or


[08/10/13 - 09:08 AM]
Turner Sports' Coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship Continues to Deliver Significant Growth Across Platforms
TNT spins the numbers for Friday, August 9.

[via press release from TNT]

Turner Sports' Coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship Continues to Deliver Significant Growth Across Platforms

Through Second Round, TNT's Exclusive Live Coverage Up 56% vs. 2012; Friday's 1.7 Rating Nets Highest Second Round Since 2009

Live Streaming via PGA Championship LIVE Up 93%

TNT's exclusive live coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship from the Oak Hill Country Club East Course in Rochester, N.Y., is averaging a 1.4 rating through two rounds, up 56% compared with a 0.9 rating for the first two rounds in 2012. The 1.4 rating, based on Nielsen metered markets, is the network's highest rating for the first two rounds of the Championship since 2009 (1.6 rating).

Friday's second round coverage delivered a 1.7 overnight rating, an increase of 42% over a 1.2 rating in 2012. It also registered the network's highest rating for the second round of the tournament since 2009 (2.1 rating). The second round telecast peaked with a 2.1 rating from 4:30-4:45 p.m. ET and the top five metered markets for the entire six hours of coverage were Las Vegas (3.5), Columbus (3.2), West Palm Beach (3.2), Orlando (2.9) and Buffalo (2.8). On Friday, Jason Dufner shot a 63 for the round to tie the major scoring record and break the course record.

PGA.com, managed by Turner Sports, and its Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE also continues to garner significant audience and content consumption increases across digital platforms. Live streaming across platforms (broadband and mobile) is up 93% through the first two rounds of the Championship and live streaming hours across platforms are up 90% compared to the first two days in 2012.

TNT's exclusive live coverage of the 2013 PGA Championship continues today, Saturday, Aug. 10, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., along with live event coverage throughout the day on PGA.com.

About Turner Sports

Turner Sports, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports' television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, NASCAR and professional golf. The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across broadband and mobile platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated Team Stream app, NCAA.com and the critically-acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA Game Time App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.

Source: Television data - Nielsen Media Research Metered Market Rating based on Live + Same Day data stream from Arianna for the dates of the First Round of the PGA Championship (08-08-2013 - 08-09-13, 08-09-2012 - 08-10-12, 08-11-2011 - 08-12-2011, 08-10-2010 - 08-11-2010 and 08-13-2009 - 08-14-2009). 2013 Round 1 excludes from average the rain delayed tournament coverage from 4:30-5:45 p.m. Digital data - Adobe: Site Catalyst and Discover, Bango, iTunes Connect, Google Play.





  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/30/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday in Adults 18-49 as "Shark Tank" Surges to a 10-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/30/16 - 08:31 AM]
"Dateline" Grows, "Grimm" & "Caught on Camera" Maintain 100% Week-to-Week
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 29.

[04/29/16 - 04:26 PM]
Discovery Channel Dominates April with More Top Ten Unscripted Cable Series with Men Than Any Other Network
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 03:22 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Highest Rated and Most Watched April Among Total Viewers and Key Demos
Science Channel spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 11:16 AM]
Velocity Keeps Foot on the Gas in April with High Single and Double-Digit Ratings Increases
Velocity spins the numbers for the month of April to date.

[04/29/16 - 09:11 AM]
"The Odd Couple" Grows to Season High Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/16 - 08:45 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "The Big Bang Theory"
The Eye's mainstay leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/29/16 - 08:37 AM]
"Scandal" Gains Adults 18-49 and Draws a 6-Week High in Total Viewers
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/29/16 - 08:25 AM]
"The Blacklist" Tops "Scandal" in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 28.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network's juggernaut leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/28/16 - 08:17 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest-Rated and Most-Watched April Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 05:51 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched April
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/27/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Viewers, Demos
"The Voice," "Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" are the night's top three draws among adults 18-49.

[04/26/16 - 11:36 AM]
Warriors-Rockets Game 4 on ABC: Most-Watched First Round NBA Playoffs Game in 14 Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 24.