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The NCAA Championship and The Masters led broadcasters to attract 96% of the Top 100 A25-54 GRPs last week. Our local market-of-the-week features Los Angeles in week 29!  Enjoy!

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WRC Launches News Service For 1,000+ Taxis

Nielsen Survey Dates

Local Survey Dates for the 2014–2015 Television Season

Nielsen Cross-Platform Report Q4 2013

What You Need to Know—key points highlighting the strength of the local broadcast industry.


Industry News

1Q Spot Recap: Total +7.1%, Core +4.8%

Auto dealer advertising is the big booster, up 18% from the same quarter last year and almost 30% from 1Q 2012.

WRC Launches News Service For 1,000+ Taxis

The Washington NBC-owned station’s new feature with Taxi TV delivers passengers news, weather and entertainment updates as well as an interactive ticker.

Aereo at the Supreme Court: a guide to the biggest TV case in 30 years (and where to learn more)

The fight over Aereo, which has had the TV industry buzzing for months, is going to the Supreme Court: here’s what you need to know.

Olympics Boost NBC Broadcast TV Rev 73%

That huge jump comes from the Winter Olympics. But even without it, revenue was up 17% due to ad gains and higher retrans fees.

‘Today’ Coming To Your Car Via SiriusXM

“We are incredibly proud and excited to bring TODAY to the SiriusXM audience,” said Deborah Turness, President of NBC News.
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