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Posted by Rachel Margolis on September 18, 2014

ESPN’s Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007

ESPN’s coverage of the 2014 WNBA postseason generated the largest television audience for the event since 2007, posting double digit increases in ratings and viewership over 2013. Overall, ESPN, ABC, ESPN2 and ESPNEWS combined to televise 10 games, reaching 489,000 viewers and a 0.3 US household ratings for increases of 90 percent (vs. 257,000 in [...]

Category: WNBA


Posted by Rachel Margolis on September 10, 2014

WNBA Finals Delivers Best Overnight Since 2007

The WNBA Finals 2014 Game 2 – a 97-68 win for the Phoenix Mercury over the Chicago Sky – delivered a 0.6 overnight rating, marking the highest overnight number for any WNBA postseason game on ESPN or ESPN2 since 2007 (ESPN2, 0.6 on Sept. 13, Phoenix vs. Detroit). The Mercury hold a 2-0 series lead [...]

Category: WNBA

WNBA All-Star Game - July 27, 2013

Posted by Rachel Margolis on September 8, 2014

Game 2 of WNBA Finals Between Phoenix Mercury and Chicago Sky

The WNBA Finals 2014 on ESPN networks continues Tuesday, Sept. 9, with the best-of-five series between the Phoenix Mercury and the Chicago Sky at 9 p.m. on ESPN. The Mercury defeated the Chicago Sky 83-62 in Game 1 on Sunday on ABC. The remaining games, including if necessary Game Four and Five, will be televised [...]

Category: WNBA

Posted by Rachel Margolis on August 28, 2014

ABC Showcases WNBA Western Conference Finals Game Between the Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx on Sunday; ESPN2 Viewership and Ratings Up for WNBA Playoffs

ABC will broadcast the Phoenix Mercury and Minnesota Lynx in the WNBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 on Sunday, Aug. 31, at 3:30 p.m. Both the Mercury and the Lynx swept in the respective Western Conference Semifinals in two games with Phoenix topping the Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota defeating the San Antonio Stars. The [...]

Category: WNBA

College GameDay - November 23, 2013

Posted by Rachel Margolis on August 25, 2014

ESPN’s College GameDay Heads to Sundance Square for Opening Weekend

College Football Live Airs from Atlanta on Thursday ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot – college football’s longest running and most celebrated pregame show – will begin the 2014 season from Sundance Square in Fort Worth, Texas. The weekly three-hour Emmy Award-winning show (Saturday 9 a.m.-noon) will open on August 30 in advance [...]

Category: College Football