Advanced Television


Gracenote speeds US FAST channel deployment

Content data specialist Gracenote has expanded its FAST Programme to the US helping content owners and providers more easily launch new free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels. Now, US-based content owners can distribute their TV programmes and movies to leading streaming platforms along with industry-standard Gracenote metadata ensuring their offerings are discoverable and monetisable. First […]

April 3, 2024

Gracenote enhances programme availability data

Content solutions specialist Gracenote is helping TV providers optimise their user experiences by providing the most accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive datasets covering subscription video on-demand (SVoD) and linear (FAST) content availability. The Gracenote solutions pair TV, movie and sports programming availability data with normalised programme metadata to ensure that streaming aggregators, digital platforms and MVPDs […]

March 13, 2024

Gracenote identifies primary ‘moods’ for Oscar nominees

Do films with certain characteristics tend to get nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards? Nielsen’s Gracenote ran an analysis to answer this question tapping its descriptive metadata around entertainment content.Among other characteristics, the taxonomy of Gracenote Video Descriptors cover 294 different Video Moods organised hierarchically from broad, high-level concepts (Level 1) to more […]

February 28, 2024

Gracenote unveils Diversity Spotlight

Content metadata specialist Gracenote is joining forces with leading advocates for equitable representation in media on a new Studio System feature, Diversity Spotlight. The enhancement leverages insights from IllumiNative, Gold House, RespectAbility, National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) and Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) to highlight people and projects that meet a range of […]

January 19, 2024

Analysis: Streamers dominate Emmy nominations

Analysis from Gracenote has found that 41 shows have been nominated in the 22 categories of major Emmy awards recognising outstanding Acting, Directing, Writing and Shows. Streaming services accounted for 27 of these shows, the highest share in Emmy history from the streamers. Nine are from premium cable networks, two from broadcast networks, one from […]

January 11, 2024

Gracenote to power MetaBroadcast Barb measurement

Following the news that Barb had awarded three contracts for its audience measurement service: metadata and interim overnight programme logs to MetaBroadcast and interim overnight commercial spot logs to Clearcast, metadata management specialist MetaBroadcast confirms it to use Gracenote schedule metadata and unique content identifiers to reduce timescales for accurate programme identification, validation, enrichment and […]

December 7, 2023

Gracenote launches automotive data platform

Gracenote, the entertainment metadata provider, has announced a new automotive data platform developed to grant automakers easy access to the company’s entertainment datasets to power differentiated in-car media experiences. Gracenote Nexus AutoSM works with Android Automotive OS (AAOS) and other popular auto operating systems enabling car brands to simplify integration with their infotainment offerings, reduce […]

December 5, 2023

Gracenote streamlines FAST channel distribution

Gracenote, the global content solutions business unit of Nielsen, has unveiled a new programme developed to help content publishers and broadcasters of all sizes get their Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) channels and programming distributed by major streaming platforms more easily. Leveraging advanced data enrichment services, the Gracenote FAST Programme aims to help Gracenote customers […]

September 12, 2023

France: Gracenote metadata for Prisma Media

Gracenote, the content solutions business unit of Nielsen, is helping Prisma Media, the French digital and magazine publisher group owned by Vivendi, transform its Télé-Loisirs offerings into go-to resources for what to watch on some of France’s most popular streaming video platforms. By providing comprehensive information and imagery for major SVoD catalogue programming including Prime […]

September 5, 2023

Nielsen: Viewers facing content discovery challenges

Nielsen has released its 2023 State of Play report outlining new findings on the fast-evolving streaming video landscape highlighting data and insights from Gracenote, Nielsen’s content solutions business unit. The report illuminates the surging number of programme titles and streaming video services, as well as the resulting challenges for viewers who now spend 10.5 minutes […]

August 29, 2023