With the numbers in for FOX Sports’ inaugural telecast of the US Open, the company wrapped up coverage on Sunday with a 4.2/10 and 6.7 million viewers for over eight and a half hours of coverage on FOX. With the championship coming down to a late putt, the primetime portion of coverage averaged a 5.3/10 and 8.7 million viewers from 7-10:46p, according to Nielsen. The telecast also handed the channel with its most-watched Sunday night in prime since 1/4/15. Seattle bested all markets in the final round with a 11.4/30, followed by Jacksonville (6.8/12), Columbus (6.7/14), Louisville (6.6/12), and Las Vegas (6.5/13). Overall, the entire tournament on FOX and Fox Sports 1 averaged 3.5 million viewers across both networks. In addition, FOX Sports GO, USOpen.com and the U.S. Open official app saw total live streams started were growing 354% to 5.9 million while total streamed minutes hit 158 million, topping the U.S. Open’s previous high of 130 million minutes in 2012.
Figure skater/headline maker Adam Rippon declined the opportunity to become an NBC correspondent for the rest of the 2018 Winter Games when he realized it would mean leaving the Olympic team and Village. “My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them,” tweeted the U.S. team […]
Alfre Woodard (Luke Cage) will guest as Cookie’s formidable mother on an upcoming episode of Fox drama Empire….Madeline Stowe (Revenge) joins Fox musical drama pilot Mixtape….Bonnie Soper (Filthy Rich) will play Princess Diana and Maggie Sullivan (Fargo) takes on Queen Elizabeth in Lifetime movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Game handed Turner Sports with boosts across all platforms – television (TNT and TBS), digital and social, including a 4.3 household rating and 5.1 million household impressions – both up 2% over 2017 and marking the best for the event since 2013, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. In addition, the telecast […]
The Big 12 Conference is turning to FloSports to live stream the 2018 Big 12 championships for swimming & diving on FloSwimming.com, indoor and outdoor track & field on FloTrack.com, wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com. The deal is an expansion of FloSports’ current agreement with the conference. Programming begins Feb. 21-24 with the […]
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