The return of the NFL regular season blew up ratings as NBC saw 26.9 million viewers tune in for NFL Kickoff on Thursday. Viewership was up 7% from last year’s open game and marked the third-most watched NFL Kickoff game in the 13-year history of the event, according to fast national data from Nielsen. The matchup drew a national household rating of 15.5/26, making it the third-highest rated NFL Kickoff game behind 2010 (16.5/28) and 2011 (16.0/26), and up 4% from last year’s opener. On the digital front, NBC Sports Live Extra’s live stream of the event scored record-setting digital numbers with fans consuming more than 25 million minutes and making it the highest-trafficked non-Olympic, non-Super Bowl live stream in NBC Sports Digital history.
ABC renewed Grey’s Anatomy for season 15, not exactly a surprise since it’s the net’s number one drama among A18-49, is up 3% in total viewers versus last year and Ellen Pompeo had already signed a new two-year deal with the show. The medical drama will now be ABC’s longest-running primetime scripted series – The […]
The season three finale of Ash vs. Evil Dead on April 29 will also be the end of the road for the series on Starz. This season the show dipped to an average .08 rating among A18-49 and 177,000 total viewers. “Ash Vs Evil Dead has been the ride of a lifetime,” tweeted series star […]
SB Nation’s Outsports is gearing up for its third annual gathering with the announcement of the first wave of confirmed speakers for the Outsports Pride Summit, set to take place during New York City Pride from June 21- 24. San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers and former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan will speak at the […]
Hyundai is taking on the NFL Draft with a second season of Rolling with the Rookies, presented by Hyundai. The four-episode series bring athletes back home to visit the people, places and moments that defined their journeys. This year saw the auto brand team up with four prospects projected to be taken in the first […]
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