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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings AUG 16-17, 2014

Posted August 18, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday August 16 and Sunday August 17, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Golf PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship 1.0 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday 3rd Round (+14% from 0.9 […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.4-5.2015

Posted April 6, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 4 and Sunday April 5, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. College Basketball NCAA Basketball Championship: Final Four Round Saturday 9.64 rating TBS+TNT+TRU 6:00 pm #1-Duke vs […]

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SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 5

Posted October 28, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Game 4 of the World Series Saturday night averaged a 2.6 adult 18-49 rating, well below the previous record low for Game 4 (a 4.2 in 2011 for Texas-St. Louis).  Game 5 on Sunday (with many more available viewers) went up to a 3.3 adult 18-49 rating, well below the previous low of 4.1 for Game […]

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AUDIENCE MAP: Big Ticket Sporting Events

Posted January 18, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

Today we continue our AUDIENCE MAP series, which started with a look at the debut of FOX’s Empire and the premiere night trends for American Idol.  This week we take a look at some of the biggest sports telecasts in the past 12 months.  As a reminder, the audience shares for 30 distinct gender-age groups […]

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SKEDBALL: Winter Olympic Ratings Update

Posted February 17, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

NBC averaged a 4.8 adult 18-49 rating from 7:00-11:00 pm Sunday night in the preliminary fast nationals, although the final rating for Sunday’s coverage will probably be a 5.0 rating when the low-rated 7:00 half hour is excluded from the average.  (The first half hour is often not rated because it does not have national […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 12.12-13.2015

Posted December 14, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday December 12 and Sunday December 13, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same NFL and college football weekend or the same calendar weekend […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness 2016 through Thursday 3.24

Posted March 25, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated March Madness through the first night of the Sweet 16 round and with the CBS afternoon games from last Thursday-Sunday.  Both CBS and TBS now down a few percentage point from the last few years in total viewers, with TNT and TRUtv down double-digit percentages.  The tournament audience across all four networks is down […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness Day 2 of “First Four”

Posted March 19, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The second and final night of the “First Four” play-in games of the NCAA Basketball Tournament were right on target versus past years.  The 6:30 pm game on TRU TV Wednesday night was almost identical to same time period last year, while the 9:15 pm was up slightly in the 18-49 sales demographics and right […]

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