Commonality Of TV Audience Segments Will Ease Buying Friction: Nielsen’s Abcarian

Because there is no fluidity of audience-based television buying to insure a common, consistent definition across buyers and sellers, friction is the byproduct. “And I think that’s what’s going to drive frictionless buying. Education and a common language so that everyone is speaking against that common building block,” says Nielsen’s Kelly Abcarian. The SVP of […]

 
 

dataxu’s TotalTV Linear-Digital Solution Powering Hearst Anyscreen Platform

There’s “a huge market opportunity” in local television for dataxu, whose TotalTV linear-digital audience offering is powering Hearst’s new Hearst Anyscreen platform, says dataxu’s Mike Baker. Hearst’s TV footprint spans 39 states where the company is now selling connected TV in conjunction with the same linear audiences for local TV, the Co-Founder, President and CEO […]

 
 

Brands Bring Own Data To Autonomous Ad Party: Nielsen’s Garbaccio

The last few years saw an explosion in the use of data sets bought from third-party organizations for ad targeting. But, in 2018, brands can use their own marketing data to target ads, too. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Nielsen EVP, Advertiser Direct & Marketer Cloud Damien Garbaccio observes three trends affecting brands: “Brands are […]

 
 

With Advanced TV At Scale, ‘There’s Only Upside From Here’: Comcast’s Jenckes

As the result of addressability, attribution, data and technology, “I think we are at a time when advanced TV is at scale and there’s only upside from here,” says Comcast Cable’s Marcien Jenckes. “That doesn’t mean that all media will be bought programmatically,” Jenckes adds in this interview with Beet.TV at Advertising Week 2018 in […]