NBC Sports Philadelphia delivers its highest November Sixers ratings since 2001

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NBC Sports Philadelphia delivers its highest November Sixers ratings since 2001

• November is also the most streamed month for sixers in minutes and uniques.
 
• Sixers traffic on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com is also on the rise.
 
• Last night’s game on NBC Sports Philadelphia beat ESPN head-to-head by 60%.

PHILADELPHIA – December 6, 2018 – NBC Sports Philadelphia continues to deliver Sixers viewership milestones, as the network posted its highest November ratings for the Sixers since 2001, and the most-streamed month ever for Sixers games. The network’s digital site, NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, is also experiencing significant growth for live streams, page views and uniques.
 
For the month, the Sixers averaged a 3.4 HH rating. Season to date, the Sixers game broadcasts on NBCSP are averaging a 3.2 HH rating, up 14% year-over-year, and up 28% over last season’s average.
 
Highlights during the month include:
 
NBC Sports Philadelphia registered a 6.2 HH overnight rating on November 14, when Jimmy Butler made his Sixers’ debut against the Orlando Magic. 
 
Sixers Postgame Live is also on pace for the highest Sixers’ postgame season rating since the 2011-12 season, averaging a 1.1 HH rating.
 
Across the 16 Philadelphia 76ers games in November, the live streams averaged 21,500 uniques and 1.4 million minutes per game, up 68% and 82%, respectively.
 
November is also the most-streamed month ever for the Philadelphia 76ers, amassing 21.9 million minutes consumed, beating the previous high in April 2018 by 34%.
 
Seven of the top 10 most-streamed 76ers regular season games on NBC Sports Philadelphia took place in the month of November, with six of those games occurring after Jimmy Butler’s debut on November 14th.
 
Butler’s Sixers debut against the Orlando Magic (November 14th) is the most-streamed game ever for the 76ers on NBC Sports Philadelphia, beating out Game 5 and Game 3 of the first round of the playoffs last season.
 
NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com’s coverage of the Sixers has seen 76% growth in page views and 97% growth in unique visitors from November 2017.
 
Last night’s Sixers - Toronto Raptors telecast on NBC Sports Philadelphia out-delivered ESPN’s telecast by 60%. NBC Sports Philadelphia posted a 4.1 HH rating, and 1.2 million minutes streamed across 18,000 unique devices. ESPN drew a 2.5 HH rating.
 
On Friday, the Sixers tip off against the Detroit Pistons on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Live coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. with Sixers Pregame Live. Fans can download the MyTeams by NBC Sports app for all their Sixers coverage, including live streams of all Sixers games, and pre- and postgame programs.

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

Requirements

1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Wings

Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia.

NBC Sports Philadelphia will air nine Wings games during the National Lacrosse League regular season, beginning with the home opener at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, Jan. 10.

Brian Smith will call play-by-play with former Wings Captain Scott Gabrielsen handling analysis and Devan Kaney reporting from the sidelines.

This will be the Wings' second season back in the NLL after a four-year hiatus from the league. They went 4-14 last season but did rank fifth among the 11 teams in goals.

Key returning Wings include:

• Matt Rambo, an NLL All-Rookie selection and nominee for Lacrosse Player of the Year by US Lacrosse magazine

• Trevor Baptiste, who broke the NLL’s face-off record with 362 wins and was also named to the NLL All-Rookie team

• Captain Kiel Matisz, forward Josh Currier, and point leader Kevin Crowley

• Brett Hickey, the 2019 No. 1 expansion draft pick and offensive leader, is expected to play this year after missing last season due to injury.

Here is the full Wings TV schedule on NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia:

Fri, Jan. 10 vs. Vancouver Warriors (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sun, Jan. 19 vs. Rochester Knighthawks (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Fri, Jan. 24 vs. New York Riptide (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Fri, Jan. 31 vs. Georgia Swarm (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sat, Feb. 22 vs. Saskatchewan Rush (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sat, March 7 vs. New England Black Wolves (1 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sun, March 15 vs. New York Riptide (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sat, March 28 vs. San Diego Seals (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sat, April 4 vs. Toronto Rock (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

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