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Cable Network Ranker: Q1 2014

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Fox News was the top cable news network for the first quarter of 2014, averaging 1,804,000 viewers in primetime and 1,099,000 viewers in total day. Fox News placed fifth in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks for the quarter.

MSNBC placed 27th in primetime and 28th in total day for the quarter, averaging 683,000 primetime viewers and 394,000 total day viewers. CNN placed 35th in primetime and 30th in total day, delivering 498,000 and 393,000 viewers, respectively.

USA Network, ESPN, TBS and the History Channel rounded out the top five networks in primetime for the quarter. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

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Cable Network Ranker: 2013

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Fox News was the top cable news network for 2013, placing sixth in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,761,000 primetime viewers and 1,097,000 total day viewers.

MSNBC placed 29th in primetime, with 640,000 viewers, and 30th in total day, with 394,000 viewers. CNN placed 32nd in primetime and 28th in total day, averaging 568,000 and 413,000 viewers, respectively.

USA Network was the number one ad-supported cable network for the year, with ESPN, the History Channel, TBS and TNT rounding out the top five. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

Cable Network Ranker: Week of December 2

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Fox News was the top cable news network for the week of December 2, placing fifth in both primetime and total day among all ad-supported cable networks. FNC averaged 1,850,000 primetime viewers and 1,129,000 total day viewers.

MSNBC placed 30th in primetime, with 596,000 viewers, and 26th in total day, with 393,000 viewers. CNN placed 37th in both primetime and total day, with 392,000 viewers and 295,000 viewers, respectively.

ESPN, ABC Family, USA Network and the History Channel rounded out the top five primetime cable networks for the week. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

Cable Network Ranker: Week of November 11

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For the week of November 11, Fox News placed second in primetime among all ad-supported cable networks for the fourth week straight. FNC averaged 2,020,000 viewers from 8 to 11pmET. In total day, Fox News was fourth, averaging 1,231,000 viewers.

MSNBC placed 31st in primetime, with 616,000 viewers, and 29th in total day, with 392,000 viewers. CNN placed 32nd in primetime and 34th in total day, averaging 570,000 and 353,000 viewers, respectively.

ESPN, the Hallmark Channel, USA and TBS rounded out the top five cable networks for the week. The full ranker is after the jump.  Read more

Curling, Hockey to Return to MSNBC, CNBC

olympics nbc_sochi1As live coverage of the Olympic Winter Games from Sochi nears, NBC is gearing up to broadcast competition across its channels, including on CNBC and MSNBC. In total, those cable nets, along with USA, will televise 124 hours of live coverage.

CNBC will be the hub for curling, airing 36 hours a week. MSNBC shifts from politics to pucks, hosting 45 hours of live hockey coverage in addition to curling.

The coverage won’t be limited to television, as games will be streaming live on NBCOlympics.com, available to digital customers with authenticated cable, satellite or telco via “TV Everywhere.”

Read NBC’s press release after the jump:

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Cable Network Ranker: Week of September 9

Fox News was the top cable news channel during last week’s busy news cycle, placing third in primetime and fifth in total day among ad-supported cable networks. MSNBC was 30th in both primetime and total day, while CNN was 31st in primetime and 28th in total day.

ESPN, USA Network, History Channel and TNT rounded out the top five in primetime. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

Cable Network Ranker: Week of September 2

As usual, Fox News was the top cable news channel for the week, placing seventh in primetime and sixth in total day among ad-supported cable networks. MSNBC was 33rd in both primetime and total day, while CNN was 35th in primetime and 30th in total day.

ESPN, USA Network, History Channel, TNT and A&E were the top five cable networks in primetime for the week. The full ranker is after the jump. Read more

NHL Winter Classic Moved To 8 p.m. ET

The National Hockey League announced on Friday afternoon that the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will move from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m ET on Saturday night.

The decision to move the game back was based on the latest meteorological reports, which show an approaching front of potentially steady rain expected to fall through the afternoon and taper off by early evening.

As a result of the rain, there are a number of weather-related game procedure contingencies for the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. Read more

Tashard Choice Snags Michael Vick Autograph On Air

Tashard Choice found out the hard way that the cameras are always rolling.

After his Dallas Cowboys lost 30-27 to the Philadelphia Eagles, the NBC cameras caught Choice asking Michael Vick for an autograph.

Players asking other players for autograph isn’t out of the ordinary. Getting caught on national television is though.

“That’s probably the first time that’s ever happened to me,” Vick said of an opposing player’s request after a game. “But [Choice] is a great guy. It doesn’t surprise me.” Read more

2010-2011 NHL Schedule Takes to the Ice

The Winter classic will kick-off NBC’s coverage of the National Hockey League this season, with Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the Washington Capitals at Heinz Field Jan. 1.

After the Winter Classic, NBC will begin its “game of the week coverage Sunday Jan. 23. As was the case previously, the NHL and NBC will use a flexible schedule, with the network and league choosing the matchups as the season goes on, to ensure exciting and meaningful games make it to air.

NHL Network will televise up to 75 games this season in the US, though the schedule has not been finalized.

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