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  • Published On : Aug 2023
  • Code : CMI6198
  • Pages : 160
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  • Industry : Smart Technologies

The Global TV Ad Spending Market size was valued at US$ 130.22 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach US$ 205.03 billion by 2030, grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% from 2023 to 2030

The TV advertising spending market has long been a cornerstone of the advertising industry, with its reach and influence spanning decades. For years, companies allocated significant portions of their marketing budgets to TV ads, leveraging the medium's ability to deliver brand messages to a wide and diverse audience. The allure of prime time slots and the power of storytelling through visuals and audio made TV advertising a dominant force in consumer engagement. However, the landscape has undergone transformative shifts in recent years. The advent of digital platforms, streaming services, and online video content has challenged the traditional TV ad spending paradigm. Advertisers now face the task of navigating a multi-platform landscape, where viewer preferences have evolved and attention spans have shortened. As a result, the market has witnessed a reallocation of ad budgets, prompting a delicate balancing act between traditional TV advertising and digital alternatives.

In this dynamic environment, understanding consumer behavior and optimizing ad campaigns for maximum impact has become crucial. While TV ad spending remains significant, the rise of digital advertising channels offers precise targeting, interactive formats, and measurable results. Advertisers are grappling with the need to adapt their strategies to align with changing viewer habits, exploring opportunities for integrated campaigns that span both traditional TV and online platforms. The TV ad spending market continues to evolve as advertisers strive to create cohesive and compelling narratives that resonate with audiences across various touchpoints.

TV Ad spending Market Regional Insights

  • North America: North America is the largest market for TV Ad spending, accounting for a share of over 39.4% in 2022. Historically, North America, particularly the United States, has been a major player in the TV ad spending market. With a large population and a well-established TV industry, the region has seen substantial investments in TV advertising. However, the rise of digital media and streaming services has led to a shift in consumer behavior, prompting advertisers to adapt their strategies to encompass both traditional TV and digital platforms.
  • Europe: Europe is the second-largest market for TV Ad spending, accounting for a share of over 20.9% in 2022. European countries also have a strong tradition of TV advertising. The market here varies from country to country, with some nations having a significant reliance on traditional TV ads while others are quicker to adopt digital alternatives. Regulatory policies in Europe have also played a role in shaping the TV ad landscape, with restrictions on certain types of advertising influencing spending patterns.
  • Asia-Pacific: Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing market for TV Ad spending, accounting for a share of over 28.1% in 2022. The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed rapid growth in TV ad spending due to increasing urbanization, rising middle-class populations, and expanding media markets. Countries like China and India have become key players in the global TV ad spending arena. However, like other regions, the shift to digital media and mobile devices is reshaping advertising strategies.

Figure 1. Global TV Ad spending Market Share (%), By Region, 2023

 | Coherent Market Insights

TV Ad spending Market Drivers:

  • Wide Audience Reach: Television has historically been one of the most effective mediums for reaching a broad and diverse audience. Advertisers are drawn to TV's ability to broadcast messages to a large number of viewers simultaneously, making it a suitable choice for campaigns targeting mass audiences.
  • Brand Visibility and Awareness: TV advertising offers the opportunity for high visibility and strong brand awareness. The combination of audio and visual elements allows advertisers to create impactful and memorable commercials that resonate with viewers, helping to establish and reinforce brand recognition.
  • Emotional Engagement: TV ads have a unique capacity to evoke emotions through storytelling, music, visuals, and narratives. Advertisers leverage these emotional connections to establish stronger relationships with consumers and drive purchasing decisions.
  • Prime Time and Event Opportunities: Certain time slots, such as prime time, major sporting events, and popular TV shows, attract large viewership. Advertisers often target these slots to maximize their reach during moments of high engagement.

TV Ad spending Market Opportunities:

  • Integrated Campaigns: Rather than viewing TV and digital platforms as separate entities, advertisers can create integrated campaigns that span both traditional TV and online channels. This approach allows for consistent messaging and engagement across various touchpoints, enhancing overall campaign effectiveness.
  • Data-Driven Insights: Advanced analytics and data tracking are enabling advertisers to gain deeper insights into viewer preferences and behaviors. This data can inform the creation of more targeted and relevant TV ads, maximizing engagement and ROI.
  • Addressable TV Advertising: With the advent of smart TVs and digital set-top boxes, addressable TV advertising allows advertisers to deliver tailored ads to specific households or even individual viewers. This precision targeting can improve ad relevance and minimize wasted impressions.
  • Cross-Screen Campaigns: Advertisers can explore cross-screen campaigns that seamlessly transition from TV screens to mobile devices or desktops. This approach maintains brand consistency while accommodating viewers' multiscreen habits.

TV Ad spending Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2022 Market Size in 2023: US$ 130.22 Bn
Historical Data for: 2018 to 2021 Forecast Period: 2023 - 2030
Forecast Period 2023 to 2030 CAGR: 6.7% 2030 Value Projection: US$ 205.03 Bn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa:  GCC Countries, Israel,  South Africa, North Africa, and Central Africa and Rest of Middle East
Segments covered:
  • By Type of TV Channel: Broadcast TV, Cable TV, Satellite TV, Digital Streaming Services
  • By Target Audience: Demographic Segmentation, Psychographic Segmentation, Behavioral Segmentation
  • By Timing and Placement: Prime Time vs. Non-Prime Time, Event-Based
  • By Industry or Product Category: Industry Segmentation, Product Category
  • By Ad Format: Commercial Length, Video Type
  • By Advertisers' Objectives: Brand Awareness, Direct Response
  • By Budget Levels: High Budget vs. Low Budget
  • By Traditional vs. Advanced Advertising: Traditional TV Ads, Advanced TV Ads
  • By Local vs. National vs. International: Local, National, International
Companies covered:

Procter & Gamble, Amazon, Comcast, AT&T, General Motors, Verizon Communications, L'Oréal, The Walt Disney Company, Ford Motor Company, Samsung Electronics, Unilever, Toyota Motor Corporation, NBCUniversal (owned by Comcast), Alphabet Inc. (Google), Johnson & Johnson

Growth Drivers:
  • Wide Audience Reach
  • Brand Visibility and Awareness
  • Emotional Engagement
  • Prime Time and Event Opportunities
Restraints & Challenges:
  • Digital Competition
  • Fragmented Audiences
  • Ad Skipping and Ad Blockers

TV Ad spending Market Trends:

  • Digital Transformation: The rise of digital platforms and streaming services has significantly impacted TV ad spending. Viewers are increasingly turning to online streaming for their entertainment, leading advertisers to allocate budgets to digital channels alongside traditional TV to capture these audiences.
  • Addressable TV Advertising: Addressable TV advertising allows advertisers to deliver targeted ads to specific households or even individuals, maximizing relevancy and reducing ad wastage. This trend is gaining traction as advertisers seek more precise targeting options similar to digital advertising.
  • Programmatic TV Advertising: Similar to digital advertising, programmatic TV advertising automates the buying and placement of ads. It offers efficiency, real-time optimization, and data-driven insights, transforming how TV ads are purchased and delivered.
  • Data-Driven Insights: Advanced analytics and data tracking provide advertisers with valuable insights into viewer behavior, preferences, and engagement metrics. This data helps in refining ad strategies and crafting more relevant and effective TV campaigns.

TV Ad spending Market Restraints:

  • Digital Competition: The growth of digital advertising and online streaming platforms has led to increased competition for ad budgets. Advertisers now need to allocate resources between traditional TV and digital channels, which can be a complex decision.
  • Fragmented Audiences: The proliferation of channels, platforms, and devices has fragmented TV audiences. Advertisers find it challenging to reach and engage a broad audience through traditional TV channels alone.
  • Ad Skipping and Ad Blockers: Viewers are increasingly using technology to skip or block TV ads. DVRs, on-demand viewing, and ad-blocking software diminish the impact of traditional TV ads, requiring advertisers to find innovative ways to capture attention.

Recent Developments

New product launches

  • Amazon launches new ad-supported streaming service: Amazon announced in July 2022 that it would be launching a new ad-supported streaming service called "Freevee." Freevee will offer a selection of movies and TV shows from Amazon's library, as well as original content. The service will be free to watch, with ads.
  • Google launches new TV ad format: Google announced in June 2022 that it would be launching a new TV ad format called "TrueView for Reach." TrueView for Reach is a non-skippable ad format that is designed to help advertisers reach a wider audience. The ad format will be available on YouTube and other Google-owned properties.
  • Netflix launches new ad-supported tier: Netflix announced in April 2022 that it would be launching a new ad-supported tier in the near future. The ad-supported tier will be priced lower than Netflix's current plans, and it will offer a selection of movies and TV shows from Netflix's library.

Acquisition and partnerships

  • In March 2023, The Trade Desk acquired Tapad, a leading cross-platform advertising technology company. The acquisition will allow The Trade Desk to offer advertisers a more comprehensive view of their customers across all channels, including TV, digital, and mobile.
  • In February 2023, Comcast acquired FreeWheel, a leading TV ad tech company. The acquisition will allow Comcast to expand its advertising offerings and compete with Google and Amazon in the programmatic TV ad market.
  • In January 2023, Warner Bros. Discovery acquired Xandr, a leading TV ad tech company. The acquisition will allow Warner Bros. Discovery to consolidate its advertising operations and create a more unified platform for advertisers.

Figure 2. Global TV Ad spending Market Share (%), By Ad Format, 2023

 | Coherent Market Insights

Top companies in TV Ad spending Market

  • Procter & Gamble
  • Amazon
  • Comcast
  • AT&T
  • General Motors
  • Verizon Communications
  • L'Oréal
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Samsung Electronics
  • Unilever
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
  • NBCUniversal (owned by Comcast)
  • Alphabet Inc. (Google)
  • Johnson & Johnson

*Definition: TV ad spending refers to the financial allocation by businesses and advertisers towards purchasing advertising slots on television networks or channels for the purpose of showcasing their products, services, or messages to a wide and diverse audience.

Frequently Asked Questions

The market growing at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period.

The North America region will lead the in market.

Ad Avoidance Strategies, Fragmented Audiences, Digital Competition is expected to drive the market.

Procter & Gamble, Amazon, Comcast, AT&T, General Motors, Verizon Communications, L'Oréal, The Walt Disney Company, Ford Motor Company, Samsung Electronics, Unilever, Toyota Motor Corporation, NBCUniversal (owned by Comcast), Alphabet Inc. (Google), Johnson & Johnson.

Broadcast TV and Digital Streaming Services is the leading segment in the market
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