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ABC's Ben Sherwood Says Network's 'All-Inclusive' Programming Reflects Its Diverse Audience

Calls Shonda Rhimes 'Our Elvis' at Vegas conference

Ben Sherwood says ABC's programming reflects diversity not simply because it's good business to do so but "because it's right." Sherwood, the president of the Disney-ABC TV group, was the keynote…

With Its Total Audience Measurement Rollout Delayed, Nielsen Will Share More Connected TV Data

Clients can track devices like Roku and Apple TV

Networks will have to wait a few months longer for full access to Nielsen's new Total Audience Measurement data, but in the interim, the company is preparing to share more…

Nielsen's New COO Explains Why Total Audience Measurement Is Taking So Long

Soon, 'everybody sees everything'

Specs Steve Hasker Current gig Global president and COO, Nielsen Previous gig Global president, Nielsen Age 46 Adweek: What are you tackling in the new position? Steve Hasker: Two things. One is the translation of total…

Little Big Shots Draws 14.8 Million Viewers, and NBC Looks to Cash In With Advertisers

6 episodes left to woo new brands

NBC is used to dominating broadcast ratings on Sunday nights, but it usually only happens during football season. The network's Sunday fortunes routinely dry up once Sunday Night Football signs…

The Oscars Draws Its Smallest 18- to 49-Year-Old Audience in at Least 20 Years

And just 34.4 million total viewers tuned in

Finding out how Oscars host Chris Rock would address the #OscarsSoWhite controversy didn't prove to be enough of a draw for audiences Sunday night. Just 34.4 million total viewers tuned…

CBS Claimed All 10 of Broadcast's Most-Watched Shows for the Second Straight Week

Buoyed by the Grammys

It's been two weeks since Super Bowl 50, but CBS is still on a ratings roll. For the week ending Feb. 21, CBS aired all of the top 11 broadcast shows in…

Over 19 Million Viewers in the U.S. Watched Making a Murderer in Its First 35 Days

Symphony said streaming spiked over the holidays

As usual, Netflix isn't saying a word about how many of its subscribers watched its riveting documentary series Making a Murderer. But according to Symphony Advanced Media, which began sharing…

Samantha Bee’s New Show Got Its Highest Ratings on Adult Swim, but Won't Keep Airing There

Turner will broadcast it solely on TBS starting next week

To make a huge splash for Monday's premiere of its new TBS show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Turner simulcast the program on five networks. The experiment was a success—but…

Super Bowl 50 Breaks Streaming Record for the Big Game but Doesn't Match Yahoo's NFL Livestream

An average of 1.4 million watched on nonlinear devices

Super Bowl 50 was the most-streamed Super Bowl game ever, but it didn't break the NFL's own livestreaming record. As it announced this year's Super Bowl audience—111.9 million, the third highest…

With 111.9 Million Viewers, Super Bowl 50 Was the No. 3 Most-Watched of All Time

CBS topped 2013, but not Fox and NBC broadcasts in recent years

Last night's sloppy Super Bowl 50—which featured four fumbles and two interceptions—also might have caused CBS to fumble away its chance to have the highest-rated telecast of all time. According to…

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