About The Author

Austin Karp

Austin Karp is assistant managing editor for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

Featured Story

Overnight Ratings: Tiger Woods' Return Gives NBC's Hero World Challenge A Boost

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 05 / 16

NBC yesterday drew a 1.1 overnight rating for the Hero World Challenge, which saw the return of Tiger Woods to competitive golf for the first time since August ’15. The event, which saw Hideki Matsuyama win, was up from a 0.7 for Bubba Watson’s win last year, and up from a 0.8 for Jo...

Read More

Tags: Research and Ratings

More Stories by this Author

03/07/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NASCAR From Vegas Leads Sports Overnights

NASCAR on Fox led all sports telecasts over the weekend, with yesterday's Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 drawing a 4.1 overnight rating. That figure is down 5% from a 4.3 overnight last year, but flat compared to '14. Meanwhile, ABC's Warriors-Lakers and NBC's final round of the WGC-Cadillac Champion ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

03/04/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Warriors Again Boost ABC, NBA TV

Warriors games continue to be a boon for broadcasters. ABC finished with 5.32 million viewers on Saturday night for the team’s OT win over the Thunder, marking the most-viewed, non-Christmas NBA regular-season game on any net since ’13. Warriors-Thunder also was the most-tweeted sports ...

Tags: Media

02/24/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NBA Game Viewership Up 4% Headed Into March

With the NBA headed into the stretch run in March and April, viewership across TNT, ABC and ESPN is up 4%, with games averaging 1.96 million viewers, compared to 1.87 million viewers at the same point last season. NBA RSNs are also up 4% to date, with teams averaging a 2.7 local rating, compared to ...

Tags: Media, NBA, Turner Sports, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV

02/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Audience Up For NBA Celeb Game

While the NBA All-Star Game saw a  year-over-year rise in viewership on TNT/TBS, the game did not win the night last Sunday. AMC aired the midseason premiere for “The Walking Dead” up against the game, drawing 13.74 million viewers, which was 80% higher than the combined ASG avera ...

Tags: Media, NBA, Turner Sports, ESPN

02/12/16
SportsBusiness Daily: "Puppy Bowl" Audience Lower In '16

ESPN finished with 1.43 million viewers for the Feb. 4 premiere of its latest “30 for 30” documentary, “The ’85 Bears.” That audience is just below the 1.49 million viewers for “Four Falls of Buffalo,” which had the benefit of a lead-in from the Heisman Trop ...

Tags: Media

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Viewership Third-Best Ever

CBS finished with 111.9 million viewers for Super Bowl 50 last night from 6:39-10:22pm ET, down from the last two Super Bowls, but still the third-best audience in U.S. TV history. Broncos-Panthers is down from 114.4 million viewers for Patriots-Seahawks last year, and down from 112.2 million viewer ...

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Daily: CBS Sees Ratings Gain For NFL Honors

CBS drew a 3.3 overnight rating for the NFL Honors show on Saturday night, up from a 3.0 rating on NBC last year. The 3.3 also is up from a 2.0 on Fox in ’14. WASTE NOT : NBC yesterday finished with a 2.3 overnight for the final round of the PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open fro ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Draws Second-Best Overnight Rating

CBS last night drew a 49.0 overnight for the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, down 1% from a 49.7 rating for the Patriots’ last-minute win over the Seahawks in '15, which was an overnight record for the Big Game. The 49.0 is the second-best Super Bowl overnight on record ...

Tags: Media, CBS, NFL

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Daily: CBS Earns 49.0 Super Bowl Overnight

CBS last night drew a 49.0 overnight for the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, down from a 49.7 rating for the Patriots’ last-minute win over the Seahawks in '15, which was an overnight record for the Big Game. The 49.0 is the second-best Super Bowl overnight on record and ...

02/08/16
SportsBusiness Daily: "Soccer Superstar" Set For Second Season

Nickelodeon today will announce plans for a second season of “Soccer Superstar,” the net’s reality sports competition series that seeks to find the best teen female soccer player in the U.S. Former USWNT D Heather Mitts returns as host alongside with a panel of judges that includ ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug