Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sports Ratings Report for Week of October 21-27

Sports Ratings Highlights for Week of October 21-27 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: Redskins @ Broncos) 25.499  15.3  8.9  FOX  Sunday Night Football:Packers @ Vikings 16.893     […]

The Studio Show Scorecard for Week of October 21-27

PT Rnk TD Rnk Oct Distr. (000) PT Vwr (000) LW/LY TD Vwr (000) TD HH TD Vwr LW/LY 1 = 1 = 98891 3055 +14% 1295 0.9 +6% = = 85% 3055 +14% 1295 +6% +9% 3 = 2 = 98861 731 +15% 309 0.2 +4% = = 85% 731 +10% 309 +3% +4% […]

2013-14 College Basketball TV Schedule

Here is every men’s college basketball game on national television this season, as compiled by mattsarzsports.com. Refer to that site for more details and updates throughout the season. Be careful when opening this post, as there are more than a thousand games on here complete with countdowns.

2013 MLB Ratings Wrap-Up, Part III: Postseason Games

Here are the viewership numbers for every game of the MLB postseason, including 18-49 ratings for most games, sorted by viewership and including the tiebreaker game between the Rays and Rangers. Click here to see them sorted by series. The Red Sox’ clincher in Game 6 of the World Series was the most-watched baseball game […]

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 9

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 […]

2013 MLB Ratings Wrap-Up, Part II: MLB Network Regular Season Games

Here are the viewership numbers for most if not all games on MLB Network for the 2013 season. Seven of the top eight, nine of the top eleven, twelve of the top sixteen, and fourteen of the twenty most-watched games on MLB Network involved either the Red Sox or Yankees, with the top game being […]

The Problem With Internet Companies Getting Major Sports Rights

I have a much longer series of posts planned on the broader issues surrounding the current era of sports on television, but I wanted to make this particular point because I think it’s particularly important. The NFL is reportedly still considering an expansion and splitting of its Thursday night package to sell to another partner, […]

2013 MLB Ratings Wrap-Up, Part I: Fox and ESPN Regular Season Games

Here are the viewership numbers for all 100 games on Fox and ESPN this season. Numbers for games on TBS are not available. The most watched regular season broadcast of the season was a “Baseball Night in America” broadcast on Fox headlined by the Yankees at the Orioles on June 29, which had 3.5 million […]

Sports Ratings Report for Week of October 14-20

Sports Ratings Highlights for Week of October 14-20 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 Sunday Night Football:Broncos @ Colts 26.943    10.0 NBC NFL: Regional coverage(main games: HOU/KC and BAL/PIT) 25.319 14.8 […]