The next TV season is weeks away, but advertisers have already crowned a few winners. A Variety survey of commercial-ratings projections culled from four top ad-buying firms shows marketers expect…
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Some viewers watch in real time, taking in the commercials
Nielsen has conducted its first research on how much viewing occurs beyond the live-plus-7 measurement period, finding "sizeable" pockets of audience extending as far as 29 days later.
Putting fall misfires behind him, ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee spoke enthusiastically about the net's Joss Whedon superhero pilot "S.H.I.E.L.D." and how the show will help the Walt Disney…
The 2012-13 season is still young, but network execs and media buyers are gearing up for what could be an arduous upfront advertising sales derby next summer.
ABC's "Modern Family" has some company atop the DVR playback ratings this fall, with NBC's "Revolution" delivering just as big young-adult gains during premiere week.
Indie ticketing outfit Front Gate Tickets has been acquired in a joint venture by AEG (along with ticketing partner Outbox Enterprises) and C3 Presents.
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Disney TV topper Anne Sweeney delved into the puzzle of digital media and advertising Thursday at the Massive advertising summit presented by Variety and Stillwell Partners.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%