When Big Money Doesn't Play Ball
- RATINGS CHAMPION. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;08/22/2000, Vol. 268 Issue 56, p4
Reports on the impact of golfer champion Tiger Woods on the ratings of television broadcast of golf tournaments. Ratings received by CBS' telecast of the PGA Championship from Louisville, Kentucky; Distribution of ratings success among three major networks which covered golf tournaments...
- Woods drives golf telecasts into the green. Nelson, Kristi // Electronic Media;08/07/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 32, p23
Describes golfer Tiger Woods' impact on the ratings of televised golf. Expansion of golf viewing audience to include more younger and female viewers; Growing number of advertisers buying ad spots on televised golf tournaments.
- The value of Tiger. Sirak, Ron // Golf World;03/30/2001, Vol. 54 Issue 35, p7
Explains the impact of United States golf champion Tiger Woods on the television ratings of golf tournaments.
- TV REWIND. Schneider, Stu // Golf World;3/11/2005, Vol. 58 Issue 32, p9
The article focuses on the television broadcasting of golf tournaments. The telecast of the 2005 Ford Championship, a golf tournament, drew a 3.4 overnight rating and an 8 percent share, a 31-percent increase over the telecast in 2004. It is understandable if television producers were wondering...
- Lower Fedex Cup Ratings Affect Networks' Ad Time. Sirak, Ron; Herrington, Ryan // Golf World;10/17/2008, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p14
The article discusses the fall in television ratings for the Fedex Cup golf tournament playoffs, 2009. One of the major reasons was the injury to Tiger Woods who has sat away for four tournaments. This combined with the fact that Vijay Singh had clinched the FedEx Cup before the Tour...
- ESPN Heated or Chilled By LeBron 'Decision'? Shields, Mike // MediaWeek;7/12/2010, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p6
The article examines the ratings for "The Decision," a live television program broadcast by the cable television network ESPN in which basketball player LeBron James announced he would sign with the Miami Heat as a free agent.
- Barclays ratings are an up-and-down story. Sirak, Ron // Golf World;8/31/2007, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p9
This article reports on the Nielsen ratings for the Barclays golf tournament, the first event in the FedEx Cup playoff series. The ratings showed that television viewership was slightly better than a regular PGA Tour event, but not as good as a World Golf Championship event. The 2006 tournament...
- Can golf roar without Tiger? Ventre, Michael // Variety;11/28/2011, Vol. 425 Issue 3, p14
The article examines the television broadcasting of golf. The impact of the absence from competition of golfer Tiger Woods on the ratings of broadcasts of the U.S. Open tournament in 2011 is discussed. It is noted that the PGA Tour signed contracts for broadcasts of its tournaments with the NBC...
- Major Disappointment. M. C. // Broadcasting & Cable;8/25/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 34, p5
Reports on the TV broadcasting of sports in the U.S. Struggle of golfer Tiger Woods in the PGA championship final on August 17, 2003; Decline in ratings for CBS due to the event; List of golfers who defeated Woods.