Amazon's ad policy shift: It will claim a larger share of advertising impressions from Fire TV's streaming services, which could strain developer relations.

The majority of subscription video-on-demand sign-ups on Peacock and Hulu are ad-supported, according to Antenna, accounting for 69% and 58% of overall subscription plans, respectively.

On today's episode, we discuss whether Netflix's password-sharing crackdown is actually working out, why the company got rid of its basic ad-free plan, and whether sticking to sports-adjacent programming is the right move. "In Other News," we talk about whether The Walt Disney Co. might be bailing on TV too soon. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Daniel Konstantinovic.

With the rise of TikTok and all its copycats, there’s a lot to keep track of in terms of paid advertising. Creators frequent TikTok, Reels, Shorts, and Spotlight in some capacity, but the ad ops on each platform vary. Here’s a quick guide to what’s available on each platform.

YouTube has a head start in CTV ad spending: Viewers and media companies are pivoting to digital, but spending shows YouTube is well in the lead.

Another quarter of silence on Netflix gaming: The streaming service has costly investments in games but has gone eerily silent despite major releases.

Netflix wants its ad business to grow faster: Unsatisfied with revenue growth and Microsoft as an ad partner, Netflix is lowering CPMs and seeking other sellers.

Comcast has no choice but to spend on Peacock: The future of video is digital, and Peacock is already showing that it can drive meaningful revenues.

Roku Q2 revenues up: Budget-conscious consumers are flocking to its ad-supported streaming platform.

Over one-third (37.7%) of US consumers’ time spent with TV is with streaming services, per Nielsen. Cable is not far behind, with a 30.6% share of consumers’ TV time.

On today's episode, we discuss the who, what, and when of marketing and the current state of identity. "In Other News," we talk about why Peacock's price increase matters and what the writers—and now actors—strikes mean for viewers. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Paul Verna and Tim Finnigan, director of product marketing at Verisk Marketing Solutions.

TelevisaUnivision’s early advantage in Latin America: Streaming service Vix spent heavily on sports rights, but strong subscription growth is giving it a cushion.

Streaming’s year of price hikes continues: YouTube and Peacock increased subscription prices, and Netflix cut its cheapest ad-free tier as services look to boost revenues.

Netflix hits 238 million members in Q2 after account-sharing purge: The streaming service saw revenues rise 2.7% despite a quarter of ups and downs.

TikTok is using creator payouts to boost Shop adoption: The platform is offering some influencers cash incentives for reaching sales or livestream goals.

YouTube’s ad business has posted losses for the past three quarters—an unprecedented slide following years of double-digit gains. This underperformance has forced the video giant to sharpen its focus in the two areas where it has the best shot at attracting ad spending and restoring growth: connected TV (CTV) and short-form video.

FAST platforms like Roku, Tubi, and Pluto TV are gaining buzz from viewers and industry professionals alike. Find out more about the FAST landscape.

On today's episode, we discuss a milestone for digital video, why TV lovers still love their TVs, and the relationship between digital audio and social networking. "In Other News," we talk about how many US shoppers use their phones to pay for things at the register and how many generative AI users there are in the US. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood.

Where’s that Netflix user revolt? Password-sharing crackdown led to more sign-ups, not less, according to new data.

On today's episode, we discuss what to make of Meta's new Threads app, whether the internet is becoming more like TikTok, the argument against "click to cancel," ad-supported versus ad-free video streaming, how shipping works, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and analysts Zach Goldner, and Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf.