Monthly Archives: November 2013

2013 NASCAR Ratings Wrap-Up

Here are the ratings for every NASCAR Sprint Cup race in the 2013 season. Every race on Fox outrated every race on cable, and only one race on ABC was able to beat any Fox races, even the Sprint Unlimited, the Irwin Tools Night Race from Bristol. As usual, ratings slowly tapered off after the […]

Sports Ratings Report for Week of November 4-10

Here’s the updated list of the most-viewed programs in Fox Sports 1 history through November 10 after Oklahoma-Baylor set the new record this week:     Vwr (mil)  HH  18-49  Time  1  CFB: Oklahoma @ Baylor 2.11 1.3  0.7 11/7 7:30 PM  2  UFC Fight Night: Shogun v. Sonnen 1.782  1.0    8/17 8:00 PM  […]

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 12

NBC’s Sunday Night Football package gives it flexible scheduling. For the last seven weeks of the season, the games are determined on 12-day notice, 6-day notice for Week 17. The first year, no game was listed in the Sunday Night slot, only a notation that one game could move there. Now, NBC lists the game […]

The Studio Show Scorecard for Week of November 4-10

PT Rnk TD Rnk Oct Distr. (000) PT Vwr (000) LW/LY TD Vwr (000) TD HH TD Vwr LW/LY 1 = 1 = 98891 3559 +49% 1446 1.0 +23% = = 85% 3559 +16% 1446 +22% +13% 4 -1 2 = 98861 557 -8% 342 0.2 +4% -1 = 85% 557 -16% 342 +1% +14% […]

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 11

NBC’s Sunday Night Football package gives it flexible scheduling. For the last seven weeks of the season, the games are determined on 12-day notice, 6-day notice for Week 17. The first year, no game was listed in the Sunday Night slot, only a notation that one game could move there. Now, NBC lists the game […]

Top 500 Most-Watched Programs in ESPNU’s First Year of Nielsen Ratings

Near as I can tell, ESPNU first became Nielsen-rated just over a year ago, just before the start of November 2012. Here are the 500 (technically 505) most-watched programs over the course of that first year of Nielsen rating from October 29, 2012 through October 27, 2013. A more up-to-date list that will be maintained […]

Last-Minute Remarks on SNF Week 13 Picks

Week 13 (December 2): Tentative game: NY Giants @ Washington Prospects: 4-6 v. 3-7. The name value and NFC East tire fire helps, but these are the worse two teams in the division. Protected games: Broncos-Chiefs (CBS) and Bears-Vikings (FOX). Other possible games mentioned on last week’s Watch and their records: Cardinals (6-4)-Eagles (6-5), Titans […]

Sports Ratings Report for Week of October 28-November 3

Sports Ratings Highlights for Week of October 28-November 3 Numbers compiled from a variety of sources, including TV by the Numbers, The Futon Critic, Sports Media Watch, and Son of the Bronx.   Vwr (mil) HH 18-49 Net NFL: Regional coverage(main game: Steelers @ Patriots) 23.987    7.7 CBS World Series, Game 6:Cardinals @ Red […]

The Studio Show Scorecard for Week of October 28-November 3

PT Rnk TD Rnk Oct Distr. (000) PT Vwr (000) LW/LY TD Vwr (000) TD HH TD Vwr LW/LY 1 = 1 = 98891 2382 -22% 1176 0.8 -9% = = 85% 2382 -11% 1176 -7% +2% 3 = 2 = 98861 603 -18% 329 0.2 +6% = = 85% 603 +30% 329 +7% -2% […]

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 10

NBC’s Sunday Night Football package gives it flexible scheduling. For the last seven weeks of the season, the games are determined on 12-day notice, 6-day notice for Week 17. The first year, no game was listed in the Sunday Night slot, only a notation that one game could move there. Now, NBC lists the game […]