The NFL continues to pay dividends for FOX Sports. The company is announcing that, with the conclusion of the 2015 NFL regular season, it scored an average 12.0/25 household rating/share for the lineup of games, with 20.7 million viewers. That marks the most-watched season for the company since the division began broadcasting NFL games in 1994, according to Nielsen. America’s Game of the Week ended its run with a 15.4/29, with 26.8 million viewers. Meanwhile, pregame staple FOX NFL Sunday once again took the top spot among NFL pregame shows, reeling in a 3.5/9 rating (besting arch-rival The NFL Today by 40%), and snagging its highest average season rating since 2004 with an average audience of 5.3 million viewers. Meanwhile, the network debut of FOX NFL Kickoff saw a boost of 127% over its slot n FS1, averaging 1.183 million viewers on the broadcast network.
Chris Klein (Election) signed on as a super villain Cicada for season five of CW’s The Flash, launching Tuesday, October 9 at 8p, while Ramona Young (Blockers) and Tim Wilson (The Informant) have been added to the season four cast of the net’s Legends of Tomorrow. Joining Supergirl is transgender activist Nicole Maines (Royal Pains) […]
In more news from San Diego, series stars Mayim Bialik and Kumal Nayyar popped into the Big Bang Theory writers’ room panel to join the discussion about what’s ahead for season 12. Among the tidbits: Kathy Bates and Teller will be back as Amy’s parents.
With hot competition at The Open and Tiger Woods in contention, NBC Sports/Golf Channel report that Saturday scored the highest-rated third round at The Open since 2013, reeling in a 3.0 in Nielsen overnight numbers and up 25% over 2017. Friday’s action, meanwhile, hand Golf Channel with a TAD of 1.141 million average viewers, up […]
Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics unveiled the official mascots for the events on Sunday. The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the Paralympic mascot is Someity. According to Reuters, Miraitowa is a combination of the Japanese words for future and eternity while Someity comes from a popular cherry blossom variety […]
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