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WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 6

Tuesday’s ESPN coverage of the World Cup featured two matches that had average ratings, and a third match (in the tough 11:30 am time period) that is the lowest-rated so far.  (Yesterday’s match are bolded in th...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday June 21 and Sunday June 22, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

AUDIENCE MAP: Big Ticket Sporting Events

Today we continue our AUDIENCE MAP series, which started with a look at the debut of FOX’s Empire and the premiere night trends for American Idol.  This week we take a look at some of the biggest sports telecasts in the past...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL — Day 7

Day 7 of the World Cup (Wednesday) turned in mediocre ratings on ESPN by 2014 standards (2.3 to 3.2 million viewers for the three matches, on the bottom half of the ranking chart).  But the 2:30 and 5:30 matches yesterday woul...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Ratings for Final USA Match as Round of 16 Ends

Ratings for Tuesday’s ESPN matches have been added to the table below.  The 3:30 pm telecast of Belgium vs USA averaged 13,440,000 persons 2+, just behind the 13,774,000 for USA vs Portugal on Sunday June 22 at 6 pm, a m...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 8

As we move into the second week of the 2014 World Cup, a few changes to the daily chart.  The most recent match ratings are now at the top of the chart in bold.  The first number for each recent match is the total viewer rank...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Complete Round of 16 Ratings (Updated with ABC)

Ratings are now complete for the Round of 16, the eight matches that start the Knockout Stage, as the Saturday June 28 ratings for ABC have sauntered in.  Two solid matches on that Saturday, ranking #7 and #8 overall (out of 5...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 5 and Sunday July 6, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. &n...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 9

Friday’s matches on ESPN did just okay ratings.  Nothing spectacular for 2014 (the three matches ranking #17, #18 and #20 out of 26 through Friday) but still better than 2010.  The ratings you all really want to see (t...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Quarterfinals Ratings (part 1)

Demographic ratings for the Quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup are starting to roll in.  The two matches on Friday July 4 were a mixed bag.  The 11:30 am match on ESPN2 (Germany vs France) averaged 4.2 million viewers of any...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL – Day 1

World Cup 2014 has arrived, and ESPN has to be very encouraged with the audience for the opening match (host country Brazil versus Croatia).  Yesterday the match averaged 4,040,000 total viewers (any age) and a 1.72 adult 18-4...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 10 & 11

Saturday and Sunday results for ESPN added to the table below.  ABC’s Sunday results to come later this week. If you are looking for an earlier match not listed in today’s Top 10, please visit previous versions of ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Quarterfinals (part 2)

Ratings for Saturday’s Netherlands vs Costa Rica match on ESPN have been added to the chart below.  Nothing spectacular: ranking #11 out of 59 matches to date, with demographic ratings slightly below the Knockout Stage a...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday June 14 and Sunday June 15, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 12

Ratings for the simultaneous double-headers on ESPN and ESPN2 Monday have been added to the chart below.  Some real clunkers, including the Spain vs Australia match at 11:30 am on ESPN2, now the lowest-rated match of 2014. Wor...
by Mitch Metcalf