Comcast's Spotlight advertising group is at the center of a controversy about why the nation's first television advertisements for medical marijuana never reached the airwaves.
AOL Networks is beginning to pitch linear TV ads to media buyers, using technology that it picked up with the acquisition of ad network Adap.TV last year.
Charter Communications announced two deals Thursday that are aimed at helping it drive increased revenue from automobile advertising and telemedicine services.
Disney, Time Warner, Viacom, Fox, NBC Universal and CBS have all seen gains from ad growth and carriage fee negotiations, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Comcast spent $1.26 billion on advertising in the first nine months of 2013, which was a decrease of 8.6 percent compared to the same period in 2012, according to a report Kantar Media released Monday.
YouTube is expected to generate about $5.6 billion in gross advertising revenue worldwide in 2013, according to research firm eMarketer.
Comcast said Monday that it will host a multiscreen advertising event at its Philadelphia headquarters on Nov. 7, which will include panels featuring executives from ESPN, comScore, MediaVest and Comcast.
Comcast Ventures and Liberty Global joined a $20 million investment round in SundaySky, a targeted advertising firm that Cox Communications uses to target ads to potential customers after they "abandon" its website.
Comedy Central has centralized the departments in charge of its programming delivery options, effectively tearing down a wall that existed between digital content and linear programming. The end game is to more directly serve an end user who doesn't differentiate between IP-enabled digital content and linear.
While Nielsen plans to begin measuring live TV viewing on tablets and smartphones next fall, the ratings firm reportedly won't yet track the number of viewers who use mobile devices to watch video-on-demand content.