Featured Story

MLB Postseason Viewership Headed Into World Series At Best Level Since '11

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 17

MLB postseason games across ESPN, TBS, FS1, Fox and MLB Network are averaging 4.8 million viewers heading into the World Series, marking the league's best pre-Fall Classic figure since '11 (4.9 million). This year's average for 31 games (including two Wild Cards) is up 13% from 4.24 million viewers ...

Read More

Tags: Media, MLB

More Stories

07/26/00
ON ANY GIVEN SUNDAY VIEWERS MAY SEE MORE NFL DOUBLEHEADERS

The NFL''s Broadcast Committee has "approved a one-year experiment to expand the number of Sunday afternoon doubleheaders that can be seen when local teams are playing home games," according to Richar

Tags: CBS, NFL, Media, Viacom

07/26/00
BOEING FOR DOLLARS: DEAL WILL BRING LIVE PROGRAMMING TO AIR

Boeing has signed a memo of agreement for European sports network Eurosport to become a content supplier of Boeing''s broadband service, Connexion by Boeing, which will provide passengers traveling th

Tags: Media

07/26/00
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Expos-Mets, followed by injury updates on Cardinals 1B Mark McGwire and Rangers C Ivan Rodriguez. The

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Indians, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Minnesota Twins, MLB, NBC, NCAA, New York Mets, New York Yankees, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/25/00
ABC'S RECORD OVERNIGHT FOR BRITISH OPEN HIGHEST SINCE '71

ABC''s 7.5/12 overnight Nielsen rating for Sunday''s coverage of Tiger Woods'' dominant performance at the British Open makes it the "most-watched in British Open history, with 28 million viewers," ac

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NBC, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/25/00
NHL INKS AD SALES DEAL WITH PHASE2MEDIA TO BOOST SPONSORS

The NHL has tapped NY-based Phase2Media to become the exclusive ad sales representative for NHL.com, effective immediately (NHL). NHL ICE GM Tom Richardson tells the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Noah Lib

Tags: NHL, Media

07/25/00
MEDIA NOTES: TV MONITOR

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Red Sox OF Carl Everett dropping his appeal of his ten-game suspension, followed by Twins-Red Sox and

Tags: LA Angels, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Twins, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

07/25/00
DETAILS OF TWI'S OFFER ON YANKEENETS RSN BEGIN TO EMERGE

A deal between the Yankees and IMG''s TWI to create an RSN would grant the Yankees 95% ownership and TWI 5% of a new company to be called New York Sports Network (NYSN), according to Bernstein & Frank

Tags: Cablevision, IMG, New York Yankees, Media

07/25/00
SPORTS ON THE WEB: FANTASY GAME SITE CONTINUE RIGHTS BATTLE

While sports Web sites are "investing heavily in fantasy games," today''s player associations realize that their ability to grant licensing rights gives them "the power to decide who can and can''t ru

Tags: NBC, Media

07/25/00
SPORTSWATCH: THE DAILY'S ANALYSIS OF SPORTS NEWS SHOW TRENDS

During the entire month of May, THE DAILY studied the trends of the 10:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" and the 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" and CNN/SI''s "Sports To

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, LPGA, MLB, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

07/25/00
THAT'S NOT ALL FROM PAT: SUMMERALL DENIES RETIREMENT REPORTS

Despite multiple media reports and a Fox Sports news release stating that Pat Summerall would announce his retirement, Summerall told a media conference yesterday it was "all a misunderstanding," acco

Tags: NFL, Media

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug