Ratings: Belmont Makes Hay, Stanley Cup Hits a High, Crossbones Dips
NBC’s Saturday-evening broadcast of the 146th Belmont Stakes — in which Tonalist (and others) thwarted California Chrome’s Triple Crown bid — averaged 20.6 million total viewers, the second-largest audience ever for the event (trailing only READ MORE
Ratings: NBA Finals Game 1 Up Vs. 2013, Undateable Hit Hardest By Hoops
ABC’s broadcast of the NBA Finals Game 1 between the Heat and Spurs on Thursday night drew 14.9 million total viewers and a 6.0 demo rating (per finals), up 5 percent in each measure from last year’s series opener.
Opening ABC’s night READ MORE
Ratings: Stanley Cup Finals Game 1 Down Vs. 2013, Motive Hits Highs
NBC’s broadcast of the Stanley Cup Finals‘ Game 1 between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers couldn’t measure up to last year’s triple-OT opening face-off between the Blackhawks and Bruins.
Drawing 4.5 million total viewers and a 1.7 demo rating READ MORE
CBS' Thursday Night Football Dates Set: When This Fall Might Big Bang Reclaim Its Time Slot?
CBS has announced its Thursday Night Football schedule for the 2014 season, and all told the network will air NFL games on seven Thursdays, starting …READ MORE
Ratings: NCAA Finals Down Vs. 2013, Bones Up
CBS’ coverage of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament championship game — in which my youngest niece’s college bested my second-oldest niece’s alma mater — averaged 21.2 million total viewers and a 7.2 demo rating on Monday night (per finals), down READ MORE
Ratings: Sochi Winter Olympics Close Below Vancouver, Trip Up Amazing Race Premiere
NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics‘ closing ceremony on Sunday night averaged about 15.3 million total viewers and a 3.3 demo rating, down 29 and 40 percent from the Vancouver 2010 games’ farewell fete. READ MORE
Winter Olympics 2014: 10 Things We Learned From the Sochi Games
There were celebrations of victory. There were heartbreaking defeats. There were a lot of jokes about Bob Costas’ infected eyes.
The 2014 Winter Olympics included their fair share of highs and lows, and we’ve compiled our favorite highlights from the last two weeks in Sochi, Russia. READ MORE
Ratings: NBC's About a Boy Samples Well, Olympics Hit a New Low
Saturday night’s all right for fightin’, at least according to Elton John, but it’s not your typical spot to find a network series premiere.
Of course, with NBC airing its penultimate night of Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia, the Peacock net used the opportunity to launch its small-screen adaptation of About a Boy. The gamble resulted in … READ MORE
Olympics Watch: What Was Your Favorite Moment From Sochi 2014, Day 15?
Is it terrible to admit that when I turned on coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, today, I treated coverage of the Ladies’ 30KM Mass Start cross-country ski race as little more than background noise?
My initial lack of respect, however, quickly gave way to something close to awe …READ MORE
Ratings: Olympics Hit Low, Shark Tank Drops
NBC’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics on Friday averaged 14.6 million total viewers and a 3.5 demo rating, dropping …READ MORE