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  1. tv ratings
    Tiger King Is a Gigantic Hit for NetflixThe WTF-filled docuseries drew an audience of 19 million U.S. TV viewers in its first ten days, according to Nielsen.
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    At Last! Nielsen Has Ratings for Orange Is the New Black (Sort Of)Drum roll, please …
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    The Latest Nielsen Reports Are In: We’re Hardly Ever Not-Watching TelevisionThe average American spends 4.5 hours watching live TV. Daily.
  4. the ratings game
    Confessions of a Nielsen JunkieABC, CBS, and NBC were my teams; their dozens of shows my players; the Nielsen chart the playing field.
  5. the ratings game
    We Were a Nielsen Family — Here’s What It Was LikeIn 2006, Nielsen let an unemployed me represent roughly one percent of all TV homes in L.A., and half of one percent nationally.
  6. Fox Becomes the First Broadcast Network to Drop Live+Same Day Nielsen […]The tide has begun to turn away from the long outdated and inaccurate Live+Same Day Nielsen ratings. Deadline reports that Fox has officially […]
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    Will Nielsen Really Be Able to Measure Netflix?Will we ever know how many people watched Orange Is the New Black?
  8. CBS CEO Les Moonves Calls Overnight Ratings ‘Virtually Irrelevant Now’It looks like the head honchos of the major networks – or CBS, at least – are finally coming to terms with how outdated overnight Nielsen […]
  9. Less Than a Third of Prime-Time TV Shows Get Ratings Boost From TwitterReality TV benefited the most.
  10. Nielsen Will Expand from Inaccurate TV Ratings to Inaccurate Streaming […] The Nielsen Company has been the only arbiter of TV ratings for decades now (and an absurdly inaccurate one at that), and now the company is […]
  11. Twitter and Nielsen Are Teaming Up for Twitter TV RatingsThe Nielsen Company, which has been inaccurately measuring TV ratings and deciding which shows stay on the air and which don’t since 1950, just […]
  12. Why Nielsen Ratings Are Inaccurate, and Why They’ll Stay That WayIt’s easy to understand why people are ambivalent, or even hostile, toward ratings. The thinking goes something like this: 1. People love the […]