The month of October was FS1’s most-watched month ever

Fox Sports One hit a new milestone in the month of October, taking home their most-watched month in channel history due to playoff baseball and college football. The statistics, which were technically compiled between September 28th and October 25th, indicate that 47.8 million people watched at least six minutes of FS1 programming, besting October of […]

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NBC’s Sunday Night Football off to best NFL primetime start in 19 years

NBC’s Sunday Night Football is off to its best start in 19 years, posting massive audiences which are growing with each passing week of the NFL season. Sunday Night Football has posted viewership increases for seven consecutive games to open the season. Through the first six weeks of the NFL season (which has featured seven […]

MIAMI - JUNE 23:  Frank Mena (2L), Ricardo Martinez (2R), Mark Kerr (R) and others celebrate the winning goal for the USA soccer team while watching the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between USA and Algeria on television at Churchill's pub on June 23, 2010 in Miami, Florida.  The United States team will advance to the second round at the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Algeria.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NBC Sports is trying to find the best Premier League bar in America

Are you a fan of England’s Premier League but you feel isolated in a country which would rather debate partially deflated footballs? NBC Sports has a contest you may want to follow. NBC Sports is out to find the best American sports bar for fans of the Premier League and you have an opportunity to […]


EPL, NASCAR lead NBCSN to impressive ratings growth

NBCSN had a third quarter to hang their hat on thanks to their coverage of NASCAR, the Premier League, IndyCar and the Tour de France. During the third quarter (June 29-September 27), NBCSN averaged 193,000 Total Day viewers which represents significant growth (130%) compared to last year’s third quarter: Ignited by the Fourth of July weekend […]


NHL Network announces their talent roster for 2015-16

The 2015-16 NHL season is right around the corner and NHL Network is gearing up for the new year by announcing their talent lineup. Hockey fans should recognize plenty of names on this list as NHL Network aims to provide opinions from former players, front office staff and analysts. The following individuals will appear on […]

NEW YORK CITY - FEBRUARY 5:  Boxing legend Muhammad Ali greets the crowd before he unveils a new wallscape for addidas with his daughter, Laila Ali, on February 5, 2003 in Harlem, New York City. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

PBS series “In Their Own Words” will highlight Muhammad Ali

The new PBS series titled “In Their Own Words” will highlight three noteworthy individuals through their own memorable quotes. PBS will cover Jim Henson and Queen Elizabeth II, but the profile which should be seen by sports fans will air in the series’ second episode and is a one-hour feature on Muhammad Ali. Ali’s profile will expand on […]

prior to the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

NBC locks up Preakness coverage with long-term extension

If you’re looking for horse racing coverage in the foreseeable future, you’re going to find it on NBC and its family of stations. NBC Sports Group has secured a long-term extension to cover the Preakness, joining similar deals that the network reached with the Belmont Stakes and the Kentucky Derby. NBC now has the long-term, exclusive […]

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 01: The Washington Capitals celebrate after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Gary Bettman doesn’t believe the NHL has overdone outdoor games

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at Bloguin’s NHL site Puck Drunk Love. Sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. In the case of the NHL, the league found a winning formula in their outdoor games. The Winter Classic has been a huge hit and the Stadium Series games have […]

SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 26:  Jack Eichel poses on stage after being selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 takeaways from NBC’s 2015-2016 NHL schedule

NBC Sports Group has unveiled their 2015-16 NHL schedule and already fans are digging through all of the times, dates and teams for the 105 games the network will cover. The full schedule, which you can view here, reveals the network’s plans for the regular season including the 2016 Winter Classic, the 2016 All-Star Game, […]


NBA TV grabs record ratings for Summer League coverage

Are basketball fans really interested in the NBA’s Summer League, in which there are a few rookies and young veterans that will make it to the opening day roster?? If NBA TV’s record-setting ratings are any indication, the answer to that question is pretty clear. NBA TV averaged 110,000 viewers for their Summer League coverage, a […]

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15:  Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks shakes hands with Anton Stralman #6 of the Tampa Bay Lightning after the Blackhawks won Game Six by a score of 2-0 to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

2015 Stanley Cup Final delivered big ratings for NBC

The 2014-15 Stanley Cup Final is officially in the books and the Chicago Blackhawks have been crowned the champion. While the hockey world continues to marvel and despise the Blackhawks for their third title in six seasons, NBC has released their final ratings for the Stanley Cup Final. In short, NBC saw some big numbers […]

ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 30:  Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Frederik Andersen #31 of the Anaheim Ducks shake hands after the Blackhawks 5-3 victory in Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs  at the Honda Center on May 30, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Maxx Wolfson/Getty Images)

Game 7 between Blackhawks and Ducks set a ratings record for NBC

Game 7 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks was a huge success in terms of ratings. The overnight rating for Game 7 of the Western Conference Final earned the highest overnight rating of any non-Stanley Cup Final game in NBC history. The broadcast brought in an overnight rating of 3.27 and saw some huge […]

during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match between Real Madrid and Juventus at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 13, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

The Champions League on FS1 has posted huge gains this year

The 2014-15 Champions League hasn’t concluded quite yet and FOX is already celebrating some impressive ratings, particularly on FOX Sports 1. Compared to last year, FS1’s audience for the Champions League has grown by 40% and has seen a huge 62% increase in adults 18-49 who have tuned in to the tournament. The semifinal matches […]