Posts Tagged ‘mlb’
 

 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings Track Game by Game

Clunk.  Game 1 of the World Series averaged a 3.4 adult 18-49 rating Tuesday, setting a new record low for the opening game of the Fall Classic.  The previous record low was a 3.6 in 2012 for San Francisco-Detroit and 2006 fo...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series Game 1 Ratings (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Game 1 of the 2016 World Series averaged just under 19.4 million viewers 2+ live+same day in the official nationals, second only to 2009 (Phillies-Yankees) in the last decade (and just narrowly behind it).  With the ke...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 7

World Series Game 7 last night ended up with 40 million persons 2+ in an average minute and a stellar 12.6 P18-49 demographic rating, versus around 24 million P2+ and a 7 P18-49 demo rating for the last two Game 7 telecasts (in...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 9.6-7.2014

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday September 6 and Sunday September 7, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television popu...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 7 (Updated with Official Nationals)

Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday night averaged a 5.6 adult 18-49 fast national rating, which we are estimating will go up to around a 6.6 6.64 adult 18-49 rating in the official nationals (after time zone adjustment for t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 2

Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night on FOX averaged a 3.4 adult 18-49, matching Game 1’s young adult rating.  Actually, if we look at the rating to two decimal places rather than the archaic one-tenth of a rating ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: MLB Postseason Hell

> The Postseason just keeps getting worse for MLB and its broadcast partners FOX and TBS.  ALCS Game 4 in Detroit was supposed to have started shortly after 4 pm ET today, but it was raining in Detroit.  FOX is now sa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 2

Game 2 of the 2016 World Series on Wednesday October 26 averaged 17,395,000 persons 2+ live+same day and a 4.8 P18-49 rating, down from Game 1’s 19,368,000 P2+ and 5.6 P18-49 rating.  On average, Game 2 declines about -...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.11-12.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 11 and Sunday April 12, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 5.21-22.2016

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. C...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

Rejoice! Baseball Coverage on TV to Radically Improve

Baseball fans around the country were treated to some wonderful news yesterday: FOX Sports analyst Tim McCarver announced his retirement during a typically long-winded conference call filled with the false humility that is his...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series Game 2 Ratings Back Down to Earth After a Game 1 to Remember

World Series Game Track.  Game 2 of the 2015 World Series was down about -10% from Game 1, versus the normal pattern of Game 2 ratings almost exactly matching Game 1 in various demographics on average in the past decade.  Th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: FOX Watching Detroit Weather Carefully

> FOX will be staring at the weather radar in Detroit all day today.  Game 5 of the American League Championship Series (Texas going for a 4 games to 1 end of the series on the road) is set to start at 4:19 pm.  FOX s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports Ratings

The NBA playoffs are really starting to lose steam, as the games this weekend were generally about 30% down from last year (or about two full household rating points lower).  The ratings below are household ratings from the 56...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.16-17.2016

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 16 and Sunday April 17, 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television populatio...
by Mitch Metcalf