Commanders player's 'big hat' generates plenty of social media banter

Daily / Tuesday, November 29, 2022
A tweet about Commanders RB Brian Robinson's "big hat" following Sunday's Falcons-Commanders game generated nearly 31 million impressions for Washington Post reporter Sam Fortier. Data from Zoomph shows the post got 157,811 likes and 14,815 retweets, leading to 30.9 million impressions and 172,629 engagements. The post got...

Michigan-Ohio State sets viewer record for Fox

Morning Buzz / Monday, November 28, 2022
Saturday's Michigan-Ohio State football game set "another viewership record for Fox," pulling in an audience of 17 million nationwide for a noon ET kickoff. That makes the game Fox’s "most-watched regular season college football game in network history," as well as the "most-watched regular season college football game on...

USMNT opener draws 8.3 million viewers on Fox

Morning Buzz / Wednesday, November 23, 2022
The U.S.'s World Cup opener against Wales on Monday afternoon "averaged 8.3 million viewers on Fox and 3.4 million viewers on Telemundo." The previous two English-language audiences for a U.S. opener at the World Cup were 13.1 million against England on ABC in 2010 and 11.1 million against Ghana...

European fans warming to World Cup, survey says

Global / Friday, November 18, 2022
Close to two-thirds (61%) of viewers in "five key European markets" -- France, the U.K., Germany, Poland and Spain -- intend to follow the 2022 Qatar World Cup. This, according to a study by TCL Europe in partnership with Consumer Science & Analytics (CSA), is "mostly because they are...

Packers tickets selling below face value for upcoming home games

Daily / Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The average of lowest-cost secondary market tickets for three of the Packers' four remaining home games is “less than face value,” which has not happened since scalping “went legit and online,” according to a front-page piece by Richard Ryman of the GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE. As the Packers prepare...

Fox sees season-best NFL audience for Packers' win

Closing Bell / Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Fox drew 29.2 million viewers for Cowboys-Packers in the Sunday NFL national window in Week 10, marking the best game of the season to date. The game saw the teams play in overtime for the first time in the history of the matchup. That audience figure tops...

CBS off to best NFL start since 2015 season

Closing Bell / Wednesday, November 9, 2022
CBS is off to its best viewership start in an NFL season since 2015, as the network is averaging 17.8 million viewers per window through Week 9. CBS has the most-watched game of the season (27.4 million) for the Week 2 Bengals-Cowboys game, and also has three of the...

MLS Cup has second-best English/Spanish audience on record

Daily / Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Saturday afternoon's MLS Cup drew the championship game's second-best viewership (English + Spanish) since the league's inception in 1996. Fox and Univision/TUDN combined to draw 2.16 million viewers. That's behind only the DC United-Rapids championship in 1997 on ABC (no Spanish language broadcast that year). MLS is up 38%...