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Numeris working on new cross-platform measurement system

Media | 10/13/2017 5:02 pm EDT

Canadian audience measurement organization Numeris said in a press release Thursday it’s making progress on the development of a new measurement system that incorporates data from multiple platforms. “Numeris and our partners are responding to our members’...

On-demand audiences equal 5-10% of broadcast viewership: Numeris

Media | 11/26/2015 7:41 pm EST

On-demand viewing delivers “bonus audiences for programs,” since the number of people watching on-demand programs amounts to five to 10 per cent of the original broadcast audience, according to a report from Numeris on Thursday. Numeris said it now measures on-demand viewing using the “the same meter panel that provides audience data to the broadcast and advertising industry in Canada.” The data in the report was based on measurements of on-demand viewing of a “sampling of English programs,” consisting of content watched through set-top video-on-demand...

Top 5 entertainment specialty programs belong to Bell

Media | 11/26/2015 6:22 pm EST

BCE Inc.'s Bell Media division said Thursday that the top five entertainment specialty programs in Canada this fall were all on its channels, according to data from viewership tracker Numeris. Bell Media said in a press...

Numeris appoints Neil McEneaney as CEO

Media | 11/17/2015 4:12 pm EST

Numeris announced Tuesday it has appointed Neil McEneaney as its new CEO. The ratings measurement group said in a press release that McEneaney will be replacing Jim MacLeod, who had announced his retirement in April. Numeris said...

Radio ratings’ accuracy questioned

Media | 07/08/2015 6:58 pm EDT

A new piece of technology is causing controversy within Canada’s oldest broadcast medium. Over the past months, some radio stations in Canada have quietly begun using a device called Voltair in an attempt to improve their ratings — at least until ratings service Numeris stepped in and told them to stop a few weeks ago. Now Numeris says...

Rogers’ hockey content brings Sportsnet neck-to-neck with TSN

Media | 06/02/2015 9:22 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. and BCE Inc. both used Numeris data Tuesday to proclaim their sports channel is No. 1 in the market, a virtual tie that Rogers said was enabled by its hockey content....

Playoff viewership up 40%, Rogers says

Media | 04/21/2015 3:47 pm EDT

Viewership of the first round of the NHL playoffs is 40 per cent higher than last year at an average of 1.36 million viewers, Rogers Communications Inc. spokeswoman Jennifer Neziol said in an email. Citing data from Numeris, she said the games between the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens are attracting an average of 3.22 million viewers, which is 58 per cent higher the first round series between the same two teams in 2013, "and the highest average for either team in five years.” The games between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames are attracting an average of 1.9...

NHL interest declined over last year: SRG

Media | 02/03/2015 5:43 pm EST

Solutions Research Group Consultants Inc. (SRG) released results of a survey Tuesday that suggest interest among Canadians in following the National Hockey League declined over the last year. The company said in a press release...

BBM Analytics changes name to NLogic

Media | 11/13/2014 3:34 pm EST

The software and consulting subsidiary of Numeris has followed the lead of its parent company and dropped BBM from its moniker. BBM Analytics is now known as NLogic, according to a Thursday press release. Its parent company...

VOD figures pad overall TV viewership numbers: TVB

Media | 10/08/2014 9:13 pm EDT

The Television Bureau of Canada has released what it says are the first statistics on viewership of broadcast distributors’ video-on-demand (VOD) platforms, which show an additional four to nine per cent of viewers use VOD...

TV providers divided on set-top ratings system

Media | 07/25/2014 7:50 pm EDT

Canada’s biggest television providers are divided over the future of audience measurement via the next generation of set-top boxes. As part of their submissions in the CRTC’s ongoing Let’s Talk TV consultation,...