Archive for October 18th, 2011

More Ratings: Notre Dame Hits NBC Record Low

Final ratings for Week 6 of the college football season, including a record low rating for Notre Dame football on NBC, mixed numbers for ABC’s tripleheader (includes Oklahoma/Texas), and a double-digit drop for Florida/LSU on […]

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Week 5 Wrap: FOX Singleheader Down From Last Year

Ratings and viewership dropped by double-digits for the Week 5 NFL singleheader window on FOX. Regional NFL action featuring Eagles/Bills in 29% of markets earned a 9.9 final rating and 16.006 million viewers on FOX […]

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Week 5 Wrap: Ratings Up For CBS Doubleheader

After a relatively slow start to the NFL season, CBS broke out of its slump during Week 5. The Week 5 NFL national window, featuring Jets/Patriots, earned a 13.6 final rating and 22.598 million viewers […]

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Ratings: Week 7 College Football Overnights on ABC, CBS, ESPN

Recent sports TV ratings notes, including overnight ratings for Week 7 of the college football season on ABC (regional action featuring Oklahoma State/Texas), CBS (LSU/Tennessee) and ESPN (includes Michigan/Michigan State).

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NFL Week 6: ESPN Has First Increase of the Season

Thanks in part to last year’s lackluster numbers, ESPN had its first increase of the season for Monday Night Football. The Week 6 edition of Monday Night Football, pitting the winless Dolphins against the 2-3 […]

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NFL Week 6: Overnights Drop For ‘SNF’

A battle of sub-.500 teams did NBC no favors on Sunday night. The Week 6 edition of Sunday Night Football, pitting the 2-3 Bears against the 1-4 Vikings, earned an 11.2 overnight rating on NBC […]

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NFL Week 6: CBS’ Singleheader Down By Nearly a Third

Overnight ratings dropped by nearly a third for the Week 6 NFL singleheader on CBS. The Week 6 NFL singleheader, including Bills/Giants, earned a 9.9 overnight rating on CBS Sunday afternoon — down 31% from […]

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NFL Week 6: Cowboys/Patriots Earns Best NFL Overnight Since ’07

FOX hit a multi-year high in the overnights for Sunday’s NFL national window. The Week 6 NFL national window, featuring Cowboys/Patriots in 88% of markets, earned a 19.1 overnight rating on FOX Sunday afternoon — […]

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2011 MLB Postseason Down on Turner Sports

Hampered by a weak League Championship Series, Turner Sports’ coverage of the 2011 Major League Baseball postseason was down double-digits from last year. TBS and TNT averaged a 2.8 U.S. rating and 4.299 million viewers […]

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NLCS: Series-High For Cards’ Clincher, But Still Down Big

Though again down substantially from last year, the ratings-challenged National League Championship Series ended on with a series-high on TBS. The Cardinals’ series-clinching Game 6 win over the Brewers earned a 3.6 U.S. rating and […]

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