Posts Tagged ‘TV‘

ESPN and the future of sports

The distributed future of content won’t resemble the model that made ESPN the richest network in the world. Although live sports will command large audiences for a long time, the right home for news and analysis probably won’t look like one site for 100 million

CHART: The Internet Will Win Over All Other Media

According to data published by ZenithOptimedia this week, people around the world now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media, with the Internet taking up an increasingly large chunk of total media consumption. Read more from Statista You will find more statistics at

Online ad spending to pass by TV soon

…That said, PriceWaterhouseCoopers expects 2016 to be an especially lucrative year for television, with both the Summer Olympics and US presidential election taking place then. As usual, mobile is picking up speed with no slowing down in sight. Read more from Quartz via Pocket

On-Demand Viewing Marks The End of Lazy TV

Sapan points out that today, those tactics no longer work. As TV interfaces improve it’s easier than ever to just search for the show you want to watch instead of having to channel surf. As cable becomes increasingly unbundled, viewers will have an even easier

‘Mobile is now the first [TV] screen’

Scherer added that the TV industry is realising that data will play a crucial role in helping it to increase the size of its audience; to have a stronger relationship with those viewers; to improve its shows; and to forge better partnerships with big brands

For Amazon, the future of T.V. could be e-commerce

With the launch of Fire TV, it’s clear that Amazon has figured out the new logic of the tech industry: the company that controls your TV wins. This quote is interesting given that people are not watching television on TVs as much lately, the trend

TV is increasingly for old people

The median age of a broadcast or cable television viewer during the 2013-2014 TV season was 44.4 years old, a 6 percent increase in age from four years earlier. The majority of TV-watchers may be over 40-years-old, but with a confused ratings system, how do we

British TV industry at risk from US tech and media giants

The chief executive of Channel 4 has warned that large parts of the British television industry are being bought up almost wholesale by US media companies, while the medium faces a longer term existential threat from the increasing involvement of technology giants including Apple and