Produced by Trivue Entertainment, Spotlight On are 3–6-minute, sponsored shows on a wide range of interesting , educational and informative topics, Spotlight On shows air in-between regular programming on public television, Spotlight On topics have been as varied as our list of show underwriters.
As a Spotlight On underwriter, you will reach a contractually guaranteed minimum audience of:
We always exceed these numbers and shows tend to stay in rotation for a year or longer. Nationwide, public television stations broadcast episodes of Spotlight On shows daily. Historically, 40-60 % of Spotlight On shows air during primetime.
Programs are developed in conjunction with the underwriter to ensure content & technical accuracy. The underwriter is given complete script and all program approval. It's your show, your story.
Spotlight On programs are provided to all PBS Member Stations via a direct download link for free and unlimited use.
Virtually all PBS Member Stations can be viewed live on a variety of platforms including cable, OTA(Over-the-Air/Antenna), and live streaming, available at PBS.org/Live TV, Local Station Websites/Live TV, YouTube TV, and, most recently, DIRECTV STREAM
Share your message on national public television, a low -clutter, highly credible environment.
Spotlight On sponsors will receive multiple HD video compressions of its show for digital communication strategies, B2C or B2B videos , extending the value of its Spotlight On show sponsorship.
We have painstakingly refined a technique of extremely high-quality video compression offering underwriters the option of putting their Spotlight On programs on its website to improve page views.
We offer the same high-quality compressions as seen on major motion picture studios.
We use various compressions to make sure Spotlight On video can be shared on social or business media, Blogging, Tweeting, Messaging, YouTube HD, Vimeo, or good old-fashioned email - all can be enhanced when we prepare your program for internet distribution.
Spotlight On underwriting includes:
This report shows each Public Television affiliate that airs your show, how many times it was broadcast, total number of viewers, prime time / non-primetime, market share, etc. We are the only such public television program that issues a confirmed station national monitoring report.
Although most programs continue airing for a year or longer, the monitoring period is the first 3 months of broadcast; actual total viewership is far greater than the guaranteed minimums.
Typically, it takes 2-3 months from start to a finished Spotlight on show.
Spotlight On: Underwriter Provided Content
We also can air underwriter provided PSA videos, we add our open & close, provide the same audience guarantee as our full production and includes an PBS audited audience report
This PSA option provides an effective and reasonable CPM reaching the public television audience which boost awareness of seasonal or ongoing media initiatives and campaigns. If you have PSA videos, you'd like us to consider for broadcast, please email links to: firstname.lastname@example.org Sponsor messages that do not meet FCC standards for public television may require minor changes.
Sponsors Have Included:
American Samoa Tourism
Cayman Islands Tourism
NTL Society of Professional Surveyors
The Everglades Foundation
National Insurance Crime Bureau
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Great Books Foundation
Southern Poverty Law Center
The Carter Center
International Trademark Association
American Popular Vote
Boy Scouts - Merit Badges
Christopher Columbus Foundation
American Academy of Dermatology
American Optometric Association
Lifescan Johnson & Johnson
Wildlife Conservation Society
The Fund for Animals
Arabian Horse Association
American Saddlebred Horse Association
American Feed Control Officials
Chinese Veterinary RX - Chi Institute
American Veterinary Medical Association
Friends Of Animals
Gambling Awareness Foundation
National 4-H Council
California Almond Board
US Apple Association
California Kiwi Commission
Highbush Blueberry Council
International Packaged Ice Assoc
Washington State Potato Commission
California Dried Plum Board
Sports Turf Managers Association
National Court Reports Association
National Floor Safety Institute
National Stone & Gravel Association
H & R Block
Vascular Birthmarks Foundation
American Optometric Association
Volunteers of America/Toyota
Zero Population Growth
SIG Combibloc-Aseptic Packaging
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
Billiard Congress of America
American Watchmakers Institute
Coalition Against Misuse of Pesticides
The NACE Foundation
Belzona Industrial Protective Coatings
American Public Works Association
American Foundry Society
Owens Corning Roofing
National Energy Marketers
Fair Isaac Corp
American Society of Appraisers
National Air Duct Cleaners Association
Pipeline Assoc for Public Awareness
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
International Code Council
Paperboard Packaging Council
Gallo Wine-Sonoma County
Yankee Candle Company
Sara Lee Foundation - Wonderbra
United States Tennis Association
AND MANY MORE...
Public television is the # 1 most trusted media institution, ranking higher than all other media, branches of government, even our judicial system,
Public television viewers state they are more attentive with a higher trust factor to a sponsor's message shared on public television than any other media.
Public television viewers believe PBS content and show sponsors have a greater commitment to quality and excellence.
Spotlight On has been airing on the Public Television for the past 25 years featuring the stories of hundreds of National Associations, Institutions, Societies and Fortune 500 companies.
Virtually all PBS Member Stations can be viewed live on a variety of platforms including cable, OTA(Over-the-Air/Antenna), and live streaming.
Spotlight On - Share Your Story