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Headed In The Right Direction? CBS/NFL Net See 5% Increase For Week 3 "TNF" OvernightPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 16
CBS and NFL Network drew a combined 12.5 overnight rating for the Patriots' 27-0 win over the Texans on "Thursday Night Football," marking a 5% increase over the 11.9 overnight for Redskins-Giants in Week 3 last year. It also marks the sixth-best "TNF" overnight on record. The game delivered a prime...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH: John Elway''s retirement press conference on Sunday drew a 22.6/51 Nielsen rating on the three network affils in Denver. Those numbers do not include people watching the broadcast
CT-based Improve Network will assist the Women''s Sports Foundation (WSF) to leverage the organization''s Web site into a revenue-producing opportunity. The Web site, at womensportsfoundation.org, is
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Fox Sports'' ratings for its NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games are down 18% from last year, generating the "lowest playoff viewership since the network began airing the sport," according to Scott Newman o
Sports Illustrated is "teaming up" with Total Sports to produce a "new sports book imprint," according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. POST, who writes that the move "could end up sparking an in-house brou
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ESPN spokesperson M.C. Antil confirmed on Friday that the network is increasing cable operators fees by as much as 20%, according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Antil noted that the n
In anticipation of tomorrow''s 125th running of the Kentucky Derby, THE DAILY lists Nielsen ratings for the last 25 Runs for the Roses. The Derby was broadcast on ABC from ''75-98, while CBS had the '
USA TODAY profiles Digital Entertainment Network (DEN), a CA-based company planning to launch original entertainment programming over the Internet aimed at 12-to 24-year-olds. Among the 30 new shows D