# How is TV share calculated?

### How is TV share calculated?

A share is similar to a rating but is limited to households with the media device, such as a television or radio, turned on. For example, if 1,000 homes have radios, 500 of those homes have the radios on and 100 homes are listening to a particular show, then the show's share is 100 divided by 500, or 20 percent.

### How are modern TV ratings calculated?

TV ratings are measured by Nielsen, which calculates the live viewership of a particular broadcast based on a metric called “average minute audience.” It's exactly what it sounds like: the average number of people that watched a TV broadcast during any 60-second portion of that broadcast.

### What is the difference between rating and share?

Rating is the audience of a particular program or station at a specific period of time expressed as a percent of the audience population. ... Share is the audience of a particular television program or time period expressed as a percent of the population viewing TV at that particular time.

### What means TV share?

While a show's rating is the percentage of all possible TV households or viewers in the country, its share is the percentage of households or viewers actually watching TV at the time.

### What does a 1.0 TV rating mean?

Rating is the percentage of total TV households tuned into a program at a given time. So if a show has a 1.

### How is reach calculated?

The basic formula for calculating reach is impressions divided by frequency (reach = impressions/frequency).

### What does share mean in ratings?

(NOTE: both RATING and SHARE are PERCENTAGES.) RATING = households tuned in to a given program. all households with television. (more simply: rating points measure the number of households watching programs at a given time) SHARE = households tuned in to a given program.

### What does a share on TV ratings mean?

SHARE -A share is the percentage of TV households with sets turned on that are watching your program. In the case of program "A" you divide 1,600 into 500 and get 31 as the audience share for program "A".

### How are TV ratings calculated in the UK?

TV ratings are compiled daily by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board. BARB recruits 12,000 people across 5,100 households representative of the overall UK viewing public. As well as demography and geography the panel is selected according to platform, whether the TV set or via desktop, laptop or tablet.

### How are ratings and shares used in marketing?

Media marketers use ratings and shares as key measures of the size of an audience watching television, listening to radio or otherwise using mass media. A rating is a measure of the percentage of households with a media device that is using the device to watch or listen to a particular program.

### How to calculate the share of the TV audience?

Expressed as a formula, here's how to calculate audience share: Share = (number of viewers/total number of TV watchers)