Keyword: TV

  • NBC Sports

    NBC Travers Coverage Highlights Busy Radio, TV Week

    This week's horse racing television and radio coverage through the week leading up to NBC’s live broadcast of the Travers (G1) and Sword Dancer (G1T) stakes as compiled by America's Best Racing.

  • Arrogate wins the Pegasus World Cup

    Pegasus Logs 1.23 Overnight TV Rating on NBC

    The rematch between Arrogate and California Chrome in the Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup drew the best afternoon ratings for a non-Triple-Crown horse race since American Pharoah's victory in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • American Pharoah winning the Breeders' Cup Classic.
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    NBC's BC Classic Ratings Up 46%

    The broadcast of American Pharoah's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Oct. 31 on NBC posted a 2.63/6 overnight rating--the best for a Breeders' Cup Classic since 2010.

  • TVG Acquiring HRTV; Operations to Merge

    Betfair and The Stronach Group announced Feb. 18 that TVG will assume operations of HRTV, bringing together the two competitors that televise North American and some international horse races.

  • 2.6 million viewers tuned in to watch Bayern win the Breeders' Cup Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Classic/i-sTCf2R9">Order This Photo</a>

    TV Ratings Improve for Breeders' Cup Classic

    NBC and the NBC Sports Network reported markedly improved viewership numbers for their Nov. 1 coverage of the main Breeders' Cup card, compared with 2013 numbers, as both afternoon and primetime ratings were up.

  • TV Ratings for Breeders' Cup Classic Dive

    The Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), televised in prime time on the East Coast by NBC, took a substantial fall from year-ago numbers, registering a rating of 1.4, down from 2.2 last year, according to numbers released Nov. 4.

  • Macho Macho wins the 2012 West Virginia Derby.

    West Virginia Derby Gets TV Coverage

    Fox affiliates around the country will feature live coverage of the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 3 on a one-hour telecast from Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort.

  • 9.7 million viewers watched Oxbow win the Preakness on NBC.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-138/29423277_98XmS6#!i=2519783639&k=89TkS2z">Order This Photo</a>

    Preakness Telecast Draws 9.7 Million Viewers

    Nearly 10 million viewers tuned in to see Oxbow win the 2013 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 18 from Pimlico Racecourse near Baltimore, as ratings for the second jewel of the Triple Crown improved markedly over year-ago numbers.

  • The Preakness Stakes post position sign for winner Oxbow.
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    Overnight TV Ratings Tick Up for Preakness

    Viewers tuning in to see if Orb could continue his Triple Crown run in the Preakness moved overnight ratings up for the Preakness during NBC's coverage of the second jewel of the Triple Crown May 18.

  • Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Classic received a 2.0 national rating on NBC.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Classic/26128658_j8xsjs#!i=2194603847&k=jVZgqdP">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Classic TV Ratings Rise; Undercard Falls

    Viewership numbers for the Breeders' Cup Classic nearly doubled from 2011 as NBC got a 2.0 rating for its primetime coverage of the 2012 event, up from a 1.0 rating the Classic received on ESPN a year ago.

  • Approximately 8.1 viewers saw I'll Have Another win the Preakness.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2012-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-137/23013252_TrG3NS#!i=1856016041&k=ZTHMFMq">Order This Photo</a>

    National TV Ratings For Preakness Decline

    More than eight million viewers tuned into the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 19, as ratings declined for the second leg of the Triple Crown. I'll Have Another figures to attract more viewers for the June 9 Belmont Stakes.

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    Preakness Overnight Ratings Dip Slightly

    Preliminary numbers for NBC's telecast of I'll Have Another's Preakness (gr. I) victory indicate a slight dip from 2011 figures, although that could change when national numbers are released May 22.

  • Kentucky Derby 138
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    NBC National TV Ratings Climb for KY Derby

    Television viewership was up 2% for the 2012 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), while the share of viewers watching the race rose 6%, making I'll Have Another's victory the third-highest watched since Sunday Silence in 1989.

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    NBC Derby Overnight TV Ratings Dip Slightly

    NBC Sports Group announced overnight TV ratings for the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) were off slightly from 2011 numbers but remained relatively strong compared to other premium sports events.

  • NBC Sports Inks 2-Year Pact For Saratoga

    The NBC Sports family of networks will televise stakes action from Saratoga in 2012 and 2013, extending its initial agreement that saw them beam 2011 races from the Spa to a nationwide audience.

  • Preakness TV Ratings Edge Higher

    According to data provided by The Nielsen Company, ratings for NBC Sports' telecast of the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) showed a slight increase from year-ago numbers.

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    Television, Radio Coverage of Preakness

    The Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21, racing cards from Pimlico Racecourse that include the Preakness Stakes and Black-Eyed Susan Stakes will be covered by the NBC Sports Group, HRTV, and the Horse Racing Radio Network.

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    Derby TV Ratings Fall 12 Percent

    More than 14.5 million viewers watched the Kentucky Derby May 7 on NBC Sports, the network reported, making it the fourth most-watched Derby in the past 21 years.

  • Derby TV Ratings Remain Strong

    NBC Sports reported strong overnight ratings for its May 7 telecast of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), slightly off from last year's record numbers.

  • Derby TV Ratings Tick Upward

    The Nielsen Company reported that 16.5 million viewers watched the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on NBC, a slight improvement over 2009's numbers.

  • Belmont National TV Ratings Tumble

    Without a Triple Crown on the line, this year's TV coverage of the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) attracted approximately half the number of viewers as last year, when Big Brown was attempting to win the Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

  • Rachel Alexandra's appearance in the Preakness drove TV ratings for the race to the highest in five years. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fgallery.pictopia.com%2Fbloodhorse%2Fgallery%2FS672162%2Fphoto%2F8118163%2F%3Fo%3D2">Order This Photo</a>

    Filly Drives Preakness TV Ratings Up

    Rachel Alexandra's star turn in the Blackberry Preakness Stakes (gr. I) drove TV ratings of the race to their highest overnight ratings in five years.