television ratings

Cronley: Derby TV ratings are misleading

Jay Cronley writes at ESPN.com  that this year’s television rating numbers are misleading. Ratings are provided by a count of how many televisions are turned to a certain station at a certain time. With an event like the Derby, Cronley says, those ratings do not take into account the Derby parties where multiple people are […]

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Kentucky Derby overnight television rating drops 7 percent

The race portion of NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby drew a rating of 9.0, translating to 9 percent of the households in the United States watched the race.  This is a 7 percent drop from the number of households that watched the 2011 Kentucky Derby.  The 9 percent rating for 2012 is the lowest […]

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NBC Belmont Overnight Ratings up 55%

NBC’s First Belmont Stakes Broadcast Since 2005 Earns 4.8 Overnight Rating and 11 Share Pre-Race Following VERSUS 2-Hour Belmont Access up 86% NBC’s First Belmont Stakes Broadcast Since 2005 Earns 4.8 Overnight Rating and 11 Share – Pre-Race Following VERSUS 2-Hour Belmont Access up 86% Press Release: NEW YORK – June 12, 2011 – NBC Sports […]

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