Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Consumers are watching more TV than ever, spurring producers to compete for their attention. With the growth of new TV platforms and their relative convenience, the Television Production industry's revenue is expected to continue on an upward trend. In addition, technological changes will continue to limit the number of new enterprises, as TV production companies continue merging to cut costs and remain competitive... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
During the past five years, the variety of genres produced for TV has stayed fairly constant. According to a 2012 report by consumer research firm Nielsen, the number of hours of TV programming will decrease from 1,056 hours in 2007 to 984 in 2012, despite a 1.3% expected increase in 2012 (latest data available).
The genre with the most significant change in terms of programming hours was sports. The sports segment is forecast to have grown at an annualized rate of 13.2%, from 1.4% of total programming in 2008 to 2.6% in 2013. The number of hours of audience participation shows also increased, while the amount of time for all other genres declined in the past five years... purchase to read more