In this edition of the Nielsen Total Audience Report, we are happy to share year-over-year comparisons of media use to show how consumer behaviors have shifted across comparable measurement intervals.
While live TV+time-shifted TV accounts for over four hours per day and radio accounts for nearly two hours of daily usage, consumers are shifting the specific media they spend this time with as their options broaden.
Being able to measure in a way that fairly represents all races, ages, ethnicities and behaviors is crucial for the industry to transact with confidence. It’s also the only way to make sure that content choices reflect the diversity of a given station’s community.
A recent study uncovered the actual lifts that digital platforms give to select genres of programming and found that certain types of shows drive more pronounced lifts beyond the linear airing by way of digital contribution from connected devices, computers and mobile devices.
While the majority of U.S. homes still subscribe to a pay-TV service (cable or satellite), the shift to free broadcast TV suggests that folks are exploring alternatives. And with a myriad of internet options available today, many of them aren’t being mutually exclusive with their viewing options.
Discussions around award shows in particular are thriving on social media feeds, allowing fans, celebrities and businesses alike to gush about the winners, gaffes and viral moments that only live TV specials can provide.
Through Total Ad Ratings, which provides independent, de-duplicated audience measurement of cross-platform ad campaigns, Nielsen conducted an analysis into how major global brands are allocating their media investments and reaching consumers.
Women and multicultural consumers have become a driving force in the world of non-traditional tech and media, particularly when it comes to handheld devices. Mobile devices’ avenues for content and their wide availability are giving power to these diverse groups.
An estimated 46.8 million people tuned in to watch President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. There were 15.2 million total interactions across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter about the State of the Union 2019.
According to preliminary results from Nielsen, the telecast of Super Bowl LIII on CBS, which ran from 6:32 ET p.m. to 10:05 ET p.m., drew an average TV audience of about 98.2 million viewers who tuned in to watch the Los Angeles Rams take on the New England Patriots.