Archive for January, 2013

2013 Pro Bowl Tops All Other All-Star Games, Still Hits Four-Year Low

Despite hitting a four-year low in viewership, the Pro Bowl was again the top pro sports All-Star game of the past year.

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Bleacher Report Content to Air Daily on CNN

Less than a year after being acquired by Turner Sports, the Bleacher Report has gained a significant profile on struggling cable news channel CNN.

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Why is ESPN Calling the Super Bowl the “Pro Football Championship?”

ESPN has decided to go generic when reporting on the over/under for Super Bowl XLVII.

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TV Ratings: Blackhawks Set More Records (Also: NBA on ESPN, “Fan Night”)

Comcast SportsNet Chicago continues to attract record ratings for Blackhawks games.

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Idle Notes: Dodgers’ TV Deal Results in New RSN (Also: CBS/Catholic 7, NBA Countdown)

The Dodgers have agreed to a lengthy and lucrative television deal that involves the creation of a new regional sports network.

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TV Ratings: UFC Edges Figure Skating Saturday, But Both Decline (Also: College Hoops)

Overnight ratings declined slightly for the latest edition of the UFC on FOX.

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Despite Delays, Overnight Ratings Up Big For Tiger at Torrey Pines

No matter the round, Tiger Woods leading on a Sunday afternoon is ratings gold for PGA broadcast partners.

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Pro Bowl: Overnight Rating Hits Four-Year Low, Still Strong

Overnight ratings for the Pro Bowl declined for a second-straight year.

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Thunder/Lakers Earns Big Overnight on ABC; Heat/Celtics Also Strong

ABC earned strong numbers for Sunday’s NBA doubleheader.

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Overnight Ratings Mixed For Aussie Open Finals

Despite moving from ESPN2 to ESPN, the overnight ratings were still minuscule for the middle-of-the-night Australian Open singles finals.

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