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Tops of 2019: Social TV

2019 was a significant year for TV and social — from an explosion of OTT offerings to the social platforms’ experimentation in hiding “likes” and “replies,” it’s now more important than ever to measure the impact of social TV.

Power of One: Athletes as Endorsers

For this special report, in collaboration with Leaders, a global sports business organization, Nielsen Sports has focused on the social media endorsement power—and potential—of a younger generation of global athletes.

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Media Snapshot

There’s nothing like the thrill of sports, and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup was a major attraction across screens of all sizes through the tournament’s closing match on Sunday, July 6. Notably, the final match between the U.S. and the Netherlands drew just under 14 million viewers—22%...

America’s Pastime Looks to the Future by Reaching New Audiences

The average MLB team fan base is more than 2.5 million people. So it should come as no surprise that the top teams, based on the size of their local fan bases, are from some of the country’s most populated markets, including New York (Yankees and Mets), Los Angeles (Dodgers and Angels), Boston...

Tops of 2018: Social TV

Topping the 2018 most social series programs was content of all kinds, from wrestlers battling in the ring to witches battling the apocalypse. The uniting factor among these shows? Their ability to resonate with audiences and provide content they can chat about across social media.