Sports & Entertainment

We learn the most about individuals watching how they invest their free hours. At The Harris Poll, we closely track trends in consumer spending on, and sentiment towards, sports and other forms of entertainment.

Throughout the year, we will update this page with the latest insights into the sports and entertainment industries. Grounded in data from the present, our reports predict the future of entertainment.

Are Americans spending more time attending live events or watching online? What streaming services resonate with consumers? Will virtual reality supersede other forms of gaming? Will consumers pay more for in-person events, or would they rather participate from the comfort of their home? How much are consumers willing to spend on entertainment options each month? How do entertainment preferences vary by generation?

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With the amount of resources brands put into sponsorships and advertising with the sporting and entertainment industries, ensuring that you are hitting the mark with your creative and partnerships is essential. To better understand how brands can be successful in this space, The Harris Poll is conducting a series of reports focused on the sports and entertainment sector, from the Super Bowl to the Olympics get your advertising questions answered here.

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Entertainment Articles & Insights

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Fans are here for the NCAA's dramatic changes

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Sports leagues thought they hit the jackpot by partnering with the betting industry - but gambling scandals are turning Americans against them

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TikTok Ban Threat - What Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X And Boomers Really Think Of The App

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Gen Z just said it's sick of remakes. Here's why that's bad timing for Hollywood

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Popular shoe brands New Balance and Skechers score with NBA fans

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March Brand Madness: 20 brands that over-index with NCAA basketball fans

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Harris Poll: Chicago's flaws shouldn't overshadow its beauty and grandeur

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Super Bowl LVIII: The NFL's momentum looks unstoppable

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Will Johnson: Chicago sports teams are crucial to fans. New stadiums? Not so much.

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Sports are integral to Chicago's identity, but which teams contribute most to its culture?

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The 'Super Bowl flu' will soon hit millions of employees - it could cots businesses more than $6 billion

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