Archive for the ‘TV Sports Ratings & News’ Category

September 3rd, 2009 at 8:18 am

Versus vs. DirecTV: two sides to the story

Versus is still dark on DirecTV, but more light is being shed in its skirmish with Comcast.  Here's a brief synopsis. DirecTV

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September 1st, 2009 at 2:46 pm

Monday Night Football: ESPN’s Most-Viewed Preseason Game Ever and Highest-Rated Since 1996

Brett Favre leads to ESPN's Monday Night Football to its most-viewed pre-season game ever with an average audience of 7.918 million[...]

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August 31st, 2009 at 10:08 pm

The problem for Versus: Tour de France and NHL are no SpongeBob Squarepants

I hadn’t really weighed in much about what I think of the whole DirecTV vs. Versus kerfuffle.  Since I don’t have DirecTV

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August 31st, 2009 at 9:24 pm

Updated: DirecTV drops Versus

Update: apparently from DirecTV's point of view, it's "Comcast pulls Versus off DirecTV", more thinking on the topic here. As we've been

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August 31st, 2009 at 5:00 pm

CBS' PGA Tour "The Barclays" Tournament Final Round Scores 106% Ratings Increase

Again, CBS can thank Mr. Tiger Woods for being in contention on the final day for their ratings boost. via press release:

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August 31st, 2009 at 2:30 pm

NFL: No sellout = Blackout = No local ad revenue?

Wayne Friedman has a post on how lack of NFL games selling out may mean more bad news for the local markets

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August 31st, 2009 at 12:09 pm

You can watch all over 150 US Open Tennis matches on the Internet

Pretty great set-up for Tennis fans who can now stream early round matches (later rounds, too) right to their PCs.  Especially handy

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August 31st, 2009 at 11:49 am

No Tennis Channel on Cablevision during U.S. Open...

via Multichannel News: Tennis Channel CEO Ken Solomon appeared on CNBC this morning talking about the network's inaugural coverage of the U.S.

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