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Nielsen Profit and Revenue Rise

Earnings per share beat analyst expectations by a penny.

Historically, the company generated ratings from a panel of sample households, used by networks and advertisers to determine the value of television commercials and the popularity of shows. Nielsen has been under fire from some networks for a methodology they say isn’t adapting quickly enough to changing media-consumption habits such as smartphone viewing and streaming media.

Nielsen recently launched its “total audience measurement” framework that tracks viewership across live TV, DVRs, streaming...