For the fourth straight week, Fox dominates the Promo Mojo ranking, grabbing three out of five slots. down from four out of five last time around. But it’s ESPN that takes the chart’s top spot with its promos for the 2018 College Football National Championship, which racked up just under 378 million TV ad impressions over seven days.
Fox’s new procedural drama about first responders, 9-1-1, holds steady in second place, while The Four: Battle for Stardom, Fox’s new singing competition, maintains its place in third.
Our first-place finisher last time, The Alienist, a TNT period drama mystery series that premieres on Jan. 22, slips to number four. Notably, promos for The Alienist scored the highest iSpot Attention Index (120) in our ranking, getting 20 percent fewer interruptions than the average promo (interruptions include changing the channel, pulling up the guide, fast-forwarding or turning off the TV).
Closing out our chart at number five for the second week in a row: the 11th season of Fox’s The X Files.
Daily Brief by PromaxBDA has partnered with Broadcasting & Cable and attention and conversion analytics companyiSpot.tv on weekly chart Promo Mojo, offering data revealing the week’s top-five TV promos ranked by TV ad impressions. These are the shows networks have been promoting most heavily to drive tune-in. This week’s data covers the seven-day period through Jan. 7.
1) 2018 College Football National Championship, ESPN
Attention Score: 88.55
Attention Index: 73 (27% more interruptions than avg.)
Imp. Types: National 95%, Local 4%, VOD/OTT 1%
In-network Value: $5,008,371
Out-of-network Est. Spend: $51,272
2) 9-1-1, FOX
Attention Score: 89.97
Attention Index: 83 (17% more interruptions than avg.)
Imp. Types: National 84%, Local 13%, VOD/OTT 3%
In-network Value: $3,518,817
Out-of-network Est. Spend: $769,082
3) The Four: Battle for Stardom, FOX
Attention Score: 85.73
Attention Index: 58 (42% more interruptions than avg.)
Imp. Types: National 85%, Local 13%, VOD/OTT 2%
In-network Value: $2,761,960
Out-of-network Est. Spend: $1,099,172
4) The Alienist, TNT
Attention Score: 93.33
Attention Index: 120 (20% fewer interruptions than avg.)
Imp. Types: National 94%, Local 4%, VOD/OTT 2%
In-network Value: $5,137,873
Out-of-network Est. Spend: $1,613,566
5) The X Files, FOX
Attention Score: 91.19
Attention Index: 95 (5% more interruptions than avg.)
Imp. Types: National 78%, Local 19%, VOD/OTT 3%
In-network Value: $2,119,625
Out-of-network Est. Spend: $696,115
Data provided by iSpot.tv, Real-time Advertising Metrics
Impressions - The total impressions within all US households including National Linear (Live & Time-shifted), VOD+OTT, and Local.
Attention Score - Measures the propensity of consumers to interrupt an ad play on TV. The higher the score, the more complete views. Actions that interrupt an ad play include changing the channel, pulling up the guide, fast-forwarding or turning off the TV.
Attention Index - Represents the Attention of a specific creative or program placement vs the average. The average is represented by a score of 100, and the total index range is from 0 through 200. For example, an attention index of 125 means that there are 25% fewer interrupted ad plays compared to the average.
Imp. Types - Impression types tracked include National (Live + Time-shifted), Local, VOD & OTT. See below for further details.
In-network Value - Estimated media value of in-network promos.
Out-of-network Spend - The estimated amount spent on TV airing time for this promo’s spots during a given date range.
National: Live - A national promo which was viewed during live linear television broadcast or same day, via DVR or on-demand.
Local - A promo that was aired during a local ad break slot.
VOD - This includes promos that run in on-demand content past three days (i.e. do not contain the linear promo load)
OTT - On-demand streaming content (i.e. Hulu, Roku, Fire TV Stick, Chromecast).