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Five hours and 24 minutes each day. That’s the amount of time Nielsen reports U.S. adults spend with video. It makes up more than half the 10 hours and 30 minutes each day Americans spend on connected media, according the latest Nielsen Total Audience Report. Read more

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Growth is the blue plate special at America’s restaurants in 2019. After big gains in both the full-service and fast-food segments last year, analysts at the big-data firm Prevedere have put increases back on the menu. “Our forecast is for 5.7 percent growth in 2019,” said Andrew Duguay, a senior economist at Prevedere. Read more

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Five months after being acquired by Comcast, Sky is working with the cable giant’s NBCUniversal unit to create a unified set of advanced advertising products under the AdSmart banner, Broadcasting & Cable reports. Read more