This list of the top current and canceled ESPN shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. NorthEast United 0-1 Jamshedpur FC: Report, Ratings & Reaction as Owen Coyle’s Men Edge Past the Highlanders Atlanta United name former Man Utd and Real Madrid star Heinze head coach Tennis. Open coverage on ESPN has grown in the ratings compared with last year on each of its first four days, the network said Friday. 9 million viewers per game to 14. List Rules Vote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on ESPN. 4 rating in Atlanta for the Falcons' 2019 opener, a road game. 9 Serie A share Ibrahimovic back in training to boost Serie A leaders AC Milan. Donald Trump believes recent controversies have negatively impacted NASCAR’s viewership, but the TV ratings tell a different story. 7 household rating in Chicago, or almost 375,000 homes here, Thursday night. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Update 4/20/2020: Welp, Part 1 averaged 6. Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal: World Soccer Talk Podcast World Soccer Talk December 17, 2020 17 Comments In the NEW episode, number 203, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including:. In the latest TV show ratings, Fox’s postponed Thursday Night Football matchup between the Ravens and Cowboys averaged 10 million total viewers and a 2. Live Louisiana high school football continues on Cox Sports Television with the announcement of this week’s LHSAA playoff contest. May not be quoted or reproduced without the prior written permission of Arbitron. While sports leagues will still reap the rewards of multibillion-dollar TV contracts well into the next decade, they will be forced to adjust. ESPN's National Championship TV ratings were down, but not as badly as New Year's Eve Playoff. UPDATED: Sat. TV viewership of sporting events has seemingly reached – at a minimum – a cyclical peak. Sports TV ratings: MLS Cup, Army-Navy, Browns-Ravens and more. Most ratings are down: This is an overarching trend that likely has sports executives sweating a bit. Will be updated as the season progresses. 3k views87 items. World Series TV ratings average drops 32 percent below previous low. On the winning side, the recent PGA Championship delivered its highest cable ratings in a decade for ESPN, and on CBS it saw an increase over last year’s competition. ESPN could have just ordered up more “SportsCenter,” but in TV, sometimes it’s easier to fix a problem while the vehicle is in motion than it is to let it veer off the road. The Saints-Bucs drew a 16. The incredible success of ESPN's miniseries The Last Dance — it was the highest-rated documentary on the channel ever by a wide margin — seemed to confirm how parched sports fans were, as. BCCI president Saurav Ganguly expects that this year IPL will shatter viewership records as pandemic will force people to stay home and watch it only on TV. 5 million) and the smallest chunk of advertising revenue ($500. College football schedule TV selections for the weekend of Oct. Games on TNT are also down by more than 40 percent, while ESPN’s ratings have gone down roughly 20 percent. May not be quoted or reproduced without the prior written permission of Arbitron. Numbers obtained from various sources, including network PR, ShowBuzz Daily and Programming Insider. What Michael Jordan and Bubba Wallace could do for NASCAR. The pandemic has likely changed viewing habits forever. Cable news networks Fox News and MSNBC and sports-focused ESPN repeated as 1-2-3 atop all basic cable networks in total viewers in Live+7 Nielsen ratings for 2019. The landscape is dramatically shifting. As the college football season nears an end, Todd McShay runs through his top 32 prospects for the 2021 NFL draft. A vaccine may come in Q1 2021 and help resuscitate ad dollars and attention. In addition to the ratings growth, ESPN has increased the number of hours The Bassmasters airs on its channels, going from 30 hours on ESPN Classic last year to 54 this year on that network. ” Six chances to win $10K in 2019 Conference Tournament Bracket Challenge. ESPN dominated the weekend. TV Ratings: And Then There Were None leads the way. WISH-TV Schedule. Remember, ratings are not used for news programs. Compared to this point last year, the NBA ratings have seen a decline. Ratings: TNF, ACC/B1G Challenge, F1, Soccer. SportsCenter all day had just 168,000 viewers, NBA: The Jump had only 112,000 viewers. Australia come to terms with their. The first show, featuring Shakur Stevenson, averaged 397,000 (609, 000 peak), according to Nielsen Media Research. “ Since the summer TV season began in May, overall TV usage is off 8% year-over-year to 73. The pandemic has likely changed viewing habits forever. A winter finale dip for GREY’S ANATOMY. Within a week, MLB, NBA, and the NHL all came back with scheduled games, leading to unexpected results. The catastrophic ratings decline for both CNN and. Assuming that most viewers had turned off their TVs by the fourth quarter -- unless they had either sadistic or masochistic tendencies -- it wouldn't be a stretch to guess that. That is, in the entire history of the network existing, it has never had lower overall studio ratings than it did this week. The Royals’ recent turnaround is providing a ratings boost for Fox Sports Kansas City, which reported a season-high 5. 05M viewers (ESPN) September 20, BYU vs. Overwatch League’s ESPN ratings weren’t great for TV, but pretty good for esports. Ratings: Nebraska high school softball, Sept. After meticulously gathering TV ratings data from the websites Sports Media Watch and TV by the Numbers, we have a data set of 1,824 MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL nationally broadcast games between 2000–2014. Big Sports Fail To Deliver As Fox News Tops Summer TV Ratings. The Montreal-B. 3 million viewers and 9. He also connected with. According to Sports Media Watch, the ratings for this year’s NBA Finals were down 49 percent from last year, when they occurred during their traditional May-June period. Sep 01, 2020, 08:23AM IST Source: TOI. The season-opener will mark the MLS debut of the much-anticipated LAFC franchise coached by former U. > 1990 - 1991 (Households with TV: 93,100,000): RANK: SHOW: NETWORK: ESTIMATED AUDIENCE. Andrew Marchand reported yesterday TNT is seeing a daunting 22 percent declined and ESPN is down at five percent. CBS Sports’ primetime college football game on Saturday, Oct. Since 2011, NBAs ratings have dropped 45%, but that is largely due to the super-long regular season. Celebrating Our Heroes. A vaccine may come in Q1 2021 and help resuscitate ad dollars and attention. The initial ratings for this year's Derby represent a 49% drop from the 16. Grandfather pleads guilty to negligent homicide in Puerto Rico cruise ship death. With ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” viewership still falling after the presidential election, I began to think about what it meant to be the network that pays, by far, the most for its N. Network TV saw a steep viewership decline from the same week last year because there were no sports broadcast in the June 8-14, 2020, ratings week. By Bill Shea Dec 16, 2020 22. Nielsen ratings are in, but Blizzard hasn't posted official numbers just yet. In addition to the ratings growth, ESPN has increased the number of hours The Bassmasters airs on its channels, going from 30 hours on ESPN Classic last year to 54 this year on that network. Courtesy of ESPN Research & Analytics and JESS3, who used puppets to capture the attention of to – oh, so that’s what ESPN stands for!. It was then predicted that fans would welcome the resurrection of sports with open arms. Donald Trump believes recent controversies have negatively impacted NASCAR’s viewership, but the TV ratings tell a different story. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. And after watching the first edition of Get Up!, I have six thoughts about what ESPN is trying to do with the show and the sports-TV universe in which the network is trying to do it. “First Take” was the highest rated ESPN studio show all day, posting just 211,000 viewers. Expecting highest TV ratings for this IPL season: Sourav Ganguly The IPL begins on September 19 and will be played across three cities in the UAE -- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah -- forced out of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. While ESPN’s viewership is down about 20% in that same time frame. Denver Nuggets TV ratings down 38%, per Sports Business Daily. “Because it’s an ominous sign for sports ratings to be tanking as sports prepare to return to play. However, on the two days GMA and Today went head-to-head last week (Monday and Tuesday), the ABC morning show averaged more total viewers than the NBC morning show. After all, Travis noted, Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub was the highest-rated sports studio show by a massive amount, posting 324,000 viewers. The pandemic has likely changed viewing habits forever. The network, which has become more left wing than MSNBC and CNN combined. As the college football season nears an end, Todd McShay runs through his top 32 prospects for the 2021 NFL draft. Based on initial ratings, the marquee matchup of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks drew in 12. Australia come to terms with their. It’s no secret Canadian NHL numbers are down 16 per cent over last year, but as another. Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal: World Soccer Talk Podcast World Soccer Talk December 17, 2020 17 Comments In the NEW episode, number 203, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including:. 9 million viewers per night,” notes writer Anthony Crupi. All but one of BYU’s home football games will be televised on one of ESPN’s networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNU, ESPNEWS). The initial television ratings numbers on the opening week of the NFL season show a mixed performance, highlighted by a massive audience for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers loss against the New Orleans. I had read the multitude of 1 star ratings for the app and thought. On Wednesday ESPN's studio programming, which has become MSESPN's WokeCenter on steroids 24/7, hit a 41 year ratings low. 17 national rating and 26 million. The first show, featuring Shakur Stevenson, averaged 397,000 (609, 000 peak), according to Nielsen Media Research. 3 million across ESPN & ESPN2. The highest-rated SportsCenter of the day came in at No. Welcome to the official ESPN Facebook page, where we never get tired of talking about sports. 22 million, MSNBC had 2. Not every critic is the same. and most pay-TV services still include at least base ESPN). The catastrophic ratings decline for both CNN and. 246 million viewers, the best since 2015 and the second-best opening round in the last. Ratings in St. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. ARLINGTON, Texas — The World Series has drawn a record-low audience of television viewers for the second straight night. Golf’s crossover was slightly higher, as 24% of golf’s viewers also tuned into the race at Darlington. The latest tweets from @SportsTVRatings. Each team acted differently during the […]. 2 rating and 29 share in Tampa Bay. 2 million viewers for its “Monday Night Football” telecasts. Sunday night games on NBC and Monday night games on ESPN, overnight ratings declined in total by an average of 14 percent through. This list is sorted by. All radio station ratings data ©2009, Arbitron Inc. ESPN turned its Twitter over last night to The Undefeated and aired a WokeCenter special in primetime. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Update 4/20/2020: Welp, Part 1 averaged 6. As fantasy players continue to tune into games to keep track of scoring, regardless of the importance of the game itself. 7 FM is hosting a virtual trivia night. Why have sports TV ratings looked bad? On paper, there have certainly been some winners and losers of sports on TV during the pandemic. The last time both ACC semifinals aired on ESPN was 2017 – that year, both semifinals averaged a 1. Discussion in 'MKJ Off-Topic' started by August West, Oct 19, 2020. The incredible success of ESPN's miniseries The Last Dance — it was the highest-rated documentary on the channel ever by a wide margin — seemed to confirm how parched sports fans were, as. 9 million viewers per game to 14. Follow him on Twitter at @readDanwrite. Ratings were down again in a disappointing College Football Playoff for viewers. What TV Markets Watched the Game the Most? In terms of Monday’s game against the Ravens, Ohio households were responsible for a part of the high ratings: You could say the great state of Ohio was interested in ESPN's 'Monday Night Football' telecast of Browns vs. Newsmax TV has notched a ratings win over Fox News Channel for the very first time. Australia come to terms with their. That rounds out to an average of 791,000 viewers for the night. 22 million viewers and a 3. Throughout the first 13 weeks of the 2020 season, NFL TV ratings are down 7% from a season ago. 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By mid-season the Cleveland Cavaliers experienced a 150 percent change in average ratings thanks to James’ return; New York’s football ratings have fallen drastically with the Giants’ and Jets’ huge slide in prestige. ABC is down 3 percent, and ESPN is flat. “Ratings disaster of a season, with the NBA’s most-watched game of last week trailing golf, NASCAR and wrestling. Take, for example, the TV numbers from ESPN. 2 rating and 40 share in Los Angeles, and a 15. Analyst Rich Greenfield recently looked at Disney and ESPN’s reports and found very troubling numbers for the sport network and its parent company. What Michael Jordan and Bubba Wallace could do for NASCAR. The pandemic has likely changed viewing habits forever. Ratings in St. TV audiences for both 2020 conventions, overall, were down from four years ago, as many viewers these days watch via streaming platforms, which are not included in the Nielsen ratings. Open coverage on ESPN has grown in the ratings compared with last year on each of its first four days, the network said Friday. Daniel Roberts is an editor-at-large at Yahoo Finance and closely covers sports business. original post: The headline here is a riff on The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis shaking his head whenever Joe the plumber from Secaucus and his ilk are ratings-obsessed and weigh-in on how thrilled TV execs must be about things like Tiger. Based on initial ratings, the marquee matchup of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks drew in 12. 4 million. Yes, sports is down, but ESPN is tanking at a level unseen in the history of the network. And that’s before Saturday’s primetime showdown in. Games on TNT are also down by more than 40 percent, while ESPN’s ratings have gone down roughly 20 percent. According to Showbuzz. After all, Travis noted, Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub was the highest-rated sports studio show by a massive amount, posting 324,000 viewers. so it’s no surprise ESPN got good ratings from those areas. This season's highlight in terms of ratings came at its outset, as IndyCar ran on NBC in primetime on a Saturday night, drawing 1. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. CBS Sports’ primetime college football game on Saturday, Oct. “Because it’s an ominous sign for sports ratings to be tanking as sports prepare to return to play. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images Update 4/20/2020: Welp, Part 1 averaged 6. Find out what's on ESPNU tonight at the American TV Listings Guide Saturday 19 December 2020 Sunday 20 December 2020 Monday 21 December 2020 Tuesday 22 December 2020 Wednesday 23 December 2020 Thursday 24 December 2020 Friday 25 December 2020 Saturday 26 December 2020. ESPN’s Dec. 7 rating in "live plus same day" household results from 44 local markets metered by. Dennis Deninger, professor of practice in the Newhouse School and Falk College, was quoted in the USA Today story “Falling TV ratings across most sports? Here are four reasons to explain drop during pandemic. Analyst Rich Greenfield recently looked at Disney and ESPN's reports and found very troubling numbers for the sport network and its parent company. The return of NFL and college football to the airwaves last week changed the dynamic of U. ESPN turned its Twitter over last night to The Undefeated and aired a WokeCenter special in primetime. ESPN Ratings By Andrew Bucholtz on 04/17/2020 06/25/2020. Ravens game as one of the best regular season contests of the year so far. Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal: World Soccer Talk Podcast World Soccer Talk December 17, 2020 17 Comments In the NEW episode, number 203, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including:. Winner Of 11 Awards For Editorial Excellence. TV audiences for both 2020 conventions, overall, were down from four years ago, as many viewers these days watch via streaming platforms, which are not included in the Nielsen ratings. Tampa Bay’s 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 was seen by. As the college football season nears an end, Todd McShay runs through his top 32 prospects for the 2021 NFL draft. The Finals between Seattle and the Las Vegas Aces averaged 440,000 viewers for the three-game series, up 15% over the WNBA Finals. Another (relatively) quiet week for the NFL. Expecting highest TV ratings for this IPL season: Sourav Ganguly The IPL begins on September 19 and will be played across three cities in the UAE -- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah -- forced out of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 4 Million Viewers, Driving 9% Year-Over-Year Audience Growth ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 14. ESPN Announces TV Ratings For Browns vs. Ratings for the sports network are down 57% since March 13 and slumped 70% in the first week of April, when ESPN was scheduled to have the Final Four of women's college basketball and Major. But NFL ratings would have had to be up 15% to make up for underdelivery in other sports, including baseball and college football, said Michael Law, president of Dentsu’s media-buying group Amplifi. The BBC One drama tops the chart for a second night running. The National Women’s Soccer League was the first U. After all, Travis noted, Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub was the highest-rated sports studio show by a massive amount, posting 324,000 viewers. He also connected with. This season's highlight in terms of ratings came at its outset, as IndyCar ran on NBC in primetime on a Saturday night, drawing 1. Overall, the Red Sox saw their ratings drop 54%, the biggest drop of any of the 25 teams that reported data. Sports > Pro So many sports, so few viewers: Why TV ratings are way down during the pandemic. Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. ” Six chances to win $10K in 2019 Conference Tournament Bracket Challenge. College football schedule TV selections for the weekend of Oct. Celebrating Our Heroes. TV Ratings for Many Sports Are Down. Courtesy of ESPN Research & Analytics and JESS3, who used puppets to capture the attention of to – oh, so that’s what ESPN stands for!. Image Credit: Andrew D. The Cougars are in the first year of a new seven-year television agreement with ESPN. Sports / Rays. ESPN is averaging 13. Check the Watch ESPN schedule of live streaming sports and programming. Ratings for most major professional sports are headed in the wrong direction. 2 rating here, compared with a 17. The NBA TV ratings for the 2019-20 season obviously had the NBA Finals games in the Top Five. Get Up had just 136,000 viewers on June 10th, the lowest number of viewers in the show’s history. The Stanley Cup Finals were down 62%, and even the NFL isn’t. This may. Celebrating Our Heroes. Yahoo News Video. 9 million by the end of the 2017 season. But when we look at ad revenue, the economic downtick from COVID-19. Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. That was the 93rd highest-rated program on all of cable. And, unlike some of its biggest competitors, YouTube TV doesn’t have any obvious holes in its national. Yahoo Finance Video. By Joe Lucia On Dec 16, 2020 0. The NFL, which opens its season tonight, should be paying close attention. ESPN, which is taking its whack at the TV golf piñata with this week’s PGA Championship, reported that ratings from the first day of the tournament were the best in five years. Texas and LSU lit up the scoreboard Saturday night, and that helped ABC to light up the Nielsen ratings. McShay's NFL draft rankings: Five quarterbacks in the top 32. (Roughly 85% of these games occurred in 2009 or later. 0 rating, nearly doubling Fort Myers' rating of 19. Sports was supposed to come back to huge TV numbers, but most leagues have seen decreases. Game 3 of the second-round series earned a 9. 9 Serie A share Ibrahimovic back in training to boost Serie A leaders AC Milan. Despite beating out TV ratings for most other sports, ratings for the MIS races were down compared to previous years. ESPN’s Dec. Ravens Game The Spun - Zach Koons. Yes, sports is down, but ESPN is tanking at a level unseen in the history of the network. Welcome to the official ESPN Facebook page, where we never get tired of talking about sports. But are these viewings factored into ratings?. ESPN Announces TV Ratings For Browns vs. [ TV Ratings Index] Jump to a Year: 1990, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99. Ratings for NFL‘s Sunday Night Football continue to fall in its second week, according to Deadline. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. The incredible success of ESPN's miniseries The Last Dance — it was the highest-rated documentary on the channel ever by a wide margin — seemed to confirm how parched sports fans were, as. Sports was supposed to come back to huge TV numbers, but most leagues have seen decreases. 8 million, which is. While sports leagues will still reap the rewards of multibillion-dollar TV contracts well into the next decade, they will be forced to adjust. Don't Read Too Much Into It Yet. Donald Trump believes recent controversies have negatively impacted NASCAR’s viewership, but the TV ratings tell a different story. The Clippers/Lakers NBA return on Thursday won the week (barely), but CBS’s coverage of the WGC FedEx St Jude was the highest rated weekend sports broadcast, according to ShowBuzzDaily. That number would have easily qualified as one of the ten most-watched college games of 2018. Ratings for live sports are down across the board, and not by a little. Sports TV ratings plummeted this year, and it doesn’t look like they’ll surge back 2021, either. Lamar Jackson dazzled on the ground, rushing for 124 yards and two scores. The AAF (Alliance of American Football) is off to a good start. Chicago-area TV ratings for the Bears' loss Sunday to the Tennessee Titans were down roughly 28% from a week earlier, when they lost to the New Orleans Saints in overtime. 2 rating and 29 share in Tampa Bay. Market ratings for the four XFL telecasts are not available as of press time. With ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” viewership still falling after the presidential election, I began to think about what it meant to be the network that pays, by far, the most for its N. Find out what's on ESPNU tonight at the American TV Listings Guide Saturday 19 December 2020 Sunday 20 December 2020 Monday 21 December 2020 Tuesday 22 December 2020 Wednesday 23 December 2020 Thursday 24 December 2020 Friday 25 December 2020 Saturday 26 December 2020. Sports has a TV ratings problem. @karlmatchett. ” When the pandemic halted most televised sports many had anticipated their eventual return would be watched in huge numbers. The last time both ACC semifinals aired on ESPN was 2017 – that year, both semifinals averaged a 1. A newspaper report over the weekend has revealed that NRL TV ratings for 2013 have dropped 2. Follow him on Twitter at @readDanwrite. Updated October 12, 2020 14. 9 Serie A share Ibrahimovic back in training to boost Serie A leaders AC Milan. Analyst Rich Greenfield recently looked at Disney and ESPN's reports and found very troubling numbers for the sport network and its parent company. Premier League TV ratings down as Sky Sports Super Sunday figures take another hit. Opening months of the £8. Thanks to a new partnership with CBS, the premier women's soccer league recorded its seven most-watched games ever, headlined by a record 653,000 viewers of the NWSL Challenge Cup championship. The subscriptions and revenues for ESPN are plummeting at an increasingly fast rate, as the network has replaced its sports coverage with leftist propaganda. 3 million across ESPN & ESPN2. The inaugural AAF games averaged a 2. DVRs allow viewers to schedule recordings and watch programs whenever they like. In spring 2011, the company, which sets the standard for TV ratings, is taking the first step in answering this question. TV, books, music, and more, delivered to your inbox three times a week. Why does it matter, Travis asked. Within a week, MLB, NBA, and the NHL all came back with scheduled games, leading to unexpected results. 8 million viewers for the premiere of its six episodes, NBA. Live Louisiana high school football continues on Cox Sports Television with the announcement of this week’s LHSAA playoff contest. WISH-TV Schedule. Don’t Read Too Much Into It Yet. The AAF (Alliance of American Football) is off to a good start. Putting ESPN / Get Up Sports Morning Show TV Ratings Dominance in Context. The win, fueled by conservative viewers who are disappointed by the election results, happened Monday evening. Soccer America is the number one source for soccer fans with interviews, opinions, news, analysis, previews and information you can use. ESPN, which is taking its whack at the TV golf piñata with this week’s PGA Championship, reported that ratings from the first day of the tournament were the best in five years. Fox Sports PR projects that the game is on pace to become the most-watched event of any kind since the Super Bowl, eclipsing Thursday night’s Chiefs-Texans game. The Stanley Cup Finals were down 62%, and even the NFL isn’t. Discussion in 'MKJ Off-Topic' started by August West, Oct 19, 2020. At least I was right about Chicago. All radio station ratings data ©2009, Arbitron Inc. 0 rating, nearly doubling Fort Myers' rating of 19. Sports / Rays. This list of the top current and canceled ESPN shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. In addition to the ratings growth, ESPN has increased the number of hours The Bassmasters airs on its channels, going from 30 hours on ESPN Classic last year to 54 this year on that network. Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. 5 million) and the smallest chunk of advertising revenue ($500. X Trending: Denver Broncos Buffalo Bills, 2:30 p. 4 rating in Atlanta for the Falcons' 2019 opener, a road game. Sports fans in general, whether they prefer golfing or racing or neither were in front of their TV sets over the weekend. The WNBA was the only exception among the pro leagues: WNBA ratings were up 15% overall, and viewership for Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on ESPN was up 34% over last year. Lamar Jackson dazzled on the ground, rushing for 124 yards and two scores. By Bill Shea Dec 16, 2020 22. The landscape is dramatically shifting. In the agreement, the Coppa Italia Final and the Supercoppa Italiana will air live on the ESPN networks (ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNEWS), in addition to ESPN Deportes’ live Spanish-language presentation of the matches. Opening months of the £8. NFL TV ratings for the 2020 season. Sports TV ratings plummeted this year, and it doesn’t look like they’ll surge back in 2021, either. Another (relatively) quiet week for the NFL. 9 Serie A share Ibrahimovic back in training to boost Serie A leaders AC Milan. Ratings News. Expectantly, the insistence of the leagues has been that this is all a result of the pandemic — despite their early promise of rabid fan interest. [ TV Ratings Index] Jump to a Year: 1990, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99. FS1: Roughnecks @ Roughnecks 1. Sports TV Ratings. Sunday night games on NBC and Monday night games on ESPN, overnight ratings declined in total by an average of 14 percent through. As the college football season nears an end, Todd McShay runs through his top 32 prospects for the 2021 NFL draft. On Wednesday ESPN's studio programming, which has become MSESPN's WokeCenter on steroids 24/7, hit a 41 year ratings low. That is, in the entire history of the network existing, it has never had lower overall studio ratings than it did this week. Stream live sports, game replays, video highlights, and access featured ESPN programming online with Watch ESPN. Another (relatively) quiet week for the NFL. Ravens game as one of the best regular season contests of the year so far. Sports TV ratings plummeted this year, and it doesn’t look like they’ll surge back 2021, either. But, for those who might have been curious, James' big to-do fell short of the Chicago TV audience for Game 7 of the NBA Finals in which James didn't play back in June. Fox’s telecast of Sunday’s game against Seattle at fan-less Mercedes-Benz Stadium averaged a 16. Ratings: TNF, F1, Soccer and more. This year’s ESPN awards show centered mostly on social issues, not sports, and could signal what fans can expect when the major sports return after being sidelined by the coronavirus. 17 between No. Take, for example, the TV numbers from ESPN. 93 on the Top Original Cable Telecasts rankings with 211,000 viewers. TV sports ratings. Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. ” When the pandemic halted most televised sports many had anticipated their eventual return would be watched in huge numbers. Ravens Game Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. Ratings: TNF, ACC/B1G Challenge, F1, Soccer. Lamar Jackson dazzled on the ground, rushing for 124 yards and two scores. CBS NFL Week 14 viewership: the wild Monday Night Football matchup is this week’s lone increase. A newspaper report over the weekend has revealed that NRL TV ratings for 2013 have dropped 2. All but one of BYU’s home football games will be televised on one of ESPN’s networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNU, ESPNEWS). The latest tweets from @SportsTVRatings. > 1990 - 1991 (Households with TV: 93,100,000): RANK: SHOW: NETWORK: ESTIMATED AUDIENCE. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. “In the broadcast universe everyone likes to brag in the TV trades about who won the night the night before. The AFC North battle went right down to the wire, as Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker drilled a 55-yard field goal in the final seconds to clinch the Ravens 47-42 win. However, on the two days GMA and Today went head-to-head last week (Monday and Tuesday), the ABC morning show averaged more total viewers than the NBC morning show. Headlining the NFL’s TV ratings were drop-offs for their Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football broadcasts. The network, which has become more left wing than MSNBC and CNN combined. As the college football season nears an end, Todd McShay runs through his top 32 prospects for the 2021 NFL draft. Since 2011, NBAs ratings have dropped 45%, but that is largely due to the super-long regular season. The AAP recommends keeping young children away from repetitive graphic images and sounds that may appear on news programs—especially after a major tragedy. Over a fifth (22%) of viewers who watched the NASCAR race also watched the golf event. Will be updated as the season progresses. 24 Sep 24, 2020. On Wednesday ESPN's studio programming, which has become MSESPN's WokeCenter on steroids 24/7, hit a 41 year ratings low. Numbers obtained from various sources, including network PR, ShowBuzz Daily and Programming Insider. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. Take, for example, the TV numbers from ESPN. 5 million viewers in 2016 to 14. 2 million viewers, followed by Hallmark Channel and ESPN (tied with 1 million viewers), TNT (966,000), TBS (944,000) and History (863,000). TV Ratings for Many Sports Are Down. That might not seem like a lot. It will be interesting to see how leagues respond if viewership continues to wane. ESPN First Take was the highest-rated ESPN studio show all day, posting just 211,000 viewers. The Yankees' rain-shortened opening night victory over the Nationals on Thursday averaged 4 million viewers on ESPN, the largest audience for an opening night game in the network's history and the lar. The NFL's ratings are in a deep decline and show no sign of improving in 2017. That rounds out to an average of 791,000 viewers for the night. He also connected with. 6 million viewers, topping MSNBC, CNN, HGTV and Hallmark Channel, said Nielsen. Over a fifth (22%) of viewers who watched the NASCAR race also watched the golf event. Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal: World Soccer Talk Podcast World Soccer Talk December 17, 2020 17 Comments In the NEW episode, number 203, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including:. Fans lauded the Week 14 Monday Night Football Browns vs. While sports leagues will still reap the rewards of multi-billion dollar TV contracts well into the next decade, they will be forced to adjust. Lamar Jackson dazzled on the ground, rushing for 124 yards and two scores. This wasn't the best week for the NFL. The team’s 145 games that aired on Fox Sports Midwest averaged a 7. — Sports Media Watch (@paulsen_smw) November 17, 2020 The 2020 Masters certainly isn’t the only major sporting event to take a major hit in the rating department this year. The latest tweets from @SportsTVRatings. 6 million viewers, topping MSNBC, CNN, HGTV and Hallmark Channel, said Nielsen. Throughout the first 13 weeks of the 2020 season, NFL TV ratings are down 7% from a season ago. Outside TV is the leader in Adventure Sports and Outdoor Lifestyle Movies, Series & Shorts. Of the 27 teams whose ratings are tracked by FOX Sports Indiana, the Pacers' local-market ratings ranked fifth in the NBA (ratings for. 9 Serie A share Ibrahimovic back in training to boost Serie A leaders AC Milan. Each team acted differently during the […]. [ TV Ratings Index] Jump to a Year: 1990, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99. @karlmatchett. The Saints-Bucs drew a 16. Pacers TV Ratings on FOX Sports Indiana Jump 18 Percent. The highest-rated SportsCenter of the day came in at No. so it’s no surprise ESPN got good ratings from those areas. 4 rating in 2019. " Travis calls ESPN's woeful performance "an ominous sign for sports ratings to be tanking as sports prepare to return to play. It is becoming a concern, as the NBA alone has had sharply lower ratings, including a -20% drop for the start of their playoffs. However, on the two days GMA and Today went head-to-head last week (Monday and Tuesday), the ABC morning show averaged more total viewers than the NBC morning show. 1 percent in viewership compared to last year’s first game. Yes, viewership matters when it comes to advertising,. That is, in the entire history of the network existing, it has never had lower overall studio ratings than it did this week. With Nascar’s audience aging rapidly and its ratings slipping, its nine-figure deal starts to look bloated compared with what Fox, NBC and even ESPN are paying for rising soccer viewership and a. The Finals between Seattle and the Las Vegas Aces averaged 440,000 viewers for the three-game series, up 15% over the WNBA Finals. ESPN Networks has acquired the TV and Streaming broadcast rights for the SuperCoppa Italiana. ESPN networks will televise 31 regular-season Major League Soccer matches in 2018, as well as the MLS All-Star Game in Atlanta on Aug. 1997-2020 Cost of a TV ad during the NCAA championship game 1. 2 rating and 29 share in Tampa Bay. ESPN Announces TV Ratings For Browns vs. Since 2011, NBAs ratings have dropped 45%, but that is largely due to the super-long regular season. ” And FS1’s show has never been able to crush ESPN before. Game 3 of the second-round series earned a 9. Opening months of the £8. He also connected with. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. As of this month, the NBA’s ratings were down 22 percent on TNT broadcasts and 19 percent on ESPN broadcasts. 93 on the Top Original Cable Telecasts rankings with 211,000 viewers. as a whole and setting up meters on the televisions in those households. It has been with sharp interest that we have followed the return of professional sports over the past month. That was the 93rd highest-rated program on all of cable. In other TV ratings news, Manchester United versus Southampton on NBCSN on Saturday morning (10am ET) averaged 591,000 viewers, which is the best number for a Saturday Premier League match on NBCSN in 12 months. “This is a news year like no other,” said Mike Soltys, ESPN vice president of corporate communications. Incomplete data, a variety of new factors and an odd 2020 mean it’s way too early to know why Americans are watching less. The ratings icon and associated content descriptors appear at the beginning of a program in the upper-left corner of the TV screen. Find live scores, player & team news, videos, rumors, stats, standings, schedules & fantasy games on FOX Sports. However, on the two days GMA and Today went head-to-head last week (Monday and Tuesday), the ABC morning show averaged more total viewers than the NBC morning show. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. And that’s before Saturday’s primetime showdown in. 4 million. The Royals’ recent turnaround is providing a ratings boost for Fox Sports Kansas City, which reported a season-high 5. 5 million viewers in 2016 to 14. The highest-rated SportsCenter of the day came in at No. Ratings News. All radio station ratings data ©2009, Arbitron Inc. Expecting highest TV ratings for this IPL season: Sourav Ganguly The IPL begins on September 19 and will be played across three cities in the UAE -- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah -- forced out of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ratings for ESPN’s flagship program, SportsCenter , have dipped ten percent. Through Week 5, the New York Times has detailed how the NFL’s ratings are down 13 percent. In the agreement, the Coppa Italia Final and the Supercoppa Italiana will air live on the ESPN networks (ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNEWS), in addition to ESPN Deportes’ live Spanish-language presentation of the matches. The pandemic has likely changed viewing habits forever. And there's no evidence protesting athletes plays a role. New, 63 comments. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. Check the Watch ESPN schedule of live streaming sports and programming. 1997-2020 Cost of a TV ad during the NCAA championship game 1. TV ratings for final round of The Masters in U. But NFL ratings would have had to be up 15% to make up for underdelivery in other sports, including baseball and college football, said Michael Law, president of Dentsu’s media-buying group Amplifi. 2 million viewers, followed by Hallmark Channel and ESPN (tied with 1 million viewers), TNT (966,000), TBS (944,000) and History (863,000). TV Ratings: And Then There Were None leads the way. Saturday, NFLN; 850 AM, 94. Headlining the NFL’s TV ratings were drop-offs for their Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football broadcasts. All Indiana. 2 sports league is enjoying year-over-year lifts with fans in the demographic most. That's about it for the good news when it comes to sports ratings. ESPN Announces TV Ratings For Browns vs. The Red Sox and Patriots will go head to head for ratings Sunday night when the Sox host Game 2 of the ALCS against the Astros on TBS just after 7 p. The AFC North battle went right down to the wire, as Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker drilled a 55-yard field goal in the final seconds to clinch the Ravens 47-42 win. 13, 2018, including the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC. ESPN Networks has acquired the TV and Streaming broadcast rights for the SuperCoppa Italiana. 2/35 overnight rating, which was Fox’s highest such rating for a Week 1 game since 2016. Previous NFL TV ratings: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014. Courtesy of ESPN Research & Analytics and JESS3, who used puppets to capture the attention of to – oh, so that’s what ESPN stands for!. and most pay-TV services still include at least base ESPN). EL PASO, Texas — El Paso’s death toll from Covid-19 officially grew by four more on Sunday morning, as the county reached 1,288 deaths -…. Most ratings are down: This is an overarching trend that likely has sports executives sweating a bit. MLS tournament TV ratings haven’t been great, but ESPN’s technology has been a winner by Jonathan Tannenwald , Posted: July 25, 2020 A television camera operator on an elevated platform at the Houston Dynamo-Portland Timbers game on July 18. Another (relatively) quiet week for the NFL. Premier League TV ratings down as Sky Sports Super Sunday figures take another hit. Last week in a piece on The Athletic, Ethan Strauss reported that the ratings for network NBA broadcasts have declined by 45 percent since 2011–12, with games on TNT down about 40 percent and games on ESPN down about 20 percent. NFL ratings first began a major decline in that 2016 season, falling from a peak average of 17. TV ratings for final round of The Masters in U. The Columbus Crew SC, just two years removed from nearly decamping Ohio for Texas, averaged about 1. Take, for example, the TV numbers from ESPN. 13 million viewers across ESPN and ESPNU, down 31% from both last year (3. 3 million across ESPN & ESPN2. TV viewership of sporting events has seemingly reached – at a minimum – a cyclical peak. Bullish about the IPL's success as a TV-only event, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he expects the T20 extravaganza to shatter viewership records this year. Southern markets dominated ESPN's college football TV ratings. The catastrophic ratings decline for both CNN and. 3k views87 items. Ravens Game The Spun - Zach Koons. Throughout the first 13 weeks of the 2020 season, NFL TV ratings are down 7% from a season ago. By Bill Shea Dec 16, 2020 22. 7 household rating in Chicago, or almost 375,000 homes here, Thursday night. Sports TV Ratings. 2019-02-10T04:25:48. 17 national rating and 26 million. All but one of BYU’s home football games will be televised on one of ESPN’s networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ABC, ESPNU, ESPNEWS). 2 Alabama and No. Ravens-Browns MNF Game Drew Massive TV Ratings - Sports Illustrated Hi and thanks for visiting the best Ravens forum on the planet. That was the 93rd highest rated program on all of cable. 93 on the Top Original Cable Telecasts rankings with 211,000 viewers. 9 rating for its telecast of Sunday’s game at Minnesota. 030 million viewers. fuboTV features ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, CBS Sports, regional sports networks, FS1, NBCSN, NFL Network, NFL RedZone from NFL Network, NBA TV, MLB Network, MLB Network Strike Zone, Zona Futbol, beIN SPORTS, Telemundo, Golf Channel, SEC. “ (That’s) down from 80. I had read the multitude of 1 star ratings for the app and thought. Ravens game as one of the best regular season contests of the year so far. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. The 25 Best TV Shows of 2020 Every Streaming Service for TV, Sports, Documentaries, Movies, and More 16 Blockbuster Movies to Watch at Home While Theaters Are Closed. Over the 21-event season, live race telecasts averaged 671,000 viewers, an increase of 21 percent over the average of 554,000 on ESPN networks last year and up 25 percent from the 538,000 average on NBC networks in 2017. Grandfather pleads guilty to negligent homicide in Puerto Rico cruise ship death. In a record-setting season for its F1 television viewership, ESPN networks averaged more than 20 percent in audience gains and set seven event viewership records, according to ESPN. Houston: TV ratings 0. WISH-TV Schedule. “First Take” was the highest rated ESPN studio show all day, posting just 211,000 viewers. 9, said Nielsen. @karlmatchett. To the surprise of no one reading this, these decisions tanked the ratings. TLC was fifth with 1. Sep 01, 2020, 08:23AM IST Source: TOI. 9 rating locally. While there were some expectations ratings would increase for the NBA’s bubble games with sports fans starved for. But when we look at ad revenue, the economic downtick from COVID-19. ESPN India • 1d ago 100K+ searches 100K+ searches ESPN India. Market ratings for the four XFL telecasts are not available as of press time. While sports leagues will still reap the rewards of multibillion-dollar TV contracts well into the next decade, they will be forced to adjust. “Ratings disaster of a season, with the NBA’s most-watched game of last week trailing golf, NASCAR and wrestling. Ole Miss Fans were extremely compelled by Lane Kiffin’s first game as Ole Miss head coach against his former team, Alabama football, and boss Nick Saban. Sports ratings have been down almost across the board since leagues, games and events began returning in late July. According to Nielsen, the network won Sunday night’s cable ratings with the final two episodes of “The Last Dance,” and Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card was the. “ (That’s) down from 80. Image Credit: Andrew D. 1997-2020 Cost of a TV ad during the NCAA championship game 1. The last time both ACC semifinals aired on ESPN was 2017 – that year, both semifinals averaged a 1. Saturday, NFLN; 850 AM, 94. But are these viewings factored into ratings?. ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers More Than 12. The incredible success of ESPN’s miniseries The Last Dance — it was the highest-rated documentary on the channel ever by a wide margin — seemed to confirm how parched sports fans were, as. While sports leagues will still reap. A brief and entertaining primer on how TV ratings are made. On the Spanish-language side, ratings were up 16% on Univision Deportes, which helped boost the overall numbers. Ratings News. Last week in a piece on The Athletic, Ethan Strauss reported that the ratings for network NBA broadcasts have declined by 45 percent since 2011–12, with games on TNT down about 40 percent and games on ESPN down about 20 percent. As the NFL weathers another season of ratings declines, TV's No. Bama-LSU hits low, BYU-Coastal hits ESPNU high. Thanks to a new partnership with CBS, the premier women's soccer league recorded its seven most-watched games ever, headlined by a record 653,000 viewers of the NWSL Challenge Cup championship. As of this month, the NBA’s ratings were down 22 percent on TNT broadcasts and 19 percent on ESPN broadcasts. 5 million viewers to top all networks for the week of Dec. Unfortunately for ESPN, however, the days of printing money may be coming to an end. TV Ratings for Many Sports Are Down. September and December 2008 monthly data based on Personal People Meter measurements of persons 6+, Monday-Sunday, 6 AM - 12 Midnight Average Quarter-Hour Share. Putting those numbers into context compared to other shows airing the same day on cable: “Nick Cannon Wild and Out 15” on VH1 had 50% more viewers than ESPN’s top show. In a record-setting season for its F1 television viewership, ESPN networks averaged more than 20 percent in audience gains and set seven event viewership records, according to ESPN. 2 on the list, and. Joined: Sep 15, 2019 Messages: 7,913. Ravens Game The Spun - Zach Koons. It is becoming a concern, as the NBA alone has had sharply lower ratings, including a -20% drop for the start of their playoffs. It’s no secret Canadian NHL numbers are down 16 per cent over last year, but as another. 22 million, MSNBC had 2. The TV ratings for “The Last Dance” do not matter to your life “High Noon” $40 Knockoff AirPods? The ESPN Daily Podcast, Greek Mythology & the New York Knicks; The quest for meaning & NBA ratings; Jay-Z & Jemele; Billions of minutes of sports TV viewing: the numbers; Billions of minutes and thinking about the TV business; Episode 86. CBS NFL Week 14 viewership: the wild Monday Night Football matchup is this week’s lone increase. It has been with sharp interest that we have followed the return of professional sports over the past month. The first show, featuring Shakur Stevenson, averaged 397,000 (609, 000 peak), according to Nielsen Media Research. In the latest TV show ratings, Fox’s postponed Thursday Night Football matchup between the Ravens and Cowboys averaged 10 million total viewers and a 2. ’s Fox Sports also saw a double-digit rise in ratings. The subscriptions and revenues for ESPN are plummeting at an increasingly fast rate, as the network has replaced its sports coverage with leftist propaganda. Katz on Nov. ESPN’s schedule begins Sunday, March 4 at 5 p. Future of NBCSN, MLS TV ratings, changes to Peacock and EPL TV deal: World Soccer Talk Podcast World Soccer Talk December 17, 2020 17 Comments In the NEW episode, number 203, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including:. The team’s 31-13 loss to San Francisco drew just a 3. Promoter Bob Arum said the ratings numbers for his summer series aren't as bad as some might think. Sports / Rays. 0k voters 67. Network TV saw a steep viewership decline from the same week last year because there were no sports broadcast in the June 8-14, 2020, ratings week. Check the Watch ESPN schedule of live streaming sports and programming. According to Showbuzz Daily's ratings for Wednesday, June 10, 'First Take' was the highest-rated ESPN studio show of the day coming in at No. August West Points Member. Wednesday’s NBA Draft averaged 2. ESPN’s Dec. ESPN turned its Twitter over last night to The Undefeated and aired a WokeCenter special in primetime. Work For Us. The NBA TV ratings for the 2019-20 season obviously had the NBA Finals games in the Top Five. Incomplete data, a variety of new factors and an odd 2020 mean it’s way too early to know why Americans are watching less. SportsCenter all day had just 168,000 viewers, NBA: The Jump had only 112,000 viewers. Southern markets dominated ESPN's college football TV ratings. 2 sports league is enjoying year-over-year lifts with fans in the demographic most. Not every critic is the same. ’s Fox Sports also saw a double-digit rise in ratings. Putting those numbers into context compared to. 2 Alabama and No. ESPN Announces TV Ratings For Browns vs. The ratings success of the tournament, which wrapped up on Sunday night, could also change the way networks look at sports broadcasting on multi-channels. Since DVRs have gained popularity, TV networks have had to adapt to the time-shifting, commercial-skipping technology. team sports league to return with relatively low TV expectations, and earned its highest ratings in league history by a wide margin. Analyst Rich Greenfield recently looked at Disney and ESPN’s reports and found very troubling numbers for the sport network and its parent company. 9 rating locally. That is, in the entire history of the network existing, it has never had lower overall studio ratings than it did this week. As the NFL weathers another season of ratings declines, TV's No. NFL ratings first began a major decline in that 2016 season, falling from a peak average of 17. Why does it matter, Travis asked. 93 on the Top Original Cable Telecasts rankings with 211,000 viewers. National games are down 18 percent on TNT and 17 percent on NBA TV. Columbus, where Ohio State is located, is No. Through Week 5, the New York Times has detailed how the NFL’s ratings are down 13 percent. DEMOGRAPHIC DETAIL: For each broadcast program (or hour segment), the chart below displays preliminary live+same day key advertiser demographics (adult 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 ratings), audience skews (women 18-49, men 18-49 and adults 50+ shares) and total viewership (thousands of people over the age of 2). Sports Notebook: What declining TV ratings for NBA, NFL mean Also: John Daly’s challenge, and Memphis’ ‘social events’ By Don Wade , Daily Memphian Updated: September 14, 2020 11:19 AM CT | Published: September 13, 2020 4:00 AM CT. Will be updated as the season progresses. Now a large segment of Steelers Nation is divided, TV ratings are tanking and many now-former NFL fans are tuning out the league’s aggressive venture into divisive politics. Sports TV Ratings. Most of ESPN's weekday lineup always makes it. The network, which tied for first with Hallmark Channel the week prior, drew 2. A newspaper report over the weekend has revealed that NRL TV ratings for 2013 have dropped 2.