The Digiday Video and TV Awards Virtual Announcement

The 2022 Digiday Video and TV Awards winners announcement will commence here on Thursday,  March 24 at 2:30 p.m. EST. Welcome and we can’t wait to celebrate with you.



Here’s a look at this year’s finalists:

Best Ad
FDA and Velocity, ViacomCBS
Known – Inspiration4
LEARFIELD – Samsung ‘Shrines of Glory’
Velocity + Ketel One + Younger – Ketel One Botanical and Planting Pecs Launch Party
Velocity + NerdWallet + The Daily Show with Trevor Noah featuring Desi Lydic

Best Ad Tech Innovation
Genero & L’Oreal – Generating effective social assets at scale.
Magnite CTV Helps Publishers Monetize Premium Video
Samsung Ads Campaign for Liquid Arcade’s launch of Resident Evil Village
Sharethrough – Launch of Dynamic Captions
Smart Adserver

Best Advertiser in TV or Video
BIC® EZ Reach®. “The Ultimate Lighter. Perfect for Candles, and More”
dentsuMB x American Express: Amex Business Card Chronicles “The Bunny”
LiveOne – LiveXLive Presents: Stay Driven with Porsche
LEARFIELD – Samsung ‘Shrines of Glory’

Best Brand Film – Series
AMC Networks Content Room, Stellantis & Publicis
Roku Brand Studio x Maker’s Mark – The Show Next Door
Capita for The British Army  x LADbible Group  –  A Soldier is a Soldier
Demandbase – Launch of DBTV
Field Roast, VICE Media Group, and Spark Foundry – Make Taste Happen Video Series with Chef Roy Choi
Motel 6

Best Brand Film – Single
AMC Networks Content Room, Stellantis & Publicis
DoHaymarket Automotive Studio & BMW: thrilling performance fans online and at Goodwood
Neutrogena Studios – In The Sun Documentary; Agencies: Passion Point Collective, FleishmanHillard, Florence, J3
NHS Teen Recruitment – Ocularist  – Making Artificial Eyes for the NHS x LADbible Group
The Spruce Pets, Dotdash Meredith

Best Brand Studio
Roku Brand Studio

Best Connected TV Platform
Digital Remedy – Flip
Publica LLC

Best Digital Video Monetization Program
ConnConnatix – Helping AccuWeather & Gray TV Amplify Editorial & Monetization Through the Power of AI
Maestro & Lili Studios – Twenty One Pilots ‘Scaled And Icy’ Album Launch
STN Video
VVDO.AI – Global Advertising Innovator

Best Digital Video Platform
Ellen Digital
In The Know by Yahoo
JW Player – Purchase Data Results during Mediacom-Mars CPG Campaign
Minute Media – Voltax Video
video intelligence – vi stories

Best Distribution Strategy
Insider Inc. – Twitter Threads
VG’s multi use news into the public space

Best Facebook Watch Show
Insider Inc. – Business Insider Today
South China Morning Post

Best FAST Channel – NEW
Tastemade Streaming Network

Best FAST Service – NEW
Pluto TV
rlaxx TV
Samsung TV Plus

Best Live Moment
G4’s Catastrophic Launch Spectacular
LiveOne – Social Gloves: Battle of the Platforms
MTV Entertainment Group
NVE Experience Agency
Prime Concepts Limited; Plug; Essence China
TheSoul Publishing – 5-Hours of Crafts

Best Multi-Platform Video Campaign
Capita for The British Army x LADbible Group – A Soldier is a Soldier
Velocity + Google + Year in Search
Velocity + KFC + Crank Yankers – Jimmy Kimmel Prank Calls KFC

Best Original Programming – NEW
In The Know by Yahoo
LiveOne – The Lockdown Awards
Prime Concepts Limited; Plug; Essence China
South China Morning Post
Tastemade Streaming Network

Best Production Strategy
South China Morning Post
VG’s multi use news into the public space

Best Snapchat Discover Publisher
MTV Entertainment Group
PinkNews- PinkNews on Snapchat Discover
WAVE Sports + Entertainment

Best Snapchat Show
Hollister Co. and iProspect
Four Nine Looks
In The Know: Tried It
MTV Entertainment Group
PinkNews: The Queer Catch-Up

Best Social Video Campaign
“Scrabble® GO” “Battle of the Boards” Celebrity Showdown Campaign
Daymond John, Medium Rare & The Shark Group
DİMES Battle | Smoothie x Milkshake
MTV Entertainment Group
Team Whistle – Dunk League

Best Streaming Service
Crackle Plus
Discovery, Inc.
rlaxx TV

Best TV/Streaming Ad Sales Program or Product
MiQ’s ‘TV Intelligence’ Solution Unlocks Rich Insights for TV, OTT and Digital Video Planning
Tubi – Certified Measurement Program
Vevo’s Ad Sales for CTV
Xandr’s Invest TV Platform: Empowering buyers to activate unique audiences and achieve unified reach across today’s biggest media owners—all through a streamlined, automated UI

Best Use of IGTV
MTV Entertainment Group
The Dodo — the #1 animal brand on IGTV

Best Use of Instagram Reels – NEW
MTV Entertainment Group
MTV Entertainment Group, ViacomCBS
Narcity Media

Best Use of Instagram Stories
Comedy Central Digital
ITV: Good Morning Britain
MTV Entertainment Group

Best Use of TikTok
eos & Mischief @ No Fixed Address – Cooch Blessings Campaign
Invisible Universe, Inc.
​​MTV Entertainment Group – Comedy Central
MTV Entertainment Group – VMA
Tubi’s Super Nostalgia Reunion

Best Use of YouTube
Complex Networks
Google Taiwan; Essence China
MTV Entertainment Group
South China Morning Post
TheSoul Publishing – getting shorty with 5-Minute Crafts

Digital Studio of the Year
Complex Networks
Jungle Creations
LADbible Group

TV Executive of the Year
Christina Beaumier, Xandr
Detavio Samuels, CEO of REVOLT

TV Network of the Year
TLC (Discovery, Inc.)

Video Executive of the Year
Alison Levin, Roku
David Kashak, Connatix
Eric Hoffert, Xandr
Mat Booth, South China Morning Post
Justin Killion, Complex Networks
Victoria Ho, Goldthread