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Getting on TV

Every year, hundreds of brands try TV for the first time or return having missed its unrivalled effects. Find out how to join them


The Broadcast: Thinkbox’s latest ad

In the latest Thinkbox TV ad, Aliens suddenly appear on TV across the UK to announce they are coming to Earth. Cue bedlam as the nation rushes to greet them.


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H1 2018 TV viewing report

All the key viewing figures for the first half of 2018. Includes viewing stats, top programmes and most viewed advertisers

Oasis Thinkboxes May June winner

"Togetherness" makes Oasis a purposeful Thinkboxes winner

The Oasis ad "Togetherness" has been voted the best TV creative of May/June by the Thinkbox Academy


TV ad time-lengths

All the learnings surrounding TV ad length


This girl's sad: the 'This girl can' campaign is poorer without TV

Without TV advertising, the "This girl can" campaign will be less effective than it could be.


Breaking ads

Twice a week we update this gallery with a collection of the latest and best ads breaking on TV.


‘Profit Ability’: download the full report

Landmark advertising effectiveness research from ebiquity and Gain Theory.


Latest deck: TV advertising’s killer charts

For the full lowdown on why TV is the most effective form of advertising download this deck packed with facts and evidence.


Plunkett on TV: The Love Island phenomenon

ITV2’s reality show is gripping the nation once again and breaking records. John Plunkett takes a look at its impact so far.


Sykes Holiday Cottages finds TV is the perfect place

Sykes Holiday Cottages used TV for the first time to transform the brand into a household name

Online businesses booming on TV

Online businesses booming on TV

Figures from The Global TV Group show the extent to which online businesses are now investing in TV advertising, in some countries becoming the biggest investors in TV.


Monthly TV Set Viewing Report: June 2018

The latest figures from BARB show that the average adult watched 2 hours, 14 minutes of commercial TV each day in June 2018.


Must see TV

The UK broadcasters invest over £6 billion a year into making TV, and TV advertising pays for a fair chunk of it. Take a look at some of the hottest shows coming up on commercial TV in the UK.

What are we watching? Key numbers from BARB


Top programmes report

The top 50 programmes on TV based on the size of their total viewing audience over the week. Filter by channel or audience


Top ads report

Top 50 ads of the week, plus the top 10 ads by major brand category

BARB Profile

Profile report

The top 50 programmes on commercial TV that deliver a higher than average percentage of the chosen audience