Posts Tagged ‘postseason’
 

 

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: 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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Week Four

NBC Monday moved up again, a 4.3 Adult 18-49 prime time rating in the fast nationals (probably a 4.4 in the official nationals). CBS and ABC are even with recent weeks.  FOX earned a 1.3 in the fast nationals for Game 2 of St ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series through Game 3

Game 3 of the World Series on Friday 10.28.2016 averaged just under 19.4 million persons 2+ live+same day and a stellar 5.2 persons 18-49 rating, well above the Game 3 average since 2006 (13.2 million P2+ and a 3.7 P18-49 ratin...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week Four

Pretty much a train wreck on network TV last night.  CBS stumbled to a first place victory in the preliminary fast nationals with a 2.7 rating in prime time.  ABC plunged from a 3.3 last week to a 2.6 this week (mainly due to...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series through Game 5

2016 World Series ratings by Game with average ratings for each Game since 2006. Averages for World Series Games 1-5.  2016 is now #1 since 2006 with total viewers (persons 2+ live+same day) but still #3 since 2006 with the ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Monday Week 5

On the last night affected by a Presidential Debate this election cycle, NBC stayed on top with a 3.8 preliminary rating with Adults 18-49.  (The night featured 90 minutes of commercially-rated programming: an hour of The Voi...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: World Series Ratings through Game 6

World Series Game 6 on Tuesday 11.1.2016 came very close to Sunday’s Game 5, which was a much more competitive game.  Despite a lack of suspense last night, Game 6 is still among the better Game 6 audiences in the past d...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: Wednesday Week 5 — World Series Begins, Nation Yawns

We are estimating Game 1 of the World Series last night (Detroit at San Francisco) will go up from a 3.2 in the fast nationals to around a 3.8 in the official nationals later today.  Although that will be enough to win the nig...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

The Sked: Thursday Week 5 — MLB Ratings on Track toward NHL

World Series Game 2 is losing to the CBS Thursday lineup in the fast nationals (2.9 to 3.2 with Adults 18-49), but the game should rise to about a 3.3 in the official nationals when the Western live viewing is tabulated correct...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: The Importance of Game 2 in a 7-Game Series

> This afternoon and evening, FOX broadcast a thrilling playoff game which was tied 3-3 through the 11th inning, when Texas Ranger Nelson Cruz hit the first walk-off grand slam in MLB postseason history to defeat the Detroit Ti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

The Sked: Saturday Week 5 — Notre Dame Football Matches Popularity of World Series

Game 3 of the least-viewed World Series ever battled NCAA football (a very good Notre Dame vs Oklahoma game between two highly-ranked teams) last night.  In the fast nationals, college football on ABC edged Game 3 on FOX 2.5 t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

The Sked: If Detroit Wins Game 4 Tonight, FOX to Panic

If the Detroit Tigers wake up from their offensive slumber (three runs in three games so far) and manage to beat the Giants tonight, a Game 5 becomes necessary.  That game is currently scheduled for Monday night in Detroit, bu...
by Mitch Metcalf