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Tops of 2014: Social TV

From someone kind of getting devoured by an anaconda to the U.S. Men’s World Cup soccer squad trying to make a go of it to, well, zombies, there’s no shortage of social media fodder during programs—and even in the days after. So what made the list of most tweeted programs in 2014?

This TV Season’s Biggest Moments on Twitter

This past TV season saw many programs launch beyond the screens we watched them on through social media. TV moments became thousands of messages on Twitter within seconds, with the energy of engaged fan bases, the influence of program stars and press, and the quick creativity of advertisers...

Tops of 2013: TV and Social Media

Over the last few years, premiere sports and special events have dominated Nielsen’s top telecasts list, and the list in 2013 was no different. What’s more, football programming nearly swept the top 10 telecast list in 2013, solidifying a growing reputation that the sport is fast becoming...

Twitter TV Continued its Epic Rise in Q1 2013

Rank Network Show Uniques Tweets 1 CBS Super Bowl XLVII 5,280,048 26,131,270 2 CBS 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2,697,051 12,752,648 3 ABC The Oscars 1,626,592 6,377,732 4 ABC Family Pretty Little Liars 1,488,281 8,283,128 5 FOX American Idol 1,625,223 5,509,086 6 AMC The Walking Dead 1,491,244...

Newswire | Home is Where the Super Bowl Is | Nielsen

When it comes to watching the Super Bowl, there’s no place like home. The great majority of U.S. households – 9 out of 10 – tell Nielsen they will be watching Super Bowl XLV at home or at a friend or relative’s house instead of watching it from a restaurant or bar. And while watching

Facebook, Google and Yahoo! are Top Sites While Watching Big TV Events

Americans are getting into the habit of going online while watching television, with 10% or more of viewers visiting social networks, searching the web and browsing content during major TV events. Recently, when 29% of the U.S. population tuned into the Academy Awards on March 7, more than 13% of...

Media Is On Demand – But Content Is Still King

The Three Screen Trifecta: Mobile, Television & Internet Fact or Fiction? A pioneering Video Consumer Mapping Study conducted on behalf of the Nielsen-funded Council for Research Excellence by the Ball State University Center for Media Design and Sequent Partners examined the current state of...