Featured Story

NBC's "SNF" Secures Primetime Win Among All Shows For Sixth Straight TV Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 17

NBC's "SNF" officially finished the '16-17 TV season as the No. 1 show in primetime for the sixth straight year. That puts "SNF" in a tie with Fox' "American Idol" for the most consecutive primetime wins for any show on record (dating back to '50). "SNF" also was tops among adults 18-49 for the seve...

Read More

Tags: Media, NBC, NFL

More Stories

06/17/99
SOLID SERIES COULD LEAD TO AUDIENCE GROWTH FOR NHL RATINGS

Ratings for the Sabres-Stars Stanley Cup Finals are "holding their own," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. The first two games on Fox averaged a 3.4 Nielsen rating, which is up 3% over the lone

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, CBC, Dallas Stars, ESPN, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

06/17/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of "FSN Primetime" (Fox Sports South) led with the Lakers hiring Phil Jackson, followed by an update on the Knicks-Spurs in progress. CNN/SI''s "Sports Ton

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Labatt Brewing, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/17/99
THE MAGICAL MURDOCH TOUR: NEWS CORP. CHAIR MAKES THE ROUNDS

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch appeared at the Nat''l Cable Television Association convention in Atlanta and said during his industry assessment speech that "the future is cable," according to Charle

Tags: Media

06/17/99
STARTING SLOW: NBA FINALS GAME ONE EARNS 11.7/20 OVERNIGHT

NBC earned a 11.7/20 Nielsen overnight rating for last night''s Knicks-Spurs NBA Finals Game One, down 38% from last year''s 18.8/31 Game One overnight rating, which was the highest rated NBA Finals G

Tags: Cablevision, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Pennzoil, San Antonio Spurs, Media

06/17/99
WHILE BRAND IDENTITY BUILDS WEB HITS, DOES IT BUILD RATINGS?

National and regional sports networks "are creating unique -- and in some cases, lucrative -- synergies" between programming and the Internet, according to R. Thomas Umstead of MULTICHANNEL NEWS, who

Tags: ESPN, Florida Panthers, Media, Walt Disney

06/16/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Game Four of the Stars-Sabres, followed by news on the Lakers'' hiring of Phil Jackson. "FSN Primetime" (Fox Sports Sout

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Sabres, CBC, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Twins, NHL, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Media, Turner Sports, Walt Disney

06/16/99
ADDING FUEL TO FIRE: FSN SOUTH FILES SUIT AGAINST TURNER

The "gloves are off between" Fox Sports Net South (FSNS) and Turner South, the regional TV network scheduled to launch in the fall, according to Prentis Rogers of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. FSNS filed

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Media, Turner Sports

06/16/99
NBA PLAYOFF RATINGS: AIR BALL OR SLAM DUNK FOR NBC?

CBS "pulled out an upset households victory" for the week of June 7-13 in primetime Nielsen ratings, as NBC lost the week in homes with "significant" NBA coverage on its schedule for the "first time i

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Viacom

06/16/99
WHERE IS THE HAPPY MEDIUM FOR SPORTSLINE USA AND CBS?

SportsLine USA hasn''t "convinced" some analysts it can "earn a place as the go-to sports site on the Internet" because its "success has largely been in lock-step with the exposure it gets" from partn

Tags: CBS, NCAA, Media, Viacom

06/16/99
THE KATZ OUT OF THE BAG AS TO WHY JACKSON DECIDED TO RETURN

ABC college football play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson ended his retirement yesterday because "he was asked to come back" by ABC Sports President Howard Katz, according to Richard Sandomir of the N

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug