TVB Features

In Week 5 sporting events once again delivered spectacular ratings in home markets. Blacklist, Criminal Minds and Scandal, as well as Washington, D.C.,  our market of the week, are featured. 

TVB Guide to 2014 Political Races & DMAs

22 races in 12 States are now in the “Toss Up” column.
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.

Nielsen Cross-Platform Report Q2 2014

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

Station Innovation:
Local News

WBRE And WYOU Follow Plan To Ratings Growth


“The solipsism of the tech community sees the CBS and HBO migrations to stand-alone streaming services as a satisfying disruption of the TV business. But that's a striking inversion of what's actually happening: TV is disrupting the Internet.”—Michael Wolff, The Hollywood Reporter
Broadcaster Briefing
Articles and announcements about Broadcast Television Companies.

Industry News

ABC's Red-Hot "How to Get Away with Murder" Proves Broadcast Isn't Playing It Safe

“It’s a thrill to have yet another series on a broadcast network schedule that looks to be one of the bravest and boldest on television.”– Ed Martin, Editor, MediaBizBloggers

Surprise Driver of Holiday Spending: Minorities

Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Americans will be a central driver of seasonal spending this Christmas according to an eye-opening 2014 Holiday Sales Forecast that Nielsen shared exclusively with USA TODAY.

Surge In Midterm Election Campaign Spending A Boon For TV Broadcasters

During a panel last month sponsored by broadcaster trade group TVB, Republican and Democratic political consultants agreed that they still put their faith — and most of their clients' money — in broadcast ads. "If you want to win, it's television," said Brad Perseke, GMMB

‘Scorpion’, ‘NCIS: New Orleans’, ‘Madam Secretary’, ‘Stalker’ Pickups

CBS has joined sibling CW in giving full-season orders to all of its fall series that have premiered so far: new dramas Scorpion, NCIS: New Orleans, Madam Secretary and Stalker. CBS brass are happy with the performance of all four shows.

Cord-Cutters Rejoice: CBS Joins Web Stream

A new era of à la carte television arrived in earnest this week — seemingly all at once and more quickly than many industry executives and television fans had expected.

Big Screen TV Preferred by 80 Percent of Viewers

The survey of 1,035 adults showed that when it comes to entertainment and engagement for what consumers refer to as their “favorite shows,” nothing beats live TV delivered via set-top box or antenna.

For ABC, a Strong Start For The Fall

ABC may be the biggest surprise this fall. The network has the top new drama, “How to Get Away with Murder,” and the top new comedy, “Black-ish.”

Auto On Track For Sizzling October

J.D. Power’s LMC Automotive, Kelley Blue Book (KBB) and TrueCar are all projecting that U.S. auto sales for October will be the strongest in a decade.

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