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The Weekend Ticker: Nielsen, AJAM, Gyllenhaal

  • Nielsen will start counting people that watch TV shows on mobile devices , starting in Fall, 2014. The New York TimesBrian Stelter has more.

  • Al Jazeera America had a lavish–and very American–launch party last Thursday. American Idol’s Jennifer Hudson performed, while the menu was filled with comfort foods. Every guest walked away with a mini apple pie. The NY Observer‘s Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke has more.

  • Actor Jake Gyllenhaal was a guest on CNN’s “New Day,” Friday. With a bit of prompting from Michaela Pereira, he declared himself the show’s “fourth anchor.” Watch below.


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