Infographic: Myths and Facts About TV Advertising

Josh Brentan
Josh Brentan
Published: Mar. 01, 2018

The trades are talking a lot about the rise of over-the-top (OTT), buzzing about streaming video on demand (SVOD), and salivating over the measurement possibilities from connected TVs. For the most part, however, they don’t have much to say on the topic of linear TV—except to note the increasing signs of its slow, painful decline. But these headlines often don’t line up with reality. In fact, the total TV ad spend in the US is actually increasing, and eMarketer expects that to continue through at least 2021.

So why isn’t TV as an industry speaking up for itself in the face of bad press and easily disprovable statements? We’re not sure, but to help the cause, we created an infographic to set the record straight on five common myths about the state of television.

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