Linear TV remains a primary source of news for U.S. adults. But viewers aren't just tuned in within the comfort of their homes, especially young women. Today, news on linear TV transcends location, as people of all ages and walks of life readily turn to the news everywhere throughout their daily lives.
Americans continue to watch the news to stay up-to-date in an era of mass information and accessibility. Furthermore, people aren't just keeping tabs of the news in their homes; they're also watching on linear TV when they're on the go, whether it be at work or even in a bar.
Live TV continues to be the largest contributor to time spent when it comes to watching TV-originated content. Within the 18-34 demographic, 66% of the time they spend watching content from the four leading broadcast networks occurs through live TV viewing. When consuming content originated from cable networks, this same group spends 81% of their time viewing this content on live TV.
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.
With this new multi-year agreement, all Univision's properties including Univision Network, UniMás Network, Univision Deportes (UDN), Galavision Network, El Rey and 36 Univision and UniMás Local TV stations across 19 local markets and Puerto Rico will have continued access to Nielsen's broad suite of measurement and analytics services.
Regardless of how you define TV, there's no mistaking the impact that advancing technology, internet connectivity, mobility, device fragmentation and platform diversity have had on the video industry. The result? A seemingly endless array of content that offers enough variety for even the pickiest of viewers.
The data generated by our day-to-day activities can help brands and marketers understand consumer needs and drive growth for their businesses. But first, they need to make sense of all the data.
As of May 2018, more than 14% of all TV households—or 16 million homes—had “over-the-air” (OTA) TV status, and that number is on the rise. As consumers look for more on-demand and cost-effective options, there has been a resurgence in this cable status segment.
Asian Americans are among the most digitally enabled and tech-adopting consumers in the country–and that plays a big role in how this group is influenced, engages with brands, seeks out information and makes purchase decisions.
TV is a great word, and it used to be easy to define. Consumers today, however, use the word ‘TV' interchangeably when referring to content and have ultimately changed the definition of traditional television. The vast access of content and nascent technology are revolutionizing how consumers view TV today.
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.
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.
There are just over 16 million OTA homes in the U.S. That comes out to just over 14% of households. Back in 2010, that number was much lower—5 million less, to be exact. That's an increase of almost 50% over eight years.
Yes, beer and wings are a staple of any Super Bowl, but a range of other categories are joining the party due to evolving tastes and the growth of the female football fan base.
Millennials are the most-coveted consumer demographic from a marketer-engagement perspective, yet they're often the most stereotyped as well. This generation group in the U.S. has spending power and influence, and marketers are eager to reach them.
Whether it's watching at a friend's house, in a waiting room at a doctor's office or at the workplace, consumers are taking their viewing habits out-of-home and wherever the road takes them. That's why understanding this independence from viewing content at home is vital in helping inform marketers on their total audience.