12/11/13

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THERE’S NOTHING MORE UNPREDICTABLE THAN A GRIZZLY
& WE’VE GOT THE
MOTHER OF THEM ALL

Sarah Palin is coming to Sportsman Channel.
The original Mama Grizzly returns to unscripted TV to host Sportsman
Channel’s all new original
series AmazingAmerica with Sarah Palin.
America’s First Lady of the Outdoors journeys into Red, WILD & BlueSM America
and tells the stories of the people and places that make this country AMAZING!

Mama Grizzly is ready to Roar.
AmazingAmerica with Sarah Palin premieres April 2014 exclusively on Sportsman Channel


Cynopsis: Sports
12.11.13

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, December 11, 2013, and this is your first early morning Sports briefing. 

Saturday’s MLS Cup Final made a historic milestone, as UniMas, whose broadcast of the game delivered an average of 514,000 total viewers and 245,000 Adults 18-49 for a 12% rise year-to-year, marked the first time a Spanish language broadcast of the final bested its English equivalent. ESPN delivered 505,000 for the same game. In fact, Univision is reporting that its broadcasts of the MLS regular season on UniMas beat out both ESPN2 and NBCSN in total viewers with an average of 223,000.

ON THE AIR

This week’s Monday Night Football telecast between the Cowboys and Bears marked ESPN’s highest-rated and most-viewed MNF game this season with a 10.2 US rating, representing an average of 11,815,000 households and 16,192,000 viewers (P2+), according to Nielsen. In Dallas, the game delivered a 19.9 rating on ESPN and a 5.8 on KTXD-IND, for a combined 25.6 rating in the market. Chicago delivered a 12.9 rating on ESPN and a 24.5 on WLS-ABC, for a combined 37.4 rating in the market. Through 14 weeks (15 games), ESPN’s MNF is averaging an 8.6 rating with 13,677,000 viewers in 2013 for upticks of 2% and 4% respectively over the same period a year ago. In addition, the telecast on ESPN Deportes scored as the most-watched NFL game ever on nationally broadcast Spanish-language television, averaging a 0.7 US Hispanic Household rating and 174,000 Hispanic viewers (P2+).

CBS Sports reports that, through 13 weeks of the 2013 NFL regular-season, The NFL on CBS is averaging 18.8 million to mark a 6% spike over last year’s 17.8 million viewers. That score ranks as the highest number of average viewers for the first 13 weeks of the season for the AFC television package in 26 years. So far, the league is pulling an average national household rating/share of 11.2/23, up 5% from last year’s 10.7/22.

Speaking of the NFL, NBC is flexing its week 16 option and will shift the Dec. 22 Bears/Eagles into primetime for Sunday Night Football. Meanwhile the Patriots/Ravens game now goes to 4:25p on CBS.

Cartoon Network revealed plans for the 2014 Hall of Game Awards, which will air in February. The fourth annual event will see two brand new categories debut in 2014. In the “MVC: Most Valuable Cartoon” category the nominees are Adventure Time, Ben 10, Steven Universe and Regular Show. Meanwhile, in the “Best Boogie” category voters can pick their favorite cartoon dance moves. Returning will be the likes of Most Awesome Mascot, Alti-Dude, Dynamic Duo brought to you by Post Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles, Gnarliest Newcomer; I Got Swag, Fanatic Fanstars, We Got Game and Best Foes Forever.

Spanning five consecutive nights in late December, HBO2 will offer boxing fans 10 of the year’s standout fights, including signature wins by Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley Jr. and Carl Froch as well as breakout victories by rising stars Gennady Golovkin, Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev. The action starts Monday, Dec. 23 with a doubleheader every night at 11p.

Meanwhile, HBO announced that late-night boxing franchise HBO Boxing After Dark wrapped up its 18th season on a high note. The series averaged 1.0 million viewers this season for main event fights, up 12% over last year.

Meanwhile, Discovery Channel announced a deal for a new boxing series from UFC President Dana White dubbed The Fighters. The reality series, from Pilgrim Studios, will debut on Jan. 23 at 9p and will focus on South Boston boxers as trainers from rival boxing gyms across Boston choose their top amateur fighters to represent their gyms in a bout. After seven days of intense training, the fighters will face off in the ring with their professional futures at stake.

CBS Sports Network will carry the presentation of the 2013 Phillips 66 Rotary Lombardi Award live tonight at 9p. This year’s finalists for the award, given to the best lineman on offense or defense, are Anthony Barr (UCLA), Aaron Donald (Pittsburgh), CJ Mosley (Alabama) and Michael Sam (Missouri). Barr, Donald, Mosley and Sam will all be in attendance for the live announcement. CBS Sports college football analyst Spencer Tillman and Rachel Boribeau host.

Alabama football coach Nick Saban will join team ESPN for the BCS title game on Jan. 6, according to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch.

SiriusXM revealed that famed golf instructor Hank Haney has joined SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio. Haney, whose students have included Tiger Woods, Mark O’Meara, Charles Barkley, Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine and others, Haney will host Hank Haney Golf Radio, an instructional-based show airing Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10a starting Jan. 3.

Jim Corno, Sr., President of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, died at age 66 on Tuesday after losing his battle with cancer.  The longtime sports TV executive came to Chicago in March 1984 to run regional outlet SportsVision, which he grew into what is now Comcast SportsNet Chicago. Jerry Reinsdorf, Chairman of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox released a statement on his passing, writing “Jim was a tremendous businessman and partner, with his prescient understanding of sports television often guiding our decisions and direction over the years… We all will miss our friend.”

SPONSORSHIP & PROMOTION

NBC Olympics is launching a join promotional campaign with reality hit The Voice featuring Season Four winner Danielle Bradbery. The campaign, which debuted last night on the show, is themed around Bradbery’s performance of her song My Day and is interspersed with footage of Olympic athletes. Spots will run across NBCUniversal’s family of networks in the weeks leading into the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

MLB.com is pitting a new spin on Season’s Tweetings, creating a Twitter sweepstakes for fans to potentially win a holiday present from a secret gifter representing each of the 30 MLB Clubs. After the secret gifters are unveiled for all 30 MLB Clubs, they will announce the gift they personally chose to be awarded to their respective club’s winner. Fans may enter the sweepstakes by following the official club account and using that club’s designated Season’s Tweetings hashtag. All designated hashtags can be found at MLB.com/secret.
 
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group is venturing into new territory, announcing that it has teamed up with QuintEvents to launch USA TODAY Sports Events. The new outfit will offer high-end experiences at the likes of the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, Kentucky Derby, UFC title events and more.
 

DIGITAL & TECHNOLOGY

Bleacher Report continues to bolster its roster, announcing the additions of Jason King and Dave Lozo to its roster as lead writers. King will cover college basketball and Lozo will report on the NHL. Jason King most recently served with ESPN.com while Lozo most recently wrote for The Score.

WWE announced a record for the 2013 Slammy Awards with 1.64 million votes coming in via the WWE app. That marks a 180% spike over last year’s record-setting awards show.

 

ROSTER MOVES

FiveThirtyEight hired Andrei Scheinkman as Deputy Editor and Director of Data and Technology for the ESPN site. There, he will the site’s data visualization team, using computer programming, information design and statistics to create graphics and interactive features that tell accurate and insightful stories with data. Scheinkman was previously part of The New York Times’ interactive news team.

Octagon announced the addition of Lauren Decker to its Brussels office to lead its relationship with MasterCard Europe. Decker will lead the team responsible for providing strategic direction and managing MasterCard’s European sponsorship portfolio.

THE MAIN EVENT

Flyers/Blackhawks on NBCSN at 8p.


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