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Samba TV adds TiVo to partner ecosystem

Samba TV, a global player in television data and omniscreen measurement, has partnered with TiVo as part of its continued investment in broadening reach and representation of its dataset. The integrated dataset can now precisely measure the impact of live and time shifting linear TV usage on reach, frequency, and ad effectiveness. Samba TV says […]

December 15, 2020

Data: Trump lauds Newsmax, but viewers loyal to Fox News

Since losing the election, US President Donald Trump has persistently complained about unfair coverage from Fox News and urged his base to consider other conservative media outlets. But even as Trump has endorsed a challenger, Newsmax, Fox viewers in the US have stayed loyal to their network, and the mass exodus that Trump desires seems […]

December 10, 2020

Samba TV globally adopts Analytics Dashboard

Samba TV, a global plater in television data and omniscreen measurement, has announced the widespread adoption of its Analytics Dashboard following a successful beta programme. The dashboard’s full analytics suite for campaign reporting and forecasting provides advertisers with accurate TV data, allowing them to optimise campaigns and maximise ROI across TV, Connected TV (CTV), and […]

December 2, 2020

Data: Audiences dwindling for US awards shows

Throughout this pandemic year, audiences have eagerly watched more TV, but award shows seem shut out of the COVID boost. The American Music Awards (AMA) on November 22nd were the latest in a string of award shows down year over year, with 4 million households tuning in, according to Samba TV. That’s down 20 per […]

November 24, 2020

Fox News leads election night amid uncertain outcome

There is no final result to the presidential election in sight at time of writing, but the primetime tune-in numbers show that Fox News was the clear winner in the US with 11.6 million households between 7pm and 2am eastern, according to data from Samba TV. CNN was second with 10.7 million households, followed by […]

November 4, 2020

Data: World Series viewership down

The LA Dodgers, one of Major League Baseball’s marquee teams, took home its first championship in more than 3 decades on October 27th, but that didn’t necessarily help in the ratings department. Each game in this year’s World Series was down between 21 and 33 per cent in viewership in the US compared to the […]

October 30, 2020

Data: American Utopia finds new audiences on HBO

It has been a year of big Broadway shows coming into viewer’s living rooms, with Hamilton on Disney+, a Sky partnership with the National Theatre, and now American Utopia hitting the small screen. And, like Hamilton, David Byrne’s musical has reached a far larger audience in one week of streaming than it did in 106 […]

October 29, 2020

Data: 1.6m US homes watch Borat 2 in first weekend

Samba TV data shows that 1.6 million US households streamed the Borat movie sequel on Amazon Prime Video during its opening weekend (October 22nd – 25th). Amazon’s decision to release the movie one day early, on the same day of the final presidential debate, didn’t seem to give it that great of a boost: only […]

October 27, 2020

Report: US linear TV recovers in Q3

Samba TV, a provider of global TV data and audience analytics, has released its inaugural State of Viewership Report for 2020. This new quarterly research report provides an overview of television, movie, Connected TV (CTV), and advertising viewership in the US. It provides insights on trends and movements of audience consumption in 2020’s unique and […]

October 23, 2020