RATINGS RAT RACE: Big Turnout For Kobe-LeBron Showdown

By | Monday December 27, 2010 @ 12:50pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

The much hyped  faceoff between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James delivered big ratings for ABC. The Christmas Day game between Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers drew a 6.4 fast national rating. This was a 45% increase vs. last year’s … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Down Slightly But Still Dominates

Nellie Andreeva

Twas the night before Premiere Week, when all through the broadcast nets, not much was stirring besides football. An NFL overrun on CBS and Week 2 of NBC’s Sunday Night Football easily dominated a night filled with reruns and the season finale of ABC’s The Gates. SNF‘s telecast of “Manning Bowl II” between Peyton Manning’s Indianopolis Colts and Eli Manning’s New York Giants drew 15.2 overnight rating/24 share, down 8% from the sports program’s record-breaking premiere last week. If vs. “Manning Bowl I” in 2006, it was up 3%. A 43-minute football overrun on CBS boosted Read More »

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Record Ratings For Final Game; World Cup Finishes As The Most Watched Ever

Nellie Andreeva

2010_logo_largeHave Americans finally embraced the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA Men’s World Cup? It looks that way. Yesterday’s 2010 FIFA World Cup Final on ABC, in which Spain won over the Netherlands with an extra-time goal – was … Read More »

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