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TVB's Weekly Television Performance Metrics

In Week 8, Sunday Night Football on NBC delivered a 12.4 HH Rating, while the markets of the two teams, Indianapolis and Boston, saw a 36.2 HH Rating and a 40.0 HH Rating, respectively. Our featured market this week is Atlanta.

Top 100 Syndicated Programs

The A25-54 2013-14 ranker is available for download.
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Nielsen Cross-Platform Report Q2 2014

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

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Industry News

Mediaocean and Videology Partner, Look to Merge Web Video and TV Ad Markets

Convergence of Web video and TV is a hot topic in the ad world, with advertisers talking about shifting budgets from TV to online video to reflect people’s changing media habits, and TV companies wanting to capture TV viewing on multiple screens.

Obama’s Speech: East Coast Stations Thumb Nose At Networks And Carry POTUS

NBC’s New York flagship station took President Obama’s speech live, rather than airing The Biggest Loser at 8 PM, as NBC had planned. Fox’s O&O’s all carried the speech live as well, including WNYW in the country’s largest TV market.

Amazon Plans a Streaming-video Alternative

The news that Nielsen will start rating shows on subscription video services starting with Netflix is likely to encourage advertisers who want to make the leap without forcing Amazon to give up its own data.

World Television Day — Five TV Moments that Changed the World

“Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world,” the United Nations proclaimed.

Ch.2 Dominates Storm Coverage with Combined Ratings Approaching Bills Game

With a snowbound, captive audience, it isn’t surprising that the ratings for local news coverage of Tuesday’s storm went through the roof.
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