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CBS/Turner Garners Its NCAA Tournament Highest Viewership in 21 Years

Executives at the CBS and Turner Sports headquarters in New York and Atlanta must be doing backflips and handstands over the numbers for the NCAA Tournament. Through Sunday, the Tournament has averaged 9.8 million viewers. That’s the highest viewership since 1993. The average rating is 6.2 with a 13 share and that’s tied with last […]

CBS/Turner Continues to Score With NCAA Tournament

Through the first seven days of the NCAA Tournament, CBS and Turner Sports are seeing the best viewership in over two decades. Through Thursday, the average viewership is 9.3 million which is up 3% from last year. And that’s the highest viewership since 1993. And the average rating is 6.0 which is up a tick […]

CBS/Turner Ends First Week of 2014 NCAA Tournament on a High Note

Catching up on a couple of things on this Monday night. The first week of the NCAA Tournament went swimmingly well for the CBS/Turner consortium. Record ratings and record viewership has steered the first six days of games for the CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV combo. For the first six days, CBS/Turner averaged a 5.9/13 […]

NCAA Tournament Viewership Continues to Soar into New Heights

The NCAA Tournament appears to have caught on with fans. When viewership goes up three straight days, you have a trend. For Saturday’s 3rd round action which had an afternoon of three bad games, but then an evening of barnburners, CBS/Turner averaged 10 million total viewers for the eight games which was the best in […]

CBS/Turner Off to a Flying Start for the NCAA Tournament

Once again, CBS/Turner saw some record numbers for the NCAA Tournament. yesterday’s numbers were the best for the opening Friday of the tournament dating back to 1991 when CBS took over the full rights for March Madness. The four telecast windows averaged 8.4 million viewers which is the highest since 1991. CBS/Turner saw a combined […]

NCAA Tournament Sees Best Opening Thursday Viewership Since 1991

With some exciting games and big upsets, CBS/Turner garnered the best viewership in 23 years for the opening Thursday of the NCAA Tournament. An average of 8.6 million people watched the action on the CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV consortium. That’s a 6% increase from last year. And the total rating for all four networks […]

USA-Canada’s Women’s Hockey Gold Medal Game Sets Streaming Record for CBC

Just as the Canada-USA women’s hockey gold medal game set an Olympics streaming record for NBC in the United States, it also set a record for CBC in the Great White North. CBC says more than 325,000 devices were streaming the event online making it the highest online audience ever for Canada’s public broadcaster. It […]

NBC Wednesday Olympic Primetime Sees Rise from Vancouver and Turin

Thanks to ladies figure skating and alpine skiing, NBC saw a rise in the ratings for the second Wednesday night of the Sochi Olympic Games. For Wednesday’s primetime, NBC registered a 12.2 rating and a 20 share, up from Vancouver’s 11.9/19 in 2010 and Turin’s 10.0/15 in 2006. Viewership on Wednesday averaged 20.2 million people […]

NBC’s Olympic Primetime Fall Below Vancouver and Turin for the 2nd Time

Last Saturday was the first time that NBC’s primetime ratings for the Sochi Games had fallen below both Vancouver’s and Turin’s levels. Now you can Tuesday night’s primetime to that. On Tuesday which had no figure skating, NBC registered an 11.2 rating with an 18 share. That’s below Vancouver’s rating in 2010 for the comparable […]

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