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

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ECHL Attendance Flat; Ontario Reign Back On Top With Strong Numbers In SoCal

04 / 24 / 14

ECHL teams, playing at what is considered the Double-A level of North American hockey, averaged 4,706 fans per game during the ’13-14 regular season, relatively flat compared to last season. The league played with one less team to start the season, as the Trenton Titans ceased operations ...

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11/05/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

Weekend sports overnights were led by coverage of the NFL and college football. ESPN earned a 2.5 overnight for its coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 yesterday, down 11% from a 2.8 for the same race last year. NBC also aired its first-ever MLS playoff game on Sunday afternoon, ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

10/22/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ABC’s regional coverage on Saturday night led all college football telecasts over the weekend. That window earned a 3.5 overnight for coverage featuring Baylor-Texas and Florida State-Miami. Right behind ABC’s primetime window was CBS’ South Carolina-Florida in the 3:30pm ET windo ...

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10/17/12
ESPN, FIBA Agree To Media Rights Deal

ESPN today will announce it has reached a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with FIBA. The deal will include the rights to more than 400 games across six tournaments from '13-15. Events include the '13 and '15 FIBA Americas Championship, the '13 and '15 EuroBasket tournament, the '14 FIBA Basketbal ...

10/15/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

NBC earned a 3.9 overnight Nielsen rating for Notre Dame’s OT win over Stanford in the 3:30pm ET window on Saturday, tops among all college football telecasts this weekend. Ranking second was ESPN with a 3.7 overnight for Saturday night’s South Carolina-LSU matchup. ABC also earned a 3. ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

10/12/12
Orioles-Yankees Tops Steelers-Titans Ratings

After overnight ratings originally had TBS’ telecast of Orioles-Yankees ALDS Game 4 out-rating NFL Network’s Steelers-Titans “Thursday Night Football,” fast-national Nielsen data now has the NFL game topping the MLB game. NFL Net earned a 3.6 U.S. rating and 5.7 million viewe ...

10/11/12
Yanks' Win Helps TBS Draw Even To '11

TBS is now averaging a 3.0 overnight Nielsen rating through the first six days of MLB LDS coverage, flat compared to the same period last year. The net was boosted by the Yankees' extra-inning walk-off home run against the Orioles in Game 3 of their ALDS matchup last night, which drew a 4.9 overnigh ...

Tags: Media, MLB, TBS/TNT

10/11/12
PGA Tour Sees Big Audience Jump

The PGA Tour saw big gains across each of its media partners during the ’12 FedExCup season. NBC averaged 3.43 million viewers for its weekend telecasts, marking the net’s best average since the current TV contract began in ’07. The previous high was 3.42 million viewers in ’ ...

Tags: Media, Golf, PGA Tour, CBS, NBC, Golf Channel

10/09/12
MLB TV Audience Down Sharply During Reg. Season

MLB this year doubled its media rights haul, however several network partners saw record-low viewership figures. Fox averaged a 1.7 rating and 2.5 million viewers for its Saturday regionalized telecasts, marking the net’s lowest MLB audience since it acquired TV rights prior to the ’96 s ...

Tags: Media, MLB, Fox, ESPN, TBS/TNT, Comcast Corp., YES Network, SNY, NESN

10/09/12
Golf Channel, Fuel TV See Record Q3

Golf Channel saw its best Q3 in the net’s 17-year history, fueled by its most-viewed September and keeping the net on pace for another record-setting year. Q3 also marked Golf Channel’s fourth consecutive quarter of record viewership. The net averaged 103,000 total-day viewers in Q3, ...

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10/08/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

CBS led all college football telecasts over the weekend with a 4.7 overnight Nielsen rating for the LSU-Florida game, marking the net’s best SEC regular-season overnight in the 3:30pm ET window since Georgia-Auburn earned a 5.4 rating in November ’10. Fox earned a 3.2 overnight for the ...

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