In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, DC Entertainment claims the top spot in TV ad spending for the second week in a row with “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
Ads placed for the superhero movie had an estimated media value of $5.69 million through Sunday, for 745 national ad airings across 36 networks. Just behind it in second place: Warner Bros.’ “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” which saw 741 national ad airings across 26 networks, with an estimated media value of $5.20 million.
1 Movie titles with a minimum spend of $100,000 for airings detected between 03/21/2016 and 03/27/2016.
* Percent of digital activity captured across online video, social media, and search activity that was stimulated by these movie trailers and measured in comparison to all online activity in the movie category.
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