Media & Entertainment


eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss the biggest takeaways from Netflix's latest results. They then talk about the UK's position on a landmark EU copyright law, YouTube's latest esports move and Google's new position on its search results redesign.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and junior analyst Blake Droesch analyze Netflix's Q4 performance and talk about why Section 230 might get revoked, new UK child privacy rules, the fate of IGTV, the coldest temperature ever recorded and more.

Amid all the handwringing about screen time—plus the demise of Toys "R" Us—one could easily imagine that kids have lost interest in toys. But they haven’t.

eMarketer analyst Ross Benes covers the latest developments on the pay TV front, including a new price hike from a vMVPD, a licensing deal between a network and traditional pay TV service, and legislation that could make life harder, and easier, for providers.

eMarketer global director of public relations Douglas Clark shares our updated forecast for Netflix adoption in the UK, France and Germany.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam and principal analyst Victoria Petrock discuss how Americans are using smart speakers today and how that will morph into ambient computing in the future. They also talk about the rise of spam calls, how Americans travel for the holidays and the cloud gaming wars.

Connected TV (CTV) ad buyers must consider how CTV purchases factor into their broader digital and TV campaigns. Figuring out how to best plan, buy and measure CTV ads is becoming more consequential as more money flows into this area.

eMarketer sales executive Michael Bruckenthal, midmarket account manager Brandon Galindo and principal analyst Nicole Perrin discuss initial reactions to Google's new cloud-based gaming service Stadia. Then vice president of content studio Paul Verna talks about the effects of Hulu's price hike, why Spotify is recommending podcasts and Amazon's agenda for its new free music streaming service.

Next year, the average US adult will spend more time listening to digital audio—whether that’s streaming radio or podcasts—than traditional radio, according to our estimates. As adoption continues to grow, so does advertiser investment.

eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum explores our US programmatic ad spending estimates for video on connected TV and the platforms contributing to its growth.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss Disney's new streaming service and whether its success will last. They then talk about NBCUniversal's Peacock video platform details, an augmented reality contact lens and why esports is coming to Imax.

We estimate that US advertisers will spend almost $9 billion on connected TV ads this year. Tim Sims, senior vice president of inventory partnerships at The Trade Desk, joins host Nicole Perrin to talk trends in programmatic connected TV, audio and more.

Advertiser investment in connected TV (CTV) is ramping up quickly as more inventory becomes available, with YouTube, Hulu and Roku dominating the landscape. We estimate CTV ad spending in the US will reach $10.81 billion by 2021, up from close to $7 billion in 2019. But still, challenges remain, including fragmented inventory, ad fraud and frequency capping.

Despite the acceleration of cord-cutting, the demand for TV advertising remains strong. In 2019, that demand was reflected in increased ad prices and a growing appetite for targeted TV ads.

eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum shares our recently revised subscription OTT forecast for Western Europe this year and into 2023.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam explores our usage numbers for subscription OTT and the impact of increased mobile adoption and streaming services in India.

For UK video platforms, competition around premium content is intensifying, with digital services increasingly coming to the fore. For our report on digital video in the UK, we looked at the products that traditional and digital-first broadcasters are offering their audiences.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and principal analyst Nicole Perrin discuss why defining political ads is difficult but important. They also consider whether political ads really work. They then talk about connected TV growth, issues with Facebook's Ads Manager and Google search manipulation concerns.

US advertisers will spend almost $7 billion this year on connected TV ads. Connected TV is growing rapidly as advertisers look to target audiences watching long-form, premium digital content on their living room screens.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Yory Wurmser join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to chat about whether the ad industry has a fundamental problem, a possible solution for the struggling newspaper business, marketing strategies of the latest video streaming platforms, how to make parts of your car invisible and more.