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02/27/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The chart below lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV. Ratings for ABC were unavailable at presstime ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET ...

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02/24/12
Will Danica Draw Viewers To Daytona Telecast?

Twenty-percent of all sports fans said that Danica Patrick’s participation in Sunday’s Daytona 500 has increased their interest in the event, according to data from research firm Repucom collected earlier this month. That figure is higher among NASCAR fans (25%) and even higher amo ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, NASCAR

02/23/12
EPL Attendance Up Slightly To Date

The EPL is averaging 34,318 fans per game through yesterday, up slightly from the same period a year ago. Manchester United leads all clubs with 75,348 fans per game, up 0.5% at Old Trafford. That average is over 15,000 more than Arsenal, which is second in attendance with 59,94 ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, English Premier League

02/21/12
Poll: Will Properties See Lower TV Rights Fees?

Sports execs feel NASCAR is most likely to sign a media deal during the next decade with an annual rights fee decrease, according to a Turnkey Sports Poll taken in January. Forty-five percent of execs polled said that NASCAR would see some sort of TV rights fee decrease in the next 10 years, while ...

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02/20/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The  NBA and NASCAR’s Budweiser Shootout led overnight ratings among weekend sports telecasts. CBS also got a boost from a playoff finish at the PGA Tour Northern Trust Open. Yesterday’s final round from 3:00-7:15pm ET got a 4.1 overnight for Bill Haas’ win over Phil Micke ...

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02/17/12
Slight Growth Predicted For Fantasy Sports

Sports execs feel that the revenue generated by the fantasy sports industry will grow slightly over the next five years, according to data from a Turnkey Sports Poll taken in January. Fifty-seven percent of execs polled predicted slight growth for the industry; 29% said there would be substantial g ...

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02/16/12
Bulls Continue To Lead NBA In Attendance

The Bulls are averaging 21,875 fans per game at home this season, tops among NBA clubs to date and up 1.5% from the same period a year ago. The team is packing United Center to 104.6% capacity this season. Bulls games filled the venue to similar levels last season (104.2% capacity). The 76ers, unde ...

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02/15/12
NBA Attendance Flat Through Feb. 14

NBA teams are averaging 17,130 fans per game this season, a mark that is virtually flat compared to the same period last year. The Trail Blazers lead all Western Conference clubs with 20,484 fans per game, even with last year at this time. The T'Wolves lead all NBA clubs in gains at that gate, ...

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02/14/12
Sports Radio Stations Showing Annual Growth

The number of sports radio stations grew every year from ’02-10, according to an analysis of Arbitron data. In ’02, there were 413 stations which were dedicated to sports, while in ’10, that figure jumped to 634. The ’10 figure translated to a 3.4% market share for sports ra ...

Tags: Research and Ratings, Arbitron, Scarborough

02/13/12
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

Weekend sports telecasts were led by CBS’ coverage of yesterday's  final round of the PGA Tour AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am , which got its best overnight in 15 years. ESPN was the beneficiary of the rise of Knicks G Jeremy Lin on Friday night, as the Lakers-Knicks matchup ...

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