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3 hrs ago |

Sir Andrew Davis Conducts NY Philharmonic in U.S. Premiere of Julian...

Sir Andrew Davis will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct the U.S. Premiere of Julian Anderson's The Discovery of Heaven, a New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra; Franck's Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra, with Marc-Andre Hamelin as soloist in his Philharmonic subscription debut; and ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Symphony, Arts, New York

16 hrs ago | Business Wire

Nielsen Named to DiversityInca s Top 50 Companies for Diversity List for 2014

More than 1,000 public and privately held companies competed for spots. "We are honored to be included on the DI Top 50, as this recognition is a testament to the focus we place on building a culture of diversity and inclusion at Nielsen," said D. Sangeeta, chief diversity officer and executive vice president, Measurement Science, Nielsen.


18 hrs ago | Adotas

BrightRoll Inks Partnerships with Google, BlueKai, comScore & Nielsen

Today at BrightRoll's Video Summit in New York, BrightRoll and DoubleClick by Google announced a strategic relationship to bring efficiencies to programmatic advertising that will provide significant advantages for the digital video advertising ecosystem, creating a network effect that contributes to the overall growth and monetization of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, BrightRoll, WebMD, DoubleClick

23 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

'Frozen' Breaks Yet Another Box Office Record

"Frozen" has broken another box office record, becoming the sixth highest-grossing movie of all time.


Related Topix: 9, The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, The Amazing Spider-Man, Los Angeles, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

'Scandal' season ender a TV ratings winner for ABC

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK - ABC's explosive season-ending episode of "Scandal" was seen by 10.6 million viewers last week, the biggest audience ever for the drama.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington, CBS, Univision, IGN Entertainment

Telemundo's la Voz Kids Scores 2.3 Million Total Viewers

Telemundo's "La Voz Kids" ranked #1 among all Spanish-language broadcast programs on Sunday night delivering 2,323,000 total viewers and 1,188,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Breckenridge American

Nielsen's top 20 TV programs for April 14-20

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.


Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Providence, RI


Carbonated Soft Drink sales 4-22-14

Carbonated soft drinks registered their worst month this year during the four-week period ending April 12, 2014, according to beverage analyst Bonnie Herzog of Wells Fargo Securities LLC, New York.



Rixton's 'Heart' Breaking In The U.S.

The Brit band is scaling the Hot 100 and Pop Songs charts with 'Me and My Broken Heart,' with help from Scooter Braun, Benny Blanco and Rob Thomas You may not know Rixton, but you're probably familiar with the big names behind it.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Heart, Dance, Matchbox Twenty, April

Radio Ink

Pandora Target: 350 Salespeople by 2015

Crain's New York Business says a new 50,000 square foot office in New York City already has 200 Pandora employees, many of them salespeople who are radio refugees.


Related Topix: Sales

Berkshire Eagle

South Berkshire Concerts: Peter Serkin and Ida Kavafian Two premier musicians show premier form

Violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin go back a long way together, to the 1973 creation of the innovative chamber ensemble Tashi.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Nielsen Closing in on Mobile Ad Measurement Service

NEW YORK Nielsen said last week it's launching the final technical trial before expanding its Online Campaign Ratings service to mobile this summer.


Related Topix: comScore


NBC Denies Hiring A 'Psychological Consultant' For David Gregory

On Monday, NBC denied a Washington Post report that claimed the network brought in a "psychological consultant" to gain greater insight into the mindset of "Meet the Press" host David Gregory as his ratings are slipping.


Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Business News

Hispanic Business

Stolt-Nielsen Limited Holds Annual General Meeting

The minutes of the meeting have been posted on the Company's website at: Contact: Jan Chr.


Mobile Marketer

Mobile Minutes: Nielsen, Pandora, Unilever, Billguard

Nielsen and comScore duel over mobile ad-tracking Marketers have been pouring money into mobile, but they're still hungry for better tools to track the reach of their ads.


Related Topix: Unilever, comScore

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Wire

Nielsen Kicks off Final Pre-Launch Test of Mobile Ad Measurement Solution

BrightRoll and TubeMogul , two of the largest video ad platforms in the digital space, will participate.


Related Topix: Nielsen Online, Startups, BrightRoll, TubeMogul, Marketing, Android

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The Advertising Research Foundation Adds to Management Ranks With Industry Pros

"Our industry is changing and change demands a new skill set -- thought leaders who are both experienced and agile; inquisitive and action-oriented," said Gayle Fuguitt, CEO & President of the ARF.


Related Topix: Marketing, Converseon, WPP, OgilvyOne, 24/7 Real Media

Tue Apr 15, 2014

'LIVE' Up Week to Week and Year to Year in Total Viewers

During the week of March 31, 2014, "LIVE with Kelly and Michael" ran in a near tie with "Dr. Phil" as the week's No.



Digital Planning will Come to TV Ad Buying, but Not So Fast, Nielsen's Amit Seth

While planning tools like Nielsen's OCR allows TV ad buyers to identify online audiences to match TV buys, which are primarily for "make goods," there are strong headwinds against changing the way that TV ads are sold via upfronts and other conventional means, explains Amit Seth, Global EVP of Global Media Products at Nielsen.


Related Topix: Marketing, Collective

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MTV Movie Awards, Game Of Thrones, Mad Men Top Nielsen Twitter Ratings

The return of Don Draper, a surprise death, and a shirtless Zac Efron had fans of Mad Men, Game of Thrones , and the MTV Movie Awards dominating Twitter last week.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mad Men, Twitter, Real Estate, American Mortgage Acceptance


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