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ALL-STAR GAME A DECISIVE HIT FOR FOX

July 18, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Last week’s Major League Baseball All Star Game helped lift Fox to No. 1 in the ratings among the key 18-49 age group and to second place among adults overall. CBS remained the most-watched network of the week, thanks to its summer reality series, Big Brother, and to solid rerun performances by its Thursday-night sitcom […]

ALL-STAR GAME A WINNER FOR FOX

July 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The National League trounced the American League 8-0 to win Tuesday night’s All-Star game — and Fox, which carried the game, did the same to most of its rivals as the telecast drew at least 10 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. That figure, like those for all live sporting events, is expected to […]

GM STAYS IN THE GAME WITH MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

July 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Although it has had to compete against NBC’s Olympics coverage for ad dollars from affluent businesses that can afford to shell out the big bucks, Fox said on Thursday that it had sold out all its ad availabilities for next week’s MLB All-Star Game at an average of $550,000 for each 30-second commercial, slightly more […]

BASEBALL STRIKES OUT AGAINST TALENT

July 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

America’s Got Talent outshone the talent of MLB’s American League and National League Tuesday night as it averaged 13.75 million viewers against 10.23 million for the All Star Game, according to overnight Nielsen ratings. The baseball telecast was down nearly 10 percent from a year ago, while the talent show was up 18 percent from […]

NBA GAME SETS RATINGS RECORD

May 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

TNT’s telecast of Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls drew 11.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched basketball game on cable television in history. It broke a record set in 2003 when 10.8 million viewers watched Michael Jordan playing in his last All-Star Game. The […]

NBA ALL-STAR GAME SCORES

February 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The NBA All-Star Game has rarely drawn big ratings in recent years. Last year, for example, it attracted some 6.8 million viewers, about half the number that watched baseball’s All-Star Game (and the MLB game was the lowest-rated in history). But this year, with some real stars in the line-up, the TNT telecast delivered 9.1 […]

GUESS WHICH IS THE TOP-RATED TV SHOW IN NEW YORK

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The No. 1 show last week in New York City, the nation’s largest TV market, was not carried by any of the Big 4 television networks. It was the season premiere of MTV’s Jersey Shore. It was also the top-rated regular series for the month of July in the New York market, outranked only by […]

CBS IS FIRST — AND LAST

July 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS led again in the Nielsen ratings as the most-watched television network last week, but it was the least-watched network among the key group of adults 18-49. That honor fell to Fox, which has been struggling in the ratings this summer — but which carried Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game last week. While ratings were […]

RATINGS SLIDE FOR MLB’S ALL-STAR GAME

July 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Baseball’s All-Star Game may have been great for the National League which earned its first victory in 13 years Tuesday night. Not so great for Fox, however, which saw the audience for the game drop by a whopping 26 percent from last year to 11.27 million viewers from 14.59 million. Much of the decrease could […]