While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
The data has been gathered from such sources as blogs, online newspaper and magazine articles, company financial statements, company advertising information packages, the actual dating service website, and multiple website measurement services.
Even though some will argue that it’s all about the demographic numbers these days, and total viewers don’t matter as much to advertisers, it’s still unusual to see this sheer amount of ratings data in one list — particularly a comprehensive look comparing broadcast, cable and premium cable series.
It certainly sheds light on why there’s such a glut of TV lately.
A Magna Global study last year predicted that digital ad sales would overtake TV sales in 2016.
“This is simply too much television,” Landgraf said at last summer’s Television Critics’ Association press tour.
The second are will be for actual dating services and be divided accordingly.
This is an ongoing project that I plan to add to regularly.
Fine said whatever was going on in the house is further evident when you compare data from November versus statistics from January’s Super Bowl, which is the year’s biggest TV watching event – and featured the hometown Patriots.It’s a competition from which neither may emerge a clear victor, but one that will likely benefit producers.Last year, Nielsen began releasing total audience measurement data to clients who opted into the new product, which gauges viewership across television and digital.Com Score rolled out its own cross-platform tool this year after finalizing its merger with Rentrak.Nielsen and Com Score employ different methodologies, but both are trying to meet industry demand to bridge the measurement gap between linear television and digital. Simpson: American Crime Story” drew 259 billion views.I've decided to organize the statistics and facts into two main areas.The first will deal with the general online dating industry as a whole.“Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad” are gone, but how would AMC even notice?“The Walking Dead” (19.4 million) is the third-most watched show on all of television. Spin-off “Fear the Walking Dead” (11.8 million), which ranks No. “Game of Thrones” (9.5 million) is the first non-AMC cable show at No.“Anything you can do, I can do better.”This story first appeared in the April 19, 2016 issue of Variety. That Com Score’s Gian Fulgoni and Nielsen’s Eric Solomon were talking smack — nerdy smack about data sets and methodologies — was no surprise.Their companies are in a race to become the gold standard for measuring video across digital and television platforms.