RATINGS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RATINGS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Scott D. Pierce: NBC hopes hockey begets big ratings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818508-77/nbc-playoffs-hockey-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818508-77/nbc-playoffs-hockey-teams.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: NBC hopes hockey begets big ratings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:10:13.976-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a lot of NHL teams that hate each other, and NBC is hoping to ride that hatred to the ratings bank. “I would say the hockey gods are smiling on us right now,” said Sam Flood, the executive producer of NBC’s hockey playoffs, who called this year’s NHL postseason “one of the most special playoffs we’ve been through, just because of the new format.” The new Stanley Cup playoffs format is actually an old Stanley Cup playoffs format. It’s a return to pre-expansion-style divisional matchups i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818508@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:10:13 MDT Scott D. Pierce: KUTV remains No. 1 in late-news ratings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613424-223/channel-rating-ratings-share.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613424-223/channel-rating-ratings-share.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: KUTV remains No. 1 in late-news ratings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T09:30:22.405-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 09:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was almost wrong. Really close to being wrong. About a month ago, yours truly made this prediction for the now-completed February sweeps: “The Olympic ratings will boost KSL’s late newscasts … perhaps enough to move Channel 5 back into first place.” Well, the Games did boost KSL’s ratings. But not enough to move Channel 5 into first place. (Good thing I used the word “perhaps.” Phew!) It’s worth looking at the February numbers as two separate things — the ratings with the Games and the rating...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613424@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:30:22 MDT