Tag Archives: AdSupported

Crunchyroll ends free ad-supported simulcast streaming for 2022 spring anime season

Crunchyroll subscribers can finally watch anime offline But you’ll need to pay for a higher tier subscription. C. Fisher @cfisherwrites August 24th, 2020 Crunchyroll Today, Crunchyroll is introducing new membership tiers, two of which allow offline viewing. Crunchyroll already had free and $8 (Fan) subscriptions. Now, the anime streaming service is offering two additional tiers: … Continue reading Crunchyroll ends free ad-supported simulcast streaming for 2022 spring anime season

Ad-supported video-on-demand, cookieless identity resolution, give CTV advertisers more options

AVOD accounts for over half of U.S. video viewers and global market is projected to climb to $47 billion by the end of 2023. Chris Wood on April 1, 2022 As the connected-TV (CTV) space matures, advertisers are finding more campaign opportunities in ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD). This week, Yahoo expanded its partnership with Glewed TV, … Continue reading Ad-supported video-on-demand, cookieless identity resolution, give CTV advertisers more options

DistroTV announces Spanish-language ad-supported free streaming bundle

DistroTV’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service expands to Latin America. Chris Wood on January 20, 2022 Independent free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) platform DistroTV announced a new Spanish-language bundle, DistroTV Espanol. The free-to-stream package includes over 20 Spanish-speaking channels, available to audiences in the U.S., as well as in Latin America. The new bundle … Continue reading DistroTV announces Spanish-language ad-supported free streaming bundle

Will Ad-Supported Video Gameplay Help Replace Linear TV’s Lost Prime-Time Rating Points?

Will Ad-Supported Video Gameplay Help Replace Linear TV’s Lost Prime-Time Rating Points? by Dave Morgan , Featured Contributor, May 20, 2021 Virtually every NewFront presentation this season talked about the fact that linear TV has lost 40% of its 18-49 rating points over the past four years. And, naturally, that their CTV and streaming media … Continue reading Will Ad-Supported Video Gameplay Help Replace Linear TV’s Lost Prime-Time Rating Points?

Are ad-supported tiers too much temptation for Netflix or Prime Video to resist?

With growing competition in video streaming services, Netflix could reverse their former “no ads ever” policies. Let’s look at the pressure points. Ryan Kelly on January 2, 2019  A few months ago, the internet had a mild freak out when Netflix started showing users commercials for other video content between episodes. Although Netflix described it … Continue reading Are ad-supported tiers too much temptation for Netflix or Prime Video to resist?

Blocking the Blockers – Ad-supported Sites Strike Back at Ad Blockers

by Jonny Rosen February 29, 2016 Follow @ohjonnyFebruary 29, 2016 When was the last time you ate out and didn’t pay? No credit card no check, certainly no tip. Dinner done, you just walked out the door. We are willing to guess that the answer is probably (hopefully, that is) never. When was the last … Continue reading Blocking the Blockers – Ad-supported Sites Strike Back at Ad Blockers