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2016 total U.S. ad spending and rank. Click plus signs to explore database. Click each division name to see brands, agencies and people.
|TOTAL U.S. AD SPENDING|
|U.S.||Year ended 6/30/2016||Year ended 6/30/2015||% chg|
|Total U.S. advertising spending (U.S. dollars in millions)||$1,678||$1,632||2.8|
|Source: Ad Age Datacenter. See methodology.|
|U.S. MEASURED-MEDIA SPENDING BY MEDIUM IN 2016|
|U.S. measured-media spending by medium ($ in thousands)||2016||2015||% chg|
|FSI (freestanding inserts)||176||186||-5.5|
|Cable TV networks||236,143||250,550||-5.8|
|Spanish-language network TV||22,950||18,636||23.1|
|National spot radio||17,951||24,216||-25.9|
|Internet (display only)||11,314||23,045||-50.9|
|Media spending by brand||2016||2015||% chg|
|20th Century Fox Pictures||403,269||410,592||-1.8|
|21st Century Fox video||27,616||37,487||-26.3|
|Fox Searchlight Pictures||26,817||65,593||-59.1|
|Measured media from Kantar Media. See methodology.|
|WORLDWIDE AD SPENDING AS PERCENT OF SALES|
|Year||Ad costs ($ in millions)||Worldwide ad spending as percent of sales|
|Fiscal years ended June 30. Fiscal 2016: Year ended June 2016.|
Stated worldwide "advertising expenses."
2012: Restated from $2.012 billion.
2011: Restated from $2.310 billion.
Ad spending as percent of sales:
Worldwide advertising spending as percent of total revenues.
|SALES AND EARNINGS ($ in millions from public documents)|
|21st Century Fox (Nasdaq: FOX)|
|Worldwide||Year ended 6/30/2016||Year ended 6/30/2015||% chg|
|GEOGRAPHIC SALES (year ended 6/30/2016)|
|Region ($ in millions)||Year ended 6/30/2016||Year ended 6/30/2015||% chg|
|Rest of world||4,614||4,700||-1.8|
|Division or segment sales ($ in millions)||Year ended 6/30/2016||Year ended 6/30/2015||% chg|
|Cable network programming||15,029||13,773||9.1|
|Direct broadcast satellite TV||0||2,112||NA|
|Other, corporate and eliminations||-1,313||-1,318||NA|
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