Entertainment is an amusement or diversion intended to hold the attention of an audience or its participants. The industry that provides entertainment is called the entertainment industry.
ACNielsen - ACNielsen is the world's leading marketing information company. With 21,000 employees worldwide offering services in more than 100 countries, ACNielsen provides market research, information, analysis and insights to the consumer products and service industries. Nielsen Media Research - Nielsen Media Research is the world's leading provider of television audience measurement and related services. Active in more than 40 countries, Nielsen Media Research offers television and radio audience measurement, print readership and custom media research services.
VNU is a global information and media company with leading market positions and recognized brands in marketing information (ACNielsen), media measurement and information (Nielsen Media Research), business information (Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, Computing, Intermediair) and directory publishing (Golden Pages). VNU is active in more than 100 countries, with headquarters in Haarlem, The Netherlands and New York, USA. The company employs 38,000 people. Total revenues amounted to EUR 4.3 billion in 2002. VNU is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam (ASE: VNU) stock exchange. For more information, please visit the VNU website at www.vnu.com.