Top 10 most watched of the week (sports): The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team advances to the finals and the top of our list.

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Your 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched sports:

1. 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
2. 2015 Copa America
3. 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship
4. SportsCenter
5. 2015 NBA Draft
6. MLB Baseball
7. Futbol
8. WWE Monday Night RAW
9. NASCAR Racing
10. PGA Tour Golf

Congratulations to the U.S. Women’s soccer team for defeating Germany 2-0 and advancing to the finals of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup! Not only did the U.S. reach the finals, but the Women’s World Cup was the most watched sports program this past week! Today at 4:00 PM, England will face the defending champs, Japan, to determine which team will advance to the finals and compete against the U.S. for the World Cup. Mark your calendars; the final match will take place Sunday, July 5th at 4:00PM. If you are out of town, turn on your Slingbox because you do not want to miss this game.

The 2015 NBA Draft made our top 10 list even though it only aired for a couple hours. The talent of this year’s rookie draft was very impressive, and everyone is wondering who will become the next all-star. Karl-Anthony Towns, a 6 foot 11 power forward from Kentucky, was drafted first pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves. D’Angelo Russell, a 6 foot 5 shooting guard from Ohio State, was the 2nd pick by the Los Angeles Lakers. On a different note, WWE Monday Night RAW has made our top ten list. It has been a while since we last encountered professional wrestling on our list, but who can resist watching John Cena fight for the U.S. Championship.

We’ll be back next week with another set of top 10s.

Top 10 most watched of the week (entertainment): Expect the unexpected as Big Brother joins the list

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Our 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, non-sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched home entertainment:

1. Today
2. The Bachelorette
3. Big Brother
4. El Senor de los Cielos
5. The Young and the Restless
6. The Big Bang Theory
7. Teen Titans Go!
8. Spongebob Squarepants
9. America’s Got Talent
10. Pretty Little Liars

The 17th season of Big Brother kicks off with many unexpected twists. Big Brother has always been a Slingbox viewer favorite, and now that the season has started, expect to see Big Brother on our top 10 entertainment list weekly. As the 16 house guests compete for a $500,000 grand prize, viewers get the opportunity to watch reality unfold as the competitors lie, manipulate, and battle for the money. There is no such thing as privacy in the Big Brother house.  The contestants are filmed 24/7, and CBS even offers a live feed of what is going on in the house at all times. Each week, Big Brother airs every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday. It is a great feeling knowing that you get to watch new episodes of your favorite show three times a week.

The Today show remains the most watched entertainment show, but The Bachelorette is making a strong comeback from 8th to 2nd this past week. With 9 bachelors left, who will be the one to win Kaitlyn’s heart? We’ll be back Wednesday with our sports top 10.

The top 10 most watched of the week (sports): Soccer kicks their way up on Slingbox

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Your 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched sports:

1. 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship
2. 2015 Copa America
3. 2015 NBA Finals
4. Copa America 2015
5. 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
6. MLB Baseball
7. Boxing
8. Live From the U.S Open
9. Cricket
10. Bellator MMA Live

The 2015 U.S. Open Golf Championship dominated the top 10 most watched sports program this past week. This year’s championship has been very competitive and even historical. For the first time in 93 years, the U.S. Open was won by the youngest golfer, Jordan Spieth. Spieth, who is only 21 years old, won his first U.S. Open one stroke ahead of Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen. Spieth passed Tiger Woods as the youngest player to win both the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.

Regarding the other top 10 sports programs that were watched, The 2015 Copa America was a close second. Soccer (or football) is extremely popular around the world and among Slingbox viewers. The Copa America is the main international football tournament for national teams in South America. The defending champs, Uruguay, will do their best to continue to keep the title. Surprisingly, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup has dropped 3 spots on our list. As the competition heats up, it is interesting to see that Copa America is more popular than the Women’s World Cup. The women’s U.S. team is a strong competitor this year, and is the favorites to win. The U.S. team will play in the quarter finals against China on Friday June 26th. Unfortunately, key players, Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, are set to miss the game on Friday due to receiving their second yellow card in the game against Colombia.

We’ll be back next week with another set of top 10s.

Top 10 most watched of the week (entertainment): 50 year old show, Days of our Lives, makes the list.

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Our 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, non-sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched home entertainment:

1. Today
2. El Senor de los Cielos
3. The Young and the Restless
4. The Big Bang Theory
5. Teen Titans Go!
6. Spongebob Squarepants
7. Pretty Little Liars
8. The Bachelorette
9. America’s Got Talent
10. Days of our Lives

With Game of Thrones ending their 5th season, we were excited to see which new entertainment show will make the top 10 list this past week. Days of our Lives have made their way on the list along with the recurring America’s Got Talent. NBC’s Days of our Lives are currently on their 50th season, and have won People’s Choice Awards, Soap Opera Digest awards, and 32 Daytime Emmy Awards. The show first premiered in November 1965 and is one of the longest running scripted programs in the world.

The Today show and El Senor de los Cielos continue to maintain their top positions on our list, but The Young and the Restless and The Big Bang Theory have been catching up. The Bachelorette has lost their top 5 position last week to Teen Titans Go! and Spongebob Squarepants. Teen Titans Go! have been doing extremely well this past month, and it is interesting to think about all the children who are using a Slingbox to watch their favorite TV shows. If only Slingbox was around when I was growing up.

The top 10 most watched of the week (sports): Two championships down. One World Cup to go.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, holds the championship trophy and Andre Iguodala holds the series MVP trophy as they celebrate winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 105-97 to win the best-of-seven game series 4-2. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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Your 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched sports:

1. 2015 NBA Finals
2. 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
3. 2015 Stanley Cup Final
4. 2015 Copa America
5. SportsCenter
6. Futbol
7. Soccer
8. MLB Baseball
9. NBA Countdown
10. NASCAR Racing

With the 2015 NBA Finals and the Stanley Cup Finals over, the FIFA Women’s World Cup is on the path to become the most watched sports program on Slingbox. Millions of people all over the world watch the World Cup, and next week the Women’s World Cup should be first on our list. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup began on June 6th and is held in Canada. The United States are the favorites to win the World Cup followed by Germany, then Brazil, and then Japan. The United States have not won the Women’s World Cup since 1999 and lost to Japan in the finals match in 2011. Do they have what it takes to claim their third FIFA Women’s World Cup title?

The 2015 Stanley Cup Finals concluded on Monday June 15th when the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning, 2 to 0 in game 6. The series was a back and forth battle between both teams, but the stronger team came out on top. Amazingly, the Blackhawks have won their 3rd Stanley Cup title within the past 6 years. On another note, the Golden State Warriors dethroned the King, Lebron James, and the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland last night. For the first time in 40 years, the Golden State Warriors have finally won the NBA Championship. The NBA Playoffs were a huge hit for Slingbox viewers and steadily remained at the top of the charts for many weeks. Now that both the Stanley Cup and the NBA Finals are over, which sports programs will take their place in the coming weeks?

Slingbox Backyard Party Extravaganza

Chris, our newest addition to the Slingbox family was the lucky winner of our Madness Cubed Sweepstakes. This was a unique sweepstakes that offered someone the chance to decorate their cube at work and throw their officemates a March Madness party.

However, due to timing of games, we decided to morph this fun office cube party into a Slingbox themed backyard party for Chris and his closest friends and family.

On the day of the Slingbox party, it was hot and sunny, so it was a perfect reason for Chris and gang to watch the game outside.

The party was a success and there was even a Slingbox 500 shaped cake! The actual Slingbox was a party favorite, (the cake was pretty good too) allowing people to enjoy the sun and the game. Just because you’re not at home doesn’t mean you can’t take your shows with you.

Congrats on a great party and winning a new Slingbox Chris!

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Chris’s TV was set-up in the backyard and all he needed was WiFi and power to watch 100% of his cable in his backyard

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When Chris’s friends and family weren’t watching the Slingbox, they were filling up on the delicious food! 

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Ever seen a Slingbox 500 shaped cake? We haven’t either!

Top 10 most watched of the week (entertainment): GoT season finale has claimed the throne. Winter will be back next year.

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Our 10 most watched programs of the week on Slingbox, non-sports edition, were as follows. Check after the list for a few quick thoughts on this week’s most watched home entertainment:

1. Game of Thrones
2. Today
3. El Señ
or de los Cielos
4. The Bachelorette
5. The Big Bang Theory
6. The Young and the Restless
7. Teen Titans Go!
8. Spongebob Squarepants
9. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
10. Pretty Little Liars

By now, most Game of Thrones fans should learn that they will be shocked every time they watch the show. Yet, Game of Thrones continues to stun their viewers with abnormal amounts of intensity and general disarray. This past week, the season finale of Game of Thrones claimed the iron throne to Slingbox’s most watched entertainment program. Game of Thrones beat out Today and even The Bachelorette which were at the top of the list the previous week. Season 6 of Game of Thrones will likely air Spring 2016.

El Señor de los Cielos continues to maintain their position in the top 10 list, while The Young and the Restless dropped from 3rd to 6th. It is always a good feeling to see Spongebob Squarepants make the top 10 list because who could hate a loveable sponge that lives in a pineapple under the sea. Now that Game of Thrones has come to a dramatic close, we expect to see one of these shows on this list to replace Game of Thrones as the most watched entertainment program next week.

We’ll be back tomorrow with our sports top 10.