The U.S. team’s 2-1 World Cup defeat of Ghana, capped by John Brooks’s header in the 86th minute, was ESPN’s highest-rated telecast since Florida State won the national college football title in January.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc., Colorado’s largest oil producers, are waging a media campaign to promote the benefits of hydraulic fracturing as residents push statewide measures to restrict the drilling technique as a threat to the environment.
AMC Networks Inc. is facing Dish Network Corp. in a $2.4 billion trial over a failed programming deal that may also determine whether the satellite network’s viewers will get to see AMC shows such as “Mad Men.”
Super Bowl XLV became the most- watched U.S. television program ever, and Fox became the first network to exceed 100 million viewers with 100.9 million for a night in prime time, according to fast-national ratings released by Nielsen Media Research. The information was disclosed in a release by News Corp.