Archive for September 17th, 2010

WNBA Finals Down on ESPN2

ESPN, Ratings, WNBA September 17, 2010 at 11:57 PM 0 comments

It may have been a short series, but the 2010 WNBA Finals held up reasonably well for ESPN2. ESPN2 averaged a 0.36 U.S. rating and 516,000 viewers for its two-game coverage of the Storm/Dream WNBA […]

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Additional sports TV ratings news, including college football on Versus and ESPN and local ratings for the last game of the WNBA Finals in Seattle and Atlanta. Through three telecasts, Mountain West football on Versus […]

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For the third straight year, the U.S. Open Men’s Final was delayed to Monday due to rain — and for the third straight year, the numbers were extremely low. Monday’s Nadal/Djokovic U.S. Open Men’s Final […]

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Unaffected by rain for the first time in three years, the Women’s Final of the U.S. Open still put up low numbers on CBS Saturday night. CBS drew a 1.7 final rating and 2.609 million […]

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Recent sports TV ratings news, including ratings for the FIBA World Championship gold medal game and college football numbers on ESPN and ESPN2. Sunday’s USA/Turkey FIBA World Championship gold medal game drew a 0.62 U.S. […]

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Of the three high profile college football matchups airing head-to-head last Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma’s blowout win over Florida State was easily the lowest rated. ABC drew a 2.4 final rating and 3.838 million viewers for […]

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The behemoth of sports leagues is apparently stronger than ever. Week 1 of the 2010-11 NFL season averaged 19.5 million viewers across NBC, FOX, CBS and ESPN, the highest average for the opening weekend of […]

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FOX may have aired its most-viewed Week 1 NFL game ever, but the network was also home to the only game of the weekend to have a decline in ratings. Regional NFL action featuring Panthers/Giants […]

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NFL Season Starts Strong on CBS

CBS, NFL, Ratings September 17, 2010 at 4:10 AM 0 comments

CBS opened the 2010-11 NFL season with its highest Week 1 rating in ten years. Sunday’s NFL singleheader (featuring Bengals/Patriots) drew a 9.7 final rating and 16.175 million viewers on CBS, up 37% in ratings […]

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