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Ratings watch: Browns-Rams preseason telecast tops week

KWTV-9's PGA Championship ratings up 58 percent over last year
by Mel Bracht Published: August 13, 2013

The Cleveland Browns' 27-19 victory over the St. Louis Rams on KWTV-9, a matchup of former OSU quarterback Brandon Weeden and former OU quarterback Sam Bradford, topped the week. KWTV's ratings for the final two rounds of the PGA Championship were up 58 percent over last year (2.6, 3.6), but the 2012 tournament went up against the London Olympics. Nationally, CBS' overnight ratings for the final two rounds were up 19 percent to 3.7.

Sports events Aug. 6-12

1. St. Louis at Cleveland, NFL preseason, Thursday, KWTV-9, 6.1.

2. PGA Championship fourth round, Sunday, KWTV-9, 5.7.

3. PGA Championship third round, Saturday, KWTV-9, 4.1.

4. Dallas at Oakland, NFL preseason, Friday, KOCB-34, 3.5.

5. Centurion Boats at The Glen, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sunday, ESPN, 3.0.

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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