TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps

The Top TV Markets For NCAA Championship Game Viewing Were…

Louisville’s win over Michigan in the NCAA Championship game earned an average rating/share of 14.3/23 on CBS, up +18% compared to last year’s 12.1/19.

The overall NCAA Tournament, broadcast on CBS Sports and Turner Sports, averaged a 7.2/15 in the metered markets, a tie for the highest overall average for the event in eight years. Ratings were up +9% compared to the 2012 Tournament. The game peaked at a 17.2/32 rating from 11:30-11:45pmET.

Louisville was the top-rated market: CBS affiliate WLKY posted a rating/share of 54.0/70. See the full list of the top five rated markets after the jump.

Top five rated metered markets:

  1. Louisville – 54.0/70
  2. Detroit – 33.5/47
  3. Columbus, Ohio – 26.4/40
  4. Indianapolis – 25.1/39
  5. Cincinnati – 24.7/38
Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now!