Archive for September 20th, 2011

More Ratings: WNBA Playoffs, College Football, New Studio Shows

Additional sports TV ratings, including the WNBA Playoffs on ESPN2 and NBA TV, Week 2 of the college football season on ESPN, FX and Versus, and the series debuts of several new studio shows, including […]

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NCAA Week 3: Huge Jump For LSU/Miss. State

Ratings and viewership more than doubled for Thursday’s game between LSU and Mississippi State. ESPN earned a 4.1 U.S. rating and 6.250 million viewers for #3 LSU/#25 Mississippi State Thursday night, up 128% in ratings […]

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NCAA Week 3: Oklahoma/FSU Most Viewed ABC Game Since ’09

A battle of top five teams earned ABC’s largest regular season college football audience since 2009. Saturday’s #1 Oklahoma/#5 Florida State college football game earned a 5.8 final rating and 9.307 million viewers on ABC, […]

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Turner Sports Acquires Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

NCAA Tournament broadcaster Turner Sports has added to its college basketball slate. TruTV will televise the semifinals, finals and consolation game of college basketball’s Coaches vs. Cancer Classic starting in 2012, Turner Sports announced last […]

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Ratings: Chase For the Cup, FedEx Cup, WNBA on NBA TV

Recent sports TV ratings news, including Monday’s NASCAR Chase for the Cup opener, the FedEx Cup Deutsche Bank Championship, and the WNBA regular season on NBA TV.

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MLB Update: Another 1.1 Rating For MLB on FOX

For the second time this season, FOX earned a mere 1.1 rating for Major League Baseball coverage — and this time, there was no weather-related excuse. Regional MLB action featuring Twins/Tigers in 49% of TV […]

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U.S. Open Wrap: Williams, NFL, Boost Women’s Final

Boosted by an NFL lead-in and the presence of Serena Williams, the U.S. Open Women’s Final earned its highest rating since the last time Williams played in the event.

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Week 2 Wrap: NBC’s Eagles/Falcons Game Up Slightly

Ratings and viewership increased for the second edition of Sunday Night Football on NBC. NBC earned a 14.3 final rating and 23.424 million viewers for Sunday’s Eagles/Falcons game, up 4% in ratings and 1% in […]

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NFL Week 2: Double-Digit Drop in Overnights For ‘MNF’

Overnight ratings dropped by nearly 20% for the second week of Monday Night Football on ESPN. Monday’s Week 2 Rams/Giants game earned an 8.8 overnight rating on ESPN, down 17% from last year (NO/SF: 10.6), […]

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NFL Week 2: Singleheader Strong For FOX

FOX earned strong numbers for the Week 2 NFL singleheader window. NFL action featuring Bears/Saints in 38% of markets earned a 13.6 overnight rating on FOX Sunday afternoon, up 11% from last year (CHI/DAL*: 12.3), […]

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