Recent Posts tagged with ratings

NBC Sports Sees Big Viewership for First NASCAR Race of Season

NBC Sports’ first NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2020 season produced significant viewership gains from 2019, as the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 4.370 million viewers – up 46% vs. same race in 2019, which ran in September […]  More

NBC’s Super Bowl LII Telecast Rakes in 106 Million Total Audience; TV Rating Down 7% From Last Year

UPDATE 2/9/17: Viewership for NBC’s Super Bowl LII presentation has increased by more than 12 million viewers based on a new preliminary “out of home” viewing metric issued by Nielsen. “Out of home” viewership has been previously reported, but never before within four days of a live event. With the Nielsen “out of home” figure added, Super Bowl LII […]  More

NBCSN U.S. Women’s Soccer Ratings Climb 107% vs. London Games

NBCSN averaged 1.3 million viewers for the U.S. women’s soccer team’s 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday on the opening day of soccer competition at the Rio Olympics – topping by 107% the viewership for the team’s 2012 London Olympics opener (629,000 viewers for U.S.-France).  More

Super Bowl 50 Earns Second-Highest Overnight Rating Ever

CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl 50 featuring the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Feb. 7  (6:45-10:15 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 49.0/73, the second highest-rated Super Bowl in the metered markets in history (as far back as records go – 1976). The Super Bowl 50 household rating/share peaked […]  More

SVG Biz Report: Ratings for Women’s World Cup, NBA Finals Go Sky High

The U.S. tripled Australia in their opening Group-stage match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 on Fox Sports 1 Monday night and trebled the audience for the side’s starter at the 2011 edition of the quadrennial event. On ABC, The King continued his reign on the court, with the network scoring its highest […]  More

ESPN’s CFP National Championship Nets Largest Audience in Cable History

ESPN’s Monday night telecast of the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship averaged 33,395,00 viewers and an 18.2 US household rating, delivering both the largest audience and highest rating in cable television history. Ohio State’s 42-20 victory over Oregon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas surpassed both College Football Playoff Semifinals from Jan. 1 — […]  More

Ratings Dynasty: YES Network Most-Watched RSN for 10th Straight Year

The YES Network, which celebrated its tenth anniversary year in 2012, finished the 2012 broadcast year as the most-watched regional sports network (RSN) in the country in Total Day delivery (Monday-Sunday, 6a-2a) for the tenth straight year. YES – named as the seventh-most valuable sports business brand in the world by Forbes in October 2012 — also finished the 2012 broadcast […]  More

Eastern Conference Finals Leads ESPN to Highest Rated NBA Playoffs Ever

The 2012 NBA Playoffs generated record ratings and viewership on ESPN, led by the Eastern Conference Finals, which delivered the network’s highest-rated, most-viewed NBA series ever, according to Nielsen. It averaged a 6.2 US household rating, matching the highest-rated Conference Finals ever on cable, and was up 44% compared to ESPN’s coverage of the 2011 […]  More

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