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Sunday Night Baseball - March 29, 2013

Posted by Ben Cafardo on July 18, 2014

ESPN’s 25th Sunday Night Baseball Season: First-place Washington Nationals to Visit Atlanta Braves August 10

ESPN Images: Downloadable Photos ESPN Media Zone: ESPN MLB Media Kit ESPN announced today its game selection for the August 10 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. The first-place Washington Nationals and Bryce Harper will visit the Atlanta Braves and Freddie Freeman in a divisional battle beginning at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

Barry Larkin - April 2, 2014

Posted by Ben Cafardo on July 16, 2014

ESPN’s 25th MLB Season Viewership & Rating Up Double-Digits

ESPN Media Zone: MLB Media Kit MLB on ESPN Front Row ESPN’s 25th Sunday Night Baseball Season Audience Up, Averaging Nearly Two Million Viewers MLB Delivers Ratings Increases Across Key Demos on ESPN WatchESPN Experiences Significant Growth for MLB Games Through 42 games, ESPN’s 25th Major League Baseball season is experiencing double-digit viewership and ratings [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

2010 -- David Ortiz

Posted by Ben Cafardo on July 11, 2014

ESPN Radio to Broadcast 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game, 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby on ESPN ESPN Radio will serve as the exclusive, national radio home for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ET with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. It marks ESPN Radio’s 17th consecutive broadcast of the Midsummer [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

John Kruk - March 29, 2013

Posted by Ben Cafardo on June 19, 2014

ESPN’s 25th Sunday Night Baseball Season: First-place San Francisco Giants to Host Second-place Los Angeles Dodgers July 27

ESPN announced today its game selection for the July 27 edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell. The first-place San Francisco Giants will host their division rivals and second-place Los Angeles Dodgers at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Dan Shulman, analyst John Kruk and reporter Buster Olney will provide commentary for the telecast. [...]

Category: Baseball, MLB

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Posted by Ben Cafardo on June 16, 2014

Viewership & Ratings Up for 2014 NBA Finals on ABC

Game Five Audience Up, Peaks with 22.4 Million Viewers The 2014 NBA Finals on ABC, in which the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in five games, averaged 15,524,000 viewers (p2+) and a 9.3 U.S. household rating, according to Nielsen. This is up from 15,120,000 viewers and a 9.1 rating, respectively, through the first [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

2010 -- Mark Jackson, Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy

Posted by Ben Cafardo on June 16, 2014

NBA Finals Game Five Up with Strong 11.7 Rating on ABC

The Finals Wins the Night Across Television for 42nd Consecutive Time NBA Finals on ESPN3 Delivers 110 Percent Increase Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals, in which the San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA Championship by defeating the Miami Heat 104-87, delivered a strong 11.7 overnight rating on ABC, up from last year’s [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA

2010 -- Mark Jackson, Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy

Posted by Ben Cafardo on June 11, 2014

NBA Finals on ABC Up Through Three Games Averaging Nearly 15 Million Viewers

Game Three Viewership Up Six Percent Peaking with 18.6 Million Viewers Through three games, the 2014 NBA Finals are averaging 14,921,000 viewers per game, up five percent versus last year’s Finals through three games (14,278,000 viewers).  The games are averaging a 9.0 U.S. household rating, up five percent versus last year’s Finals through three games [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA