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Women's World Cup Final's Overnight Rating Eclipses That Of '99 U.S. VictoryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 06 / 15
Fox’ coverage of the U.S.-Japan FIFA Women’s World Cup final yesterday, in which the U.S. scored four goals in the first 16 minutes en route to a 5-2 win, drew a 15.2 overnight rating, marking the best figure on record for a soccer match in the U.S. on a single net. That figure passes th...
For Sunday''s NBA All-Star Game, NBC released a preliminary overnight ratings of a 12.7/20, down from a 12.9/21 in ''96 (THE DAILY)....Comedy Central will broadcast the first of its "Town Hall" Series
In New York, Mary Huhn writes, "Now that MSNBC on the Internet is six months old," the web half of the Microsoft/NBC joint news venture "can look forward to a total redesign and expansion of its site"
In the aftermath of last week''s suit filed by the Mighty Ducks against Fox Sports for moving its games to its new RSN, Fox Sports West 2, sources tell Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER that Fo
MD-based Home Team Sports and MN-based Midwest Sports Channel have reached an agreement with Fox Sports Net to join the cable network as affiliated carriage systems of its national programming. HTS an
The following chart indicates the growth of the NBA in both its broadcast and cable TV contracts (THE DAILY): CABLE BROADCAST SEASON NET AMOUNT SEASON NET AMOUNT ''79-82 USA $1.5M/3yrs ''73-76
According to NBA Dir of Interactive Programming Jamie Rosenberg, NBA.com, the NBA''s official web site, has been receiving over 700,000 visits per week, and is expecting more than 500,000 visits betwe
With the NBA''s broadcast and cable TV contracts up after the ''97-98 season, THE DAILY surveyed a panel of industry executives and media analysts to comment on the next round of TV negotiations. Amon
Ratings for the ''96 All-Star Game were up 9.3% from the ''95 game, but down 8.6% from ''92. The following chart lists All-Star ratings and shares from ''92-96, all on NBC (Nielsen Sports Marketing):
NBC''s "Meet The Press" on Sunday will feature a roundtable discussion with Tim Russert on the topic, "Basketball, Sports and Responsibilities." Guests include Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Grant H
The Mighty Ducks have filed a lawsuit that seeks to put the team back on Fox Sports West, after recently being switched to Fox Sports West 2, according to Jim Hodges in today''s L.A. TIMES. Fox Sports