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NFL Games Cast a Wide Net on Turkey Day — Fox, CBS and NBC Broadcast Boast Huge Co-Viewing Numbers Sozzled on tryptophan, carbohydrates and pills filched from mom's medicine cabinet, tens of millions of Americans this Thursday will celebrate our nation's second-greatest secular holiday with a 14-hour bacchanal of TV and turkey meat.
Nov 25, 2015

NFL on T-Day draws sullen teens, insufferable college students, your stepdad Terry & grandma's Gentleman Caller:…

No October Surprise as Broadcast C3 Ratings Slide 8% — Commercial Deliveries Slip as Appetite for Live TV Dwindles Broadcast ratings in the currency that advertisers count are continuing to slide, as gains in commercial deliveries during delayed viewing does little to counteract Americans' dwindling appetite for live TV. According to Nielsen C3 data, October prime-time broadcast ratings at the Big Four nets were down 8% from a year earlier.
Nov 20, 2015

(2) Live-same-day average in October was a 1.5. The C3 rating, against which they make ad guarantees? Also a 1.5.…

'Tis the Season: Automakers Rev Up Holiday Sales Spend — NFL Games Suck Up One-Third of All Event Dollars The season of getting reacquainted with yams, arguing politics with drunk relatives and endless holiday-themed car ads is upon us, and while none of these travails is escapable, the sheer volume of new auto spots should at least provide for a little variety.
Nov 18, 2015

'Tis the season of getting reacquainted with yams and enduring a zillion Happy Honda Days commercials:…

Zombie Time Slots Still Plague Broadcast Prime-Time — ABC's 10 P.M. Tuesday, Fox's 9 P.M. Thursday and Other TV Trouble Spots ABC on Friday evening quietly yanked the foundering freshman drama "Wicked City" from its prime-time lineup, becoming the first broadcaster this fall to formally cancel a new series.
Nov 17, 2015

Wicked City's demise leaves ABC's Tues 10 pm slot more haunted than an abandoned Scooby-Doo amusement park:…

TV Is Now Merely a Delivery System for the NFL — Despite Injuries and Ugliness, Ratings Dominance Persists Despite an ongoing spate of extramural ugliness and an injury epidemic that has sidelined some of the game's top draws, the National Football League continues to serve as a grade-A delivery system for ratings points.
Nov 16, 2015

TV is just a weapons-grade delivery system for the NFL, which accounts for 21 of fall's 25 most-watched broadcasts:…

Nov 16, 2015

RT @crupicrupicrupi: TV is just a weapons-grade delivery system for the NFL, which accounts for 21 of fall's 25 most-watched broadcasts:…

Nov 16, 2015

on the one hand, NFL games dominate ratings. on the other hand, it’s very possible Nielsen’s methods are a disaster…

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TV Broadcasters Post First Quarterly Ad Gain in 4 Years — Third-Quarter Results Surprisingly Strong The national TV ad sales market showed unequivocal growth in the third quarter, as a higher upfront pricing, a burgeoning scatter market and a new football season conspired to power broadcast's first organic growth spurt in four years. For the three-month period ended Sept.
Nov 12, 2015

RT @RedFuryNYC: Boom. TV Broadcasters Post First Quarterly Ad Gain in 4 Years | Media - Advertising Age @Beet_TV #beetretreat…

FanDuel, DraftKings Vow to Shrug Off 'Gambling' Tag — Ban on Daily Fantasy Already Taking a Bite Out of TV Spend The day after New York's chief legal officer declared that the daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings were fostering a "multi-billion-dollar" illegal gambling scheme, both companies said they would fight the order to cease operations in the state.

Broadcast's 10 P.M. Ghost Town More Derelict Than Ever — Broadcast TV's prime-time ghost town is growing ever more desolate, as live viewing in the 10 p.m. time slot continues to shrivel like a neglected jack-o'-lantern two weeks after Halloween. Season-to-date (Sept. 21-Nov. 6), live-plus-same-day ratings for the final hour of prime time are at an all-time low, as the 15 broadcast scripted series that air at 10 p.m.
Nov 10, 2015

Ain't nobody watching broadcast TV at 10 p.m.

Nov 11, 2015

hey honey, what's on NetFlix? Broadcast's 10 p.m. Ghost Town More Derelict Than Ever…

In a 16-Hour Tear, Fox Books $100 Million in Ad Sales Bucks — Net Takes Big Score with NFL, World Series Clincher Sports programming now accounts for more than one-third of all broadcast ad revenue, but for Fox last Sunday, contributions from the NFL and Major League Baseball made up more than three-quarters of the overall sales pie.

Bob Iger: ESPN is Still a 'Glass-Half-Full' Proposition — Disney CEO Addresses Sub Losses That Led to $60 Billion Media Meltdown While a good deal of the Walt Disney Co.'s quarterly earnings call on Thursday concerned itself with the upcoming "Star Wars" theatrical, analysts were quick to address the 800-lb Wookie in the room.
Nov 05, 2015

Skittish, unschooled media investors should stick to collecting Princess Di Beanie Babies®:……

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Nov 26, 2015

Another Thanksgiving ruined after the entire family fails to celebrate my homage to Paulie from Rocky. *goes outside, retrieves turkey*

Nov 26, 2015

@APKeatonLunchbx Yes! Total cognitive dissonance hearing Rodney's catch phrase in Curly's voice, coming out of a cartoon shark.

Nov 26, 2015

@APKeatonLunchbx Jabberjaw was a mass of contradictions. Played drums in a teen rock band, sounded like Curly Howard, never ate anybody.

Nov 26, 2015

*Noisily reading from Namath's bio* Dad: Why do you have to make a big deal out of everything? Mom: Oh, that. You read that when you were 5

Nov 25, 2015

My mom's had the No. 1 book ever written hidden on a high shelf since 1969. (Prologue: "I NEVER DRINK AT HALFTIME")

Nov 25, 2015

@david_j_roth Oooooh, VS Naipaul is a total NutterButter, but the title essay in The Return of Eva Peron is amazing. Confiscate that one…

Nov 25, 2015

@EzraJSherman John Candy's weird peripheral role in Super Bowl XXIII has rendered him immortal*. *but for that whole being dead thing

Nov 25, 2015

@APKeatonLunchbx I can believe that. There are Road Runner cartoons with more dialogue.

Nov 25, 2015

@APKeatonLunchbx Ah ha ha, my dad just said the same exact thing and then my mom yelled at us for "wrecking everything nice."

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