LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2020 – FOX Sports Radio (FSR), a division of Premiere Sports Network providing 24/7 live programming, experienced digital audience gains during a week when no games were played. On Wednesday, March 18, FSR’s podcast listens increased by +28%, compared to the previous Wednesday, March 11, with a full slate of games.
Additionally, www.FOXSportsRadio.com experienced record traffic on March 17, marking the second most-visited-day in the site’s history, despite no sporting events taking place. Site traffic the following day, March 18, was four times the previous Wednesday, March 11. FSR’s Twitter impressions on March 18 were also ten times the impressions on March 11.
“We’re proud to be here for our audience live, 24/7, with intelligent sports talk and entertainment from a wide variety of personalities,” said Scott Shapiro, Vice President of Sports Programming for Premiere Networks and Don Martin, Senior Vice President of Sports Programming for Premiere Networks, in a joint statement. “With so few outlets offering live sports content, FOX Sports Radio provides listeners with companionship around the clock. Our hosts’ familiar voices connect with the audience on sports topics and beyond, providing a meaningful escape when they need it most.”
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Sports Network in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network reaches more than 15 million monthly listeners on more than 500 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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