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
[06/27/16 - 01:44 PM]
ESPN Films' "O.J.: Made in America" Seen by More than 35 Million People
ESPN spins the numbers for the series to date.

[06/27/16 - 12:48 PM]
TV One's June 14 Episode of Docu-Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Is Most Watched Episode of the Series Among Key Demos
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 14.

[06/27/16 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Sunday Fun and Games" Lineup Opens on Top
The Alphabet's "$100,000 Pyramid" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "In an Instant" and the Peacock's "U.S. Olympic Trials" coverage lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/16 - 08:47 AM]
NBC Ties for the Saturday Primetime Win as Men's Gymnastics Scores a 7-Week Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 25.

[06/25/16 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Low Key Demo Race
ABC, NBC and CBS all finish within a few ticks among adults 18-49.

[06/25/16 - 08:27 AM]
Women's Gymnastics Championship Grows 80% Vs. Year-Ago Saturday Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[06/24/16 - 12:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Posts Highest-Rated Episode of Second Season
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 22.

[06/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
"Good Witch" Season Finale Delivers Hallmark Channel's Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Episode of the Season
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/24/16 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye claims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/23/16 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye snags the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/22/16 - 12:23 PM]
OWN's New Original Drama Series "Greenleaf" Premieres as #1 Series Debut in Network History with Over 3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 21.

[06/22/16 - 08:55 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "America's Got Talent"
The Peacock easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/21/16 - 10:16 AM]
28.3 Million Tune-In for 116th U.S. Open Championship Presented by FOX Sports
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/21/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Powers NBC to Victory
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.