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05 Feb 2015
The biggest sports events in the US - the Super Bowl, the NBA finals, Major League Baseball’s World Series, the college football and basketball playoffs - have always been what is known as “appointment TV” - where fans gather in their millions to watch live coverage on network television.
05 Feb 2015
Ice hockey - or just hockey, as it's called in Canada - is a national obsession among Canadian sports fans and is a field of a fierce battle between broadcasters fighting it out for rights that will deliver blockbuster audiences. The 2015 IIHF World Juniors, a tournament for U20 national teams, was a ratings winner in many ways for TSN, the sports broadcaster, as it posted the highest-ever audience for any type of programming in Canadian television history.
20 Nov 2014
The 2014-2015 FIS World Cups have begun with television coverage across a number of territories. The Sportcal media team takes a look at the television audiences for some of the disciplines from the 2013-2014 season, studying both individual events and territory markets.
27 Aug 2014
The 2014 Fifa World Cup was a record-breaking event in many respects, from the number of television viewers worldwide to the billions of hits and views on social media. The tournament had significant repercussions in its host country and region as well: in Brazil, for example, television network Globo reaped record advertising revenues, with a 30-second spot during national team matches selling for nearly as much as an ad during the NFL Super Bowl.
14 Aug 2014
Sportcal’s media team takes a look back at this summer’s Fifa World Cup, which attracted huge international television audiences and broke records, and analyses some of the key viewing figures in the major European markets.
15 May 2014
Audiences in three of Europe’s ‘big five’ markets for the final of last night’s Uefa Europa League, European soccer’s second-tier clubs competition, showed a decrease on last year’s figure, although the match attracted an impressive audience in Spain, with La Liga’s Sevilla lifting the trophy.
26 Jul 2010
The Fifa World Cup is one of the biggest draws on television of any type of programming, across all genres, and around the world. In this survey, Sportcal’s research team has gathered the television viewing figures from a selection of countries to determine the size and scale of the audiences who watched the games of their home teams as well as the final match between Spain and the Netherlands.
06 Jul 2010
In the lead-up to this summer’s Fifa World cup, Sportcal researcher Daphne Chan speaks to Mile Jovanovic, head of sports at public-service broadcaster Radio-television Slovenia (RTV), who reveals the broadcaster’s 2010 FIFA World Cup programming line-up and his views on the broadcast climate in Slovenia during the World Cup campaign, projections on the performance for this year – as well as his take on Team Slovenia’s chances in the soccer event of the year…
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