Teads’ Brown: Attention Can be a Proxy for Outcomes – But the Industry Needs to Get Prepared

Teads is leaning into measuring attention – for one simple reason – it drives results brands care about. While there has been a great deal of interest in tracking attention in the ad world,  much of it has been focused on finding better ways to evaluate creative or media outlets. But through its research, Teads […]


LG’s Matta: Discovery is CTV’s Biggest Challenge

The connected TV opportunity for brands keeps surging, in large part because consumption keeps growing exponentially. Those two trends should continue – assuming people can find the content they want to watch. Right now, that’s easier said than done-and may be getting tougher. “Inventory is always going to be a challenge,” Serge Matta, President at […]


IAB’s John: The CTV Inflection Point is Here

Just in time for the 2023 NewFronts, the IAB released new research on the growth of video ad spend universe. Perhaps not surprisingly, connected TV spending is booming. So much so that it’s quickly becoming on par with traditional TV, Eric John, Vice President, Media Center, IAB told Beet.TV. “CTV is an incredibly high focused […]


Shoppable TV Excites PHD’s Klein At IAB NewFronts

In a rapidly changing media ecosystem, big in-person events uniting buyers and sellers still have resonance. Case in point – at the IAB NewFronts, a showcase in which digital publishers present their offerings to buyers, Beet.TV heard from several media agency executives excited by the opportunity to hear from publishers. In this video interview at […]


NewFronts Are Showcasing Tech Transformation in Media: Havas’s Mike Bregman

NEW YORK – The media landscape is being transformed with the greater availability of data to help brands decide the best ways to reach new or existing customers with their marketing campaigns. “When you have streaming content, when you have viewership, when you have engagement – one of the most amazing things about the NewFronts […]


GroupM’s Chan Relishes Hearing NewFronts & Podcast Upfronts Case Studies

It may be becoming a media world premised on agility, but it seems media agencies remain intrigued by the prospect of upfront media buys. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Karen Chan, Group Director, Investment Innovation, GroupM, says the recent IAB NewFronts, a showcase for digital publishers to tout their slate and capabilities to ad […]


Every Stage of Movie Life Is Opportunity for Brands: Chicken Soup’s Philippe Guelton

NEW YORK – As brands seek ways to broaden the reach of their advertising campaigns, streaming aggregator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has multiple touchpoints with consumers. Its distribution includes thousands of in-store DVD kiosks after last year’s $370 million acquisition of Redbox. “Redbox is a unique platform. It is really the only one […]


Attention Can Drive Omnichannel Results: Teads’ Pintarelli

In the last couple of years, the media industry has been paying more attention to attention as a new way to measure media effectiveness. But attention as a metric doesn’t just have to focus on what an audience saw. Monique Pintarelli, President, North America, Teads, thinks it can also be used farther down the funnel. In this […]


NewFronts’ New Tricks: Democratized Access & Big Business

It is now 15 years since digital media publishers have had their own version of TV’s upfronts sales season – so how is IAB’s NewFronts changing? In the middle of last week’s 2023 NewFronts, where more than 40 events showcased offerings from even more sellers, IAB CEO David Cohen sat down with Beet.TV to take […]


InnovidXP To Provide ‘Always-On’ Measurement Of Disney Ad Outcomes

If advertising to Disney’s authenticated audience base works, Tal Chalozin may be about to find the proof. Chalozin, CTO & Co-Founder, Innovid, has just signed a deal in which his company’s InnovidXP converged TV measurement platform will power measurement of outcomes such as app conversion and web visitation across Disney Advertising’s addressable footprint. The deal […]