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SVOD Disruption – Could DTT be the Antidote?

Despite some notable mass audience success, with a much-anticipated Royal Wedding and popular 2018 FIFA World Cup, it has been yet another tough year for schedule-based television in the UK. The annual BARB measured Individuals 4+ consolidated (Live + 7-Days) … Continue reading

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The Death of Television 2 – Blame it on the Weather!

A much-anticipated Royal Wedding and successful 2018 FIFA World Cup (with England reaching the semi-finals for the first time since 1990) have resulted in some notable mass audience success stories for schedule-based television in recent months. The 4th series of … Continue reading

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Expectations versus Reality: TV Viewing by Age Group

Over the last decade in particular, our industry has been plagued by poor predictions resulting from an overestimation of the disruptive viewing impact of technological change. To counter this, it has been suggested that any new forecast should be accompanied … Continue reading

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