NBC Sports Group saw Sunday’s Hockey Day In America tripleheader averaged more than 1.2 million viewers across NBC and NBCSN, rising 21% over year-ago coverage, according to Nielsen. NBC’s Blackhawks/Wild matchup handed the channel with a 1.13 HH rating with an average of 1.86 million viewers to become the second-most watched Hockey Day In America game ever, not counting regionalized coverage. Meanwhile, NBCSN’s Red Wings/Rangers battle served up a 0.42 HH rating and averaged 694,000 viewers to become the network’s most-watched Hockey Day In America telecast of all time. Meanwhile, the Penguins/Sabres faceoff notch a 0.71 HH rating. Through 61 games, NBCSN is on pace to have its most-watched NHL regular season ever, averaging 361,000 viewers, up 8% over 2015 viewership.
Roseanne Barr continues to make news; in a new tweet the comedian said that the tweet which lost her the reboot of ABC’s Roseanne and was interpreted as racist was actually a condemnation of anti-Semitism. Meanwhile, speaking at the Women in Film Crystal+Lucy Awards in Los Angeles, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey seemed to reference […]
Kelly Clarkson will perform a medley of her hits on the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards on Saturday, June 23 from 8-10pm EDT on Disney Channel. The original American Idol winner is also in line to receive the RDMA Icon Award.
FOX Sports will simulcast Friday’s Portugal vs. Spain World Cup match in one of the world’s most highly-trafficked locations — New York’s Times Square. The game, scheduled to air at 2 PM on the FOX broadcast network, will be shown using the feed from local FOX 5 NY on Silvercast’s 78 by 330-foot HD screen […]
Hyundai and Italian soccer club Atletico Madrid signed a new partnership in which the South Korean car manufacturer will sponsor the La Liga club, replacing Alfa Romeo as the team’s automotive partner. For the deal’s duration, which will run until 2021, the company will provide cars for the club, while their logo will be placed […]
A day after a federal judge ruled that AT&T could buy Time Warner, Comcast jumped in with a $65 billion, all-cash bid for most of 21st Century Fox’s assets, including FX and National Geographic cable networks. Comcast was in discussions to buy Fox last year, but with uncertainty about regulatory approval, Disney’s $52.4 billion offer […]