NBC’s 2nd Monday Olympic Primetime Posts Big Numbers

NBC has good reason to crow about its Monday Olympic primetime ratings. For just the second time during the Sochi Games, it beat both Vancouver’s and Turin’s numbers. The rating for the second Monday of the XXII Olympic Winter Games registered a 13.8 and a 21 share. That’s 10% higher from Vancouver’s 12.5/20 and one […]

NBC’s Sunday Primetime Ratings Rebound After Two Consecutive Lows

From NBC Sports, we have the ratings for Sunday night’s Olympic presentation. After posting the two lowest-rated nights of the games on Friday and Saturday, NBC made a market correction on Sunday. The Sunday ratings garnered a 12.1 number with a 19 share, down from Vancouver’s 13.2/21 in 2010, but up 4% from Turin’s 11.6/18 […]

CBC Draws Record Audience for USA-Canada Women’s Hockey

We have this blurb from the CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster. For Wednesday, CBC aired the Team Canada vs. Team USA women’s hockey game live in the morning and saw an average of 5.6 million Canadians watching the contest. For CBC’s Olympic morning broadcast, the game helped to draw an average of 1.2 million viewers to […]

NBC Posts Big Ratings for Tuesday’s Olympic Primetime

NBC has to be excited about its Tuesday ratings. Not only did they surpass Turin’s numbers to which NBC has been mostly comparing the Sochi Games, but they also outdistanced the numbers from Vancouver for the same opening Tuesday of the Olympics by a wide margin. In addition, NBCSN set a daytime viewing record between […]

CBC Seeing Increased Olympic Ratings for 2014 from 2010 on CTV

Our first Canadian ratings press release for the 2014 Olympics from CBC. Canada’s public broadcaster says 28 million viewers watched part of the network’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Games. CBC says its daytime program is rating 10% better than CTV’s daytime for Vancouver. For the Opening Ceremony, CBC says 19 million viewers live or […]

NBC Scores with Tape Delayed Olympic Opening Ceremony

In its press release, NBC calls Friday night’s telecast of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony “non-live” which it was, but funny that it doesn’t use “delayed.” People watched in huge numbers. The rating was a 17.0/28 which is down slightly from Vancouver’s 17.3/30 which was live. Quite good to maintain those numbers. NBC is […]

NBC Scores with Day -1 of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games

NBC is off to a good start on the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. With Bob Costas explaining that there would be no live coverage due to the nine-hour time difference between the U.S. Eastern time zone and Sochi, Russia and having qualifying in Slopestyle and Freestyle skiing plus the beginning of the new […]

Super Bowl XLVIII Numbers Adjusted Upwards; Now Over 112 Million People Watched

After recalculating the numbers, Fox has even more reason to crow about the Super Bowl XLVIII ratings and viewership. The viewership which was reported to be 111.5 million has now been adjusted upward. According to Fox and Nielsen, 112.2 million viewers watched Super Bowl XLVIII which is now the new record for any televised event […]