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Wednesday Final Nationals: Scarce Turnout for Foster Farms Bowl on Fox

Wednesday night featured CBS leading in total viewers (4.72 million), ABC leading in adults 18-34 (0.6 rating) and adults 25-54 (1.3 rating) while sharing the adults 18-49 lead with NBC (0.9 rating apiece).

Fox’s “Foster Farms Bowl” with Utah versus Indiana from San Francisco drew just 2.63 million viewers. According to Sports Media Watch, its viewership dipped to a four-year low for this particular Bay Area bowl, was the least-watched college football bowl game on a broadcast network in any time slot (daytime or prime time) since ABC’s 2014 Las Vegas Bowl (2.1 million) and, on the day itself, ranked third among the four college football bowl games (Russell Athletic Bowl 4.3 million, Texas Bowl 3.8 million, Pinstripe Bowl 2.4 million) that aired on TV that day.

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* AFF = Number of affiliates (stations) airing the program
* CVG = percent of coverage in U.S.
Programming Insider Wednesday, December 28, 2016
ABC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 2.3/4 3780 0.6/3 0.9/4 1.3/4
8:00 The Goldbergs (r) 247 94 2.6/5 4261 0.6/3 1.0/4 1.4/4
8:30 Speechless (r) 249 94 2.2/4 3573 0.5/2 0.9/3 1.3/4
9:00 Modern Family (r) 249 94 2.6/5 4150 0.7/3 1.1/4 1.5/4
9:31 black-ish (r) 249 94 2.3/4 3660 0.7/3 1.0/4 1.3/4
10:00 Match Game (rs) 249 94 2.2/4 3496 0.5/3 0.8/3 1.1/3
CBS PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.0/6 4720 0.5/3 0.9/3 1.2/4
8:00 Undercover Boss 255 94 4.0/7 6271 0.7/3 1.1/4 1.6/5
9:00 MacGyver (rs) 255 94 2.7/5 4209 0.4/2 0.7/3 1.0/3
10:00 Criminal Minds (rs) 255 94 2.5/5 3681 0.5/2 0.7/3 1.0/3
NBC PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average 3.1/6 4650 0.5/2 0.9/4 1.2/4
8:00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (rs) 245 94 3.0/5 4527 0.5/2 0.8/3 1.1/4
9:00 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (r) 245 94 3.3/6 4799 0.5/2 1.0/4 1.3/4
10:00 Chicago P.D. (r) 245 94 3.1/6 4636 0.5/2 1.0/4 1.3/4
Fox PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 1.5/3 2430 0.5/2 0.6/2 0.8/2
8:00 Foster Farms Bowl Pre Game (s) 254 94 1.0/2 1664 0.3/1 0.4/2 0.6/2
8:28 Foster Farms Bowl Pre Kick (s) 254 94 1.0/2 1701 0.3/1 0.5/2 0.5/2
8:40 Foster Farms Bowl Indiana vs. Utah (s) (thru 12:18 a.m.) 254 94 1.6/3 2628 0.5/2 0.7/3 0.8/3
CW PROGRAM AFF* CVG*
(PCT)
HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-10 Network Average 0.5/1 860 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.3/1
8:00 Arrow (r) 247 91 0.5/1 875 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.3/1
9:00 Supergirl (rs) 247 91 0.5/1 836 0.2/1 0.3/1 0.3/1
Univision PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average (preliminary) 1.0/2 1752 0.5/2 0.6/2
8:00 Despertar Contigo (preliminary) 0.9/2 1697 0.5/3 0.6/2
9:00 Vino el Amor (preliminary) 1.0/2 1804 0.5/3 0.6/2
10:03 El Color de la Pasión (preliminary) 1.0/2 1755 0.5/2 0.6/2
PROGRAM HH/Share Viewers
(000)
Adults
18-34
Adults
18-49
Adults
25-54
8-11 Network Average (preliminary) 0.9/2 1535 0.5/3 0.6/2
8:00 Silvana Sin Lana (preliminary) 0.8/1 1418 0.4/2 0.5/2
9:00 La Doña (preliminary) 0.8/1 1386 0.5/2 0.6/2
10:00 El Chema (preliminary) 1.0/2 1802 0.7/3 0.8/3

Sub-Demo Breakdowns – Wednesday 12/28/16

Undercover Boss” (CBS)
Women 18-34: 0.8/4
Men 18-34: 0.5/3
Women 18-49: 1.3/5
Men 18-49: 0.9/4

Foster Farms Bowl: Indiana vs. Utah” (Fox)
Women 18-34: 0.4/2
Men 18-34: 0.6/3
Women 18-49: 0.5/2
Men 18-49: 0.8/3

Cable Rankings – Wednesday 12/28/16

What follows are the top 100 most-watched shows in prime time on cable (by order of network) for Wednesday, December 28:

* Vwrs = Viewers in thousands; V-No. = Prime time rank in viewers; D-No. = Prime time rank in demo (adults 18-49)
V-No.* D-No.* Program Net Start Dur Vwrs* A1849
73 69 DUCK DYNASTY XTRA A&E 8:00 PM 5 728 0.21
53 55 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 8:05 PM 27 880 0.25
55 53 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 8:32 PM 28 847 0.26
23 11 DUCK DYNASTY A&E 9:00 PM 31 1296 0.41
58 46 WAHLBURGERS A&E 9:31 PM 30 831 0.29
103 72 GOING SI-RAL A&E 10:01 PM 31 571 0.20
120 90 LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY A&E 10:32 PM 61 505 0.17
67 50 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:00 PM 30 783 0.27
61 37 KING OF THE HILL ADSM 8:30 PM 30 810 0.32
48 15 CLEVELAND SHOW ADSM 9:00 PM 30 936 0.40
34 6 BOB’S BURGERS ADSM 9:30 PM 30 1146 0.50
20 4 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:00 PM 30 1465 0.67
15 3 AMERICAN DAD ADSM 10:30 PM 30 1662 0.75
52 30 BREAKING BAD MARATHON: 407 PROBLEM DOG AMC 7:28 PM 64 884 0.34
41 12 BREAKING BAD MARATHON: 408 HERMANOS AMC 8:32 PM 64 1051 0.41
40 10 BREAKING BAD MARATHON: 409 BUG AMC 9:36 PM 64 1060 0.41
43 17 BREAKING BAD MARATHON: 410 SALUD AMC 10:40 PM 64 1034 0.39
101 142 FINDING BIGFOOT APL 8:00 PM 60 575 0.11
126 166 FINDING BIGFOOT APL 9:00 PM 60 484 0.09
123 165 FINDING BIGFOOT APL 10:00 PM 60 487 0.09
148 145 BBCA MOVIE: FIRST BLOOD BBCA 8:00 PM 120 387 0.11
177 189 BBCA MOVIE: RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PT II BBCA 10:00 PM 120 282 0.07
167 136 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: THE MAN IN 3B BET 6:00 PM 150 321 0.12
141 100 BET MOVIE OF THE WEEK: LAKEVIEW TERRACE BET 8:30 PM 150 424 0.16
141 121 REAL HOUSEWIVES BEV HILLS BRAVO 8:00 PM 60 424 0.14
144 123 REAL HOUSEWIVES ATLANTA BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 411 0.14
151 114 MARRIED TO MEDICINE BRAVO 10:00 PM 60 374 0.14
189 152 CMT MOVIES: SPEED CMT 8:00 PM 150 263 0.10
151 149 SHARK TANK CNBC 8:00 PM 60 374 0.11
125 101 SHARK TANK CNBC 9:00 PM 60 485 0.16
109 60 SHARK TANK CNBC 10:00 PM 60 548 0.23
64 126 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 802 0.13
82 133 CNN SPECIAL REPORT: THE MURDER OF JONBENET CNN 9:00 PM 60 675 0.12
54 105 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 879 0.15
89 22 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:00 PM 30 639 0.36
90 21 SOUTH PARK CMDY 8:30 PM 30 634 0.36
94 28 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:00 PM 30 618 0.35
99 39 SOUTH PARK CMDY 9:30 PM 30 584 0.32
113 43 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:00 PM 30 535 0.30
123 47 SOUTH PARK CMDY 10:30 PM 30 487 0.29
21 33 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE DISC 8:00 PM 60 1368 0.33
9 7 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE SPECIAL DISC 9:00 PM 60 1791 0.44
25 20 ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE: XMAS DISC 10:00 PM 60 1282 0.37
200 181 ANASTASIA DFC 8:00 PM 120 233 0.08
24 63 DIARY OF A WIMPY: RODRICK DSNY 8:00 PM 110 1284 0.22
29 61 K.C. UNDERCOVER DSNY 9:50 PM 30 1198 0.23
32 67 LIV AND MADDIE DSNY 10:20 PM 30 1147 0.22
27 75 BEST FRIENDS WHENEVER-LN DSNY 10:50 PM 30 1223 0.20
84 102 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 8:00 PM 25 669 0.16
85 98 MINNIES BOW-TOONS DISJR 8:25 PM 5 667 0.16
83 96 ELENA OF AVALOR DISJR 8:30 PM 25 670 0.16
78 93 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 8:55 PM 25 679 0.16
75 106 SOFIA THE FIRST DISJR 9:20 PM 25 718 0.15
97 107 PJ MASKS DISJR 9:45 PM 25 600 0.15
110 104 PJ MASKS DISJR 10:10 PM 25 540 0.15
116 117 LION GUARD DISJR 10:35 PM 25 513 0.14
164 190 GRAVITY FALLS DXD 8:00 PM 29 334 0.07
154 186 TWO MORE EGGS DXD 8:29 PM 1 371 0.07
165 188 GRAVITY FALLS DXD 8:30 PM 30 332 0.07
186 194 RIGHT NOW KAPOW DXD 9:00 PM 30 267 0.05
197 197 RIGHT NOW KAPOW DXD 9:30 PM 30 239 0.05
201 198 WALK THE PRANK DXD 10:00 PM 30 232 0.04
145 68 MOVIES WE LOVE: NO STRINGS ATTACHED E! 8:00 PM 150 408 0.21
168 116 BOTCHED-SP E! 10:30 PM 30 313 0.14
1 1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAME: WEST VIRGINIA / MIAMI ESPN 5:39 PM 206 4252 1.20
2 2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAME: TEXAS A&M / KANSAS STATE ESPN 9:05 PM 216 3791 1.11
68 73 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON: VIRGINIA / LOUISVILLE ESPN2 7:09 PM 120 766 0.20
69 76 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON: UCLA / OREGON ESPN2 9:09 PM 129 765 0.20
51 38 CUTTHROAT KITCHEN FOOD 8:00 PM 60 897 0.32
39 40 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 9:00 PM 60 1066 0.32
38 25 COOKS VS. CONS FOOD 10:00 PM 60 1086 0.35
3 49 THE O’REILLY FACTOR FOXNC 8:00 PM 60 2859 0.27
4 51 THE KELLY FILE FOXNC 9:00 PM 60 2664 0.27
6 58 HANNITY FOXNC 10:00 PM 60 2300 0.24
28 8 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: DESPICABLE ME FRFM 6:30 PM 120 1201 0.44
49 45 BIG SCREEN MOVIE: NIGHT AT MUSEUM / SMITHSONIAN FRFM 8:30 PM 150 913 0.30
87 34 FX MOVIE PRIME: THIS IS 40 FX 8:00 PM 180 654 0.33
114 130 FXX MOVIE PRIME: JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT FXX 8:00 PM 120 528 0.12
170 179 FXX MOVIE PRIME: JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT FXX 10:00 PM 120 311 0.08
193 160 VECINOS WED 8P GALA 8:00 PM 60 255 0.10
184 148 VECINOS WED 9P GALA 9:00 PM 60 268 0.11
195 162 LA FAMILIA PLUCHE WED 10P GALA 10:00 PM 30 252 0.10
110 132 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 8:00 PM 30 540 0.12
92 128 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 8:30 PM 30 624 0.12
95 125 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 9:00 PM 30 617 0.13
86 118 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 9:30 PM 30 664 0.14
104 146 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:00 PM 30 566 0.11
105 147 FAMILY FEUD (HARVEY) GSN 10:30 PM 30 560 0.11
11 48 HALLMARK MOVIE: CROWN FOR CHRISTMAS HALL 8:00 PM 120 1786 0.28
18 32 HALLMARK MOVIE: MY CHRISTMAS LOVE HALL 10:00 PM 120 1560 0.34
88 187 HMM MOVIE: THE CHRISTMAS CARD HMM 7:00 PM 120 646 0.07
74 183 HMM MOVIE: LOVE ALWAYS, SANTA HMM 9:00 PM 120 723 0.08
187 134 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDIN 2 HBO 6:30 PM 94 265 0.12
191 176 BREAK HBO 8:04 PM 6 257 0.09
173 180 HAIL, CAESAR HBO 8:10 PM 106 294 0.08
63 80 VIKINGS HIST 8:00 PM 60 804 0.19
7 5 VIKINGS HIST 9:00 PM 60 2257 0.62
80 87 VIKINGS HIST 10:00 PM 60 676 0.17
177 195 PRIMETIME JUSTICE HLN 8:00 PM 60 282 0.05
157 172 FORENSIC FILES HLN 9:00 PM 30 361 0.09
151 171 FORENSIC FILES HLN 9:30 PM 30 374 0.09
137 156 FORENSIC FILES HLN 10:00 PM 30 444 0.10
100 99 FORENSIC FILES HLN 10:30 PM 30 582 0.16
19 29 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 8:00 PM 60 1503 0.35
17 23 PROPERTY BROTHERS HGTV 9:00 PM 60 1617 0.35
10 19 HOUSE HUNTERS HGTV 10:00 PM 30 1788 0.38
12 16 HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL HGTV 10:30 PM 30 1753 0.39
177 159 ACCESS MOVIE: ARMAGEDDON IFC TV 6:00 PM 210 282 0.10
172 155 PRIME MOVIE 1: ARMAGEDDON IFC TV 9:30 PM 210 301 0.10
126 201 BONANZA INSP 8:00 PM 60 484 0.02
128 199 WALKER,TEXAS RANGER INSP 9:00 PM 60 483 0.04
115 193 WALKER,TEXAS RANGER INSP 10:00 PM 60 515 0.06
37 59 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KENDA ID 8:00 PM 60 1106 0.23
22 52 GRAVE SECRETS ID 9:00 PM 60 1301 0.27
36 44 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KENDA ID 10:00 PM 60 1128 0.30
106 81 MY CRAZY EX: BEST OF LMN 8:00 PM 60 558 0.19
98 64 MY CRAZY EX LMN 9:00 PM 60 592 0.22
117 71 MY CRAZY SEX LMN 10:00 PM 60 512 0.20
45 41 MOVIE- THEATRICAL RPT: TAKEN LIF 8:00 PM 122 1027 0.32
71 57 MOVIE- ACQUIRED RPT: TRAPPED CHILD LIF 10:02 PM 120 740 0.24
65 167 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 801 0.09
31 109 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 1148 0.15
47 154 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 949 0.10
118 56 MTV MOVIES: FAST AND THE FURIOUS MTV 7:30 PM 150 511 0.25
159 78 REAL WORLD BAD BLOOD MTV 10:00 PM 61 354 0.19
181 140 MY WIFE AND KIDS MTV2 10:30 PM 30 279 0.11
199 196 DR. K’S EXOTIC ANIMAL ER NGWD 8:00 PM 60 235 0.05
188 192 DR. OAKLEY, YUKON VET NGWD 10:00 PM 60 264 0.06
149 139 DRUGS, INC. NGC 8:00 PM 60 383 0.11
121 82 DRUGS, INC. NGC 9:00 PM 60 497 0.19
139 70 DRUGS, INC. NGC 10:00 PM 60 434 0.20
134 119 NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBATV 9:51 PM 39 454 0.14
96 65 NBA REGULAR SEASON: TORONTO / GOLDEN STATE NBATV 10:30 PM 152 614 0.22
130 86 NHL REGULAR SEASON: PHILADELPHIA / ST. LOUIS NBCSN 8:03 PM 180 464 0.18
77 97 PEPPA PIG NKJR 8:00 PM 30 682 0.16
72 94 PEPPA PIG NKJR 8:30 PM 30 738 0.16
50 79 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:00 PM 30 905 0.19
57 74 PEPPA PIG NKJR 9:30 PM 30 841 0.20
76 95 PAW PATROL NKJR 10:00 PM 24 702 0.16
70 92 PAW PATROL NKJR 10:24 PM 24 745 0.17
60 88 BLAZE NKJR 10:48 PM 24 817 0.17
26 31 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:00 PM 30 1246 0.34
32 27 FULL HOUSE NAN 9:30 PM 30 1147 0.35
35 35 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:00 PM 30 1136 0.33
30 26 FULL HOUSE NAN 10:30 PM 30 1151 0.35
16 18 SPONGEBOB NICK 8:00 PM 30 1622 0.38
14 14 SPONGEBOB NICK 8:30 PM 30 1677 0.40
158 164 THE OXYGEN MOVIE: SISTER ACT 2 OXYG 7:00 PM 120 358 0.10
140 129 THE OXYGEN MOVIE: SISTER ACT OXYG 9:00 PM 120 427 0.12
183 191 PRINCESS DIANA: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS REELZ 8:00 PM 120 272 0.06
189 182 PRINCESS DIANA’S DEATH: MYSTERY SOLVED REELZ 10:00 PM 120 263 0.08
162 127 MYTHBUSTERS SCI 8:00 PM 60 342 0.12
156 111 MYTHBUSTERS SCI 9:00 PM 60 367 0.14
150 110 MYTHBUSTERS SCI 10:00 PM 60 376 0.15
102 62 SPIKE TV MOVIE: FOUR BROTHERS SPIKE 8:00 PM 150 574 0.22
107 84 SPIKE TV MOVIE: THE EXPENDABLES SPIKE 10:30 PM 150 557 0.18
198 200 HONDO (1953) STZEN 8:36 PM 84 238 0.03
184 144 GANGS OF NEW YORK (2002) STARZ 9:01:00 PM 167 268 0.11
135 143 SYFY MOVIE: SNOWPIERCER SYFY 7:00 PM 180 451 0.11
130 137 INCORPORATED SYFY 10:00 PM 60 464 0.12
196 184 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 7:57 PM 27 242 0.08
192 170 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 8:24 PM 27 256 0.09
176 163 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 8:51 PM 27 286 0.10
177 173 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 9:18 PM 27 282 0.09
173 168 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 9:45 PM 27 294 0.09
169 169 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 10:12 PM 27 312 0.09
175 185 PEOPLE OF EARTH TBS 10:39 PM 27 291 0.07
122 103 MY 600-LB LIFE: TRANSFORM TLC 7:00 PM 90 494 0.15
66 54 MY 600-LB LIFE: TRANSFORM TLC 8:30 PM 90 786 0.26
112 83 MY KIDS OBSESSION TLC 10:00 PM 60 538 0.19
93 66 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAV 8:00 PM 60 622 0.22
44 36 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAV 9:00 PM 60 1031 0.33
80 91 EXPEDITION UNKNOWN TRAV 10:00 PM 60 676 0.17
171 158 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 8:00 PM 30 304 0.10
161 161 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 8:30 PM 30 346 0.10
163 150 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 9:00 PM 30 341 0.11
155 113 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 9:30 PM 30 369 0.14
143 85 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 10:00 PM 30 423 0.18
160 108 CARBONARO EFFECT TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 352 0.15
147 135 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 7:01 PM 60 390 0.12
133 112 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 8:01 PM 60 460 0.14
138 122 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 9:01 PM 60 435 0.14
132 115 ANIMAL KINGDOM TNT 10:01 PM 60 462 0.14
78 174 ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW TVL 7:36 PM 36 679 0.09
56 138 ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW TVL 8:12 PM 36 844 0.12
62 157 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 8:48 PM 36 808 0.10
59 131 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 9:24 PM 36 829 0.12
46 89 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:00 PM 30 977 0.17
42 77 EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND TVL 10:30 PM 30 1049 0.20
5 9 NCIS USA 8:00 PM 60 2408 0.42
8 13 NCIS USA 9:00 PM 60 2128 0.41
13 24 NCIS USA 10:00 PM 60 1742 0.35
166 175 WHEELER DEALERS VEL 8:00 PM 60 329 0.09
108 120 WHEELER DEALERS VEL 9:00 PM 60 552 0.14
146 124 GRAVEYARD CARZ VEL 10:00 PM 60 405 0.13
194 141 R&R PICTURE SHOWS: MY BABYS DADDY VH1 7:00 PM 120 253 0.11
90 42 R&R PICTURE SHOWS: FRIDAY VH1 9:00 PM 120 634 0.31
136 177 CSI MIAMI WETV 8:00 PM 60 450 0.09
119 153 CSI MIAMI WETV 9:00 PM 60 507 0.10
129 151 CSI MIAMI WETV 10:00 PM 60 469 0.10
182 178 FEATURE PRIME PRESENTATION: TROY WGNA 8:00 PM 180 276 0.08

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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