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Infographic: Cord Cutters Prefer Streaming

TV viewers without a cable, satellite or fiber-optic TV subscription consume content via paid and free streaming services (e.g., Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu or Crackle). A smaller proportion of this group also downloads TV programs, but streaming appears to be the preferred method of viewership.

Infographic services used by cord cutters-nevers (2)

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Why I’m Keeping Cable

I’m a Millennial, and a Digital Native. I also tend to DVR the vast majority of the shows I watch or download them via iTunes – currently, the only show that I watch live is Boardwalk Empire, other than the odd … Read More…

What HBO’s New Standalone Service Means

There will be a lot written in the next couple of days regarding HBO’s announcement that they will be launching a standalone streaming service in 2015. Here are some brief thoughts on this: It won’t be HBO Go. There’s too much value … Read More…

TOMAmeter March 24 – March 30: How I Met Your TOMAmeter!

CBS’ immensely popular How I Met Your Mother is wrapping up its series which enjoyed a lengthy run on the air that spanned nearly a decade. How I Met Your Mother moved up from #14 to #9 and looks to … Read More…

Traditional Media Alive and Well, Remains Very Widely Used Among Canadians

The battle between traditional and digital media rages on as Canadians are using a continuously expanding menu of channels and media in their daily lives.

While the media landscape continues to evolve with digital alternatives, traditional media remains widely used among Canadians. Conventional TV and radio continue to rank in the top three most frequently used media sources.

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TOMAmeter March 17 – March 23: TOMAmadness!

After a weekend of several upsets and many teams failing to clinch a berth into NCAA’s Sweet 16, it was ABC’s Scandal that was able to stave off “elimination” this week. After threatening to fall from the Top 20, Scandal … Read More…

TOMAmeter March 10 –16: Resurrection Gives the TOMAmeter A Pulse

ABC’s Resurrection has given the network and our rankings new life as the new program moved up from #5 to #2 and looks to be the next competitor to overthrow AMC’s The Walking Dead, which is again at the top … Read More…

TOMAmeter March 3 – 9: And The Award Goes To ….

AMC’s The Walking Dead! The Oscars/Academy Awards made a strong push for #1, falling just short of the top spot, despite moving up from #4 last week. The rest of the Top 10 remained fairly unchanged except for one newcomer. … Read More…

TOMAmeter February 24 – March 2: Goodbye Skeleton, Hello Zombies

The games are over and the athletes have left Sochi. With that the Olympics has ceded the #1 spot to AMC’s The Walking Dead which has been holding steady at #2 for the past four weeks. The week leading up … Read More…

TOMAmeter February 17 – 23: The Olympics Take the Gold Once Again

For the third straight week, the Olympics has been the most mentioned TV program or event in our TOMAmeter while AMC’s The Walking Dead is standing strong at #2. With a full week of binge watching at viewers hands, Netflix’s … Read More…

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