Archive for January 5th, 2012

Bowls: Insight Bowl Up For Second-Straight Season

Though not as dramatic as the increase for last year’s edition, this year’s Insight Bowl was up double-digits in ratings and viewership. The 2011 Insight Bowl, won by #14 Oklahoma over unranked Iowa, earned a […]

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Bowls: Champs Sports Bowl Up From Last Year, Still Trails ’10, ’09

Though up from last year’s game, which aired opposite a rescheduled NFL game on NBC, the Florida State/Notre Dame Champs Sports Bowl could not match 2010 or 2009. The 2011 Champs Sports Bowl, a comeback […]

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Bowls: Chick-Fil-A Bowl Down Double-Digits

Ratings and viewership dipped for Saturday’s Chick-Fil-A Bowl. The 2011 Chick Fil-A Bowl, won by #25 Auburn over unranked Virginia, earned a 3.6 U.S. rating and 6.155 million viewers on ESPN Saturday night — down […]

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Bowls: Alamo Bowl Up From Last Year, But No Record

The high scoring Alamo Bowl was up double-digits from last year, though the numbers could not quite touch the record set two seasons ago. The Alamo Bowl, a 67-56 shootout between #12 Baylor and unranked […]

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Rangers/Flyers Winter Classic Down From Last Year’s Primetime Game

Ratings and viewership for the NHL Winter Classic dropped from last year, but remained on par compared to the last time the game aired in the afternoon. The 2012 Rangers/Flyers NHL Winter Classic earned a […]

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BCS: Orange Bowl Earns Horrible 4.5 Overnight on ESPN

An already lackluster Orange Bowl turned into an all-time blowout Wednesday night, leading to easily the lowest Bowl Championship Series overnight rating in history. Wednesday’s #23 West Virginia/#15 Clemson Orange Bowl earned an extremely low […]

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