Media & Entertainment


eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco tees up our numbers for the US non-pay TV population and how we define cord-cutters and cord-nevers. Watch now.

eMarketer’s very own gamers, corporate account manager Brandon Galindo and sales executive Michael Bruckenthal, explain what happened at the Fortnite World Cup. What did the esports competition look like, how much did competitors win and how do parents feel about their kids participating? Then vice president of content studio Paul Verna, discusses updates to Spotify’s new Ad Studio, Walmart’s latest driverless delivery partnership and why DoorDash bought Caviar.

eMarketer analysts discuss our digital ad spend by industry forecasts, exploring verticals such as automotive, CPG, financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, travel and retail.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart shares our adjusted numbers for Hulu viewership in the US and the reasons why we anticipate continued growth this year and next. Watch now.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart discusses our usage numbers for Netflix in the US and the anticipated arrival of new subscription OTT services. Watch now.

Connected TV inventory is growing like weeds. We expect that more than half of the US population (57.2%) will watch connected TV in 2019, up from 51.7% in 2017. And the time they spend watching will increase too, which means the amount of connected TV inventory available to advertisers is proliferating.

This summer, Nike will roll out its latest augmented reality (AR) initiative, Nike Fit. While the feature is another move toward independence and away from wholesalers, it could also help to alleviate the biggest hassles of online shopping when it comes to clothes and accessories.

In an IAB poll of marketers, half of the respondents defined OTT as streaming video that appears on any screen and 48% defined OTT as streaming video that appears on a TV screen.

While the vast majority of TV advertising is still bought and sold through traditional methods, change is happening, and vendors don’t want to miss out.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart breaks out our latest US time spent numbers for connected devices, an update from our previous outlook. Watch now.

Whether it’s podcasts or streaming radio and music, the US population is spending more of its time with digital audio.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom walks us through the current cord-cutting climate, explains why CBS is suing Locast and what Dish has been up to. Vice president of content studio Paul Verna joins the discussion to chat about streaming service password sharing, a new Facebook TV video-calling device, Spotify Q2 results and more.

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco shares our numbers for traditional pay TV and the impact of on-demand streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. Watch now.

In the second of two special episodes of “Behind the Numbers,” we look back at two key digital trends from earlier this year: digital privacy concerns and the acceleration of cord-cutting.

eMarketer senior forecasting director Monica Peart shares our revised ad spend for addressable TV in the US and why connected TV may be grabbing a larger share of dollars. Watch now.

In today’s episode, we talk “Game of Thrones” with eMarketer account manager Alex Reidy and director of SMB sales Matt Florio, who are both fans of the show. We’re also joined by vice president of multimedia Paul Verna, who hasn’t watched a single episode. We discuss viewership numbers, the impact of "Game of Thrones" on workplace productivity, the likelihood of a mass viewer exodus from HBO and how brands have tapped into the show’s appeal.

As more cord-cutters supplement traditional television with digital offerings, many in the TV industry are keen on the growing practice of combining linear OTT subscriptions with on-demand streaming.

Despite marketers’ efforts with advanced programmatic and data targeting for video ads, consumers still find that they are more likely to be served a relevant ad on linear TV.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom tees up our latest US TV time spent numbers and breaks down key demographic trends. Watch now.

In this modern age of entertainment, one screen is no longer enough to satisfy most. We forecast 180.8 million US adults will be two-screen viewers in 2019—meaning that 70.1% of the adult population will use a computer or mobile device to browse online while watching either digital video or traditional TV.