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OSCARS LIKELY TO REMAIN YEAR’S NO. 2 TELECAST

February 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for Sunday night’s Oscar awards telecast on ABC were up slightly from 2011, according to preliminary overnight figures from Nielsen Research. The show delivered a 25.5 household rating and a 38 share — up 4 percent from last year. That would put it a tad behind the 25.8/38 overnights for the Grammys two weeks […]

ABC OFFERS FREE APP FOR WATCHING OSCARS

January 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC has updated the free iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch “Oscars” app it introduced last year that will allow viewers to access any of six cameras set up at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the Feb. 26 event presumably just for the online coverage. After downloading the app […]

KENTUCKY DERBY’S RATINGS SLIP

May 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Several sports gurus had predicted that last Saturday’s running of the Kentucky Derby would smash previous records. And in many ways they were right. Churchill Downs recorded an all-time high in attendance — 164,858, beating a record set in 1974. Betting from all sources was up 1.5 percent from last year to $165.2 million, with […]

NFL DRAFT A HUGE DRAW

May 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 42 million viewers watched coverage of the 2011 NFL draft on the NFL Network, ESPN and ESPN2, the NFL said on Monday, referring to the number of people who tuned in to at least a few minutes of the coverage. Millions more watched on mobile devices. The NFL said that it delivered 22.4 million […]