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Aug 06, 2014, 13:00 ET

Consumers' Desire To Stream Video Content On TV Screens Will Drive Content Device Purchases, Council For Research Excellence Studies Suggest

The most important determining factor among consumers in purchasing a new TV or video device is the ability for it to connect to the Internet and...

Mar 24, 2014, 11:02 ET

Half of Social Media Activity While Watching TV Relates to TV, Per Council for Research Excellence Study

 One of every six times a viewer is watching primetime TV, that viewer also is using social media, according to a Council for Research...

Oct 08, 2013, 14:00 ET

Council For Research Excellence Study Finds Widening Relative Error In Television Diary Samples

 Local broadcast and cable ratings increasingly are falling outside the traditional 10% benchmark error range that has served as the mainstay...

Oct 08, 2013, 14:00 ET

Non-Response Remains A Challenge For Local-TV Diary Samples, Despite Improved Methodologies

 Increased movement from phone-based sampling to address-based sampling has improved television audience-sample frames.  However, as...

Jul 24, 2013, 12:01 ET

The Smaller The Device, The Greater The Attention Of The Mobile-TV Viewer, Per New Study Findings

 Mobile-TV viewers are more focused on TV content when viewed on their smartphones than on larger devices, according to new study...

Jun 25, 2013, 11:07 ET

Social Media Can Have Added Influence On Repeat Viewers Of A TV Show

 Social media shows influence on regular viewers of television shows but has little impact on drawing new or infrequent viewers to a show,...

Jun 10, 2013, 09:46 ET

Social Media's Influence On TV Viewing Currently Is Small -- But Research Suggests Growth Potential

NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers' interaction with social media in relation to their television viewing is relatively...

Jun 03, 2013, 11:19 ET

The Majority Of Mobile-TV Viewing Occurs In The Home, According To Council For Research Excellence Study

 The majority of mobile TV viewing occasions – 82% of tablet and 64% of smartphone – occurs in the home, according to a new study....

Apr 04, 2012, 10:49 ET

Digital Publishers' User-Data Collection is Inconsistent, Council for Research Excellence Study Finds

 While nearly all participants in a study, from the Council for Research Excellence, of digital publishing data-collection practices engaged in...

Mar 26, 2009, 13:00 ET

Ground-Breaking Study of Video Viewing Finds Younger Boomers Consume More Video Media Than Any Other Group

Traditional Television Remains "800 Pound Gorilla" In Video Media Arena A pioneering study conducted on behalf of the Nielsen-funded Council for...

Jan 09, 2006, 00:00 ET

The Council for Research Excellence Issues Its First RFP Focused Upon Audience Consumption of Media

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Research Excellence today announced the availability of its initial Request for Proposal (RFP)...