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  1. Toronto's Fan 590 audience numbers up in April

    AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    The FAN 590 enjoyed a strong April, jumping to a 6.3 share for Males 25-54, the highest share of tuning this year. This is an increase from a 5.2 share in March. Sportsnet Radio The FAN 590 posted a 23% increase in Men 25-54 reach over March and tuning increased by 20%. “Our Drive Home with...
  2. Average American watches over 34 hours of Television a week

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    The average American watched 34 hours and 39 minutes of television per week during the final three months of 2010 according to a recent State of the Media report by the Nielsen company. The ratings giant said that American Seniors (Adults 65+) watched the most television heaviest, a whopping 47...
  3. Average American watches over 34 hours of Television a week

    Industry News
    The average American watched 34 hours and 39 minutes of television per week during the final three months of 2010 according to a recent State of the Media report by the Nielsen company. The ratings giant said that American Seniors (Adults 65+) watched the most television heaviest, a whopping 47...
  4. Super Bowl XLV most watched program in U.S. broadcast history

    What's On In Sports?
    According to preliminary results from ratings giant, The Nielsen Company, Sunday night’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLV on FOX was the most watched television show ever in the United States.
  5. Super Bowl XLV most watched program in U.S. broadcast history

    Industry News
    According to preliminary results from ratings giant, The Nielsen Company, Sunday night’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLV on FOX was the most watched television show ever in the United States. This year’s Super Bowl had an average audience of 111 million viewers, surpassing last year’s Super Bowl as...
  6. U.S. TV viewing spikes during Winter Storms

    Industry News
    Ratings giant Nielsen has published some interesting television audience numbers for last month, The firm has calculated that the storm of January 10-13, 2011 was the most impactful storm on television viewing in recent history. It seems that in addition to dumping record-breaking amounts of...
  7. American TV shows sweep first week of the season

    Industry News
    Despite hundreds of millions of dollars annually in government subsidies, Canadian made television shows failed to make a dent in last week’s primetime ratings. BBM Canada reports that the top fifteen shows in Canada during the first week of the fall television season were all produced in the...
  8. TV Networks audience greying faster than population

    Industry News
    The median age, the age at which half its audience was younger and half older for viewers of the big four U.S. Television Networks is now 51, according to a report by veteran media analyst Steve Sternberg. The report says the median age has climbed at twice the rate of the general U.S...
  9. CBC draws record audiences for World Cup Final

    What's On In Sports?
    A record number of Canadians tuned into coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa final on Sunday according to BBM overnight measurements. The combined total audience of 5.82 million for the final was more than double the combined audience to the English and French live broadcasts of the...
  10. CBC draws record audiences for World Cup Final

    Industry News
    A record number of Canadians tuned into coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa final on Sunday according to BBM overnight measurements. Spain's victory over the Netherlands attracted an average audience of 5.13 million to CBC while an average audience of 685,000 tuned in to...
  11. Record numbers watch Canada win hockey gold

    Industry News
    Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium claims that 22 million people – or two thirds of the Canadian population - were watching the Gold medal hockey match when Sidney Crosby scored in overtime. Audience figures from BBM Canada suggest that an average of 16.6 million Canadians tuned in...
  12. Over 7 million Canadians watched Bilodeau win Gold

    Industry News
    Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium announced that over 7.3 million viewers watched Alexandre Bilodeau triumph in the Men’s Moguls on Sunday, making it one of the most-watched sporting events in Canadian history. Coverage of the event peaked at 9.7 million viewers with 37% of the...
  13. Canadian Super Bowl XLIV audience peaked at over 8 million

    Industry News
    Super Bowl XLIV was the most-watched Super Bowl ever in Canada with a record average audience of 6.7 million viewers in Canada on CTV (6.025 million) and RDS (650,000). Overnight data from BBM Canada has found that audiences peaked at 8 million viewers in the final minutes of the fourth quarter...
  14. Independent report ranks best buys in HDTV

    Industry News
    In the last issue of Consumer Reports magazine, the independent nonprofit organization has published its ratings of over 130 LCD and plasma TVs and advice on what features are worth the price. "Whether you're a first time buyer or you want to upgrade your existing flat-panel, TV prices have...
  15. American TV shows sweep Top 10 in Canada

    Industry News
    Despite hundreds of millions of dollars annually in government subsidies and handouts, not one Canadian made television show made it into the top ten this past fall season. BBM Canada reported this week that the top ten shows in Canada among adults 18-49 during the Fall 2009 television season...
  16. Time spent watching TV continues to climb in U.S.

    Industry News
    Despite competition for eyeballs from the internet, the amount of television watched by Americans has reached an all-time high in the 2008-2009 TV season. Ratings giant, Nielsen reports that the average American now spends and average of four hours and 49 minutes a day in front of the TV...
  17. Will Heroes be toast at the end of this year?

    What's On Television?
    ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” was the number one-ranked primetime telecast on broadcast TV for Monday, November 24, 2008 with approximately 21.1 million average viewers. CBS’s “Two And A Half Men” and “CSI: Miami” rounded out the top three with approximately 15.0 and 14.3 million average...
  18. Canadian Summer Radio Ratings released Radio

    AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    BBM, the company that measures ratings for radio in Canada, today released its summer survey for Radio stations in Canada. The ratings service sampled listening audiences in Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver from the second week of July and for the bulk of August. A...
  19. Nielsen type ratings and Rogers digital

    Rogers Cable TV
    Excuse me if this has been covered before. Seems to me that Rogers could provide very accurate ratings information from digiatl customers. The box, any of them, can report on exactly which channel is being viewed/recorded and even played back at any instant. This is easy to do, just...
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