TVB Features

Football momentum continues into week 3 of  2014-‘15. Tampa –St. Petersburg is featured this week with some outstanding ratings for the top primetime programs. The Voice achieved a 6.8 A25-54 rating, almost 40% higher than the national delivery.

TVB Guide to 2014 Political Races & DMAs

The MI Senate race moves from “Toss Up” to “Leaning Dem,” while the AK Gubernatorial race moves from “Likely Rep” to “Leaning Rep.” The DMA ranks have also been updated for the new season.
Join Project Roadblock

Be one of the 1000 TV stations to create a nationwide, broadcast PSA roadblock to stop drunk driving this holiday season.

2014-2015 DMA Ranks

New season's reports for all 210 DMAs now available.

Station Innovation:

All Arizona TV Stations to Simulcast ASU-Produced Special Report on Heroin

Nielsen Cross-Platform Report Q2 2014

What You Need to Know—key points highlighting the strength of the local broadcast industry.


More folks are talking about new shows than last fall, and more of those conversations are positive, according to new data from a survey about the 24 new broadcast series conducted by research firm Keller Fay Group, provided exclusively to USA TODAY.

Cable & ADS

July 2014 National ADS and Over-The-Air (OTA) penetrations are climbing, while Wired-Cable continues to drop.
Broadcaster Briefing
Articles and announcements about Broadcast Television Companies.

Industry News

Political TV Ad Spending Expected To Top $1 Billion

Audie Cornish speaks with Elizabeth Wilner of Kantar Media about the landscape of political TV advertising in the run up to the 2014 election.

Univision To Join HBO, CBS With Streaming Service?

The Spanish-language broadcaster plans to bring live and on-demand streaming to cord cutters, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Sorting Out TV’s New Metrics

While technologies for how to watch TV (and express your love for your favorite shows) are proliferating and changing rapidly, the technologies for answering the most basic question in the business—what people are actually watching—have gotten wildly more complicated.

'Gotham,' 'Murder' Keep Up Chatter Among Fall TV Series

More folks are talking about new shows, and more positively, than last fall, according to new survey data about the 24 new broadcast series conducted by research firm Keller Fay Group.

Cord-Cutters Rejoice: CBS Joins Web Stream

A new era of à la carte television arrived in earnest this week. And with it, the virtual monopoly that cable, satellite and telecom companies have had over TV programming is dissipating.

Thursday Night Football’ pm CBS & NFL Network More Than Doubles Ratings from a Year Ago

CBS Continues Streak of Thursday Wins for New Television Season with “Thursday Night Football.”

Fox And Tribune Call Off Their NFL-Related TV Battle For Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks, as well as The Simpsons, will remain on Tribune Media’s KCPQ after it announced that 21st Century Fox has extended its affiliation agreement with the station through July 2018.

All Arizona TV Stations to Simulcast ASU-Produced Special Report on Heroin

“It is nothing short of extraordinary to have every TV broadcaster in a state come together and jointly agree to air – commercial free in a widely viewed time slot – an important piece of public service journalism,” said Smith, former U.S. senator from Oregon.

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