The reality ‘docu-series’ starring Caitlyn Jenner has made a strong debut in the US, with an estimated three million people watching the program and a positive twitter response. It also had a healthy response in Australia.
The I Am Cait premiere included a Kanye West appearance; name-dropping of big name fashion designers including Tom Ford, Diane Von Furstenberg; a discussion about suicide and trans-issues; a game of tennis and lots of tears.
According to Neilsen’s ratings, I Am Cait averaged a 2.1 household rating, meaning an estimated three million US viewers tuned in to watch the program.
Before the show premiered, Caitlyn tweeted to her over 2.7 million fans:
Tonight’s the night! Can’t wait to share my journey with you all. #IAmCait premieres at 8e on E!
— Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) July 26, 2015
The Twitter response was overwhelmingly happy about the latest in the Kardashian takeover of E!
Small to medium sized businesses will now be able to advertise on TikTok through SaaS solutions provider AppsVillage (ASX:APV). APV will allow SMBs to create and manage campaigns on TikTok in under three minutes using its AI software and advertising management platform JARVIS. The partnership makes the most of TikTok’s self-service advertising offering which launched […]
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In this guest post, DDB Sydney MD Priya Patel (pictured) discusses why DDB is supporting the launch fo shEqual, an advertising equality initiative from Women’s Health Victoria… shEqual, which launched last week, encourages advertisers and agencies to seriously consider the work we produce and how, collectively, we can move away from tired stereotypes and sexualised […]