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Tag Archives: Ratings

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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Gavitt Games already paying off for FS1, Big East

Problem 1: Nobody was watching Big East teams play cupcakes in November. Problem 2: “Big” teams are generally unwilling to play November road games against top competition. Problem 3: FS1 is still relatively unknown for non-MMA/non-racing fans. Solution: Coerce one of the “Big” conference into a series. When they were announced last May, we said the […]

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How do FOX Sports’ cutbacks affect MU, Big East?

Every time I post or Tweet negative news about FOX Sports 1, I get a decent amount of pushback from Marquette fans and Big East fans in general. The gist of most complaints is that it’s still early and I’m just scaring the kids. No need to rock the boat. While FS1 is still in its […]

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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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Bleak ratings outlook for Big East and FOX Sports 1

Big Apple Buckets had a great dive into the 2012-13 ratings for nationally televised college basketball games this morning, complete with a spreadsheet of the top-100 teams in regards to rankings. As if the two links weren’t a big enough tell, I highly suggest taking a look at it. After taking some time to digest […]

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