CBS takes weekly Nielsen crown behind ’60 Minutes’

CBS won television’s weekly Nielsen crown, despite not having a prime-time football game, primarily because games on rival NBC and Fox had relatively lackluster showings Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2019-11-19 21:25:56 UTC ]
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November Religion Bestsellers: Bob Goff Takes #2; Francine Rivers Dominates

Bestselling author of ‘Love Does’ Bob Goff’s 365-day devotional takes #2 on PW’s Religion Nonfiction chart amid the gift-giving season; while Francine Rivers takes three spots in Religion Fiction following the hardcover release of ‘Lineage of Grace.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S parent CBS completes merger with Viacom

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with US mass media conglomerate Viacom has been completed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 12:57:56 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Blue Moon grabs third number one

Lee Child’s Blue Moon has boomeranged back into the Weekly E-Book Ranking top spot, a week after Philip Pullman’s collected His Dark Materials sensationally knocked the 24th Jack Reacher title from the number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 08:47:34 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: December 9, 2019

James Patterson has two new books on our list, one centered on staple character Alex Cross and the other starring Ali Cross, the detectives son. Plus the Trump White House and WWII remain fertile ground for authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking From The Vulnerable: JPay, States Charge Incarcerated For Free Ebooks

JPay made ebooks from Project Gutenberg free to incarcerated people who have their tablets last month. But...where did the money they collected for all of those Project Gutenberg books go? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-05 11:39:33 UTC ]
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CBS, Viacom Merger Completed

The merger of Simon & Schuster parent company CBS with Viacom was completed yesterday afternoon. The new ViacomCBS will have combined sales of about $28 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up Higham's take on archaeological discoveries about humanity

Viking will publish a book about the species of humans 50,000 years ago and how the genetic trajectory affects our health today by archaeological scientist Tom Higham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 23:39:33 UTC ]
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One Week in Reykjavík, by Alizah Holstein

Cultural Cross Sections Alizah Holstein I stepped out of Keflavík airport at 4:30 a.m. Far off in the dimly lit parking lot was the bus to Reykjavík—parked, empty, still off-duty. Winds buffeted me from above, the cold air curling its way up my wrists and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-12-03 17:31:19 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Weekly: November 25 – 27, 2019

Of Bohumil Hrabal’s six great loves, guess how many were cats? (Hint: almost all of them.) | Lit Hub Memoir The car culture that’s helping destroy the planet was by no means inevitable: on the relentless campaign to force Americans to accept the automobile. | Lit Hub History Here are the 78 best... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-30 12:30:39 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman Lights up the digital chart

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, collated into a single e-book, has subtly knifed Lee Child in the back to claim the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of December 2, 2019

Millennial journalist Jill Filipovic sells a book on her generation to S&S’s newly launched One Signal imprint, Gallery Books lands a YouTube star, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 25, 2019

Bush twins Jenna and Barbara have the #5 book in the country with ‘Sisters First.’ Plus Kevin Wilson’s ‘Nothing to See Here’ hits our list for the first time in its third week on sale, and the latest incarnation of ‘Joy of Cooking’ remains a family affair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: The National Book Awards are awarded in New York; in Florida, a group of county commissioners double down on their refusal to allow their library to buy a 'New York Times' digital subscription; and Elsevier announces a breakthrough open-access deal with Carnegie... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 25, 2019

This week: why we're wrong about nearly everything, plus Bohumil Hrabal's meditations on living with cats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Pullman in BBC boost

Lee Child's Blue Moon claimed a second week atop the Weekly E-Book Ranking, bringing the veteran crime author’s total haul of number ones up to eight. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 18:28:02 UTC ]
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Nielsen Names Jacqueline Woods as CMO of its Global Connect Division

Nielsen Holdings has announced that Jacqueline Woods will be joining the company as chief marketing officer of its Global Connect division, which provides CPG manufacturers and retailers with data insights on consumer trends. "I am humbled and excited to join the team, as we begin to create the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-21 17:13:28 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, Nov. 25, 2019

This week: A biography of Jay-Z from Michael Eric Dyson, a series launch from bestseller Jeff Lindsay, and a Man Booker–shortlisted novel from Bernardine Evaristo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Adds TV Data From Nielsen to Its Reach Planner

YouTube added television data from Nielsen to its Reach Planner, which it rolled out in April 2018 to aid brands planning their media campaigns on YouTube and other video platforms. Product manager for video ads Dacheng Zhao said in a blog post that advertisers can now see how different... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-20 18:20:54 UTC ]
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Kinney’s Wrecking Ball smashes second week at top

Jeff Kinney’s 14th Wimpy Kid title, Wrecking Ball (Puffin), has notched up a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 42,015 copies in its first full week on sale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 06:52:01 UTC ]
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Bodley Head scoops Rachel Maddow's take on oil industry

Bodley Head will publish MSNBC news anchor Rachel Maddow’s take on "the unimaginably lucrative and equally corrupting oil and gas industry". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 02:47:32 UTC ]
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