LeBron James, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Chris Paul, Anthony Davis, Plus the Defending NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs in Action Head Coaches & ESPN NBA Analysts Jeff Van Gundy, Hubie Brown, Doug Collins, Mark Jackson, P.J. Carlesimo Providing Coverage ABC and ESPN will combine to televise seven NBA playoff games this weekend – Friday, April … Read More
NBA Playoffs on ABC: Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics Delivers Third-Highest Rated First Round Game 1 Ever
ABC’s Sunday broadcast of the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-100 victory over the Boston Celtics delivered a 4.5 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the third-highest overnight rating for an NBA Playoffs first round Game 1 ever. The 4.5 rating is also up 13 percent versus the comparable game in 2014 (Miami-Charlotte, 4.0). The game peaked … Read More
Grammy Award-winning recording artists The Black Eyed Peas (@BEP) and ESPN (@ESPNNBA) have collaborated for a special 2015 NBA Playoffs broadcast open, which will debut this Saturday, April 18, on ESPN and ABC. The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members’ will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single ‘Awesome,’ which they wrote … Read More
Breen, Van Gundy, Jackson, Salters to Call Two Games in Less Than 24 Hours LeBron James, Stephen Curry, James Harden Among the NBA’s Biggest Superstars in Action ESPN NBA Playoff Preview Show on Friday The 2015 NBA Playoffs will tip off on ABC and ESPN with the first five games of the postseason airing on … Read More
Through five games – MLB Opening Night and a MLB Opening Day quadruple-header – ESPN is averaging 1,370,000 viewers (p2+) compared to 926,000 in 2014.
This marks MLB’s highest-rated Opening Night in five years (since 2010) and is up 40 percent compared to Opening Night in 2014 and 2013 (1.5).
ESPN MLB analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk (Sunday Night Baseball) participated in ESPN’s MLB Opening Night/Opening Day media conference call earlier today. Schilling and Kruk will serve as analysts for ESPN2’s exclusive presentation of MLB Opening Night presented by Scotts – St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs – on Sunday, April 5, at 8 … Read More
ESPN announced today it has made an update to its 2014-15 NBA regular-season schedule. On Wednesday, April 8, the Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons matchup has been added at 7 p.m. ET, replacing the previously scheduled Toronto Raptors at Charlotte Hornets game. Mark Jones and analyst Doug Collins will call the Celtics-Pistons game, which will also … Read More
ESPNU and ESPNEWS to Air Up to 19 Games Including the Finals ESPN will carry the NBA Development League postseason for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, airing the league’s playoffs and Finals games on ESPNU and ESPNEWS. The 2015 NBA D-League postseason will begin Tuesday, April 7, with first round action. The NBA D-League Finals … Read More
ESPN’s MLB Spring Training Game Schedule Opens March 19 with Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees Sunday Night Baseball’s Shulman, Schilling, Olney to Call Angels-Cubs March 26 ESPN Baseball Tonight is hitting the road for a week of live shows at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort, Monday, … Read More
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