Turner Takes Top Ranking in October Shareablee U.S. Sports Media Rankings

Shareablee's October 2018 U.S. Sports Media Ranking

Shareablee Inc., the global leader in audience-based social media measurement, today released their October ranking of the most socially engaged sports media brands across the United States. Sports Media represented a total of 959.3 million actions (post-level reactions, shares, comments, retweets, and likes) across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram in over the last month.

The Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network once again led the ranking with 376.7 million actions, followed by ESPN (200.4 million actions), Barstool Sports (120.3 million actions), Whistle Sports (112.3 million actions), and theScore (24.6 million actions).

Notable Findings:

  • ESPN ranked first in the video category with 372.5 million views last month. Whistle Sports came in second with 308.7 million while Fox Sports in third with 154.2 million.
  • Among their respective audiences, Overtime had the highest Action-to-fan index (1,161), followed by Barstool Sports (542), and theScore (517). 
  • The fastest growing U.S. Sports TV Networks in October were Complex Sports (199.8 percent), theScore (61.75 percent), TYTSports (44.3 percent), Turner Sports Network’s Bleacher Report (43.65 percent), and Gannett (40.9 percent).

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Source: Shareablee Inc.