Featured Story

Overnight Ratings: Little League Finale Down On ABC; Best Travers Stakes Since '04

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 31 / 15

ABC yesterday drew a 2.8 overnight for Japan’s win over Lewisberry, PA., in the Little League World Series World Championship, down from a 3.5 last year for South Korea’s win over the Jackie Robinson West team from the Chicago area. WIN OR PLACE : NBC on Saturday drew a 1.3 overnight...

Read More

Tags: Research and Ratings

More Stories

01/15/13
U.S. Golf Economy Down In Recent Years

The U.S. golf economy generated $68.8B worth of goods and services in ’11, down from an estimated $75.9B in ’05, according to data compiled by SRI Int’l in its Golf Economy Report. The 9.4% drop primarily reflects a contraction in golf real estate and capital investment, which ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Golf

01/14/13
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The charts below list overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (ET) ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

01/10/13
Fuel TV Leads Cable Sports Net Growth

Fuel TV led all cable sports nets in primetime and total-day audience growth in '12, spurred by the addition of UFC programming. The net averaged 40,000 viewers in primetime last year, up 167%, while total-day viewership was up 110%. The net's growth was head-and-shoulders above any network in the U ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, ESPN, Fox, NBC, Speed Channel, Golf Channel

01/09/13
Lowest Attendance For Bowl Season Since '78-79

College football bowl attendance for ’12-13 “reached its lowest average in more than 30 years,” according to Jon Solomon of the BIRMINGHAM NEWS. Reported attendance at this season's 35 bowls averaged 49,224, down 2% from a year ago and marking the “lowest average since 1978- ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

01/07/13
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ESPN earned a 2.7 overnight for the Lakers-Clippers game on Friday night, marking the net's best regular-season NBA game rating since Knicks-Heat earned a 3.2 overnight in February '11. The net also earned a 1.7 overnight for the Bulls-Heat game in the early window Friday night. Meanwhile, ESPN air ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Nielsen Media Research

01/04/13
Bengals See Big Attendance Gain At Home

The Bengals saw the NFL’s biggest increase at the gate this season, with home attendance at Paul Brown Stadium up 24%. This year’s gains make up for the 18% drop last season, when the Bengals finished last in the league in attendance. Meanwhile, most of the clubs in the AFC West strug ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, NFL

01/03/13
NFL Regular-Season Attendance Relatively Flat

NFL regular-season attendance was relatively flat compared to the '11 season. Three teams from the NFC East led all clubs in attendance. The Cowboys topped all teams with an average of 88,531 fans per game, packing their Arlington stadium to 110.7% capacity. The Cowboys were one of five NFC teams t ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, NFL

12/31/12
Overnight Ratings: Texas-Oregon State Tops Bowls

ESPN’s overnight rating for Texas’ comeback victory over Oregon State topped all college bowl games over the weekend. The Valero Alamo Bowl from 6:45-10:15pm on Saturday earned a 4.3 overnight, down 4% from the Baylor-Washington matchup last year, which aired on a Thursday night. ESP ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

12/28/12
Voters Favor More Legalized Sports Gambling

A majority of registered voters (51%) favor legalized sports betting in states where it is not currently legal, according to results from a national survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.’s PublicMind Poll. The survey was conducted over the phone from Dec. 10-16 among 814 registered vot ...

Tags: Research and Ratings

12/20/12
Ferrari Tops List Of F1 Team Valuations

The 10 most-valuable F1 teams earned a combined $1.7B in ‘11, “aided greatly by sponsorships,” according figures compiled by FORBES magazine. Team Ferrari, which occupies the top spot with a value of $1.15B, “spent $165 million more than it won in races” during the ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Formula One

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug