or


[12/26/13 - 08:02 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Christmas Day Tripleheader Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 25.

[via press release from ESPN]

Highest-Rated NBA Christmas Day Tripleheader Ever on ESPN

ESPN's Best NBA Christmas Day Prime-Time Doubleheader

Houston Rockets-San Antonio Spurs Delivers Best Christmas Day Rating Ever in Prime Time

The 2013 NBA Christmas Day tripleheader on ESPN averaged a 2.3 overnight rating, making it the highest-rated ever for the network, according to Nielsen. The tripleheader was up 10 percent from a 2.1 in 2012, which was the previous best.

In addition, ESPN's prime-time doubleheader averaged a 2.3 rating, up 21 percent from a 1.9 in 2012, making it the highest-rated NBA Christmas Day prime-time doubleheader ever. The doubleheader was led by the Houston Rockets at San Antonio Spurs game, which scored a 2.4 overnight rating, an all-time best for an NBA Christmas Day game in a prime-time window.

Houston Rockets at San Antonio Spurs (8 p.m. ET)

· It generated a 2.4 overnight rating, which is the best-ever for an NBA Christmas Day game in a prime-time window;

· The telecast was up 41 percent compared to the Rockets at Chicago Bulls game in 2012 (1.7);

· The game generated a 5.6 rating in Houston, which is the second highest-rated NBA regular-season game on ESPN ever in the market.

Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors (10:30 p.m.)

· It generated a 2.3 overnight rating, matching the second highest-rated NBA Christmas Day telecast on ESPN ever in prime time;

· The telecast was up 15 percent compared to the Denver Nuggets at Clippers game in 2012 (2.0);

· The game generated a 3.9 rating in San Francisco, which is the third highest-rated NBA regular-season game on ESPN ever in the market;

· In Los Angeles, the game scored a 4.7 rating, which is the fifth highest-rated NBA regular-season game on ESPN ever in the market.

Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets (12 p.m.)

· It generated a 2.3 overnight rating;

· The telecast delivered a 3.1 rating in the Chicago market and a 2.9 in the New York market.

NBA Christmas Day on ABC

The defending NBA Champion Miami Heat's victory over the Los Angeles Lakers delivered a 4.9 overnight rating, while the Oklahoma City Thunder's victory over the New York Knicks generated a 3.7.





  [december 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
[09/22/14 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Puts CBS, NBC on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye's "Madam Secretary" opens to 14 million viewers and a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49.

[09/22/14 - 07:40 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Highest-Rated NFL Game of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/21/14 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with College Football Coverage
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/21/14 - 08:30 AM]
Encore of "American Ninja Warrior: USA vs. the World" Equals NBC's Highest Saturday Average in Adults 18-49, Excluding Sports, Since June 28
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/20/14 - 12:51 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with NBC
A special Friday edition of "Big Brother" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[09/20/14 - 12:37 PM]
"Dateline NBC" Equals Its Highest Friday 18-49 Rating in 16 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 19.

[09/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
L3 Ratings: ABC's "Dancing" Premiere Marks Biggest-Ever Playback Lift - Monday's Top Show
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 15.

[09/19/14 - 02:43 PM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Wins in Primetime with Viewers and Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:40 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Ranks as the #1 Non-Sports Telecast on the Big 4 Last Night in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, September 18.

[09/19/14 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dominates with "Thursday Night Football"
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/14 - 04:56 PM]
Fall Premiere of OWN's "For Better or Worse" Delivers 1.2 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.

[09/18/14 - 01:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" Ranks #1 in Primetime Among Households, Women 25-54, and Total Viewers in Live+3 Performance
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, September 13.

[09/18/14 - 11:57 AM]
ESPN's Double Digit Audience Increases Generate Most-Viewed WNBA Playoffs Since 2007
ESPN spins the numbers for its WNBA postseason coverage to date.

[09/18/14 - 11:33 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Dominate Broadcast Timeslot Competition for Week of Sept. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 8-12.

[09/18/14 - 08:49 AM]
Special Preview of "The Mysteries of Laura" Scored the Highest 18-49 Rating in Its Time Period, Excluding Sports, Since February 26
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 17.