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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

Posted July 21, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 19 and Sunday July 20, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population.   Golf: PGA British Open 1.3 rating ESPN 7:00 am Saturday 3rd Round (+8% from 1.2 […]

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SKEDBALL: Winter Olympic Ratings Update

Posted February 13, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

After a relatively good night Tuesday, last night’s Olympic coverage on NBC (5.6 adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm Wednesday night  in the delayed “fast” nationals) was significantly below the comparable night for Turin 2006 (6.0 rating) and miles below Vancouver 2010 (9.0 rating).  Last night’s coverage featured: Women’s Downhill, Pairs’ Final, Women’s Halfpipe, Men’s […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness TV Ratings through First Sunday

Posted March 21, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Through Sunday and 52 games, the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament on CBS and three Turner networks (TNT, TBS and TruTV) is combining for over 11.6 million viewers 2+ live+same day in an average minute, up +10% from last year and up +6% from the 2012-2016 average to a recent high, according to Nielsen television ratings. CBS […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 5.30-31.2015

Posted June 1, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31, 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 weekend last year. NBA Playoffs […]

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SKEDBALL: Winter Olympic Ratings Update

Posted February 23, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

NBC’s sojourn in Sochi has officially transitioned from Nightmare to Living Hell.  Last night’s primetime coverage averaged a 2.7 adult 18-49 rating from 8:00-11:00 pm or a 2.8 rating from 8:30-11:00.   That’s a new low for primetime Olympic coverage, shattering the record set the night before.  The comparable night in Vancouver 2010 was a […]

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UPDATED: THE SKED CABLE/NETWORK & OLYMPICS RATINGS SCORECARD – 2/6/14

Posted February 7, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  AFTERNOON UPDATE:  The WINTER OLYMPICS climbed 0.2 in final numbers, as did  THE BIG BANG THEORY.  AMERICAN IDOL and 2 1/2 MEN were both up 0.1, while THE MILLERS had the only drop, down 0.1. THURSDAY CABLE:  PAWN STARS (History) took the lead at 1.2, up 0.1.  APPALACHIAN OUTLAWS was behind at 0.9, also […]

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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: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 10.18-19.2014

Posted October 20, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday October 18 and Sunday October 19, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. NFL: Week 7 Sunday 10.6 rating CBS 1 or 4 pm Single (mostly CIN-IND, KC-SD, MIA-CHI) […]

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