Upfront Volume +5.0% with Double-Digit CPM Growth

Download our full 2016/17 Upfront Volume and CPM Inflation Report below.

Seven broadcast networks, including Univision and Telemundo, achieved CPM gains ranging from 5.4% to 12.6%, with NBC-TV generating the highest reported gains. While leading cable entertainment networks averaged 10% CPM increases, original series and selected networks achieved CPM gains surpassing 20% in selected cases.

Overall, CPM inflation doubled in comparison to growth experienced in the past two Upfront seasons. For our full detailed report, scroll down, and for insights into the realities and challenges inherent in analyzing and reporting on Upfront volume and pricing, read Jack Myers’ perspective and overview here.

Jack Myers

Jack Myers is the nation’s leading Media Ecologist and is an Academy and Emmy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, author of four books and executive producer of GE Focus Forward Films, winner of the Tribeca Film Festival Disruption Award. His... read more