Archive for the ‘TV Sports Ratings & News’ Category

May 22nd, 2009 at 10:04 am

NBA Finals TV Ratings, 1974-2008

Quick, guess which year was Michael Jordan's last in the NBA Finals? Marketed far more on the power of individual stars than


May 18th, 2009 at 1:53 pm

FOX and Major League Baseball to move up start times for World Series and ALCS

NEW YORK - The 2009 World Series and American League Championship Series on FOX will start before 8 p.m. ET on weeknights,


May 18th, 2009 at 7:59 am

Jon Gruden replaces Tony Kornheiser in Monday Night Football booth

Bill and I both enjoy Tony Kornheiser tremendously on PTI, and now it looks like he'll have more time for it, and


May 1st, 2009 at 12:45 pm

Kentucky Derby TV Ratings

A long term decline in Kentucky Derby ratings was reversed sharply when NBC took over the broadcast in 2001. While the decline


April 7th, 2009 at 5:30 pm

NCAA B-ball finals hit record lows

from Monday night’s final matchup of this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament came in as the lowest-rated championship game ever. Last


February 25th, 2009 at 8:47 am

Tiger Woods Doubles TV Ratings, PGA Happy To Have Him Back

A very nice analysis of Tiger Wood's effect on golf TV ratings from nielsen wire demonstrates that his presence in a tournament


January 18th, 2009 at 8:02 pm

Super Bowl TV Ratings

It's been 11 years since NBC had the Super Bowl, but the 90 million that watched in 1998 were the most until


January 13th, 2009 at 1:23 am

NCAA College Football Bowl Game Ratings, 2008-9

Here are the final 2008-9 TV viewership numbers for the NCAA College Football Bowl Games (in the Football Bowl Subdivision).

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