In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, Twentieth Century Fox claims the top spot in TV ad spending with “X-Men: Apocalypse.”
Ads placed for the superhero film had an estimated media value of $7.98 million through Sunday, for 2,035 national ad airings across 49 networks. Behind it in second place: Paramount Pictures’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,” which saw 1,139 national ad airings across 34 networks, with an estimated media value of $3.79 million.
1 Movie titles with a minimum spend of $100,000 for airings detected between 05/09/2016 and 05/15/2016.
* 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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