Recent Posts tagged with TV ratings

YES Network Posts Record Ratings for Old-Timers’ Day

Fresh off a week mourning legendary owner George Steinbrenner, YES Network posted a huge ratings weekend July 17-18. YES’s two-hour Yankees Old-Timers’ Day Special at 2-4 p.m. Saturday was the highest-rated and most-viewed Yankees Old-Timers’ Day Special ever on YES. Saturday’s special drew a 3.28 average TV households rating (318,000 average viewers), surpassing the previous […]  More

NBC Sports Rides McDowell, Pebble Beach to 35% Ratings Jump for U.S. Open Sunday

NBC Sports’ final-round coverage of the U.S. Open from Pebble Beach was up 35 percent in the overnight ratings from last year. Sunday’s coverage (3-9:15 p.m. ET), which saw Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell win his first major championship, drew an overnight rating of 6.9/15 up 35% from last year’s 5.1/12 (1:30-8:15 p.m. ET) and the best for […]  More

CSN Chicago Posts Record Ratings During April, May

Fueled by two Stanley Cup Playoffs series victories, first-round coverage of the NBA Playoffs, and the start of another baseball season on both sides of town, Comcast SportsNet Chicago delivered record-setting television ratings during the six-week time period of April 1 through May 16. Over the past six-plus weeks, CSN Chicago televised 66 live professional […]  More

NBC Posts Highest Kentucky Derby Rating in 18 Years

NBC Sports notched its highest Kentucky Derby rating in 18 years as Saturday’s coverage of Super Savers’ win posted a 10.3 overnight rating and a 23 share. Those numbers are the largest since 1992 (10.9/23 on ABC) and represent a 1% gain over last year’s Derby (10.2/22) and a 7% boost from 2008 (9.5/21). Nielsen’s […]  More

NESN Sets Opening Day Ratings Record with Red Sox-Yankees Tilt

NESN earned its highest season-opener rating in network history last night with a 19.7 household rating (475,000 households) in the Boston DMA. The rating is the fifth highest rating in NESN’s history and highest game rating since Aug. 28, 2007. NESN’s Red Sox coverage was the top rated program in the Boston DMA in every […]  More

CBS Final Four Coverage Scores Highest Ratings Since 2005

CBS Sports’ coverage of the Final Four on Saturday, April 3 notched an average overnight household rating/share of 9.7/19, which was up 8% from a 9.0/18 last year. The 9.7/19 is the highest average rating for the Final Four since a 10.9/19 in 2005. The first game (6:00-8:30 p.m. ET), featuring Butler’s win over Michigan […]  More

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