Fox Sports, UFC Strike Multi-Year Deal

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Fox and Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a multi-year, multi-platform deal Thursday calling for Fox to air four primetime or late-night UFC events a year. UFC said the deal would help further establish ultimate fighting as a major sport, and noted that Fox has previously aired the Super Bowl, […]

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Fox is Top-Ranked Network, Ends CBS Winning Streak

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – Even though Fox ended CBS’ season-opening winning streak in the ratings, there have been few reasons for its executives to be gleeful this fall. The Nielsen Co. said Fox was the top-ranked network last week on the strength of the World Series. No other network had beaten […]

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Ratings: ‘Modern Family’ Hits High, World Series Takes Giant Dip

Fox’s coverage of Game 1 of the Rangers-Giants World Series was Wednesday night’s most watched program with an average of 14.47 million total viewers. But as anticipated, that represented a 20 percent plunge in total viewers and in the demos from a year ago, when the Yankees squared off against the Phillies. The “giant” winner […]

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