Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, stable TV viewership has kept the Television Production industry's cameras rolling. Although the number of cable TV subscriptions has declined over the period, the average American's time spent watching TV has remained consistent. In the coming years, the industry will benefit from growth in total advertising expenditure, which will increase broadcasters' demand for quality programming as they seek to boost viewership to appeal to marketers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Television Production industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. In 2016, for every dollar spent on labor, the industry is expected to incur $0.09 in capital costs. Overall, the industry is skill-intensive and involves a significant amount of labor input in all areas of film production. For example, employees include TV script writers, directors, producers, graphic designers, make-up artists, set designers, lighting specialists and actors. Due to the need for a range of highly specialized employees, as well as their high level of unionization, the industry will continue to rely on employees for TV show production over the next five years.
Comparatively, capital costs include TV production equipment... purchase to read more