Keep Calm, It’s Still TV: ViacomCBS’ Dean Soothes Buyers On Addressable Ads

The new-wave opportunity to precision-target TV ads at individual households may be novel and may be plagued by operational inefficiencies – but that doesn’t mean ad buyers should sit on their hands. In this video interview with Beet.TV, ViacomCBS’ advanced and addressable ads SVP Mike Dean explains addressable TV is worth a shot, and why […]


National Addressable Is A Game-Changer: ViacomCBS’ Dean

Steadily, national US television is learning the same kind of ad tricks that local cable has enjoyed for some time – but the end result could be so much greater. ViacomCBS this month heralded a “breakthrough” when it delivered what it called the “first ever” addressable ad impressions in live national broadcast TV via a […]


ViacomCBS’s Ross Sees Pandemic As Way to Deepen Ties With Advertisers

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every industry including major broadcast networks that reach millions of U.S. households. Amid the turmoil have been opportunities to strengthen connections for media outlets to strengthen connections with advertisers that have revamped their media plans. Jo Ann Ross, president and chief advertising revenue officer at ViacomCBS domestic advertising sales, discusses […]


SVOD Will Make Ads More Valuable: ViacomCBS’ Zilberbrand

SAN JUAN, PR — Whilst the rise of subscription video (SVOD) services in the last five years may have conditioned people to expect that paid digital services would become the norm and TV advertising will wither away, that is not quite the full story. In a more nuanced version, there are two other dynamics playing […]