01/18/2010 08:16 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

ESPN, Weather and CNN Lead News & Sports Nets in Multi-Platform

Not surprisingly, ESPN, The Weather Channel and CNN lead 20 news and sports TV networks in the availability of online, mobile and multi-platform advertiser opportunities, according to a poll of 140 advertiser and media agency executives conducted by Jack Myers Media Business Report. Among 56 general entertainment networks, MTV, Comedy Central, NBC-TV, Bravo, E!, VH1, Discovery Channel and ABC-TV were identified as leaders in providing advertiser-friendly multi-platform opportunities. (See details at

The full Myers survey includes details on the performance of 20 news, sports and information networks on nine attributes:

  • Value for the Investment
  • Quality Sales Organization
  • High Quality Content
  • Effective and Relevant Sales Presentations
  • Innovative and Non-Traditional Sales Efforts
  • Relevant Research Insights
  • Online, Mobile, Multi-Platform Opportunities
  • Good Administrative Support Services
  • Expensive Media Costs
  • Efficient Media Costs

Details from the full report will be published during the next several weeks in Jack Myers Media Business Report.

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