The Giants' upset of the Packers on Sunday averaged 27.4 percent of homes in major markets on Fox, the best for a divisional round game since 1997 and up from 26.2 for the Jets-Patriots game in the same time slot on CBS last year.
The game averaged 53.7 percent of homes in the Milwaukee area and 33.4 in New York.
Viewership estimates were not available Monday because of the holiday.... » more
Greetings, WatchDog Block Association! Sorry I haven't been posting lately. For the duration of the Giants' playoff run, I'm pretty much a full-time football writer.
I did want to share some TV ratings data, though, figures that demonstrate yet again that football is America's national religion.
Let's start with the wild-card playoff game between the Steelers and Tebows.
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Giants wide reciever Victor Cruz sat down with "Good Day New York's" Duke Castiglione to talk about his new baby, facing the Packers in Green Bay this Sunday and what else? SALSA!
Take a look at the video below
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If this football thing doesn't work out for Victor Cruz, his salsa moves won't keep him unemployed for long.
The Giants wide receiver has gotten a ton of attention lately for his moves after scoring a touchdown. While visiting "Good Day New York," he was plucked from behind the scenes to teach BET actors Coby Bell and Wendy Raquel Robinson how to salsa. Take a look at the video below.
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I'm on Giants duty pretty much full time these days, but I would be remiss if I didn't offer a few words on HBO's "24/7" series on the Rangers and Flyers, which concluded Thursday night with scenes from Monday's NHL Winter Classic.
In short: I loved it! There were some slow spots over the four episodes, usually when the action focused too much on the ice and not enough off it.
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What better topic for my first post of 2012 than something about my favorite blog lightning rod, in which he references what could be big news . . . in 2014.
Yup, here we go: Mike Francesa said on the air this first business day of the year that his contract expires shortly after the 2014 Super Bowl, and indicated that he will "have a decision to make."
One of his options,... » more