3 Takeaways From the Variety TV Summit

A few years ago, you’d never expect to see a TV event flooded with tech companies and minds. Now that’s the norm and was ever-so-apparent at last week’s Variety TV Summit. Several hundred of the brightest network presidents, CMOs, talent, trailblazers gathered in LA to discuss the state of TV, insights, and trends surrounding the future of content as we …

DVR Ratings Stars April 29: ‘Game of Thrones’ Ratings Spike in Live+3

Do we even need to mention which series won the DVR ratings war? To be certain it’s clear, we will clue you in. “Game of Thrones” dominated delayed viewing in the cable live +3 ratings for the week of April 29. The HBO fantasy series led the week with a 6.1 rating among adults 18-49, a 1.0 gain (+20%) from …

Delayed Viewing Stars March 25: DVR Ratings Help ‘Chicago P.D.’

While delayed viewing was down across the board, “Chicago P.D.” saw a lift in Live+3 DVR ratings for the week of March 25. The series increased from its 1.1 L+SD rating to a 1.9 (+0.8, +73%), thanks to delayed viewing. Other broadcast winners of delayed viewing include ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” (1.6 to 2.5, 56% lift), Fox’s “9-1-1” (1.2 to 2.0, …

Delayed Viewing Stars March 11: ‘Deadly Class’ Ratings Spike in Live+7

What’s a new cable series best friend? Delayed viewing of course. “Deadly Class”, the latest from Syfy, generated massive gains in the cable live +7 ratings for the week of March 11. The freshman series grew from its 0.1 L+SD rating to a 0.4 (+0.3, +300%), after one week of delayed viewing. Other cable winners of delayed viewing include MTV’s …

Delayed Viewing Stars February 25: ‘Modern Family’ Surges in Live+3

Though a lower week than the last few, broadcast still saw a strong spike from delayed viewing. “Modern Family” prepares for it’s swan song with a boost from DVRers, with ratings practically doubling the week of February 25. In the Nielsen Live+3 numbers for February 25-March 3, “Modern Family” climbed 82% over its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 haul for a …

Delayed Viewing Stars February 25: ‘Teen Mom 2’ Owns Live+3

While a bit more subdued than weeks past, cable still saw a strong boost from delayed viewings. “Teen Mom 2” continues to score in a big way from viewers recording their show, with their delayed viewing ratings more than doubling the week of February 25. In the Nielsen Live+3 numbers for February 25-March 3, “Teen Mom 2” climbed 120% over …

Delayed Viewing Stars February 18: ‘The Good Doctor’ Does It Again

While a bit more modest than weeks past, broadcast series still saw significant lifts from delayed viewings. “The Good Doctor” continues to show the value in delayed viewing, with their ratings almost doubling the week of February 18. In the Nielsen Live+3 numbers for February 18-24, “The Good Doctor” climbed 91% over its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 haul for a …

Delayed Viewing Stars February 11: ‘Teen Mom 2’ Doubles Ratings

“Teen Mom 2” continues to show the value in delayed viewing, with their ratings doubling earlier this month. In the Nielsen Live+3 numbers for the week of February 11, “Teen Mom 2” climbed 100% over its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 haul for a 1.2 rating for the week. Other cable winners of delayed viewing include AMC’s “The Walking Dead” (1.5 …

Delayed Viewing Stars January 28: ‘Manifest’ Doubles Ratings

“Manifest” continues to make the case for series renewal, with their ratings more than doubling in delayed viewing. In the Nielsen Live+7 numbers for the week of January 28, “Manifest” climbed 140% over its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 haul for a 2.4 rating for the week. Other broadcast winners of delayed viewing include ABC’s “The Good Doctor” (1.1 to a …