Research + News | Topic: Television

Too Much Screen Time Can Make Teens Anxious

Sitting in front of a TV screen or computer for more than two hours a day can increase anxiety in teenagers, according to research. Read the article here.

Mesmerized by Television

Photographer Donna Stevens explores the darker side of our love for technology and its impact on kids. View the photographs here.

TV Season in Review: Biggest Moments on Twitter

Throughout this TV season, fans have taken to Twitter to discuss edge-of-your-seat moments and minute-by-minute action. Read the article here.

Facebook, Email and TV are Dying Out As Words Used by Youngsters, Research Shows

Rapid changes in technology are changing the way children give meaning to words in social media. Read the article here.

Age of Technology: Generational Video Viewing Preferences Vary by Device and Activity

Globally, consumers largely favor TV as the device of choice for watching video programming. However, there are a few regional and generational differences in how we watch. Access the research from Nielsen here.

‘Traditional TV Viewing for Teens and Tweens is Dead. Not Dying. Dead’

Has media consumption really changed that drastically? Read the article here.

Tracking and Predictors of Screen Time from Early Adolescence to Early Adulthood

A 10-year follow-up study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Download and read the full report here.

Millennials Declare It’s Not Just The Cord, TV Content Doesn’t Cut It

For Millennials ages 13-24, digital delivers more relatable and entertaining programming. Read the research here.

How Social Media and the Post 9/11 World Shape Teen Viewing Habits

Social media has played a large role in how teens follow and interact with traditional media like television. Read the article here.

Grow and Tell: As Children Age From Toddlers to Teens, Their Media Palate Changes

As young consumers grow up, so do their media habits, Nielsen takes a look at the changes. Read the research here.