SBJ/March 20 - 26, 2006/Media

Tough class: Hoops ratings decline

Fox Sports Net scored the only ratings gain this season over last year with its Pac-10 package among networks with national men’s college basketball coverage. Networks are listed below by average rating posted.

Network
Change
2005-06
Avg. rating/share
(No. of HHs)
No. of
telecasts*
2004-05
Avg. rating/share
(No. of HHs)
2003-04
Avg. rating/share
(No. of HHs)
CBS
-10.5%
1.7/4
30
1.9/5
1.8/4
ABC
-25.0%
1.2 (1,358,000)
5
1.6/4
1.7/4
ESPN
0.0%
1.1 (965,000)
110
1.1 (966,000)
1.0 (847,000)
ESPN2
0.0%
0.5 (423,000)
124
0.5 (425,000)
0.5 (407,000)
FSN:
ACC
-26.6%
0.47 (339,000)
20
0.64 (483,000)
0.60 (473,000)
Pac-10
+9.7%
0.34 (259,000)
14
0.31 (212,000)
0.25 (191,000)

Notes: Ratings presented here are for regular-season coverage and do not include conference tournament games.
* Because of regional coverage, the ABC and CBS figures represent the number of windows in which the networks aired men’s basketball.
Source: Networks
Research by Katherine Johnson-Reid, SportsBusiness Daily

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