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ESPN Narrowly Avoids Record-Low "MNF" Rating With Colts' Blowout Of JetsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 06 / 16
ESPN barely avoided a record-low "MNF" overnight rating for the Colts' 41-10 win over the Jets. The telecast from 8:15-11:32pm ET drew a 6.0 overnight rating, which is still above the record-low 5.7 overnight that ESPN drew for Falcons-Saints on Sept. 27. That game was up against the highly-anticipa...
The "yet-to-be-launched" Turner South network will be the cable carrier of the expansion Thrashers and air up to 46 games next season as part of a 10-year deal through 2008- 09, according to Prentis R
"Unlike the 1994 baseball strike, from which the sport still hasn''t recovered on television, fans are tuning in to watch basketball games, even if many of them aren''t very good," according to Ed She
The Mighty Ducks-Red Wings playoff opener on Wednesday drew a local Detroit Nielsen rating of 19.3/28 on WKBD-UPN, the team''s "best ever" for a first-round, Game One playoff telecast." The previous h
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AT&T''S POWER PLAY: AT&T "stunned the cable industry Thursday" in offering $58B in cash and stock for MediaOne -- "potentially unraveling" Comcast''s $44.9B all-stock pact to buy the No. 4 cable opera
SporTVision, the new, high-tech company which possesses "new technology to improve sports programming," like the "alien yellow line demarcating the first down during ESPN''s (NFL) Sunday night games,"
CTV SportsNet execs were "facing the embarrassing and costly prospect of dropping" several Blue Jays games because of "conflicts" with the NHL playoffs and have had to "remove" a Jays game from its na
In the first "head-to-head-to-head" battle of Phoenix pro sports teams, the D''Backs were "at the head of the pack" in local Nielsen TV HH ratings in going up against the Suns and Coyotes on April 14,
Today, THE DAILY debuts "Online Drive," which profiles the Web development of each MLB franchise. First up, the Marlins, whose site is located at www.flamarlins.com. THE LINE-UP: The Marlins have a pa
PEOPLE: Fox named Keith Olbermann as the studio host for its "Saturday Baseball Game of the Week." Olbermann will replace Chip Caray, who will take on a play-by-play role and team with analyst Jeff To