Last month, TVNZ rolled out user profiles on TVNZ OnDemand allowing users to have their own spaces to watch their favourites. With the update giving TVNZ an insight into who is watching, we talk to general manager of product and data Carmen Aitken and associate commercial director Jodi O’Donnell about how it’s improving the customer and advertiser experience.
The Out-of-Home Media Association of New Zealand (OMANZ) has reported the continued growth of the out-of-home sector with net media revenue in the July – September 2019 period increasing by 22 percent year-on-year.
Broadcaster MediaWorks is cutting key local TV comedies. Mediawatch says It’s a further sign of the company’s deepening problems and wider troubles in free-to-air television, and is also a headache for the broadcasting funding agency New Zealand On Air.
Spark Sport says it has broadcast rights to NZ Cricket fixtures from April 2020 with TVNZ as free to air partner.
Sky Network Television will fight to hold on to the broadcast rights for Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship for five more years at a cost of more than $235 million.