Insights

If Given A Choice, Movie Audiences Choose 3-D

The Nielsen Company today reported that there is strong consumer appetite for 3-D films, and revealed significant sales increases for theatres showing movies in 3-D.  Dan O’Toole, new product director, Nielsen Ventures, told The Hollywood Reporter that moviegoers perceive 3-D movies to be...

Nielsen Data Reveals Ad Spending Is Flat

Nielsen Monitor-Plus, the competitive advertising information service of The Nielsen Company, recently revealed that advertising spending for the first quarter of 2008 remained essentially flat compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary figures. Advertising was mixed across...

TV Sports Ratings Experiencing a Resurgance

While primetime TV ratings continue to suffer, sports programming across the US has seen significant growth over the past few months.   Every major sporting event in the US over the past two months (The Kentucky Derby, The Belmont Stakes, The NBA Finals, The Stanley Cup Finals, The US Open Golf...

Nielsen Data Illuminates Habits of the “Online Video Generation”

Kids and teens consume more online video content than adults at home, Nielsen reported Monday. The data, compiled by The Nielsen Company’s online measurement services, Nielsen Online and VideoCensus, shows that kids consumed more streams than those over 18, and spent more time watching online...