Media Monitors, the leader in broadcast and cable monitoring, released the 2009 Cable TV SPOT TEN showing the leaders in cable advertising in the last year from markets they monitor.
In cable for 2009, the #1 advertiser according to the Local Cable monitored by Media Monitors was Wal-Mart running 1,136,252 spots in the period from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. #2 was GEICO with 767,121 ads, while VERIZON was in at #3 with 632,043 spots. PROGRESSIVE was #4 running 581,053 spots and AT&T was #5 with 547,597 commercials. KFC was #6 with 503,059 spots, while FORD LINCOLN MERCURY drove into #7 with 499,988. BINDER & BINDER (Legal Services) was #8 airing 488,004 spots and PIZZA HUT was #9 airing 409,217 spots. OLAY was #10 with 394,545 spots for the year.