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Under The Lights: ABC's Saturday Night College Football Package Up 10% This SeasonPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 07 / 16
Viewership for ESPN’s signature Saturday night college football window on ABC increased by nearly 10% this season, leading the network to call it “the most-watched college football franchise on any network this season.” The Saturday night games averaged 5.997 million viewers and to...
ESPN drew its highest MLB rating ever Monday, earning a 9.5 for Cubs-Cards, featuring McGwire''s No. 61. The rating is the equivalent of 7.1 million homes, and tops ESPN''s previous high, Cal Ripken''
A new study by Interep using "a variety of sources" shows that the number of all-sports format radio stations "has grown nearly" 130% since ''94, with at least 220 stations currently on the air, with
Fox earned a 12.9/21 national rating for Tuesday''s historic Cubs-Cards game, marking the highest regular-season MLB rating since an ABC "Monday Night Baseball" game drew a 13.4/24 in ''82. An estimat
The NHL Kings named Cammi Granato as their new radio color-commentator. She becomes the only female broadcaster in the NHL and only the second ever to hold such a position. She will team with play-by-
CBS Sports'' return to the NFL on Sunday averaged a 7.9/19 overnight rating, "good enough to beat" NBC''s 7.0/16 last year, according to Kevin Shinkle of BLOOMBERG NEWS. Fox saw its average "decline s
Publishers "are being shut out in a bid for the summer equivalent of a grand slam," a Mark McGwire autobiography, according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. POST. Doubleday "is rumored to have offered" a $1
Fox''s coverage of Mark McGwire''s record-setting HR earned a 14.6/23 preliminary overnight rating (THE DAILY). Fox was forced to sell ad time on short notice for the game after pushing its season pre
Publisher Larry Flynt "plans to expand" his "empire next year" with the launch of new titles including Backspin, "an irreverent golf lifestyle magazine," and On Board, "a general-interest snowboarding
"Arli$$" Exec Producer Mike Tollin said that he and the show''s creators "are still hopeful" that the show will be renewed by HBO for a fourth season. Responding to a Hollywood Reporter story which sa
The following lists final ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the nets. CBS numbers were not available (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR