Streaming Is in the Age of Acceleration: Pluto TV’s Morganstern

The key to Pluto TV’s value proposition lies with its 18 million monthly viewers who spend 185 minutes per session. These are cord cutters and cord nevers, says Harold Morganstern, svp and head of national sales at Pluto TV, and the service is able to give clients access to these customers that they might not […]

 

Advertising Is Fundamentally Misunderstood: Pluto TV’s Calacci

Pluto TV’s OTT streaming service is free but ad-supported, and chief revenue officer Rich Calacci believes that as long as those ads are properly targeted at the right audience, viewers won’t mind. “I don’t think there’s an aversion to commercials or advertising broadly. I think it’s fundamentally misunderstood,” says Calacci, speaking with BeetTV at Advertising […]

 

As TV Platforms Converge, So Do Buyers: Premion’s Wilson

Buyers of digital media and buyers of traditional television are “kind of meeting in the middle” when it comes to OTT and connected-TV” is the viewpoint of Premion’s Jim Wilson. They are attracted not just by audience reach but tying business outcomes to exposures. A division of TEGNA, Premion is an advertising platform for regional […]

 

Amid SVOD Boom, Linear Amplifies OTT Ads: Pluto’s Marinescu

In the exploding world of online TV viewing, it may seem like all the real gravity and momentum is with subscription and on-demand providers. Netflix, Amazon and, soon, Disney+ will have garnered significant market share. But a growing school of thought posits that, whilst the subscription video-on-demand rivals scrap it out in a segment increasingly […]

 

Little Things’ Big TV Distribution Deals Include Amazon, Apple TV, Roku

For three-year-old, female-oriented publisher Little Things, specializing in disseminating nothing but good news has become a path to five upcoming TV distribution partnerships reaching 50 million households. According to President & Chief Operating Officer Gretchen Tibbits, comScore data show that at 55.8 million women, Little Things claims the mantles of largest standalone lifestyle site and […]