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...
CTV Sports Net "is about to sign" a cable TV deal with the Blue Jays in what William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL calls a "surprise development." The new sports channel, slated to launch in Oct
News Corp. is "in talks to acquire" a minority stake in German media company Kirch Group in a deal valued at between $600-650M, according to Lippman & Rohwedder of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The talks a
In the next episode of HBO''s "Ali$$" (Sunday, 9:30pm), a heavy rainstorm brings the city to a standstill and Arliss is virtually alone at AMM. That is, until pitching phenom Diego Sanchez, arrives at
The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s select network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR British Op
With the hiring of John Dockery as an NFL game analyst, CBS yesterday completed its announcer pairings for the upcoming NFL season. The net''s No. 1 broadcast team will feature Greg Gumbel on play-by-
CBS has "decided not to broadcast" the rescheduled Pepsi 400 on October 17, and is "expected" to cede its rights to the primetime race to TNN, which CBS owns, according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE O
The "rise" of the all-sports radio format is "the result of the search for the same elusive audience that prompts television networks to shell out nearly" $18B for NFL games, according to Sara Brown,
Fox Sports Net and the Official All Star Cafe have joined forces around the production of the daily FSN sports talk show "The Last Word." Beginning Monday, August 3, "The Last Word," with host Jim Rom
NASCAR Online "has been one of the Web''s most successful sports sites," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Produced by Disney''s ESPN Internet Group, the NASCAR site is the company'
TV ratings for the Goodwill Games "continue to be stronger than four years ago," according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. After three nights of coverage, TBS is up 33% over the 1.2 average rating from the