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Baltimore among highest rated markets for Netherlands/Costa Rica

Posted on 06 July 2014 by WNST Staff

·         1.1 million Unique Viewers on WatchESPN

ESPN’s presentation of Saturday’s Netherlands vs. Costa Rica match, a 0-0 tie in which Netherlands advanced after extra time in a shootout at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, was seen by an average audience of 5,791,000 viewers based on a 3.4 fast national rating, according to Nielsen, making it the second most-watched FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC. The television audience fell behind only Friday’s Brazil vs. Colombia, seen by 6,349,000 viewers based on a 3.6 fast national rating.

 

On WatchESPN, the match reached 1.1 million unique viewers and 60.4 million total minutes, and Argentina vs. Belgium reached 756,000 unique viewers and generated 31.9 million total minutes.

Top-10 markets for Netherlands-Costa Rica: San Francisco (6.6), Washington, DC (6.4), Miami-Ft. Lauderdale (6.2), San Diego (5.8), Baltimore (5.6), Las Vegas (5.6), Los Angeles (5.4), New York (5.4), Tampa Bay-St. Petersburg (4.6) and Hartford-New Haven (4.5).

Argentina vs. Belgium:

The earlier match on Saturday (Argentina vs. Belgium on ABC) delivered an average audience of 5,183,000 viewers based on a 3.2 rating. Top 10 markets: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale (5.5), Los Angeles (5.4), Washington, DC (5.3), San Francisco (5.2), San Diego (5.1), New York (4.8), Atlanta (4.7), Albuquerque-Santa Fe (4.5), Columbus, Ohio (4.3) and Richmond-Petersburg (4.3).

Quarterfinal Average Audience:

In all, two of the four 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal matches rank among the top five matches in the round by audience across ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC. Brazil 2014 quarterfinal matches averaged 5,582,000 viewers, reflecting increases of 29 percent vs. 2010 (4,337,000) and 68 percent compared to 2006 (3,318,000). The 3.3 US household ratings average for 2014 are up 18 percent vs. 2010 (2.8 US HH rating) and 43 percent over 2006 (2.3 US HH rating).

Most-watched World Cup Quarterfinal Matches on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC:

Date Matchup Viewers Network
July 4, 2014 Colombia vs. Brazil 6,349,000 ESPN
July 5, 2014 Netherlands vs. Costa Rica 5,791,000 ESPN
July 3, 2010 Argentina vs. Germany 5,714,000 ABC
July 10, 1994 Romania vs. Sweden 5,666,000 ABC
July 9, 1994 Brazil vs. Netherlands 5,580,000 ABC

Significant Television Viewership Increases Over 2010 and 2006

Through 60 matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC are averaging 4,190,000 viewers based on a 2.6 US household rating per match. The 2014 audience reflect increases of 42 percent and 114 percent (vs. 2,947,000 in 2010 and 1,961,000 in 2006) in viewers, and 37 percent and 86 percent in ratings (vs. 1.9 in 2010 and 1.4 in 2006)  (Note: Ratings and viewership numbers are based on the specific match windows, not including pre-match studio coverage)

The highest-rated markets for World Cup matches on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC: Washington DC (4.6), New York (4.3), San Francisco (4.1), Los Angeles (3.7) and San Diego (3.7), Hartford/New Haven (3.6), Orlando (3.5), Miami/Ft. Lauderdale (3.5), Richmond (3.4) and West Palm Beach (3.3).

 

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WatchESPN, ESPN.com and ESPNFC.com Growth Over 2010

  • Through 59 matches, WatchESPN is reached on average 835,000 unique viewers and generated 37.3 million total minutes per match, reflecting increases of 168 percent and 167 percent respectively from 2010
  • ESPN.com and ESPNFC.com are averaging 13 million and 4.4 million avg daily unique visitors to-date through the World Cup, up 38% and 43%, respectively, compared to 2010
  • ESPNFC.com is averaging 5.4 million video starts per day, up 877 percent from 2010.
  • In addition, SportsCenter App is averaging 3.6 million unique visitors per day, an increase of 402 percent from 2010.

Semifinals Kick Off

ESPN’s coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup will continue with the semifinals on Tuesday, July 8, with Brazil vs. Germany (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) and Wednesday, July 9, with Netherlands vs. Argentina (3:30 p.m., ESPN). Each semifinal match will be available on ESPN3, WatchESPN or WATCH ABC, and ESPN Radio.

Semifinals on ESPN:

Date Time (ET) Network Matchup Site
Tue 7/8 3:30 p.m. ESPN Brazil vs. Germany

TV: Ian Darke and Steve McManaman

Radio: JP Dellacamera and Tommy Smyth

Belo Horizonte
Wed 7/9 3:30 p.m. ESPN Netherlands vs. Argentina

TV: Jon Champion and Stewart Robson

Radio: Dellacamera and Smyth

Sao Paulo

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Jacoby Jones finishes in third place on DWTS

Posted on 21 May 2013 by WNST Staff

Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby performed his final dance on Season 16 of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” Tuesday night in Los Angeles. He scored a perfect 30 out of 30 for his salsa, but it wasn’t enough to bring home the Mirrorball Trophy.

Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff finished in third place despite an exceptional group of final dances in Week 10.

Jones performed a “Jive” in finale week…

He performed as part of a “Cha-Cha-Cha” relay…

And Jones also performed a “Super-sized freestyle” with elements of the “Seven Nation Army” chant included…

Country singer Kellie Pickler won the season, Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman finished in second place. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman was eliminated before Jones, finishing in 4th place.

Jones is expected to return to Charm City for Ravens Organized Team Activities (OTA’s) Thursday.

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Jacoby Jones gets big scores, advances to finals of DWTS

Posted on 14 May 2013 by WNST Staff

After a weekend hospital scare for partner Karina Smirnoff, Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones put together his best overall week of the season on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”. First up was the Argentine Tango, which earned the Super Bowl XLVII hero his first ever perfect score of 30/30.

Later in the show ABC aired interview pieces with many people from Jones’ life, including Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, WR Torrey Smith and former Ravens LB Ray Lewis. He then performed the Lindy Hop, bringing in a score of 29/30 from the judges.

On Tuesday night’s show Jones found out he had advanced to next week’s finals as soap star Ingo Rademacher was eliminated. Also advancing to the finals are Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman, county singer Kellie Pickler and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman.

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Jacoby Jones advances through Week 8 of DWTS

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Jacoby Jones advances through Week 8 of DWTS

Posted on 08 May 2013 by WNST Staff

Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff avoided elimination again Tuesday night during Week 8 of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars.” The duo had received a 27/30 for their performance of the Viennese Waltz on Monday night’s show…

Later on Monday night’s show, the pair was joined by fellow pro dancer Cheryl Burke for a paso doble that received a score of 25/30 from the judges (we’re assuming it wasn’t scored higher because Jones was wearing Pittsburgh Steelers colors while making the moves)…

Joining Jacoby (and his ever increasingly popular mother) in the audience Monday night in Los Angeles was Leigh Anne Tuohy, adoptive mother of Ravens OT Michael Oher. (Picture courtesy of Baltimore Media Blog.)

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Jacoby Jones survives after strong DWTS Week 7 Salsa

Posted on 30 April 2013 by WNST Staff

Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff were in jeopardy of being eliminated but ultimately proved to be safe on Week 7 of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars.” The Baltimore Ravens WR/KR received high marks for his performance of the salsa…

Jacoby also participated in a “dance-off” against 16-year-old Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman…

It’s probably fair to suggest at this point that Jacoby’s mother (Emily London-Jones) is the true breakout star of the show.

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Jacoby Jones doubled up quickstep, paso doble on DWTS

Posted on 22 April 2013 by WNST Staff

Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones and his partner Karina Smirnoff pulled a double-dip Monday night on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”.

It was Stevie Wonder night on the show, and the duo performed a “quick step” ballroom dance to the soul icon’s “For Once In My Life”, they received a score of 23/30 from the judges. Take a look at the performance here…

Jones and Smirnoff also teamed with a group of other performers (including boxer Victor Ortiz) for a team performance of the paso doble to Wonder’s “Higher Ground.” This performance received a score of 22/30 from the judges. Take a look at the performance here…


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Jacoby Jones rocked the “Jive” on DWTS last night

Posted on 16 April 2013 by WNST Staff

Week 5 on ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” saw Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones and partner Karina Smirnoff perform “The Jive” with a little help from some friends. The duo would receive a score of 26 (out of a possible 30) from the judges for the performance. If you missed it, enjoy…at least until Disney decides to remove the video from YouTube…

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Jacoby Jones was “foxtrotting” on DWTS last night

Posted on 09 April 2013 by WNST Staff

Monday night was Week 4 of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” for Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones, and he and partner Karina Smirnoff performed an emotional “foxtrot” Jones dedicated to his son. Jones continued to receive rave reviews from the judges for his performance, check it out before Disney and company take it off of YouTube…

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Jacoby Jones was “Rumba-ing” last night on DWTS

Posted on 02 April 2013 by WNST Staff

Baltimore Ravens WR/KR Jacoby Jones was back with his partner Karina Smirnoff for Week 3 of “Dancing With The Stars” Monday night on ABC. Coming off a strong jazz performance in Week 2, the duo took a rumba turn this time. Enjoy, at least until Disney decides to pull the video off of YouTube…

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Jacoby gets “jazzed” up on DWTS Week 2

Posted on 25 March 2013 by WNST Staff

Baltimore Ravens WR and partner Karina Smirnoff performed a jazz style dance on the Week 2 episode of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars Monday night. It was really outstanding, even if DWTS isn’t your thing.

Enjoy…at least until Disney pulls the video off YouTube.

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