The Premier League continues to hit new highs as NBCSN’s coverage of the Manchester Derby on Sunday ranked as the most-watched Premier League match in US cable television history. The Manchester United victory averaged 1.1 million viewers with the channel offering live on-site coverage from Old Trafford, according to Nielsen. In addition, NBCSN’s Premier League Live pre-match coverage ranked was the network’s most-watched Premier League studio show of extended length (more than 20 minutes), and second-most watched Premier League studio show overall. To date, NBC Sports Group’s Premier League viewership is averaging of 486,000 viewers and up 10% compared to this point last season, and up 19% among Adults 18-49. Top five markets included Washington, DC, followed by Sacramento, Columbus, Denver and Indianapolis.
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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