Rio Rating Lowest Since Sydney In '00 Several SI Employees Impacted By Time Layoffs MASN Lays Out Case To Keep Dispute From RSDC Canada Changes Rule For Super Bowl Ads ESPN Public Editor Examines Body Issue Social Studies: Tailgating Expert Daina Falk NFL Reportedly Nixes Tirico As "TNF" Option WEEI's John Dennis Steps Down Olympics Hurting "Hard Knocks" Numbers Media Notes
NBC Wraps Up Rio With Lowest Primetime Summer Olympic Rating Since SydneyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 16
NBC averaged a 14.4 rating (25.4 million viewers) for 17 nights of Olympic coverage, marking the broadcast net’s lowest figure since the ’00 Sydney Games, which averaged a 13.8 rating. This year’s broadcast rating also was down 18% from the '12 London Games and down 11% from th...
CABLEVISION''s R. Thomas Umstead reports that with NBA games lost to the lockout, networks may "soon have to start compensating advertisers" scheduled to appear during NBA telecasts. Although college
Jets head coach Bill Parcells is "not happy" about being on the cover of the current issue of SI, according to Paul Needell of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. Parcells: "Yeah, I requested purposely not to be
New ESPN Internet Ventures VP/GM Steve Zales is profiled by Richard Tedesco of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Zales, who previously served as VP/GM of CNN/SI Interactive, said his plans for ESPN Internet Ventu
WE''RE CERTAINLY NOT PERFECT, BUT....: Fox Sports Net misspelled the last name of Chris Myers in yesterday''s USA Today ad promoting his debut as a "Fox Sports News" anchor. The copy spelled it "Meyer
ESPN and News Corp.''s two-year-old ESPN Star Sports joint venture in Asia now "counts 75 million subscribers," according to Steve Donohue of ELECTRONIC MEDIA, who writes that the two companies have "
ESPN Chair/ABC Sports President Steve Bornstein dismissed reports that ESPN analyst Sterling Sharpe "is being considered" to replace Dan Dierdorf on ABC''s "Monday Night Football." Bornstein: "Nothing
Chris Myers will make his "Fox Sports News" debut tonight at 10:00pm ET (Fox Sports Net). In Phoenix, Jim Gintonio reports that Myers will be teamed with Van Earl Wright for tonight''s show, but that
CBS Sports'' Week 14 national NFL telecast, highlighted by Chiefs-Broncos in 63% of the country, earned a 16.5/33 -- a 28% increase over NBC''s comparable Week 14 national game last season, and was CB
While the NBA lockout has helped college basketball increase its ratings 12% on ESPN and 37% on ESPN2, those jumps "have not yet translated into a commensurate demand for ad inventory," according to F
Showtime "is planning a television commercial blitz with a media buy value of about" $25M for the January 16 Mike Tyson-Francois Botha fight, beginning New Year''s Day, according to Liz Mullen of the