TOMAmeter April 28 – May 4: Jack is Back!

After a four year hiatus, FOX’s 24 is returning to network TV. The new miniseries, 24: Live Another Day, makes its debut at #5 in our rankings this week and while Jack Bauer always faces a tough challenge from season to season, taking down Game of Thrones as the most mentioned program in the TOMAmeter…

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TOMAmeter April 21– 27: Saying Goodbye to Some Familiar Faces

This week marks the first time in just under a year that our Top 20 was not occupied by AMC’s Breaking Bad. The drama stayed in the Top 20 for 47 consecutive weeks, 29 of which came once the program aired its final episode – another impressive feat for one of this generation’s most popular…

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TOMAmeter April 14– 20: ABC Shines in the Top 20

ABC was well represented in the Top 20 this week with a number of programs scattered across our TOMAmeter. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. jumped into the Top 20 at #19 joining Scandal (#5), Resurrection (#6), Dancing with the Stars (#10), Grey’s Anatomy (#14) and Once Upon a Time (#15) giving the alphabet network a grand…

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TOMAmeter April 7– 13: The Walking Dead Has Been Dethroned

HBO’s Game of Thrones has swapped places with AMC’s The Walking Dead as the premium cable smash hit returned to capture our attention for its fourth season this past week. With The Walking Dead concluding its season a few weeks ago, expect a lengthy reign at the top for HBO’s signature program. ABC’s Scandal is…

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Hispanic Youth…Living the Dream?

Imagine a world with no parents. A world where the phrase “in loco parentis” doesn’t exist. A world where Millennials rise on their own, and take control of the world! Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, the post post-teen, early twenty years. A time of excitement, adventure, broadening one’s horizons, and experiencing the world through the eyes of the great…

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TOMAmeter March 31 – April 6: The End of a Legen…dary Era

Whether you liked the finale or not, the story of Ted and Tracy has come to a conclusion, bumping CBS’ How I Met Your Mother up 6 places from #9 into the Top 3. AMC’s The Walking Dead and HBO’s Game of Thrones reprised their role as #1 and #2, proving to be just strong…

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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 improve on that landing spot as the program came to a close on Monday, March…

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Observations on Healthcare Exchange Enrollment pt.2

With yesterday’s end (1) of the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act healthcare exchanges, I thought it might be time to revisit some of the data we’ve collected on the enrollees. One of the most frequently asked questions about the exchanges is “will uninsured and underinsured Americans sign up?” Before the exchanges launched, the…

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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 made a surge this week moving up from the 20th spot last week to become…

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