At least according to data from Front Row Analytics…

Via  release:

Apple and Pontiac Each Received over $250,000 in Media Value from Suspenseful 24 Season Premiere reports that Apple and Pontiac each received over $250,000 in Media Value from the season premiere of 24.  According to Front Row Analytics, Apple received $292,800 in exposure by 12 total sequences and Pontiac received $256,200 in exposure by 8 total sequences, including one verbal mention.  Front Row Analytics is the sponsorship evaluation division of Front Row Marketing Services, a Comcast-Spectacor subsidiary.

The Emmy and Golden Globe award winning series 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland premiered on Fox Sunday January 17th. The eighth season premiere had its viewers full of suspense during the two night, four hour premiere. It is through different outlets like a hit televisions series that companies today are finding ways to advertise in order to capture the eyes of a large audience for an extended period of time.

“The brand exposure and media value that is received from being part of a huge television series like 24 are well worth the cost. With all of the fans that big time shows like 24 have, it allows the company to receive constant exposure and in turn receive a great competitive advantage over others in their market ” said VP of Project Management for Front Row Marketing Services, Eric Smallwood. Also gaining exposure from the eighth season of 24 are Ford, Chevy, and Sprint.

With new viewers hooked after an exciting premiere, and the show’s original fan base ready for another highly anticipated season, Apple Computers and Pontiac are bound to reach an even larger audience than expected. This makes the business decision to be part of such a successful series an easy one due to the amount of projected success of Apple, Pontiac, and the suspenseful eighth season of 24.

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About Front Row Analytics

Front Row Analytics is the sponsorship evaluation and measurement arm of Front Row Marketing Services.  Front Row Marketing Services, a subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor, is based in Philadelphia, PA with offices in or near Detroit, MI; Portland, ME; Kansas City, MO; Cleveland, OH; Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Des Moines, IA; Loveland, CO; San Jose, CA; Vancouver, BC; London, ON; and Birmingham, UK.  Front Row generates incremental revenue for public assembly venues and stadiums, sports teams and municipalities through the marketing and sales of naming rights, advertising/sponsorships, exclusive product and vendor rights agreements, premium seating and hospitality features. The company currently develops incremental revenue for over 35 accounts.

About Comcast-Spectacor

Comcast-Spectacor ( is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), two Philadelphia arenas, the Wachovia Center and Wachovia Spectrum, four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 85 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company; and 3601 Creative Group, a full-service in-house advertising agency. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.

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