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CBS/TBS See Ratings Increase For Elite 8 Matchups; UNC-Kentucky Draws Big OvernightPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 17
CBS and TBS averaged a 6.5 overnight for the four Elite 8 games over the weekend, up 8% from last year, which aired on Easter weekend. Last year’s Sunday Elite 8 games also aired later in the day due to Easter, with the second game in primetime. Yesterday’s North Carolina-Kentucky tilt d...
News Corp. has formed News Digital Ventures, a new unit that will "make investments in Internet ventures," according to Lippman & Flint of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. News Corp has named News Digital Med
The following lists final national and cable Nielsen ratings from recent sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NFL: (Bears-Lions) 11/25 Fox 1:00-4:00pm 13.2/34 NFL: (Dolphins-Cowboy
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Lakers G Kobe Bryant announced his return to the court yesterday on his official Web site, www.kobebryant.com. Bryant: "I just got back from the doctor and he finally gave me the green light to play"
Adelphia''s Empire Sports Network (ESN) launched its service as part of Time Warner Cable''s First Choice package in Oneonta, NY. The deal gives ESN about 1.3 million subscribers throughout upstate NY
Turner and NBC "have decided they will not start" a 12- team summer football league, according to Prentis Rogers of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, who writes that the "final blow" was NBC and Turner''s rec
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and ESPN''s "SportsCenter," which aired at about 11:15 due to college basketball, both led with the Warriors-Lakers game in
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The "demand for 30-second spots on the January 30 Super Bowl has become so ferocious that ABC will harvest $3 million apiece for the few it expects to sell in the next six weeks," according to Dempsey
NBA ratings are "off to a slow start" on TNT, dropping 20% from Nielsen ratings during a similar period in November ''97, according to John Dempsey of DAILY VARIETY. For the first eight NBA cablecasts
Before interviewing Bob Costas on the "Today" show this morning about Pete Rose''s chances for reinstatement by MLB, NBC''s Matt Lauer reported that the Web site www.sportcut.com received "nearly two
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" led with Pete Rose''s latest effort to be reinstated by MLB, followed by the MLB umpires voting to replace the MLBUA with the
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