Archive for December 26th, 2011

Celtics/Knicks Earns Fourth-Largest NBA Audience Ever on Cable

The first game of the 2011-12* NBA regular season earned near-record viewership for TNT. Sunday’s Celtics/Knicks NBA regular season game drew a 3.4 U.S. rating and 5.860 million viewers on TNT, up 48% in ratings […]

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NFL Week 16: Bears/Packers Earns Best NFL Christmas Overnight Since ’95

Though down double-digits from last year’s Week 16 game (which aired on a Tuesday night) Sunday’s Bears/Packers matchup on NBC earned the league’s best Christmas overnight since 1995. The Week 16 edition of Sunday Night […]

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NBA Gets off to Strong Start; Four of Five Christmas Games Up From Last Year

The abbreviated 2011-12* NBA regular season got off to an impressive start in the ratings. Four of the five NBA Christmas Day games were up from last year, and the only game to have a […]

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SMW Top 20 of 2011 (#20-#16)

Sports Media Watch presents 20 notable sports media stories of the year 2011. Today, #20-#16, including big ratings for Major League Baseball and the NBA, NBC losing one of its prized TV properties to ESPN, […]

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