By: Brian Harris
Ratings Roundup is a rundown of ratings news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this edition, ratings for the first weekend of March Madness were down overall while Fox Sports had its biggest season of ratings ever for college basketball; the NCAA wrestling champions set a new viewership record; TSN had its biggest February ever, ratings-wise; Liga MX help Univision stay the most-popular Spanish-language network; and the New York Yankees continue to set spring-training ratings records on the YES Network.
LIGA MX Helps Univision Stay Top Spanish Network For 18th Straight Week
Thank to a slate of LIGA MX games, Univision remained the number-one Spanish language network among total viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34 for the 18th week in a row.
Univision’s Liga MX soccer lineup helped the network come in at number two on Saturday with adults 18-34, beating out NBC by 51%, ABC by 62%, and Fox by 70%.
Source: Sports Video Group