Beyond Cars, Comcast’s Instant Impact Goes Large: Brendan Condon

What happens on the road can also go off-road. That is what Comcast Cable’s Spotlight ad sales division is thinking about one of the software suites it launched to power new-wave TV ads. The group’s Instant Impact is an analytics platform that shows the impact on web traffic from airing an ad on Comcast, within 30 […]

Audience Segments Are Empowering Local Advertisers: Comcast Spotlight’s Brendan Condon

Contrary to some thinking, local advertisers quite often know who their existing and potential customers are. They just don’t always know how best to reach them, but local audience segments that weren’t available three years ago are helping to solve that. “The local marketers are some of the most sophisticated marketers that you’ll find out […]

Admore’s Condon Aims To Automated TV Ad Delivery

MIAMI — Celebrating its third birthday this quarter is Admore, it’s a division of Frank Canella’s Canella Media, a company aiming to bring direct-response mechanisms to television. Led by president Brendan Condon, a former AOL international ad exec, the Temecula, CA-based outfit’s platform numbers an automated system for using a single insertion order to buy across TV, […]

Comcast Reports Big Increase in TV Viewing with VOD Surging 36% Year-Over-Year

Comcast’s cable TV ad sales unit is launching a new agency dedicated to making creative ad assets for smaller advertisers. Speaking at Beet Retreat in the City, “We’re Going Local!” , Brendan Condon,  Comcast Spotlight CEO, said: “If you don’t have good creative, your ad’s not going to work … especially when you’re thinking about […]

#BeetRetreat Agenda: Wednesday, 8/7 at 2:00 PM – GroupM, #3 World Trade Center

Ashley Swartz Makes Welcoming Remarks An Overview of Advanced TV Tim Castree, CEO, GroupM North America, @castree  w/ Ashley Swartz, CEO & Founder, Furious Corp., @RedFuryNYC TV As a Performance Medium Jo Kinsella, CRO & EVP, TVSquared, @JoKinsellaTVS w/ Ashley Swartz Local is Blowing-up & Why it Matters Brendan Condon, CRO, Comcast Spotlight, @ComcastSpotlight w/ […]

Beet Retreat Miami: Targeted TV, It’s About to Scale – November 15-17, presented by Videology with Alphonso and 605

The Keynote Speakers Matt Bayer, SVP, Advanced TV & Cross Screen, Cadreon/IPG Jonathan Bokor, Director of Precision Video, Publicis Media Exchange Kristin Dolan, CEO, 605 Scott Ferber, CEO, Videology Nick Jezarian, Media Director, Target Raghu Kodige, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder, Alphonso Jakob Nielsen, CEO, Finecast, GroupM Jonathan Steuer, Chief Research Officer, Omnicom Media Group […]

Beet Retreat Agenda

November 16-18, 2016 The Royal Palm South Beach with Media Partner dall sessions in East Ballroom Wednesday, November 16 Keynotes: 3:00p – 3:15p Andrew Deming, SVP, Marketing, Bank of America Dan Bruinsma, Chief Investment Officer, GroupeConnect (Publicis) with Tracey Scheppach, CEO & Founder, Matter More Media 3:15p – 3:30p Brian Cordes, Director of Client Solutions, AT&T […]

The Future of TV: Coming Into Focus at Beet Retreat Miami, November 16-18

A group of senior industry leaders will gather in the Miami, November 16-18 for the upcoming Beet Retreat, a deep dive into the future of advanced TV.   The three-day event will not be streamed, but will be produced as a series of some 40 videos to be published over the following four weeks.   […]

Beet Retreat 2016: The Transformation of Television Advertising, presented by

November 16-18, 2016 The Royal Palm South Beach with Media Partner Keynote Speakers: Mike Bologna, President, Modi Media Brian Cordes, Director of Client Solutions, T&T AdWorks Andrew Deming, SVP, Enterprise Media and Communications Planning, Bank of America Kristin Dolan, CEO, 605 Scott Ferber, CEO, Videology Benjamin Jankowski, SVP Media, Mastercard Bill Livek, President, comScore Tracey Scheppach, CEO […]

AdMore Sees Rapid National Ad Growth with Unsold Local TV Inventory

AdMore, a platform which aggregates unsold local TV inventory into targeted buys for national advertisers, is seeing dramatic growth says CEO Brendan Condon in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke with him about untapped value of local television, establishments of a marketplace using Nielsen as the currency and the prospects for addressable advertising to become […]

One-to-One Data Will Change the Television Business, WPP’s Irwin Gotlieb

The availability of one-on-one data for marketers, driven by the recent comScore/Rentrak merger, will fundamentally transform advertising decisioning and  insight into consumer behavior, says Irwin Gotlieb, Chairman of GroupM, the media agency unit of WPP. He shares his views on advanced TV and data with Maria Mandel Dunsche, VP, head of marketing for AT&T Adworks. This […]

Beet Retreat ’15: “The Transformation of Television,” an Executive Retreat presented by

November 11-13, 2015 The W Fort Lauderdale with   Keynote Speaker: Irwin Gotlieb, Global Chairman, GroupM Jason Brown, VP, Advertising Sales, AT&T AdWorks Kristin Dolan, COO, Cablevision Systems Scott Ferber, CEO, Videology Lou Paskalis, SVP, Media, Bank of America Tracey Scheppach, EVP, Precision Video, Starcom MediaVest Group Eric Solomon, SVP, Precision & Planning, Nielsen Featured Speakers: […]

AdMore Extending Programmatic TV Opps w/ Rubicon Project, TubeMogul, Turn and Varick

AdMore, a large automated TV buying platform, is expanding its efforts with major DSP’s including Turn, TubeMogul and the Rubicon Project, explains Brendan Condon in this interview with Beet.TV.  He also talks about the new alliance with Varick Media. Condon explains how these DSP and trading desks are accessing TV inventory to extend campaign reach. […]

Programmatic TV Buying on the Horizon

Programmatic advertising has flourished digitally, but in time it will spread further to TV, says Brendan Condon, CEO of Media Property Holdings, which operates like an ad network but for TV buying by aggregating TV spend across multichannel video providers, syndicators and local broadcasters. But there are ways to automate it through addressable technology and […]

Effectv, The New Comcast Spotlight, Focuses On Outcomes: Weaver

Years after it launched as Comcast Cable’s TV ad sales unit, Comcast Spotlight is rebranding in a move that disassociates it from the Comcast name but provides a new focus on ad outcomes. The new name, Effectv (“ef-fec-tiv”), is aimed at accentuating the unit’s ability deliver measurable ad results for brands across screens. In this […]

Attribution Will Bring ‘Significant’ Ad Spend Back To Local TV: TVSquared’s Kinsella

The emergence of digital attribution technologies plugged in to local TV ad sales promises to bring “significant” levels of ad spending back to local TV operators. That is according to an executive whose software company’s insights have been encouraging hundreds of advertisers to greatly increase their spending in the medium. TVSquared helps power Instant Impact, an […]

Attribution Bringing Ad Spend Back To Local TV: TVSquared’s Kinsella

Local TV ad sales execs, in recent years, have come under pressure from online channels that can prove their worth and from national TV that can deliver mass-reach campaigns. But the emergence of digital attribution technologies plugged in to local TV ad sales now promises to bring ad spending back to local TV operators. That […]

Going Deep at the #BeetRetreat 8.7: Comcast Spotlight Goes Down The Funnel For TV Attribution With TVSquared

A little over a year ago, Comcast Spotlight decided to assemble a measurement team to prove that linear television works beyond just upper-funnel performance metrics. The ad sales division partnered with TVSquared on a mission that is intended to extend to VOD and IP-delivered TV. “We absolutely know that we have to get beyond the […]

Local Cable Operators Can Excel At Addressable: EY’s Balis

TV platforms have been gaining super-powers which allow them to help advertisers precision-target individual households and control their ad frequency. Until now, it has been mostly the large national networks and OTT platforms benefitting from the new tools. But local players don’t have to be left out. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Janet Balis, […]