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NBC Sports Philadelphia is most watched cable network in 2019


NBC Sports Philadelphia is most watched cable network in 2019

NBC Sports Philadelphia is Philadelphia’s number one cable network in 2019, and once again is the third most-watched RSN nationally in total day and primetime households (HH), according to Nielsen Media Research.

In 2019, NBC Sports Philadelphia delivered unprecedented coverage on multiple platforms with digital growth in every key metric (uniques, page and video views, streaming, social media and podcasts).


NBC Sports Philadelphia highlights: 

  • NBC Sports Philadelphia ranked as a top 5 cable network during prime for 7 of 8 years since joining the NBC Sports Group in 2012. The network finished 2019 ranked as the #1 cable network in Philadelphia. This is the first time NBC Sports Philadelphia is #1 on record.
  • Additionally, with an average of 44K HH impressions in primetime, NBC Sports Philadelphia finished 2019 as the 3rd most-watched regional sports network in the country.  
  • Digitally, NBC Sports Philadelphia saw growth year-over-year across all key digital metrics.
          • 7.8M Unique Devices (+0.4%)
          • 43.4M Visits (+45%)
          • 115M Page Views (+72%)
          • 34.5M VOD Starts (+135%)
  • Debuted dynamic, state-of-the-art studios.
  • Expanded The Mike Missanelli Show simulcast to four hours.
  • Launched the network’s first betting-centric simulcast with the 76ers-Hawks game on April 3.
  • The 2019 Philadelphia Phillies season is the highest-rated season (4.25 HH rating) since 2012 on NBCS Philadelphia and WCAU.
  • Averaging 16.6K uniques and 733K minutes, the 2019 Phillies season is the most-streamed season ever for the team.
  • With a 3.3 HH Rating, the 2019-20 Philadelphia 76ers season is on-pace to be the highest-rated season on record for the team, the previous high was set during the 2018-19 season.
  • In addition, the 2019-20 season is on-pace to be the most-streamed season for the Philadelphia 76ers among uniques (22.4k uniques), surpassing the 2018-19 season, which was also the previous high.
  • Flyers game ratings are currently averaging a 1.97 HH Rating, up +41%, over last season
  • Averaging 12.3K uniques and 499K minutes, the 2019-20 Flyers season is on-pace to be the most-streamed season ever for the team.
  • Eagles Pregame Live and Eagles Postgame Live both set record highs in streaming uniques during the 2019-20 season.


Top Five highest- rated games on NBC Sports Philadelphia in 2019

7.6 HH          April 2                     Phillies vs. Nationals

7.0 HH          April 9                     Phillies at Nationals

6.7 HH          April 8                     Phillies at Nationals

6.2 HH          September 14          Phillies vs. Red Sox

6.1 HH          August 20                Phillies vs. Red Sox


Top Five Most Streamed Games on NBC Sports Philadelphia in 2019

April 3           Phillies vs. Nationals  Uniques 48,000                  Total Minutes: 3.1 Million

April 2           Phillies vs. Nationals  Uniques 43,000                  Total Minutes: 3.0 Million

April 9           Phillies at Nationals   Uniques: 38,000                 Total Minutes: 2.5 Million

March 28       Phillies at Braves       Uniques: 38,000                 Total Minutes: 2.0 Million

October 28     Sixers vs. Hawks       Uniques: 35,000                 Total Minutes: 1.8 Million


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NBC Sports Philadelphia airs 'Mission Miami' tonight at 6:30


NBC Sports Philadelphia airs 'Mission Miami' tonight at 6:30

Philadelphia, PA (January 2, 2020) – NBC Sports Philadelphia is the home for unparalleled coverage of the NFC East Champion Philadelphia Eagles. Across multiple platforms including the MyTeams app,, and Philly Pass, fans can access the most up to date Eagles news where and when they want it. 

Tonight at 6:30 pm, NBC Sports Philadelphia will air Mission Miami, hosted by Michael Barkann, with guests including NBC Sports’ Chris Simms, and featuring Barrett Brooks, Ray Didinger, Derrick Gunn, Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro. Mission Miami will also stream live on the MyTeams app and Philly Pass. 

Mission Miami Airings
Thursday, January 2 – 6:30pm (LIVE on NBCSP, MyTeams app, and Philly Pass)
Thursday, January 2 – 8pm (Replay on NBCSP)
Friday, January 3 – 11pm (Replay on NBCSP+)
Saturday, January 4 – 6:30pm (Replay on NBCSP)

On Sunday, January 5 Eagles Pregame Live and Eagles Postgame Live will broadcast from NBC Sports Philadelphia’s state of the art studios. Kicking things off at 2:30 pm is Eagles Pregame Live with Michael Barkann, Seth Joyner, Ray Didinger and Barrett Brooks on set, with Derrick Gunn and Reuben Frank reporting from the field. The crew returns between quarters and at halftime for In Game Live, exclusively on Facebook Live and Periscope. Immediately after the game fans can tune into Eagles Postgame Live for instant analysis and insight with player interviews, and press conferences from Doug Pederson and Carson Wentz. Ed Rendell provides his insights on Eagles Postgame Live.

Eagles Pregame Live and Eagles Postgame Live will also stream live on the MyTeams app for authenticated subscribers. Out of market Eagles fans can stream the programs on Philly Pass, available here.

Sunday, January 5 Eagles Coverage on NBC Sports Philadelphia
2:30 pm        Eagles Pregame Live
7:45 pm       Eagles Postgame Live
10 pm          Birds Outsiders 
In-Game Live will air in between quarters and halftime on Facebook Live and Periscope. 

Exclusive Eagles post-season articles, videos, podcasts  from Reuben Frank and Dave Zangaro can be found on the MyTeams App, on, as well as on all social media channels. Special playoff editions of Eagle Eye and 4th and Jawn podcasts can be downloaded here. Fans can tune in to Quick Slants and SportsNet Central  throughout the post-season.

NBC Sports Philadelphia Announces Return of 76ers Sports Betting Centric Broadcasts


NBC Sports Philadelphia Announces Return of 76ers Sports Betting Centric Broadcasts

PHILADELPHIA – NOVEMBER 20, 2019 – NBC Sports Philadelphia’s alternative sports betting-focused 76ers broadcast returns with a 10-game slate during the 2019-20 season. “NBC Sports BetCast: 76ers vs Knicks” airs this Wednesday, November 20 at 7 pm on NBC Sports Philadelphia+.


Host Marc Farzetta returns alongside sports betting expert Brad Feinberg, an analyst on NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Betting Break, and Anthony Gargano from 97.5 the Fanatic. During the game, Farzetta, Feinberg and Gargano will focus on the betting odds, and how the flow of the game impacts those lines. New, enhanced on-screen graphics focused on real time sports betting data will be integrated in the program, complementing the hosts’ commentary and analysis.


“These broadcasts are a fun way for fans to be more engaged with our games,” said Shawn Oleksiak, NBC Sports Philadelphia Vice President of Live Events. “From the casual sports bettor, to those just learning the basics, these game broadcasts will entertain as well as inform those interested in sports betting.”


NBC Sports Philadelphia has ramped up sports betting programming with the addition of The Daily Line radio show airing weekday afternoon on NBC Sports Philadelphia+, plus coverage in all pre/postgame programs, as well as Quick Slants and The Mike Missanelli Show.


The broadcast team of Marc Zumoff, Alaa Abdelnaby and Serena Winters will call the game on NBC Sports Philadelphia.


Below is the NBC Sports BetCast schedule on NBC Sports Philadelphia+:


Wednesday, November 20 at 7 pm vs.  New York Knicks

Monday, December 2 at 7 pm vs. Utah Jazz

Tuesday, December 10 at 7 pm vs. Denver Nuggets

Friday, December 13 at 7 pm vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Monday, January 6 at 7 pm vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Friday, February 7 at 7 pm vs. Memphis Grizzlies

Sunday, February 9 at 6 pm vs. Chicago Bulls

Monday, February 24 at 7 pm vs. Atlanta Hawks

Thursday, February 27 at 7pm vs. New York Knicks

Wednesday, March 18 at 7 pm vs. Toronto Raptors