LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pay TV customers who are used to watching fewer ads on on-demand shows may have to put up with longer commercial breaks. Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable TV provider, says […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The zombies on “The Walking Dead” are relentless. The AMC series returned for its fourth season Sunday and had its biggest audience ever. It is easily the most popular drama on […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and the TV ratings firm Nielsen are joining forces to create a way to measure TV-related conversation on the micro-blogging site.
The Nielsen company said that one in three people using Twitter in June sent messages at some point about the content of television shows, an increase of 27 percent from only five months earlier.
NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy has wiped out New York’s Nielsen ratings for the month of November. The company that measures television ratings said Tuesday it won’t report its New York market results for […]
NEW YORK (AP) – High-definition televisions have rapidly become the norm in U.S. homes. The Nielsen company said Wednesday that more than three-quarters of American homes have a high-def TV. Nearly 40 percent have more […]
NEW YORK (AP) – What a difference a year makes for MTV’s “Video Music Awards” – and not in a good way. MTV’s annual big event was seen by 6.1 million viewers last week. Nielsen, […]
(AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Aug. 20-26: 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 9.9 million. 2. NFL Exhibition Football: Carolina vs. N.Y. Jets, NBC, 9.82 million. 3. “America’s Got […]