Artcles Posted in 2013


TOMAmeter December 23 – 29: The Walking Dead Holds Off Duck Dynasty

AMC’s The Walking Dead closes out 2013 in the #1 spot, edging out A&E’s Duck Dynasty as the most mentioned program this week. Can we see a changing of the guard with The Walking Dead on hiatus until February and Duck Dynasty returning in a few weeks? Winter is coming and so is HBO’s Game…

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TOMAmeter December 16 – 22: Duck Dynasty Almost Overthrows The Walking Dead

In light of recent controversy, it is no surprise to see A&E’s Duck Dynasty move up 5 places to #2, giving our reigning #1 TV show some serious competition. Despite the recent surge among programs in the past few weeks, AMC’s The Walking Dead has held on to the top spot where it has been…

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The Gronk… I mean Grinch who stole Thanksgiving!

Yes siree Bob, the last bastion of peace-relaxation-food-and-feast has been obliterated by the people who created it.  Yup… you and me… Johnny and Suzy Q. Public… along with some of the greediest and grinchiest retailers on the planet, who took a page from Whoville’s greatest annals and hijacked Thanksgiving for the foreseeable future. Question… Sit…

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TOMAmeter December 9 – 15, 2013: Bonnie and Clyde Continue To Climb

After a strong debut at #8 last week, Bonnie and Clyde (simulcast on A&E, History and Lifetime) moved up 6 places to claim the #2 spot behind AMC’s The Walking Dead. Another program that performed well in the rankings this week was FX’s Sons of Anarchy. Building off of the recent season finale, Sons of…

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TOMAmeter December 2 – 8, 2013: Two New TV Events Debut in the Top 10

NBC’s special The Sound of Music debuted strong in the TOMAmeter this week coming in at #5 while Bonnie and Clyde (simulcast on A&E, History and Lifetime) also debuted in the Top 10 at #8. NBC’s The Voice snuck into the Top 5, moving up 2 spots from #6 last week. ABC’s Scandal and Once…

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TOMAmeter Nov. 25 – Dec. 1: The TOMAmeter Takes a Turn for the Dramatic

Shocking twists and season finales have shaken up this week’s TOMAmeter. FOX’s Almost Human, a recent newcomer to the TOMAmeter and the Top 5, could not hold its ground as AMC’s Breaking Bad once again regained its place, coming in at #4. Despite being removed from the Top 5, Almost Human is still preforming well,…

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Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop: What’s the Occasion?

I would never eat an energy bar for dinner. Ever. For breakfast maybe. Definitely as a midday snack. I would never wear a suit to the movies. To work, sometimes. Definitely to a client meeting. I would never curl up on the couch and read a book on my smartphone. On my laptop, maybe. On…

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TOMAmeter November 18-24: Almost Human Debuts in the Top 5

This week on the TOMAmeter, FOX’s Almost Human debuts at #4 after weeks of falling short of the Top 20. Also entering the Top 20 this week is Showtime’s Dexter at #16 and ABC’s Castle at #18. AMC’s The Walking Dead continues its run at #1 with no real threat in sight. However, HBO’s massive…

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To Wii or Not to Wii, That is the Question, this Holiday Season!

Hamlet’s love for Ophelia is unquestioned, just as Americans love for electronics is equally unquestioned. In this month’s edition of Ipsos’ November Thought Starter, “America Goes Shopping in an Electronics Wonderland”, holiday purchases seem to include a hefty-haul of electronic devices. An astounding 64% of Americans plan to allocate a portion of their holiday spend…

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Puget Sound residents avoid shopping (and football) over Thanksgiving holiday

A recent survey we conducted found that almost half (48%) of respondents from the Puget Sound area plan to limit their shopping and decorating time by being a dinner guest at someone else’s home on Thanksgiving. And regardless of whether they are going elsewhere or staying at home for the holidays, residents don’t plan to…

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