Archive for April, 2011

Not surprisingly, considering their successful seasons, the Celtics and Bulls by far led the way among Comcast-affiliated NBA teams in ratings during the 2010-11 season.Regular season Bulls games averaged a 4.50 rating on Comcast SportsNet […]

Read more ›

For the second straight game, the resurgent, defending champion Blackhawks set a ratings record on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.The Blackhawks’ overtime Game 6 win over the Canucks earned a 12.45 rating on CSN Chicago Sunday night, […]

Read more ›

The latest chapter of the Bruins/Canadiens rivalry has been a hot draw for Boston’s NESN.The Bruins’ double-overtime Game 5 win over the Canadiens earned a 13.0 rating on NESN in Boston Saturday night, the third-highest […]

Read more ›

ESPN scored solid numbers for coverage of the NBA Playoffs over the weekend, as three of the network’s five windows scored increases in overnight ratings from last year.On Friday, Game 3 of the Lakers/Hornets series […]

Read more ›

Aided by the Heat and Celtics, ABC scored double-digit increases for coverage of the NBA Playoffs on Easter Sunday.ABC earned a 5.0 overnight rating for the Celtics’ series-clinching Game 4 win over the Knicks on […]

Read more ›

The NFL lockout has ended, at least for the time being, following a ruling by a federal judge.U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson granted NFL players’ request for an injunction to halt the owner-imposed NFL […]

Read more ›

Overnight ratings increased substantially for the second weekend of the NBA Playoffs on TNT.Sunday’s NBA Playoff doubleheader on TNT averaged a 3.9 overnight rating, up 50% from last year’s comparable coverage (2.6). In particular, Lakers/Hornets […]

Read more ›

Recent news involving sports media personalities, including Laurel Richie being named the new president of the WNBA, Curt Menefee anchoring soccer action on various FOX networks, and the Lakers parting ways with play-by-play voice Joel […]

Read more ›

SportsCenter anchor Josh Elliott made his final appearance on ESPN Friday morning, becoming emotional as he said his goodbyes to the network.Friday’s morning edition of SportsCenter was the last for anchor Josh Elliott, who is […]

Read more ›

Additional sports TV ratings news, including local Stanley Cup Playoff ratings in Boston, national NHL ratings on Versus, and NASCAR’s Nationwide Series on ESPN2. Monday’s Bruins/Canadiens Game 3 earned a 10.7 rating on NESN in […]

Read more ›