Former FCC commissioners Deborah Taylor Tate and Jonathan Adelstein appear at a virtual symposium to discuss “current and future FCC policies focused on media and telecom diversity and closing the digital divide.”
Today at 8 p.m. ET, Olympic competition kicks off as NBCSN presents a live airing of Opening Round softball at the Tokyo Summer Olympics (yes, before the official opening ceremony; see below). Japan is set to face off against Australia in a game that will actually be taking place at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Tokyo, given the 13-hour time difference. Italy vs. the United States follows at 11 p.m. ET Tuesday (noon Wednesday in Tokyo) on NBCSN.
Netflix will deliver second-quarter financial results at 4 p.m. ET with a video call from co-CEO Reed Hastings at 6 p.m. ET.. Netflix watchers will get a chance to see how the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and the rise of competitors like Disney+ are affecting the original streaming giant.
Omnicom group reports second quarter and year-to-date results and will host an earnings call starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. The holding company got a boost recently by winning creative and media duties for global health technology leader Philips.
Mo Said, founder of Mojo Supermarket, joins Ad Age Remotely. His small agency has been making quite a name for itself, having hacked the Oscars and declared baseball dead—for a client that makes baseball equipment—and censored its own campaign for Savage X Fenty. It also thumbed its nose at the ad business with a direct-response style spot that shows ad executives flushing their marketing dollars down the toilet.
For more intel on small agency trends, attend Ad Age’s Small Agency Conference & Awards Aug. 2-4. Register here.
Interpublic Group of Cos. will release its second quarter results and host an earnings call starting at 8:30 a.m. The report comes two weeks after the holding company launched its own health network called IPG Health, which realigns FCB Health and McCann Health under one umbrella.