NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: June 22-28

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 INDYCAR SERIES: Auto Club Speedway – Fontana Sat 4:27PM- 7:49PM 202 0.3 512 2 INDYCAR CENTRAL […]


ESPN Ratings Buzz: June 22-28

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. ESPN Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 2015 NBA DRAFT (live) Thu 7:31PM-12:22AM 291 2.4 3738 2 NBA DRAFT PRE/POST (live) Thu 7:00PM- […]


Pete Rose finally responds to gambling allegations on Fox Sports 1

At the beginning of last week, Outside the Lines released a report detailing Pete Rose’s gambling on baseball games as a player in 1986. There hasn’t been *much* in response to the reports from Rose, but on Thursday night, he went on Fox Sports 1’s MLB Whiparound and commented on the report to Chris Myers. Well, […]


Turner Sports has reinstated Greg Anthony

Greg Anthony’s exile from broadcasting following a January solicitation arrest is over. According to SI’s Richard Deitsch, Anthony has been reinstated by Turner Sports and will be working as an NBA analyst on NBA TV for Summer League games this week. As for Anthony’s long-term future, it’s still up in the air. Via SI… Turner […]

during the FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on May 30, 2015 in London, England.

NBC Sports will be airing the Barclays Asia Trophy tournament

The Barclays Premier League won’t kick off until the beginning of August on NBC and NBCSN, but if you need your fill of some preseason exhibition action, NBC Sports will still have you covered. On July 15th and 18th, NBC will air the four matches in the Barclays Asia Trophy tournament, which will be waged […]


Viewing Picks for July 3, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Collingwood Magpies vs. Hawthorn Hawks — Fox Sports 2, 5;30 a.m. Richmond Tigers vs. Greater Western Sydney Giants — Fox Sports 2, 11:30 p.m. Basketball FIBA U19 World Championship Quarterfinal, Heraklion Arena, Heraklion, Greece United States vs. Italy — ESPNU, 11:15 a.m. Beach Volleyball FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship, […]

Jenny Cavnar

Root Sports’ Jenny Cavnar to join Rockies radio booth tonight

Normally a Colorado Rockies-Arizona Diamondbacks game doesn’t get coverage here, but we have a major broadcast milestone tonight. Root Sports Rocky Mountain’s Jenny Cavnar will join the Rockies radio booth to call the game. You can count the number of women who call MLB games either on local radio or television on one hand and that […]

Peter Oosterhuis

Peter Oosterhuis has early on-set Alzheimer’s Disease

In January, Peter Oosterhuis announced that he was retiring from from broadcasting for CBS and Golf Channel. At the time, observers did not think much about the announcement other than the fact that Oosterhuis was 67 and his contract with CBS was up. The thinking behind the announcement was that he wanted to spend more time with […]


Fox names John Strong as lead voice for the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament

As Fox Sports prepares to finish what has been a successful FIFA Women’s World Cup riding the coattails of the U.S. Women’s National Team into the final, starting next week, it will hope to ride the wave of the U.S. Men’s National Team in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The tournament will run 2½ weeks beginning […]

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 23:  Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on April 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The management titles at The Players’ Tribune are just silly

Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune is a growing force in the sports media world.  Given the money invested and the star athletes that have written for the site, this is undeniable.  The nascent website chalked up another win yesterday as Kevin Love made his exclusive assignment about re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Players’ Tribune. […]


MLB Network completes most-watched quarter ever

The 2015 MLB season is approaching the halfway point, and MLB Network has to be thrilled about the events of the season’s first half. The tightly contested half of 2015 has resulted in MLB Network posting their most-watched ever quarter ever. Via Nielsen, the second quarter of 2015 saw MLB Network average 213,000 viewers in […]


The Best of Fox’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Coverage

As the FIFA women’s World Cup draws to a close with the United States getting another crack at winning the title, Fox got exactly what they wanted this summer. Had the United States been eliminated in the quarterfinals to China or semifinals to Germany, the ratings for the World Cup final would be disastrous for […]