overnight rating

NBC Kentucky Derby Broadcast Improves Overnight Rating By Double Digits

According to NBC’s official Twitter publicity page, the network’s Kentucky Derby broadcast covering the triumph of Todd Pletcher-trained Always Dreaming received a markedly improved overnight rating in 2017: the 10.5 rating was a 12 percent gain over 2016’s overnight rating of 9.1 and is the second-highest rating in the last 25 years. The broadcast’s share, […]

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Pegasus World Cup On NBC Garners 1.23 Overnight Rating

Shown on NBC from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST, the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup produced a strong overnight rating of 1.23, according to Tweets by NBC Sports. Excluding the Triple Crown races, that is the highest rating for an afternoon horse race since American Pharoah contested the Breeders’ Cup […]

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NBC’s Belmont Telecast Earns Second-Highest Rating Of Those Without Derby Winner

On Saturday evening, Creator went down in history as the winner of the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes. The race portion of the NBC telecast (6:30-6:45pm) registered a 5.1 rating, with the overall production registering a 4.3 overnight rating and a 10 share, the second best from the seven most recent Belmont Stakes not […]

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Preakness Overnight Rating Second-Lowest Since NBC Acquired Rights

After a high overnight rating for NBC’s broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness broadcast posted the second-lowest overnight rating (5.8) since NBC began showing the race in 2001. Only the 2012 figure of 5.5 is lower. The Preakness broadcast overnight was down 8% from last year and 3% for the year before. According to […]

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