The truth about TV ratings, online viewing and sci-fi shows

When sci-fi TV shows gets canceled (on any network), many fans talk about how the ratings system is broken and doesn’t count sci-fi viewers correctly. After all, sci-fi fans are tech savvy and don’t watch live TV shows on TV … they DVR them, they buy them on iTunes and they illegally download them from BitTorrent. If the archaic Nielsen system only took these viewers into account, many sci-fi TV shows would have massive ratings and last many more seasons — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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