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Tag Archives: FOX Sports 1

Nova, Xavier ratings a great sign for FS1

Villanova and Xavier set a new record for a regular season Big East game on FS1, and made a lot of noise in doing so.

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Does it matter if the Big East is a major conference?

ESPN writer John Gasaway wrote a very insightful piece yesterday using numbers to detail why the Big East still constituted a “major” conference. (The piece is paywalled, so if you don’t have Insider, try this.)  If you reached this post, you are probably a Marquette fan, or at least a fan of another Big East program, so […]

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Negative trends for FOX Sports 1, Big East in 2015

There were plenty of theories about what caused the poor Big East ratings on FOX Sports 1 in 2014. Among the most prominent were: No one knows where to find the channel. It takes time to build a loyal base. The product wasn’t great. The results for 2015 are in, and the prognosis isn’t any […]

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FS1’s impact on Big East TV ratings

(Editorial Note: This is the second of three installments diving into the TV ratings for FOX Sports 1 and the Big East. To see the full TV data, head over to our Google Spreadsheet, compiled by Andrei Greska using the data from Sports Media Watch.)  Earlier in the week we documented the positive news regarding FOX Sports 1’s […]

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Big East, FOX Sports 1 ratings pick up steam in March

(Editorial Note: This is the first of three installments diving into the TV ratings for FOX Sports 1 and the Big East. To see the full TV data, head over to our Google Spreadsheet, compiled by Andrei Greska using the data from Sports Media Watch.) One of the biggest questions going into the inaugural season […]

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Big East, FOX Sports 1 struggle to gain TV ratings

Going into the  season, one of the biggest questions regarding the Big East was how much of an impact leaving ESPN for FOX Sports would have on the TV ratings. Getting a wide audience is a crucial aspect of maintaining national relevance for a regional league, not to mention a key selling point to potential […]

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