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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 season premiere of HBO''s "Arli$$," a Tollin/Roberts Production, airs this Sunday at 9:30pm. In the initial episode, titled "My Job Is To Get Jobs," AMM client Theo Holt is a reliable backup QB ca
ESPN''s ratings for the first quarter of ''98 "plunged," according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, who writes that the decline of ESPN''s nightly 11:00pm ET "SportsCenter" is "most alarmi
For the first time in the NBA Finals, Web users can control robotic cameras in the Delta and United Centers'' to choose their viewing options on NBA.com, according to Steve Fidel of the DESERET NEWS.
FROM CANADA: In Toronto, William Houston reports that the "key reason" for the delay in the Maple Leafs signing a cable rights deal "has been an impasse between Molson Breweries and the Leafs." Molson
Fox will begin meetings today with its affils in L.A. and discuss a plan to have affils help defray the cost of the network''s $4.4B NFL deal, according to Rich Katz of DAILY VARIETY. Fox had sent a l
The Bulls-Pacers primetime games helped NBC win the ratings week with a 6.4/20 average among adults 18-49. NBC also "dominated" average viewers, with 14 million (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 6/3)....USA TODAY'
Tigers radio announcer Lary Sorensen has left the team, saying in a release that he wants "to take some time to attend my own children''s ballgames and to work out some personal matters." Jim Price wi
A 15% drop in playoff ratings "hasn''t soured Fox on the NHL," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke, who writes that with a two-year contract option starting in 2000, Fox "likely will opt for televi
The competition between SI and ESPN Magazine is examined by Bob Drury in a GQ feature titled, "Rumble In The Asphalt Jungle." Drury writes that "despite fervent denials, the folks at ESPN are taking a
SportsLine USA has inked sponsorship deals with eight advertisers totaling more than $1M around its coverage of the ''98 World Cup. Hewlett-Packard is the presenting sponsor and other advertisers incl