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March Madness Everywhere

@juliannetwin

March 20, 2014

It’s times like these when having our extra-large flatscreen TVs, multiple connected-devices, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi, and wide variety of cable channels is that much sweeter. Why?  Because March Madness is here – brackets are in, bets have been made, back-to-back games have been scheduled and now we get to soak in over two weeks…

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TV is Still the Biggest Screen in Your House

@juliannetwin

March 7, 2014

Thanks to wired and wireless technology, TV has become an everywhere experience, but it all starts with the living room. On any given day, I can watch a show live. I can catch up on others on demand or via DVR. And I can binge watch a classic from start to finish. But believe it…

Cable Programming

Are Americans Addicted To TV?

@johnsolit

February 21, 2014

In 2011, American households watched an average of eight and a half hours of television every day. That’s more TV than any other nation tracked by the OECD. And we didn’t sneak into the lead with a few extra tenths of a point – we watch nearly double the TV consumed by second-place Hungary. So…

Cable Programming

The Olympics of Television

@juliannetwin

February 20, 2014

Americans didn’t  just watch the Sochi Olympics on TV – they consumed it across all devices. As NBCUniversal research president Alan Wurtzel put it, “I think what you’re seeing are people who are watching it on digital and consuming it there, but they are circling back to television and TV leads us back to digital,…

Technology & Devices

Are We Nearing the End of the Couch Potato Era?

@johnsolit

February 14, 2014

I love television. Coming home, flopping on the sofa and getting into a few episodes of True Detective feels really good. And being in the midst of the oft-discussed Golden Age of Television means there’s never a shortage of great stuff to watch. But thanks to smart technology, near ubiquitous Wi-Fi, and social networking apps, what…

Industry News

Watching Sochi Olympics on Every Platform

@juliannetwin

February 6, 2014

Who is Jazmine Fenlator? If that name isn’t familiar now, within weeks this female bobsled driver may become a household name. And what about Ryan Miller? He could be the starting goalie for the U.S. men’s ice hockey team and soon after, appear on the front of a Wheaties box. For the next two weeks…

Technology & Devices

The American Cross Platform Media Consumer

@juliannetwin

December 5, 2013

Americans consume a LOT of media across all screens and devices and at all times – almost 60 hours a week, according to Nielsen’s recently published “A Look Across Media: The Cross-Platform Report.” Understanding how entertainment is reaching consumers is key to the future of TV and broadband Internet strategies. Traditional television still dominates with…