Archive for December 7th, 2010

In the tradition of Tony Kornheiser and Dennis Miller on Monday Night Football, ESPN will use ESPN.com writer Bill Simmons on live NBA coverage later this week.Simmons will serve as a game analyst for Friday’s […]

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Billed as the biggest game of the year, Monday’s Jets/Patriots game was not even ESPN’s top game of the season. The Patriots’ 42-point win over the Jets drew an 11.2 overnight rating on ESPN Monday […]

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Tiger Woods‘ near victory at the Chevron World Challenge propelled the event to its highest overnight rating in eight years. Final round coverage of the Chevron World Challenge, won by Graeme McDowell in a playoff […]

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With no national championship implications, the final Big 12 Championship Game hit a four-year low in overnight ratings on ABC. Oklahoma’s win over Nebraska drew a 5.3 overnight rating on ABC Saturday night, down 30% […]

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Lacking the drama of a #1 vs. #2 matchup and the drawing power of previous combatants Alabama and Florida, Saturday’s Auburn/South Carolina SEC Championship Game plunged in the overnights. Auburn’s win over South Carolina drew […]

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Overnight ratings dropped to near season-low levels for Sunday’s NFL singleheader window. CBS drew a 9.7 overnight for the Week 13 singleheader, down 13% from Week 13 last year (NE/MIA*: 11.1, CBS), and down 24% […]

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FOX tied a season-high for Sunday’s NFL national window but still trailed last year’s comparable matchup. NFL action featuring Cowboys/Colts in 76% of TV markets earned an 18.0 overnight on FOX Sunday afternoon, down 5% […]

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NBC scored good numbers for Sunday’s Week 13 Ravens/Steelers game. The Steelers’ win over the Ravens drew a 14.6 overnight on NBC Sunday night, up 7% from Week 13 last year (MIN/AZ: 13.7) and up […]

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