World Cup Ratings Down 42 Percent In U.S. Without American TeamThe lack of a U.S. team caused a big viewership drop for World Cup telecasts, according to Nielsen Media Research.
NFL Ratings Ailing? Cowboys Provide The CureWhatever it is that has ailed the NFL in terms of ratings — Kaepernick? The Election? Over-saturation? Dean Blind-dino’s Refs? — the league has found its cure. The Dallas Cowboys.
Bowl Ratings Up, Attendance Down In 1st Year Of Playoff EraThe new playoff era is drawing lots of college football fans to bowl game broadcasts. But it isn't necessarily bringing more fans into stadium seats.
Ravens' Super Bowl Win Sets Likely Ratings RecordThe Baltimore Ravens' victory over the San Francisco 49ers has set a record for highest overnight ratings in Super Bowl history.
CBS Gets Higher Ratings, NBC Scores More ViewersCBS had a stellar slate of comedies and dramas, but NBC had football. The result last week was NBC seizing a narrow lead in viewers, while CBS edged ahead in household ratings.
Cowboys-Redskins Earns Top Sunday Night Football RatingThe Redskins' victory over the Cowboys with a playoff berth on the line was the highest-rated "Sunday Night Football" game since NBC picked up the package in 2006.
World Series Averages Record Low TV RatingsThe San Francisco Giants' sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for the World Series' television ratings.
Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention RatingsThe early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans... and the NFL.
NBA Finals Game 6 Earns Best TV Rating In 11 YearsThe Dallas Mavericks' clinching victory in the NBA finals earned the highest preliminary television rating for a Game 6 in 11 years.
Game 2 TV Ratings Up From Last Mavs-Heat FinalsThe television rating for Game 2 of the NBA finals was up 15 percent from the last time the same teams met in the championship series.