World Cup Runs Over for ESPN, Univision
- World Cup ratings a kick. Burgi, Michael // MediaWeek;6/27/94, Vol. 4 Issue 26, p7
Reports on the high television viewership ratings of the World Cup Soccer Tournament held in the United States in June 1994. Ratings of the United States' games with Colombia and Switzerland; Ratings as a reflection of Americans' great interest in watching soccer games; Univision's ratings...
- ESPN goes to the X-treme for a global presence. Darby, Ian // Campaign;8/24/2007, Issue 34, p17
This article reports on growth opportunities offered by X Games, the live event created by the sports broadcaster ESPN, to ESPN to become a global media player. It is stated that X Games have evolved into a top-class sporting event in its own right, attracting the leading participants in each...
- ESPN Primes Its World Cup Pipe. Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;6/7/2010, Vol. 140 Issue 23, p21
The article reports on the role of ESPN's new third dimensional (3D) network. It mentions that the network will cover the 2010 FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup which starts on June 11 in South Africa. According to Emory Strilkauskas, ESPN lead engineer for...
- ESPN on college bowl roll. LEVINE, STUART // Daily Variety;1/5/2010, Vol. 306 Issue 2, p8
The article reports on the big dividends paid by the college football bowl season for ESPN for its telecast in the U.S. It notes that nearly 24 million viewers tuned in to see the Ohio State defeat Oregon in the Rose Bowl. It points out that the network offers various gridiron matchups. It adds...
- Some like it local. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;06/11/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 25, p28
Reports the impact of regional sports broadcasting on national television viewership ratings in the United States. Decline in ESPN's and FX's ratings; Explanation of regional sports networks for the declining ratings; Use of national programming by Fox Sports Net affiliates.
- Fox Sports 1 Goes Wide With 90M-Home Rollout. REYNOLDS, MIKE // Multichannel News;8/19/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 31, p2
The article discusses the growth of American sports oriented cable television channel Fox Sports 1 in the U.S. as it reports its 90 million subscribers after its launch on August 17, 2013.
- Where'd all the sports go? Mariotti, Jay // Sporting News;04/30/2001, Vol. 255 Issue 18, p7
Focuses on the lack of interest among Americans in watching sports events on television. Reasons underlying the attitude; Areas affected by the ratings drop; Inundation of viewers with sex and rock and roll; Importance of treating sports with more intelligence and less frivolity.
- Fox, NBC competing for male sports viewers. Lafayette, Jon // Electronic Media;8/19/96, Vol. 15 Issue 34, p31
Reports on Media Nielsen Research results showing male viewership of sports television programs in the United States. Fox and NBC's competition for male sports programs.
- Husky wrestlers vs. Huskies hoopsters. // Variety;04/05/99, Vol. 374 Issue 7, p47
Reports on the ratings of the National Collegiate Athletics Association Basketball Tournament finals between the University of Connecticut and Duke University and USA Networks' professional wrestling among male television viewers in the United States.