Media & Entertainment


eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin walks us through what could happen to the advertising world as blacklists become more sophisticated and extensive. She discusses the types of content consumers think advertisers should avoid the most and the likelihood of those consumers reducing their spending on a brand that appears next to controversial content. She also talks about which information consumers are sharing less of, the state of radio advertising and why cord-cutting might slow down next quarter.

eMarketer principal analyst Victoria Petrock explains how much you can learn from someone's voice, British Airways's VR in-flight entertainment headsets and a recent facial recognition ruling against Facebook.

Cord-cutting has often been described as consumers adopting over-the-top (OTT) services while dropping their pay TV subscriptions, but our latest forecasts show that OTT adoption has begun to stabilize while decreases to the number of pay TV households is accelerating.

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.

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

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.

eMarketer analyst Ross Benes and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss the potential impact of Disney’s new streaming bundle. They also explain why the CBS/Viacom merger matters, where Americans like the stream video and UK media regulations.

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Cindy Liu explores our usage numbers for connected TV in the UK, including key factors at play, like smart TVs. Watch now.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom shares our numbers for monthly Spotify listeners in the UK vs. the US. 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 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.