Archive for December 20th, 2011

Bill Conlin Resigns From Philadelphia Daily News in Wake of Sex Abuse Allegations

Philadelphia Daily News writer Bill Conlin has resigned from the paper after being accused of sexually abusing children in the 1970s. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the allegations on Tuesday. Four individuals are accusing Conlin of […]

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Ratings: Near-Records For Bruins, Patriots; Also Army/Navy Finals

Recent sports TV ratings notes, including a massive increase for the Bruins on NESN, a near-record for the Patriots, and a twelve-year high for the Army/Navy game.

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Week 14 Wrap: Low Numbers For ESPN’s Rams/Seahawks Game

Monday Night Football had another rough outing in Week 14, thanks to another matchup of mediocre teams. The Week 14 Rams/Seahawks Monday Night Football game earned a 6.2 U.S. rating and 9.880 million viewers on […]

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Week 14 Wrap: CBS Hits Season-Low For NFL National Window

Week 14 of the season was a dud for CBS, as both games of the network’s doubleheader suffered declines from last year. The Week 14 NFL national window earned a 12.7 final rating and 20.789 […]

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Week 14 Wrap: Broncos Help FOX to Big Numbers

One week before boosting CBS to a four-year high in overnights, the Broncos helped FOX to strong numbers in Week 14 of the season. The Week 14 NFL singleheader window, featuring Bears/Broncos in 42% of […]

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NFL Week 15: Steelers/49ers Earns Fourth-Best MNF Overnight of Season

After two straight lackluster outings, Monday Night Football returned to form in Week 15 of the season. The Week 15 edition of Monday Night Football, pitting the 10-3 Steelers against the 10-3 49ers, earned a […]

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NBC to Stream Super Bowl, Wild Card Games, Online

For the first time, the biggest television event of the year will be available online and on mobile phones. The NFL has announced that the Super Bowl and Wild Card Saturday games will be streamed […]

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ESPN Revamps NBA Studio Show

For the third time since acquiring NBA rights in 2002, ESPN/ABC is trying something different with its NBA pregame show. ESPN announced Tuesday that the network’s KIA NBA Countdown pregame show will change its cast, […]

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