Archive for July 12th, 2011

Home Run Derby Viewership Up From Last Year

More viewers tuned into this year’s edition of the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, but the numbers were still lower than usual. The 2011 MLB Home Run Derby drew a 4.0 U.S. rating and […]

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Big Names: Joe Buck, Jim Nantz, Bobcats’ Voice

Recent news involving sports media personalities, including Fox Sports’ Joe Buck continuing to recover from a vocal chord ailment, CBS Sports’ Jim Nantz being honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and Charlotte Bobcats’ […]

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World Cup: USA/Brazil Third Most-Viewed WWC Match Ever

Sunday’s Women’s World Cup match between the United States and Brazil hit a twelve-year high in viewership on ESPN. The United States/Brazil Women’s World Cup quarterfinal earned a 2.3 U.S. rating and 3.890 million viewers […]

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NASCAR’s Kentucky Debut Earns Pretty Solid Numbers For TNT

Saturday’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race from Kentucky put up good enough numbers for TNT. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 earned a 3.0 U.S. rating and 4.968 million viewers on TNT Saturday night, […]

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Home Run Derby Overnight Even With Last Year

Overnight ratings for the MLB Home Run Derby were even with last year, when the event ended up with its lowest final rating in nearly a decade. Coverage of the 2011 Major League Baseball Home […]

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Announcing Recommendations: NFL

Sports Media Watch presents Announcing Recommendations. Today, the NFL on NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN and NFL Network. Among the topics addressed: Is it time to slim down the often-packed studio shows? Should Joe Buck be […]

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NBC Sports Group to Run NHL Media Sales

In a deal that the NHL says will “streamline national U.S. NHL media sales for the next five years,” NBC Sports Group has agreed to sell advertising for the NHL’s television, online and mobile platforms. […]

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