What do the Upfronts mean for the various players involved? How are shifts in audience viewing habits affecting the buying and selling of media? And how are media providers and advertisers adapting to this new media landscape?
Fall is ripe with major sporting events, ranging from football on Sundays to playoff baseball. And while some of us enjoy these events from the comfort of our own homes, many audiences choose to rally around fellow fans to cheer from bars, restaurants and an array of other out-of-home venues.
TV is a great word, and it used to be easy to define. Consumers today, however, use the word ‘TV’ interchangeably when referring to content and have ultimately changed the definition of traditional television. The vast access of content and nascent technology are revolutionizing how consumers...
Live TV continues to be the largest contributor to time spent when it comes to watching TV-originated content. Within the 18-34 demographic, 66% of the time they spend watching content from the four leading broadcast networks occurs through live TV viewing. When consuming content originated from...
The average MLB team fan base is more than 2.5 million people. So it should come as no surprise that the top teams, based on the size of their local fan bases, are from some of the country’s most populated markets, including New York (Yankees and Mets), Los Angeles (Dodgers and Angels), Boston...
While live TV+time-shifted TV accounts for over four hours per day and radio accounts for nearly two hours of daily usage, consumers are shifting the specific media they spend this time with as their options broaden.
From smartphones to tablets to smart TVs, access to this type of content has never been easier. But the luxury of choice also serves as a double-edged sword. With a world of info and entertainment at their fingertips, how do audiences decide what to consume?
In this edition of the Nielsen Total Audience Report, we are happy to share year-over-year comparisons of media use to show how consumer behaviors have shifted across comparable measurement intervals.
Being able to measure in a way that fairly represents all races, ages, ethnicities and behaviors is crucial for the industry to transact with confidence. It’s also the only way to make sure that content choices reflect the diversity of a given station’s community.
A recent study uncovered the actual lifts that digital platforms give to select genres of programming and found that certain types of shows drive more pronounced lifts beyond the linear airing by way of digital contribution from connected devices, computers and mobile devices.