AETN Signs with Simmons Research

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A&E Television Networks has signed a multiyear deal for Simmons Market
Research Bureau's "National Consumer Study," the research firm announced

AETN is the latest network company to subscribe to Simmons'
qualitative-research reports.

AETN director of advertising research Mary Ryan said in a prepared statement
that Simmons' data "will allow our networks to demonstrate audience-delivery
advantages previously hidden in standard demographic profiles."

Simmons president Chris Wilson added that the company's data include
consumers' brand preferences and product-purchase behavior.

Other recent Simmons signings: Discovery Networks U.S., Fox Television, MTV
Networks and NBC, plus ad agency Foote, Cone & Belding