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Topic: Nielsen

Two of the Oscars' Biggest Sponsors Have Decided Not to Return This Year Rivals have already swooped in

After a lengthy stretch during which they served as exclusive category sponsors of the Academy Awards, Hyundai and Coca-Cola have decided to leave the red carpet behind. The automaker and soft…

February 2, 2014, 10:03 PM EST

Comcast Pushes VOD Reruns Into the C3 Window New ODCR system will sync up ad loads across on-demand programming

In yet another move by the cable industry to measure the kind of viewing that has driven success at Netflix and Hulu, Comcast and Nielsen have joined forces to measure…

December 2, 2013, 9:47 AM EST

Room at the Top: A Handful of New Series Break Through Latest C3 data plots broadcast’s Haves and Have-Nots

It’s getting mighty crowded at the bottom of the broadcast barrel, as nearly two-thirds of the new network series are delivering less than a 2.0 rating in the dollar demo. According…

November 21, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

VOD, Streaming Offer Incremental Ratings Gains Commercial views reinforce broadcasters’ extra-credit push

Just days after reiterating his advocacy for a more inclusive ratings currency, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves told investors that he wants to expand beyond the proposed C7 stream. Speaking Nov.…

November 18, 2013, 5:06 PM EST

Google and Nielsen Partner on Online Campaign Ratings [Updated] Buyers are starting to test buys negotiated on OCR

As part of the ongoing quest to get more TV dollars to Web video, buyers and sellers are suddenly in love with old school metrics like ratings and GRPs. Over…

November 7, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

Nielsen's Own Mitch Barns Will Succeed Outside Hire David Calhoun as CEO Company vet will take over Jan. 1

Sixteen-year Nielsen veteran Dwight "Mitch" Barns will become CEO of the company in 2014, succeeding David Calhoun, who will become executive chairman of Nielsen's board of directors, the company announced.…

November 6, 2013, 2:54 PM EST

More Tricks Than Treats: November Sweeps Begin on Halloween Ratings predictably meager as HUT levels plummet

By a quirk of the calendar, this year’s November sweeps began on Halloween night and will end on the night before Thanksgiving. Bad news, good news. In kicking off on an evening…

November 1, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

Nielsen Partners With Credit-Check Giant Experian's Marketing Side Online campaign ratings will parse demos even finer

Ever gotten a credit report on yourself? If so, you probably used data mining company Experian to get the information. Now, the company will be providing specific consumer info to…

October 21, 2013, 11:22 AM EDT

Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Enjoy C3 Ratings Boost Overall, Premiere Week holds steady

The very first batch of C3 ratings for the 2013-14 broadcast season has been processed, and while the variance between the initial live-plus-same-day numbers and the currency was predictably unremarkable,…

October 14, 2013, 3:28 PM EDT

Analyst: FTC Condition on Nielsen-Arbitron Hardly Matters Commission’s quibble benefits ESPN but puts no restrictions on ratings giant

Commissioner Joshua Wright blasted the Federal Trade Commission in his dissent for over-reaching in the condition it imposed on Nielsen’s purchase of Arbitron, but the ultimate impact of the condition…

September 24, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT

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