Viewing Picks for August 1, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. Baseball National Baseball Youth Championships, 12U, Baseball Heaven, Yaphank, NY Quarterfinal — CBS Sports Network, 10 a.m. Quarterfinal — CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m. Basketball The Basketball Tournament, Rose Hill Gymnasium, Fordham University, New York, NY Semifinals Ants […]

at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York.

Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: July 20-26

Golf Central” (July 21-26) 67,000. MLB Network Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 2015 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Ceremonies (live) Sun 1:30PM- 5:11PM 221 0.3 448 2 SHOWCASE GAME: L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets or Washington at Pittsburgh Thu 7:00PM- 9:42PM 162 0.3 402 3 PRIME BASEBALL […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: Team Mexico celebrates after defeating Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final at Lincoln Financial Field on July 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mexico won, 3-1. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NBCSN, Fox Sports and Gold Cup Ratings Buzz: July 20-26

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 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE: Indianapolis (live) Sun 3:48PM- 6:54PM 186 3.0 4701 2 NASCAR SPRINT CUP […]


ESPN Ratings Buzz: July 20-26

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 GOLF: OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: Final Round (live) Mon 8:00AM- 3:41PM 461 2.4 3361 2 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT: […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 09:  ESPN personality Chris Berman addresses the crowd during the State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium on July 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chris Berman to call the Monday Night Football doubleheader game again

For the third straight year, Chris Berman will call the second game of the Monday Night Football opening week doubleheader, the Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, CA. Berman’s partner will once again be Trent Dilfer who will be in his fourth year as analyst on the opening week MNF doubleheader. Lindsay […]

ESPN Late Night SportsCenter

The Neil and Stan late night show will continue on ESPN

It’s hard to believe that it’s been six years since ESPN launched is West Coast SportsCenter with Neil Everett and Stan Verrett. It’s true. The late night SportsCenters live from Los Angeles began in 2009 and have continued through to this day. And ESPN will ensure the Neil and Stan show will continue for a […]

COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 29:  Kaka #22 of MLS All-Stars strikes a penalty kick for a goal in the 20th minute to take a 1-0 lead over the Tottenham Hotspur during the 2015 AT&T Major League Soccer All-Star game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 29, 2015 in Commerce City, Colorado. The MLS All-Stars defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MLS All-Star Game takes a big hit on Fox Sports 1

Here’s more evidence that the notion of any “bumps” from one very successful highly-watched event creating a higher audience for a less-watched event is just a myth. The Summer of Soccer on Fox Sports 1 and the momentum from the USA’s victory in the Women’s World Cup didn’t help the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday night. […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 16: Vince McMahon attends a press conference to announce that WWE Wrestlemania 29 will be held at MetLife Stadium in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Has WWE Network finally made it to safety?

WWE released their latest subscriber count and the news is something of an encouraging sign for the company.  Even though the subscriber count is down from peak WrestleMania season, WWE Network still boasts over 1 million subscribers, long described as the break even point for the network’s success. Even better for WWE?  They’re celebrating the biggest […]


Viewing Picks for July 31, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football Arizona Rattlers at San Jose SaberCats — CBS Sports Network, 10:30 p.m. Australian Rules Football Hawthorn Hawks vs. Richmond Tigers — Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 p.m. Collingwood Magpies vs. Melbourne Demons — Fox Sports 2, midnight Baseball 12U National Youth Baseball Championships, Baseball Heaven, Yaphank, NY Pool Play Game 1 […]

:PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 30: Radio host Stephen A. Smith attends SiriusXM at Super Bowl XLIX Radio Row at the Phoenix Convention Center on January 30, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Stephen A. Smith lashes out at those who doubted his Tom Brady report

Stephen A. Smith has strong words for those who doubted his report that Tom Brady destroyed his cell phone and as a result, the NFL would uphold the Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension for his role in the “DeflateGate” scandal. Smith’s breaking news was validated when the NFL did indeed announce that Brady’s suspension was being […]