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FS1 Gets Record Overnight Rating For Cubs-Dodgers Game 5; Strong Figure In ChicagoPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16
FS1 on Thursday night drew a 5.3 overnight rating for the Cubs’ 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS, marking the cable net's best overnight for any telecast on record. NLCS Game 5 had competition from the Bears-Packers “TNF” game on CBS/NFL Network, as well as college fo...
The Venus Williams-Steffi Graf semifinal match at the Faber Grand Prix last week in Hannover, Germany, topped the viewership record in Germany for a women''s tennis match with 3.77 million viewers and
NASCAR exec and drivers are upset by a recent article by SI''s Steve Rushin, which was "less than complimentary" of the sport, according to Mike Mulhern of the WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL. NASCAR found the
Following the "intervention" of the NHL, CBC won an "11th-hour deal" with ESPN2 late Friday which "allowed" the network to carry Saturday''s inaugural game at the Air Canada Centre, according to Willi
In N.Y., Bob Raissman wrote that "it''s time" for Turner Sports "to make up their minds" and decide if they will carry a monthly boxing card. Raissman noted that TNT''s airing of two trial cards on Se
In Saturday''s HOUSTON CHRONICLE, David Barron profiled the competition for viewers between Fox Sports, ESPN and CNN/SI in a seven-part feature which focused on challengers to ESPN''s "SportsCenter."
HBO''s Armen Keteyian examines the "showdown" between Fox Sports and ESPN, "two of the most powerful players in sports," on the next "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel," which airs Monday at 10:30pm ET.
CBC''s "Hockey Night In Canada" will broadcast two NHL games on Saturday night, but the Canadiens-Maple Leafs game marking the grand opening of the Air Canada Centre, "may not" be one of those games,
ESPY: ESPN''s "ESPY Awards" received a 2.2 cable rating, doubling the "average college basketball audience" for a Monday night (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 2/19). In Miami, Barry Jackson writes that the
Bertelsmann said that it would not pay the $138M TV rights fee that the European soccer association (UEFA) is requesting, according to Ed Meza of DAILY VARIETY, leaving the profitability of the televi
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