or


[05/31/14 - 08:02 AM]
ESPN's Division I Softball Super Regional Coverage Generates Audience Growth
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 22 through Sunday, May 25.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN's Division I Softball Super Regional Coverage Generates Audience Growth

Exclusive coverage of Women's College World Series Continues

ESPN's complete coverage of the NCAA Division I Softball Championship Super Regionals (May 22 - 25) generated significant increases over last season's telecasts. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPNEWS' combined telecasts -- every game from the eight sites -- reached 26,347,000 viewers, a 30 percent increase over 2013 (vs. 20,229,000 viewers). The networks' Super Regional coverage averaged 413,000 viewers, a 17 percent increase over last season (vs. 352,000 viewers).

Top Metered Markets

Tulsa was the highest-rated metered market for ESPN's Super Regional telecasts. Knoxville was second, followed by Birmingham, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Memphis, Louisville, Austin, West Palm Beach and San Antonio.

ESPN's Women's College World Series coverage from Oklahoma City - which began on Thursday, May 28, -- continues today with four elimination games. No. 13 Baylor vs. No. 8 Florida State (12 p.m. ET) and No. 7 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 Louisiana-Lafayette (2:30 p.m.) will be on ESPN2. ESPN will continue the action tonight with the winner of Baylor vs. Florida State playing No. 14 Kentucky (7 p.m.) and the winner of Oklahoma vs. Louisiana-Lafayette taking on No.1 Oregon (9:30 p.m.). ESPN and ESPN2 will televise up to four more games on Sunday, June 1.

The best-of-three Women's College World Series Finals will start on Monday, June 2, with Game 1 at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. WCWS Finals Game 2 shifts to ESPN on Tuesday, June 3, at 8 p.m. A decisive WCWS Game 3 (if necessary) will be Wednesday, June 4, at 8 p.m. on ESPN. A complete television schedule is provided below. Networks are subject to change.

ESPN's road to the Women's College World Series began on March 23 with the first of 44 televised regular season games. Championship coverage began with Regional games (May 16-18) from seven campus sites. For the eighth consecutive year, ESPN televised every game of the Super Regionals. The 2014 WCWS is ESPN's 14th consecutive year airing every game from Oklahoma City, Okla.

ESPN Women's College World Series Television Schedule (May 31 - June 4)

A complete WCWS bracket, which corresponds with the game numbers below, can be found here: http://bit.ly/SLCkjB

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network

Sat, May 31 Noon WCWS Game No. 7: No. 13 Baylor vs. No. 8 Florida State Pam Ward, Michele Smith, Holly Rowe ESPN2 2:30 p.m. WCWS Game No. 8: No. 7 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 Louisiana-Lafayette Pam Ward, Michele Smith, Holly Rowe ESPN2 7 p.m. WCWS Game No. 9: Baylor/Florida St vs. No. 14 Kentucky Beth Mowins, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN 9:30 p.m. WCWS Game No. 10: Oklahoma/Louisiana-Lafayette vs. No. 1 Oregon Beth Mowins, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN

Sun, June 1 1 p.m. WCWS Game No. 11: Pam Ward, Michele Smith, Holly Rowe ESPN 3:30 p.m. WCWS Game No. 12: Beth Mowins, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN 7 p.m. WCWS Game No. 13 (if nec.): Pam Ward, Michele Smith, Holly Rowe ESPN2* 9:30 p.m. WCWS Game No. 14 (if nec.): Beth Mowins, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN2*

Mon, June 2 8 p.m. WCWS Finals Game No. 1: Beth Mowins, Michele Smith, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN2

Tue, June 3 8 p.m. WCWS Finals Game No. 2: Beth Mowins, Michele Smith, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN

Wed, June 4 8 p.m. WCWS Finals Game No. 3 (if nec.): Beth Mowins, Michele Smith, Jessica Mendoza, Holly Rowe ESPN

*Change from original schedule

Networks and times are subject to change





  [may 2014]  
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
[04/26/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
CBS then is the most-watched broadcast network last night.

[04/26/15 - 08:40 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live," With Host Chris Hemsworth, Is Its Top Rebroadcast Since February 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:40 AM]
"20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Draws 16.9 Million on Friday - Biggest "20/20" in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Posts Big Numbers for ABC
Nearly 17 million viewers on average tune into the two-hour special.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds on Last Night's 18-49 Lead-In by 180% with Its First Original Telecast Since April 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/24/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Top Demo Honors
The Alphabet gets a big boost from "Grey's Anatomy," which is up by a third from a week ago among adults 18-49.

[04/24/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Opening Night of the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/23/15 - 11:01 AM]
Encores of "The Tonight Show" Outperform ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition in 18-49 and Other Key Demos for Week of April 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Performance in Late-Night in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Grows 11% in 18-49 vs. Its Prior Original Three Weeks Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 on Wednesday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.