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Overnight Ratings: CBS Sees Spike For PGA Tour Coverage; Fox Up For UFC

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15

CBS was the beneficiary of Jordan Spieth's win at The Masters last week, despite Spieth not winning the event and CBS not having live coverage on Sunday. The net drew a 2.6 overnight rating for the final round of the PGA Tour RBC Heritage yesterday, marking the event's best Sunday figure for the ev...

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs topped the slate of sports on TV over the weekend. Meanwhile, Fox earned a 3.4 for its coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race from Richmond Int'l Raceway, flat compared to the race last year. CBS earned a 2.2 overnight for Jason Dufner's win at the PGA Tour ...

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NBA Attendance Flat During '11-12 Season

NBA teams averaged 17,274 fans per game during the lockout-shortened '11-12 season, flat when compared to the '10-11 campaign. The Bulls again led all teams with 22,161 fans per game at United Center, up 1.7%. The Cavaliers saw the sharpest drop among all clubs, down 20.8% for the club's lowest a ...

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Execs Feel Majority Of MLS, NBA Owners Lose Money

Sports execs almost universally feel that the majority of NFL owners make a profit, while many feel that the majority of MLS and NBA owners lose money, according to results of a Turnkey Sports Poll taken in March. Ninety-eight percent of execs said the majority of NFL owners make a profit, compared ...

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Overall Sports Participation Down Last Year

Overall participation in U.S. sports, fitness and related physical activity leveled or slightly dropped from ’10 to ’11, according to recent data from SGMA. Individual, team and winter sports lost 1% of participants, while racquet sports lost 2%. Among team sports, wrestling saw the sha ...

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ABC earned a 3.8 overnight Nielsen rating for its coverage of Thunder-Lakers yesterday from 3:30-6:45pm ET, topping all weekend sports telecasts. The game earned a 13.6 local rating Oklahoma City, marking ABC's best regular-season NBA game ever in the market. Compared the net's final NBA regular-se ...

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Execs Do Not See Fenway Replacement Anytime Soon

Sports execs feel that any replacement venue for Fenway Park would not happen for many years, if at all, according to results from a Turnkey Sports Poll conducted in March. Thirty-five percent of execs said that the venue will never be replaced. Twenty-nine percent felt that any new Boston ballpark ...

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SI's Q1 Ad Revenue Flat Compared To Last Year

Sports Illulstrated had $145.9M in ad revenue during the first quarter of '12, relatively flat compared to the same period last year, but up 8.4% from Q1 in '10, according to data from Publishers Information Bureau. The magazine was up 0.8% in ad revenue during all of '11. Meanwhile, ESPN The ...

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ESPN N.Y. Remains Leader For ESPN Local Sites

ESPN this month is hitting the three-year anniversary of the launch of its local website initiative, and over the past year, the five sites have combined to average just over 16.3 million unique visitors per month, according to data from comScore. During the period of April ’11 through Ma ...

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Phils, Spurs, Pats, Red Wings Top Fan Loyalty

The Phillies, Spurs, Patriots and Red Wings top their respective leagues in “fan loyalty,” according to data from N.Y.-based research firm Brand Keys. The firm’s 20th annual Sports Loyalty Engagement Index, which provides a comparison among teams based on the intensity in whi ...

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

Listed below are overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV. TELECAST DATE NET TIME (ET) ...

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