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Overnight Ratings: ABC's Michigan-Penn State Leads College Football For Week 8

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 23 / 17

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The chart below lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TI ...

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Several Colleges Seeing Football Attendance Decline

Michigan continues to lead all schools in college football home attendance, averaging 111,996 fans per game to date this season. However, that figure is down from the school’s NCAA-record average of 112,179 last season. Penn State ranks fifth overall in attendance, but its average is down ...

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World Series Audience, 30-Second Spot Trend

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Sports Execs See Ad Spend On The Rise

A majority of execs feel that the overall sponsorship spend in sports over the next 12 months will be up compared to the previous year, according to results of a Turnkey Sports Poll conducted in September. Forty-six percent of sports execs felt the spend would be up less than 5%, while 25% of respo ...

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

ABC’s regional coverage on Saturday night led all college football telecasts over the weekend. That window earned a 3.5 overnight for coverage featuring Baylor-Texas and Florida State-Miami. Right behind ABC’s primetime window was CBS’ South Carolina-Florida in the 3:30pm ET windo ...

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AFC Attendance Up 2.9% To Date

The Bengals lead all NFL clubs in year-over-year attendance gains through Week 6 of the regular season, up 36.4% to date at Paul Brown Stadium. The club has filled the stadium to 94.8% capacity for its first two home games, up from an average of 75.2% during the '11 regular season. The Jets lead al ...

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NFL Attendance Up Through Week 6

NFL teams are averaging 67,853 fans per game through Week 6, up 1.4% from the same period last season. The Cowboys lead all clubs with 86,032 fans per game, packing their home venue to 107.5% capacity. The Seahawks are seeing the biggest gains among NFC teams, up 2.9% at CenturyLink Field. The Vikin ...

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Sports Illustrated Ad Revenue Up YTD

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

NBC earned a 3.9 overnight Nielsen rating for Notre Dame’s OT win over Stanford in the 3:30pm ET window on Saturday, tops among all college football telecasts this weekend. Ranking second was ESPN with a 3.7 overnight for Saturday night’s South Carolina-LSU matchup. ABC also earned a 3. ...

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NASCAR Fans Overwhelmingly Support Romney

Voters who follow NASCAR (68%) are more likely than average U.S. voters (54%) to say the country is on the wrong track, according to data from Republican polling firm The Tarrance Group. The firm conducted a national poll via telephone Oct. 1-4 among 1,022 registered “likely” voters. Ov ...

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