
Television News Daily - Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Roamin' Catholics: PBS Doc Provides Grand Tour Of The Vatican
Marketers' COVID-19 Messaging Draws 'Positive' Response, Little Change in Brand Favorability
The End Of Upfront Bull: Why Analysts Are Bearish About TV's Long-Term Ad Marketplace
Cable News, Lifestyle, Entertainment Networks See Gains Due To Higher At-Home Viewing
HBO Max To Be Available Through All Apple Devices At Launch
Pixalate Earns MRC Accreditation for Multiple CTV/OTT, SSAI Metrics
Disney Takes Twitter Fire For Heavy-Handed 'Star Wars' Hashtag Move
Mindshare Finds Nearly Half Of Americans Have 'Run Out' Of Things To Watch, Read, Listen To
Cheddar Consolidates News Channels
SMBs Planning Ad Spend, Messages As States Open For Business
'Crisis-Sensitive' Ads Resonate Most With Consumers
Ad Council Appoints New Board Members
News Helps Drive Sports Fans' Total Viewing Time Up 10%, Despite 87% Drop In Sports Event Viewing
The First Reality TV President
Where Does AT&T Go From Here?
Television News Daily - Monday, April 27, 2020
TCM On Demand Is Best Kept Content Secret For COVID Bingeing
Virtual NFL Draft Grows 37% To 15.7 Million Viewers
NBCU Issues Official Virtual Presentation Invite To Ad Industry
Amazon Strikes Free-Year Deal With Discovery's Food Network Kitchen App
WWE's Q1 Media Revenue Soars, Lower For Live Events Due To No In-Arena Audiences
Local Media Forecast To See A 3.6% Drop In 2020
Fios TV Loses 84K Video Subscribers In Q1
What Does TV Advertising Look Like After COVID-19?
Disney Boasts Of 'Giving Spirit' In Email While Furloughing Employees: Report
Television News Daily - Friday, April 24, 2020
HBO At Top Of Its Game With Saturday School Scandal Movie
3-Day '2020 NFL Draft' Pulls Double-Digit Hikes In Ad Revenue
Print Loses Out As Digital And TV Media Consumption Soars
Spike In TV Usage Begins To Level Off, Top Markets Still Posting Strong Gains
AT&T CEO Stephenson To Retire, Stankey Will Take Over
Nielsen Product Chief Describes Pandemic As Unprecedented Media 'Lab,' Long-Term Impact Unclear
FCC Makes More Spectrum Available For WiFi
NFL Draft Programming Provides Window Into The Health Of TV Sports
Does Divided Upfront Mean Scatter Becomes Center Of TV Ad Market?
Brand Intimacy Is Key As COVID-19 Impacts Media And Entertainment
Magazines And Newspapers Lose Out As Brits Stream Through Lockdown
Television News Daily - Thursday, April 23, 2020
'Sesame Street' Help Brought To You By The Letters C-O-V-I-D
NBC Expands Ecommerce Efforts With NBCUniversal Checkout
Connected TV Video Impressions Continue To Climb, Programmatic CTV Activity Rising
Dish Media Expands Programmatic Set-Top-Box VOD Ad Inventory
Kantar Reveals Post-Pandemic Planning Data: Finds Consumers Challenged, Embrace Advertising
Cartoon, Nickelodeon Viewers Most Apt To Buy Products Advertised
Streaming Video, Multiplayer Gaming On The Rise: CTA And Nielsen Connectivity Bring Advanced, Real-Time Measurement To In-Game Advertising
U.S. President May Boast About His COVID-19 Ratings, But He Trails British Heads Of State
Quibi Marketer Exits On Heels Of Launch
Vote On Proposed TiVo, Xperi Merger Set For May 29
Future Media: Sports, TV Could Occupy A Test-Filled Live Entertainment World
Television News Daily - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Four-Hour Preview For New Network With No Launch Date
Top U.S. Markets See Rising Streaming Viewing During Daytime Hours
How Shelter-In-Place Is Impacting Local TV Markets
NBCU Sells Half Of Its Peloton Stake, Raising $178M
Study: COVID-19 Renders Pay TV Status Uncertain
OTT/CTV Programmatic Advertising Fell 14% In March
Ad Market Fell 10.8% In March, First Month To Begin Feeling Effects Of Pandemic
Streaming, Live News Top Media Consumption During Pandemic
Netflix Mixed Results: Lower Q1 Marketing, Higher Subscriptions, Viewing/Member Deceleration To Follow
AT&T's Q1 Ad Revenues Sink 12.9%, Pay TV Business Revenue Declines
Ad-Free Streaming's Pandemic Bump: About A Third Of Americans Say They're Watching More
Samsung Offers Free Fitness Apps In Its Smart TVs
TV Usage Is Up, So Is Pirated Content
Television News Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 2020
'Will & Grace' Prepares To Say Good-Bye -- Again
HBO Max Set To Launch May 27, Light National TV Promotion So Far
U.S. TV Average Ad Spending To Sink 25% In The First 6 Months Of 2020: eMarketer
TVadSync Offers Faster Turnaround TV Attribution Platform
ESPN Earns Big Viewing With Jordan-Focused Documentary 'The Last Dance'
Pizza Hut Manager's Letter To Workers Inspires 'Proud To Serve' Campaign
The Dos And Don'ts Of Advertising During A Pandemic
Ad Council's COVID-19 Initiative Unveils Mental Health Phase
Barry Diller On Trump: 'The Infomercial Administration Ends In November'
Streaming Consolidation: NBCU's Fandango Snaps Up Walmart's Vudu, As Fox Seals Tubi Deal
Fortnite Brings Millions Together On Video Game For Live Music
Television News Daily - Monday, April 20, 2020
Life A Drag? Not Anymore With These Two New Shows
Disney's Future Revenues Sag Due To Lack Of TV Sports Content, Closed Theme Parks
Pharma TV Ad Impressions Grow, TV Ad Spending Remains Flat
Quibi's iOS App Ranking Dives; Android Performance Strong
Upfront TV Shifts Could Mean A Stronger Scatter Market, Disruptive Pricing
Pre- And During Pandemic, CTV/Streaming Taking Bigger Role In 2020 Ad Plans
Pandemic Profoundly Affecting Gen Z, Millennials
Television News Daily - Friday, April 17, 2020
TV On Hold: Fundamental Questions About The Pandemic
Local TV News Sees Sharp Growth In March Among Young Viewers, Rise In Viewers Overall
Vizio's Smart TV Usage Rising, Ad-Supported Video-On-Demand Viewing Sharply Higher
MoffettNathanson: Peacock's Launch Timing Is A Mixed Bag
High-Flying Digital Video Ad Market Crashes, Second Half Now Projected To Decline 5.2%
Consumers Favor TV Ads That Show Brands Helping With Pandemic
Analysts Downgrade Industry Stock Prices, Especially For Nielsen
Nielsen Report Finds 'Heavy Sports Viewers' Remain Heaviest Viewers Even Without It
TV In 'Lockdown Family' Households, And Implications For Media Brands
Is Rising 'Blacklisting' Hurting TV News Networks?
Who Wins, Who Loses, Without A Market-Defining TV Upfront?
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