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  • Neilson Viewship

    From ALLEN PRUNTY@VERT/LIVEWIRE to MRO on Mon May 30 06:28:00 2016
    MRO wrote to ALLEN PRUNTY <=-

    where is the information on this? i thought nielson data was based on samples from picked members. they asked me to be part of it during
    sweeps one year. ---

    There is a wing of neilson called "Netratings" that measures metrics from
    the cable set-top boxes, itunes, hulu, and the streaming aps from the network. It is not
    as accurate as the sweeps data you participated in that measures age of
    viewer and demographics. There's another program that places a box in homes that measures demographcis and reads the same inaudible markers that shazam uses to identify tv shows.

    My former roommate worked for Neilson and she knew exactly what was
    measureed at all times. She also fussed at me for leaving my cable box on
    and just turning my tv off as it will count a "view" for whatever channel it was left on. Knowing this I usually leave it tuned to Scifi so that they continue to develop good shows.

    So yes it is counted as being "viewed" it's not counted as what age group viewed it (those are usually forms that people fill out).

    Ultimately though, by downloading from torrent channels you are still
    hurting the people who produce the show. I will admit I've turned to
    torrents to find some hard to find stuff that is not on DVD or just old
    shows.

    But it's amazing just how much is available through legitimate streaming services... and there are more shows available every month it seems.

    Allen


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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to ALLEN PRUNTY on Tue May 31 16:24:44 2016
    Re: Neilson Viewship
    By: ALLEN PRUNTY to MRO on Mon May 30 2016 06:28 am

    There is a wing of neilson called "Netratings" that measures metrics from the cable set-top boxes, itunes, hulu, and the streaming aps from the network. It is not
    as accurate as the sweeps data you participated in that measures age of viewer and demographics. There's another program that places a box in
    homes that measures demographcis and reads the same inaudible markers that


    i thought it never was implimented correctly and it's very inaccurate and the advertisers dont recognize the data.

    it was left on. Knowing this I usually leave it tuned to Scifi so that
    they continue to develop good shows.


    guess that explains all the bad shows on scifi :D

    Ultimately though, by downloading from torrent channels you are still hurting the people who produce the show. I will admit I've turned to torrents to find some hard to find stuff that is not on DVD or just old shows.


    they should all adapt to new technology like everyone else is.
    if i want to see something i should be able to look for it and then watch it in 2 minutes. they cant wrap their head around that so people download from other sources.

    i dont care if my favorite shows are canceled; most tv shows go bad after the 2nd season.
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  • From ALLEN PRUNTY@VERT/LIVEWIRE to MRO on Tue May 31 09:43:00 2016

    On May 31, 2016 04:24pm, MRO wrote to ALLEN PRUNTY:

    i dont care if my favorite shows are canceled; most tv shows go bad
    after the 2nd season.

    Especially if they are on NBC... The initials NBC = New Bomb Cancelled

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  • From Daryl Stout@VERT/TBOLT to ALLEN PRUNTY on Wed Jun 1 10:54:00 2016
    Allen,

    Especially if they are on NBC... The initials NBC = New Bomb Cancelled

    Or in a skit years ago, this guy said his mother-in-law worked at NBC
    -- "the Nagging Brat Committee". :P

    But, I have to wonder at the tagline below.

    Daryl

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to ALLEN PRUNTY on Wed Jun 1 22:33:02 2016
    Re: RE: Neilson Viewship
    By: ALLEN PRUNTY to MRO on Tue May 31 2016 09:43 am


    On May 31, 2016 04:24pm, MRO wrote to ALLEN PRUNTY:

    i dont care if my favorite shows are canceled; most tv shows go bad after the 2nd season.

    Especially if they are on NBC... The initials NBC = New Bomb Cancelled


    another one that is bad is fox. i saw family guy name off all the horrible fox shows, and i even show a video compilation of the shows and what they were about. some were really freaking horrible and whoever approved on them was insane.
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  • From ALLEN PRUNTY@VERT/LIVEWIRE to MRO on Thu Jun 2 01:23:00 2016
    another one that is bad is fox. i saw family guy name off all the horrible fox
    shows, and i even show a video compilation of the shows and what they were about. some were really freaking horrible and whoever approved on them was insane.


    Fox cancelled Firefly... and a lot of other good shows. I tend not to
    get to attached to anything on fox.

    Allen
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  • From JIMMY ANDERSON@VERT/OTHETA to DARYL STOUT on Thu Jun 2 09:34:00 2016
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    But, I have to wonder at the tagline below.

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to ALLEN PRUNTY on Thu Jun 2 09:10:17 2016
    Fox cancelled Firefly... and a lot of other good shows. I tend not to
    get to attached to anything on fox.

    I borrowed some Firefly DVDs once and watched the first few episodes but
    didn't really get into it. Normally I like sci-fi, but I just found it so-
    so. I'm not too surprised it got canceled.

    Nightfox

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Thu Jun 2 19:15:44 2016
    Re: Neilson Viewship
    By: Nightfox to ALLEN PRUNTY on Thu Jun 02 2016 09:10 am

    I borrowed some Firefly DVDs once and watched the first few episodes but didn't really get into it.

    YOU BROKE THE LAW! YOU STOLE!

    I borrowed some Firefly DVDs once and watched the first few episodes but didn't really get into it. Normally I like sci-fi, but I just found it so- so. I'm not too surprised it got canceled.



    Firefly is hype. the writing was horrible as well as the acting. it was hammy. also summer glau gets every tvshow she's on canceled.
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