Wednesday’s fifth and final game of the NBA Western Conference Finals between Golden State and Houston on ESPN drew the network’s largest audience for the sport in three years. According to Nielsen…
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NBC edged out Fox as the demo leader on Wednesday with the overtime game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins in hockey’s Stanley Cup Finals. Elsewhere, Fox’s “MasterChef” remained the…
ABC dominated last week’s primetime ratings race in key demos behind the NBA Finals while NBC was a solid runner-up thanks to reality hits “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent.” Actually, sports and…
The NHL Stanley Cup Finals are off to a great start for NBC, with Wednesday's Game 1 between Boston and Chicago — which went into triple overtime — delivering the best opening-night hockey numbers in…
TNT and NBC set the pace in primetime for the first week of the summer season, with the former riding three games of the NBA Playoffs and the latter led by top entertainment series "The Voice." The…
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NBC Sports is seeing stronger ratings this year for coverage of hockey’s Stanley Cup playoffs, with Wednesday night’s deciding game in the series between Chicago and Detroit setting a record for a…
To help get the word out about its National Hockey League broadcasts as well as other sports programming, NBCUniversal's NBC Sports Network cabler is tapping something of a distant relation.
The Stanley Cup Finals are still a couple of weeks off, but if the puck rolls NBC's way, there is a possibility of an attractive bicoastal New York-Los Angeles matchup.