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WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 2

Posted June 16, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

World Cup 2014 continued Friday with a well-rated match on ESPN Friday at 3 pm (Netherlands versus Spain), which averaged 3.1 million viewers of any age and a 2.09 rating with men 18-49, well above the ESPN average for Group Stage matches in 2010 (2.1 million total viewers and 1.47 men 18-49 rating) and slightly […]

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THE SKED NETWORK SCORECARD – 2/14/14

Posted February 15, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NBC:  See Mitch Metcalf’s Skedball post for detailed analysis of the Sochi WINTER OLYMPICS ratings.  Last night’s preliminary 4.5 slumped badly, down 1.4 from Thursday and below all 3 of the previous Winter Games on the parallel night.  NBC will hope this drop was solely due to Valentine’s Day.  Despite the over 2 point […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 9.3-4.2016

Posted September 7, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday September 3-4, 2016.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 150K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size.   For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, September […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 8.29-30.2015

Posted August 31, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday August 29 and Sunday August 30, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for a look at sports ratings from the same calendar weekend last year. Football […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings

Posted March 11, 2013 by Mitch Metcalf

The PGA and the weekend’s broadcaster (in this case NBC) usually have reason to be overjoyed when Tiger Woods is in contention at a tournament.  This weekend at Doral, Florida (the WGC Cadillac event), Woods won the event going away.  Saturday from 2-6 pm NBC averaged a 3.0 household rating and 7 share in the […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 1.20-1.26.2020

Posted January 28, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday January 20 through Sunday January 26, 2020.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+ live+same day).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the similar chart for the same […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness TV Ratings through the First Thursday

Posted March 20, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

CBS had a terrific start to the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament with its two late games Thursday, right around 5.5 million viewers ages 2+.  These audience levels are among the best ratings for this day in recent years: the 7:00 pm game on CBS (#8-Cincinnati beating #9-Purdue 66-65 in OT in telecast 7 of the […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness Ratings through Championship

Posted April 4, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Updated ratings for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament through Championship Monday of March Madness. One game has been added to the CBS average. CBS averaged almost 8.4 million viewers 2+ for its 24 games this year, up a big +39% from last year and up +15% from the 2012-2016 average, as the Final Four and Championship game returned […]

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