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The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

LLWS: Jackie Robinson West’s Blockbuster TV Weekend Ratings

Erasing any doubts that a group of talented Chicago Little Leaguers is the sports story of the summer, the national and international title games featuring Jackie Robinson West were the most-watched television programs over the weekend.

08/25/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars at the Little League World Series (CBS)

LLWS: Jackie Robinson West Game Most Watched Program In Chicago

Jackie Robinson West continues to be a ratings blockbuster, with Thursday night’s thrilling victory being the most-watched TV program in Chicago.

08/22/2014

Jackie Robinson West All-Stars celebrate a home  by Pierce Jones earlier in the Little League World Series. (Credit: Facebook)

LLWS: Jackie Robinson West Blows Away White Sox In TV Ratings

Based on TV ratings, a group of baseball-playing kids are a much bigger attraction than one of the city’s major league baseball teams.

08/21/2014

Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

Super Bowl Ratings: 49ers-Ravens Post Solid Numbers In Chicago

The Super Bowl pulled in solid ratings for CBS in Chicago on Sunday.

02/04/2013

Democratic National Convention 2012 (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention Ratings

The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.

09/07/2012

LeBron James and Derrick Rose

Bulls-Heat Series Received Big Ratings

The Miami Heat won the series and plenty of TV viewers in the Eastern Conference finals.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2011

Roger Goodell

Thompson: Thanks For The Update Goodell

If it hasn’t dawned on you yet, the NFL lockout is impacting fans. How do I know this? Commissioner Roger Goodell said so on Wednesday in Indianapolis. Thanks for keeping us in the loop Roger.

670 The Score–05/26/2011

Chicago Blackhawks vs Philadelphia Flyers - Stanley Cup Game

NHL Reaches New 10-Year Deal With NBC, Versus

In what Commissioner Gary Bettman is calling the most significant deal in league history, the NHL agreed to a contract that will keep them on NBC and Versus for the next 10 years.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

St. John's v Gonzaga

Tourney TV Ratings Highest In 20 Years

For the first time in the history of the NCAA Tournament, every single game will be nationally televised, and it seems like the new format is giving fans exactly what they want to see.

03/18/2011

2010 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

NCAA Selection Show Ratings Tie 16-Year Low

Despite there being plenty of controversy surrounding the NCAA Tournament selections and seedings, the ratings the for the Selection Show tied a sixteen-year low for CBS on Sunday evening.

03/15/2011

Carlos Boozer

Bulls Set Ratings Record In Win Over Hornets

The Chicago Bulls’ 85-77 win over the New Orleans Hornets wasn’t the team’s biggest or most impressive win of the season, but it did set ratings record for Comcast SportsNet, who televised the game.

03/08/2011

Carlos Boozer

Bulls-Heat Gets Second Highest TV Rating Since 2002

Plenty of buzz followed the Chicago Bulls’ 87-86 win over the Miami Heat on Sunday. There was the crying incident and the fact that the Bulls swept the Heat in their season series.

03/08/2011

Aaron Rodgers

Super Bowl Breaks Record, Most-Watched Program In TV History

The National Anthem may have been sung wrong. The first half wasn’t the most exciting half of football. The half time show was a bit of a disappointment.

02/07/2011

Devin Hester

Pro Bowl Earns Best Ratings Since 2000

The NFL’s Pro Bowl may have found it’s permanent home on the Sunday before the Super Bowl.

01/31/2011

Green Bay Packers vs Philadelphia Eagles

Record TV Ratings For NFL Continues

The NFL’s regular season was full of TV ratings that shattered former records. And it appears as if those records will continue to fall now that we’ve reached the playoffs.

01/10/2011

TV Cameras at NFL Game

Bernstein: NFL On TV So Successful It Hurts

Every next story about TV ratings for the NFL is full of so many new records and superlatives that it’s hard to keep track of which network is doing boffo numbers with which games.

670 The Score–01/07/2011

Julius Peppers

Bears-Jets Audience Biggest In 13 Seasons

The Bears have played in some of the highest rated games this season. But the Bears-Jets game on Sunday, was the biggest in 13-seasons for CBS.

12/28/2010