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Media Industry: Statistics

This guide shows the best resources available when researching media & entertainment.


Media InfoCenter. From the Media Management Center at Northwestern University, use the Data & News column to find statistics in all media types.

Variety - Box office statistics, tv production schedules, and more.

After logging in with the provided username information, browse using the tabs provided. These include Film, TV, Legit (aka Theater), Music, Tech, and International. The Hot Topics sub-heading for each category typically includes box office statistics and other data points.

MediaWeek. Look for the section with Search for articles within this publication, then type "geographic profiles" to view US city media market profiles.

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