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Posted by Ben Cafardo on March 27, 2014

Heat-Pacers Showdown Delivers ESPN’s Second-Highest Rated NBA Game of the Season

Wednesday’s Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers showdown – the Pacers defeated the Heat 84-83 in an intensely played contest – delivered a 2.6 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the second-highest rated NBA game of the 2013-14 season for ESPN, just behind the network’s Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder telecast on January 29, which delivered a 2.7. In [...]

Category: Basketball, NBA


Posted by Ben Cafardo on January 30, 2014

Thunder-Heat Showdown Delivers ESPN’s Highest-Rated NBA Game of the Season

Local Ratings Surge in Oklahoma City, Miami, New York; Record Rating in Tulsa Best NBA Game on WatchESPN this Season Wednesday’s 2012 NBA Finals rematch – the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat, 112-95, behind Kevin Durant’s 33-point performance – delivered a 2.7 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the [...]

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Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 26, 2013

ESPN’s Monday Night Football: Cable’s Most-Watched Series for Eighth Straight Year

Six of Cable’s 10 Biggest Audiences of 2013; MNF Helps ESPN Win the Night on Eight Mondays This Fall For the eighth straight year, ESPN’s Monday Night Football ranks as the most-watched series on cable television, drawing six of cable’s 10 biggest audiences for the calendar year among viewers (seven of 10 among households). ESPN’s [...]

Category: Football, NFL


Posted by Bill Hofheimer on December 10, 2013

Cowboys-Bears is ESPN’s Highest-Rated Monday Night Football Game of 2013 and the Most-Watched Show on Monday Night

Last night’s Monday Night Football telecast – a Chicago Bears’ 45-28 victory over the Dallas Cowboys – was ESPN’s highest-rated and most-viewed (based on households) MNF game of the 2013 NFL season. The telecast ranked as the No. 1 show of the night across cable and broadcast in households, viewers and all key male and [...]

Category: Football, NFL

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