Nielsen admits a software glitch has been screwing up recent TV ratings

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    Nielsen admits a software glitch has been screwing up recent TV ratings

    Fist the bad news: No, Firefly isn't coming back. But, if you've ever felt like the ratings system didn't accurately represent the popularity of your favorite show, this might be something to take note of. Today The Nielsen Company issued a statement admitting it found a "technical error that impacts national network television ratings over several months." The problem apparently didn't apply to cable networks or local TV, but given their impact on billions of dollars in advertising, even a small problem can be significant. According to reports ABC benefited from the glitch, which became more noticeable as the fall premieres rolled out.....

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