SOURCE: TicketNews.com

October 23, 2007 10:00 ET

Colorado Rockies Hotter Than Hannah

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/15/07 - 10/21/07.

                  OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Colorado Rockies                      1           7
Hannah Montana                        2           1
Wicked                                3           2
Cleveland Indians                     4          10
Jersey Boys                           5           5
Radio City Christmas Spectacular      6           6
Bruce Springsteen                     7           4
Van Halen                             8           8
Boston Red Sox                        9           9
Bon Jovi                             10          n/a

The Colorado Rockies are so hot, even Hannah Montana can't stop them. The Rox end the Disney diva's nine-week reign at number one.

The Cleveland Indians soar above the Boston Red Sox in the rankings, jumping six spots from number ten to number four, but fall to the Sox in the ALCS.

Bon Jovi cracks the Top Ten Overall Events days before kicking off their tour with a ten-show stint in their home state of New Jersey.

                   TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Colorado Rockies                      1           2
Cleveland Indians                     2           4
Boston Red Sox                        3           3
Dallas Cowboys                        4           1
New York Giants                       5           6
Green Bay Packers                     6           5
New England Patriots                  7           9
Denver Broncos                        8           8
Davis Cup                             9          n/a
Miami Dolphins                       10          n/a

With the World Series just around the corner, Major League Baseball takes the top of the chart. The Rox vs. Sox match-up is certain to be next week's hot ticket.

Although it isn't known for quite the same level of popularity as football or baseball, tennis makes its way into the Sports Top Tens. The Davis Cup, which sold out in about a half hour, debuts at number nine.

                  TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Wicked                                1           1
Jersey Boys                           2           2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular      3           3
Lion King                             4           4
Young Frankenstein                    5           5
Andrea Bocelli                        6           6
Monty Python's Spamalot               7           9
Grease                                8           7
Mary Poppins                          9          n/a
The Little Mermaid                   10          n/a

"Monty Python's Spamalot" sees a boost in sales, though not in New York City where Clay Aiken will join the Broadway cast in January.

         TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Radio City Christmas Spectacular      1           1
Wicked                                2           2
Jersey Boys                           3           3
Young Frankenstein                    4           4
Lion King                             5           6
Grease                                6           5
Mary Poppins                          7           7
The Little Mermaid                    8          10
Monty Python's Spamalot               9           8
The Color Purple                     10          n/a

The NYC Theatre rankings demonstrate stability incongruent with the unrest and uncertainty surrounding negotiations with the stagehands' union.

                  TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Hannah Montana                        1           1
Bruce Springsteen                     2           2
Van Halen                             3           3
Bon Jovi                              4           5
Stevie Wonder                         5          n/a
Trans-Siberian Orchestra              6           4
Garth Brooks                          7           7
Neil Young                            8           9
Eagles & Dixie Chicks                 9          n/a
Tool                                 10          10

Stevie Wonder extends his tour and returns to the Top Concerts chart at number five.

The brand new Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles opened this week with a double-concert by the Eagles and Dixie Chicks, an event that puts the duo at number nine in the rankings.

                 TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                             This Week   Last Week

Céline Dion: A New Day . . .          1           1
Elton John: The Red Piano             2           3
Cirque Du Soleil:
 The Beatles: LOVE                    3           4
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                 4           2
Bette Midler                          5           5
Blue Man Group                        6           6
The Musical History of the King       7          n/a
Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ                  8          n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot               9           8
Stomp Out Loud                       10          10

Though his last hit was decades ago, Elvis is still making the charts. "The Musical History of the King," a tribute concert spanning the entire singing career of Elvis, debuts at number seven.

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