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Warriors' Clinching Win Over Rockets Marks ESPN's Most-Viewed NBA Game Since '12Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15
The Warriors' Western Conference Finals-clinching Game 5 win over the Rockets on Wednesday averaged 8.9 million viewers on ESPN, making it the most-watched NBA Playoffs game on any network this season. The game also was the most-watched NBA contest on ESPN since Game 7 of the '12 Heat-Celtics Easter...
Fox Sports "has cut a deal to televise" The Tiger Woods Invitational, a Skins-format primetime event featuring Woods, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. Fox Sports Net (FSN), which will pro
ESPN will review the greatest sporting events, athletes, coaches and developments of the past 100 years as part of an 18-month series of programming entitled "SportsCentury," to debut next September.
MLB: MLBP has licensed Total Sports and the AP to present a real-time Internet wirecast of the World Series at www.totalsports.net, http://wire.ap.org; and www. mlbworldseries.com (Total Sports)....In
NBC said its preliminary overnight for Game Two of the World Series is a 16.3/25, up from last year''s 15.2/23, which took place on a Monday night on Fox. Saturday''s World Series Game One received a
NBC West Coast Division President Don Ohlmeyer said Friday that "he was hopeful of a four-game sweep in the World Series," according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Ohlmeyer: "The fast
The following lists World Series household rating trends over the past twenty years (Nielsen Sports). YR GMS TMS RAT/SHR YR GMS TMS RAT/SHR ''77 6 NYY-LAD 29.9/52 ''87 7 MIN-STL 23.9/41 ''78 6 NYY-LAD
The CBC''s TV deal with the NHL is "virtually done and will be announced shortly," according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources put the deal at C$200- 250M over five years and sou
ESPN and MLS have reached a six-year TV deal through the 2003 season. As part of the deal, ABC Sports will air a minimum of 12 telecasts a season, including the league opener, the All-Star Game and th
NBC will begin its coverage of the ''97 World Series on Saturday at 7:30pm with Game One to begin at 8:05. NBC''s Bob Costas will handle play-by-play, with Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker providing analysis
The following lists overnight ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. ABC''s NCAA football games were: OSU-PSU; USC-ASU; OK-TX; and NCSU-GTU. The numbers were gathered