or


[04/04/16 - 10:35 AM]
UConn-Oregon State Semifinal Delivers Strong Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 3.

[via press release from ESPN]

UConn-Oregon State Semifinal Delivers Strong Overnight Rating

National Semifinals Up on WatchESPN

The NCAA Women's Final Four National Final between top-seeded UConn and No. 2 seed Oregon State - played Sunday, April 3, from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis - delivered a 1.7 overnight rating on ESPN, up 31 percent from last year's first semifinal tilt between South Carolina and Notre Dame (1.3). The game is also up 6 percent over UConn's 2015 semifinal game (1.6), the second of the ESPN doubleheader.

Digital Numbers

On WatchESPN, UConn vs. Oregon State experienced a 70 percent increase in average minute audience, 32 percent increase in total unique viewers and 59 percent increase in total minutes viewed compared to the first semifinal game in 2015 (South Carolina vs. Notre Dame). The game experienced a 45 percent increase in average minute audience, 38 percent increase in total unique viewers and 59 percent increase in total minutes viewed compared to UConn's semifinal game last year.

Combined, the two Women's Final Four National Semifinal games experienced 34 percent increase in average minute audience, 14 percent increase in total unique viewers and 30 percent increase in total minutes viewed compared to last year's semifinal games.

Full Day of Programming

The day was coupled with Major League Baseball Opening Day, including a 2.1 overnight rating for the New York Mets-Kansas City Royals World Series rematch on ESPN. It matched the best Opening Night game since 2010.

The two National Semifinal games - which also included No. 4 seed Syracuse against No. 10 seed Washington on ESPN2 - earned a combined 1.4 overnight rating, comparable to ESPN's doubleheader in 2014. The second semifinal delivered a 1.0 rating.

Local-Market Ratings

On a market-by-market basis for the UConn-Oregon State game on ESPN, Hartford delivered the highest-rated market at 19.2, followed by Portland (7.0), Seattle (4.4) and Knoxville (3.0). The top metered markets for Syracuse-Washington on ESPN2 were led by Seattle (8.7), Hartford (5.8), Knoxville (2.2) and Portland (2.0).

National Championship Game

The Women's Final Four culminates with the pairing of UConn vs. Syracuse in the NCAA Women's National Championship game on Tuesday, April 5, at 8:30 p.m. The game will be called by Beth Mowins and Doris Burke on ESPN and WatchESPN.

Pregame coverage begins with an hour-long preview special, hosted by Kevin Negandhi, Kara Lawson and Rebecca Lobo, as well as Coaches Corner segments from Andy Landers and Stephanie White, from inside the arena at 7:30 p.m. ESPNU will air a 90-minute special at 5:30 p.m., hosted by Matt Schick with analysts Julianne Viani and Brooke Weisbrod from ESPNU studios in Charlotte.





  [april 2016]  
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
[09/30/20 - 09:17 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Ratings Highlights for Sept. 21-25
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/30/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos on Debate Night
The Alphabet got a boost from a special "20/20" to open the evening.

[09/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Is the Week's No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show
Disney Media Networks spins the numbers for the week of September 14.

[09/29/20 - 02:13 PM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Broadcast Network in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/20 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Ranks as Thursday's Most-Watched Broadcast Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/20 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Opens as Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/29/20 - 10:40 AM]
Two-Hour "20/20" Anchored by Amy Robach Is Friday's No. 1 Program in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 25.

[09/29/20 - 10:36 AM]
"48 Hours: The Corn Rake Murder" Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/20 - 09:46 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/29/20 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Ratings for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/29/20 - 09:10 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 for Premiere Week in 18-49 for a Record 9th Year in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/29/20 - 08:34 AM]
CBS Sports Scores with Mississippi State-LSU as College Football's Most-Watched Game of Season on Any Network
CBS Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Viewership Up +8% with 16.574 Million Viewers for Week 3 Singleheader
CBS Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with "Dancing with the Stars"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/28/20 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Leads NBC to Another Victory
The network tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.