Soccer Update: Sunday’s Taped EPL on FOX Trounces Saturday’s Live MLS on NBC

Soccer got exposure on two of the four major broadcast networks over the weekend, with the English Premier League easily topping Major League Soccer.

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TV Ratings: Inauspicious Beginning For MLS on NBC (Also: MLB on FOX, ESPNU College Football)

Major League Soccer did not attract big numbers in its return to broadcast television. In other news, Major League Baseball scored a big increase on FOX last week, while ESPNU set a record for college […]

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TV Ratings: Surprisingly Solid Numbers For “MLB on FOX” (Also: USC/Stanford, MLS on NBC)

The AL East race attracted solid numbers on FOX in the face of college football competition. In other news, FOX had another week-to-week increase for college football coverage, and Major League Soccer had an inauspicious […]

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2012 MLS All-Star Game Down Double-Digits

Viewership fell by nearly a third for the 2012 Major League Soccer All-Star Game.

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TV Ratings: ABC’s British Open Encore Telecasts Up Big (Also: Tour de France, MLS on NBC)

Overnight ratings increased substantially for encore presentations of the British Open on ABC. In other news, NBC had a small bump for Sunday’s Tour de France recap show, and NBC Sports Network has seen a […]

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TV Ratings: Huge Increase For PGA Greenbrier Classic (Also: Major League Soccer, IndyCar on ABC)

Ratings soared for the PGA Tour Greenbrier Classic last weekend. In other news, MLS viewership has risen on ESPN/ESPN2, and Sunday’s IndyCar rating was down slightly on ABC.

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TV Ratings: Nationwide Series Up on ESPN Family of Networks (Also: Texas Rangers, MLS on NBCSN)

While the Sprint Cup has struggled out of the gate, ratings and viewership have risen for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Meanwhile, the Texas Rangers have earned strong numbers to start the 2012 season, and Saturday’s […]

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TV Ratings: Blues Set Ratings Record on FS Midwest (Also: Heat/Bulls, MLS on ESPN)

The St. Louis Blues set a ratings record on Fox Sports Midwest earlier this week. Meanwhile, ESPN earned record numbers in Chicago for Wednesday’s Heat/Bulls game, and the first MLS match of the season on […]

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Soccer Update: Rob Stone Joins FOX; MLS to Debut on NBC 9/15

Fox Sports has added one of ESPN’s more prominent soccer voices. ESPN veteran Rob Stone has joined Fox Sports as a studio host for soccer coverage on FOX, FX, and Fox Soccer, Fox Sports Media […]

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Ratings: ACC Championship Game, Notre Dame on NBC, MLS Cup

Recent sports TV ratings notes, including declines for the ACC Championship Game on ESPN, a record-low for the Notre Dame football season on NBC, and a sharp increase for last month’s MLS Cup.

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