The Results Are In … What’s Your Industry IQ?

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Two weeks ago we asked MediaVillage readers to put their TV knowledge to the test in a 20-question quiz on TV networks presented by a MediaVillage sponsor. The results are in ... and out of 100+ responses, just over 10% are industry experts, scoring a 90% or above. Please see answers below. Winners will be contacted directly.

 
  1. Which of these networks delivered the most W25-54 in 4Q’15?
    1. Bravo
    2. Hallmark Channel
    3. HGTV
    4. Lifetime
    5. USA

 

  1. Which network owns Thanksgiving, with the most W25-54 watching that week?
    1. Food Network
    2. Hallmark Channel
    3. TBS
    4. TNT
    5. USA

 

  1. Which news network holds the record for the highest-rated non-sports cable telecast of all time?
    1. CBSN
    2. CNN 
    3. Fox News
    4. MSNBC

 

  1. Which news network ranked #1 in primetime for total viewers and A25-54 during March 13’s Democratic Town Hall?
    1. CBSN
    2. CNN
    3. Fox News
    4. MSNBC

 

  1. In 2016 which of these nets is NOT down -15% or more versus the prior year with W25-54?
    1. A&E
    2. Freeform 
    3. Hallmark Channel
    4. TLC
    5. USA

 

  1. Over the last 5 years, which network has GROWN over 20% with W18-49?
    1. A&E
    2. Bravo
    3. Hallmark Channel
    4. TNT
    5. USA

 

  1. Which network saw its January 2016 Original Movie Premieres grow +20% over year-ago levels?
    1. FX
    2. Hallmark Channel
    3. Lifetime
    4. TBS
    5. USA

 

  1. Which is the most watched network with W25-54 in 1Q’16-to-date?
    1. FXX
    2. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    3. Nat Geo
    4. Oxygen
    5. truTV

 

  1. What is the fastest-growing entertainment network in 2016?
    1. A&E
    2. Freeform
    3. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    4. TLC
    5. USA

 

  1. Which network had the most distribution gains from 2015 to 2016?
    1. FXX
    2. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    3. INSP
    4. Investigation Discovery
    5. UP

 

  1. Which network is home to the longest running movie franchise in TV history?
    1. Hallmark Channel
    2. Lifetime
    3. TBS
    4. TNT
    5. USA

 

  1.  Which sports network most recently inked a 2-year deal with Snapchat?
    1. CBS Sports
    2. ESPN
    3. Fox Sports
    4. MSG
    5. Turner Sports

 

  1. Which company announced a streaming deal with the NHL which will allow it to sell its own advertising for the games?
    1. Hulu
    2. Periscope
    3. Twitter
    4. Yahoo
    5. YouTube

 

  1. Which network owns the holidays with more holiday programming than any other on TV?
    1. Freeform
    2. Hallmark Channel
    3. Lifetime
    4. Lifetime Movie Network
    5. TBS

 

  1. Which news network recently revived “Wall Street Week”, which ran for 35 years on PBS?
    1. CNBC
    2. Bloomberg
    3. Fox Business News
    4. Fox News

 

  1. Which is the only cable network with a Lifestyle show that premieres 52 weeks a year, 5 days a week?
    1. Cooking Channel
    2. DIY
    3. Food Network
    4. Hallmark Channel
    5. HGTV

 

  1. What network group premieres the most Original Movies in all of TV?
    1. A+E Television Networks
    2. Crown Media Family Networks
    3. Discovery Networks
    4. NBCU
    5. Viacom

 

  1. What network group offers sponsorship opportunities in the following key time periods: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine’s Day, Wedding Season and Back-to School?
    1. A+E Television Networks Group
    2. Crown Media Family Networks
    3. Discovery Networks
    4. NBCU
    5. Viacom Networks

 

  1. Which network unveiled an aggressive strategy to drive three million new Latino voters to register to vote?
    1. Azteca America
    2. CNN en Espanol
    3. Telemundo
    4. Univision

 

  1. Which is the only family-friendly mystery channel?
    1. Chiller
    2. Cloo
    3. Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    4. Investigation Discovery
    5. Lifetime Networks
    6. Lifetime Movie Network

 

If you answered all the above correctly than you know this: Crown Media Family Networks continues to command impressive marketplace leadership. In an era of flagging cable ratings and disruption, both Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries have proven that family-friendly content yields audience growth and distribution gains. Hallmark Channel’s total audience from September through February is up 8% YOY. While in Q1’16, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is up 66% among W25-54 in total day delivery YOY. The standard bearers of engaging holiday programming, Crown Media Family Networks outpaces the competition in terms of audience but also in regards to the amount of original content produced – offering a prime environment for advertisers.

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