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Cubs' Clincher Over Dodgers Is Most-Watched LCS Contest Since '10, Posts Record For FS1Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 16
FS1 on Saturday night averaged 9.7 million viewers for the Cubs' NLCS-clinching 5-0 win over the Dodgers, the most-watched LCS telecast on any network since '10. The game, which saw the Cubs advance to their first World Series in 71 years, was also the most-watched program in FS1 history. Cubs-Dodge...
CRITICS CORNER: In N.Y., Phil Mushnick writes that the Mets'' radio and TV broadcasts "are beginning to lose their long-time identity as a safe haven for the objective fan," as the broadcasts "now fea
The following lists final national Nielsen ratings from select weekend sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NASCAR: Auto Club 300 1-May ABC 2:00-4:30pm 2.0/7 Kentucky Derby 1-May A
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The 0.9/3 Nielsen rating for the "NHL on Fox" last Sunday is a record low for the net''s NHL broadcasts, and is down 55% from last year''s Stanley Cup Quarterfinal coverage over the same weekend (Fox)
ESPN has "done a commendable job making itself out to be the victim" in its "latest tiff" with MLB, but MLB has "every right to be miffed" at the sports network, according to Tom Hoffarth of the L.A.
RATINGS NOTES: FSN Pittsburgh''s coverage of Tuesday''s Game Seven of the Penguins-Devils playoff series earned a 15.7 Nielsen overnight rating, the highest Penguins rating on FSNP since ''96 (FSNP)..
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NBAE and PolyGram Video have joined to release a one- hour commemorative Michael Jordan home video which will chronicle his basketball career. PolyGram will develop a marketing campaign around the vid
Former Seattle Post-Intelligencer sportswriter Bud Withers "has settled" his sex discrimination lawsuit against the paper, according to Elaine Porterfield of the SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, who report
Sports franchises are hindered with the registration of URLs, as they are being "mocked" by "cybersquatters," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who profiles the struggles of teams t
THE DAILY''s second installment of "Online Drive" (see THE DAILY, 4/22) profiles the Web efforts of the White Sox. For those looking to get the latest on the Pale Hose, a word of caution, don''t head
TV NOTES: The Golf Channel has added 600,000 new HHs this month after being picked up by TCI Digital Cable in six major markets. The Golf Channel now reaches "approximately 23 million analog and digit