Research + News | Topic: Media

SiriusXM Is Starting A TikTok Music Channel To Appeal To The Teens

Sirius, which owns Pandora and the podcasting company Stitcher, announced a new partnership with the social video app today that’ll bring TikTok-popularized music to the satellite radio provider. Read the article here.

The Missing Middle: Reimagining A Future For Tweens, Teens and Public Media

Joan Ganz Cooney Center and CPB seek to carry forward Joan’s vision of programming that prioritizes youth well-being and supports learning and the development of life skills. Read the article here.

The New Late-Night

New YouTube talk shows that Millennials and Gen Zs are tuning into. Read the article here.

How ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Has Become A Cult Favorite For Another Generation Of Teens On TikTok

Now streaming on Hulu, Gen Z has discovered the beloved and short-lived Judd Apatow comedy, proving it endures as a timeless portrait of high school angst. Read the article here.

Tops Of 2020: Nielsen Streaming Unwrapped

When looking at the types of content that was successful in 2020, it was original content that sparked cultural phenomenons and shepherded in new subscribers to both established and nascent platforms. Read the report here.

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight, 2020

The latest research from Common Sense Media is now available. Access the report here.

One-Third Of Engaged Christian Parents Is “Media-Stressed”

Over the past century, the rate of technological advancement has increased exponentially—and with that increase, social opportunities and dilemmas tethered to tech have also multiplied. Read the article from Barna here.

The Downside To Screen Time This Fall

The proposed solutions for school in the fall, while completely understandable and entirely rational, are going to need to be carefully watched and managed. Read the article here.

In The U.S., People Are Switching To Digital For Live Sports Viewing

Sports are on hold in the US due to the coronavirus pandemic, but digital live sports viewership will still rise more than 14% this year thanks to continued organic growth and accelerated cord-cutting. Read the article here.

Teens’ And Kids’ Media Diets During The Coronavirus

This eMarketer podcast discusses the media diets of kids and teens in quarantine. Listen to it here.