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March 2020 US TV Ad Rankings

Apr 09, 2020

Television is one of the largest and most powerful advertising media. TV provides the scale to ignite conversations and connect consumers with brands through emotional resonance. Each week, advertisers allocate billions of dollars to deliver their messages via commercials featuring sight, sound, and motion.

To understand which brands are most active on TV, 4C tracks ads across broadcast and cable networks, covering more than 1,300 U.S. channels in all 210 DMAs. To measure the brand impact of television, 4C analyzed social-media engagement across Facebook and Twitter during March. Advertisers are ranked according to total ad minutes aired in each category.

Samsung and Hyundai join the top broadcast primetime advertisers in March.

Amazon increases broadcast daytime ad spending as more Americans begin to turn to online shopping.

Geico remains the top cable primetime advertiser.

Investment in cable daytime advertising is up across the board.