Nielsen to provide TV measurement for the Marquee Broadcasting Group

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Nielsen and Marquee Enter into Multi-Year Local TV Measurement Services Agreement

NEW YORK, NY — Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) and Marquee Broadcasting Group, a privately held broadcasting company that owns several television stations, today announced a multi-year agreement whereby Nielsen will provide local TV measurement services for all broadcast stations.

“We believe that Nielsen data are vital and critical components in our comprehensive suite of tools we utilize to serve our communities across all of our markets,” said Patricia Lane, CEO of Marquee. “With Nielsen, we are confident Marquee will continue to provide the highest level of service and expertise to our viewers, our advertising partners and the communities we serve, because local truly does matter.”

Marquee provides news, weather and sports reporting to its viewers, and it strives to produce programming that is local, relevant and important to its constituents.

With the acquisition of WDMT in Salisbury, Md., in 2013, Marquee Broadcasting Inc. has expanded to several more states, with a growing local news presence in Maryland, Georgia and Kentucky. With plans to expand further in the future, Marquee views its relationship with Nielsen as an ever-expanding one.

“The backbone of the Local TV business are Local broadcast TV stations,” affirms Catherine Herkovic, EVP/Managing Director, Nielsen Local TV. “Nielsen is proud to help Marquee serve its local communities and to provide a service that supports accurate, comprehensive delivery of the news.”