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  • TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016

    Opinions offer historical perspective

    In this week in history, S-R editorials discussed World War I, the Supreme Court’s role, agricultural subsidies and the coarsening of content on television.


  • MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 7:30 P.M.

    Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last year

    Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year’s average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver’s victory over Carolina is down from the past …


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015

    U.S. Open television ratings down

    With Tiger Woods missing the cut, the U.S. Open’s TV viewership for the final round was down 30 percent from the last time the tournament was on the West Coast. …


  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015

    NCAA title game earns best preliminary TV rating in 18 years

    Even without an undefeated team, the NCAA title game has earned its highest preliminary television rating in 18 years. Duke’s 68-63 comeback win over Wisconsin on Monday night on CBS …


  • TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

    PGA TV ratings best in five years

    CBS Sports says Rory McIlroy’s one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship produced the highest overnight ratings in five years. CBS says the household rating was 6.0 with …


  • TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014

    World Cup final sets U.S. viewership record

    With an estimated 26.5 million viewers, Sunday’s World Cup final stands as the most-watched soccer game in U.S. history. The Nielsen company said Monday that 17.3 million people watched Germany …


  • MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014

    World Cup quarterfinals average more than 10 million viewers in U.S.

    The four World Cup quarterfinals averaged more than 10 million viewers in the United States combined on ABC, ESPN networks and Spanish-language Univision. Host Brazil’s 2-1 win over Colombia in …


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014

    NBA, NHL ratings up

    Nearly 18 million viewers tuned in to watch the San Antonio Spurs clinch the NBA championship in Game 5 on Sunday night. That’s a 10 percent increase from Game 5 …


  • TUESDAY, OCT. 30, 2012

    Few watch Series

    The San Francisco Giants’ sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for World Series television ratings. The four games on Fox averaged a 7.6 rating and 12 share, …


  • MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012

    NBA fans tuned in

    The Miami Heat’s win over the Boston Celtics to reach the NBA finals drew the highest preliminary television rating for an NBA playoff game on cable since records started being …


  • TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2012

    NBA All-Star game draws 2nd largest TV audience

    On a night when the NBA All-Star game and Academy Awards went 1-on-1 on television, the basketball showcase produced its second-highest overnight rating since 2005. TNT said Monday the game …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9, 1996

    Campaign Trail

    Perot’s zen campaign DALLAS Ross Perot, who advocates a shorter campaign period, is cutting his own to the bone. With only one month left until Election Day, the Texan’s calendar …


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