ESPN (of course) dominates sports networks for week ending November 9, 2014

Not much new under the sun  when it comes to ESPN. More interesting perhaps to focus on how unhappy NBC Sports Network must be that it’s losing to NBA TV. If you lean to half full rather than half empty glasses you can focus on how happy NBA TV must be that it’s besting NBC Sports Network. Primetime: Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN  3,049  1,367 NFLN  1,261  557…

November 11, 2014

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday November 7, 2014

  LeBron and the Cavaliers vs. Nuggets led ESPN to the top of cable sports on Friday. With numerous networks and telecasts I’m playing around with the sort format. This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched by Network. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday November 7, 2014:

November 10, 2014

Alabama-LSU SEC draws a 5.3 Household Rating in CBS Primetime; Texas A&M/Auburn a 4.5 HH Rating

Note: in preliminary non-Timezone adjusted Nielsen Fast Nationals, Alabama/LSU averaged 8.4 million viewers. But the meat of the game — the fourth quarter and overtime — went well past primetime. While the metered market numbers below are timezone adjusted, it appears they too are only for the 8-11p portion of the game (translation: final numbers likely much, much better).   CBS press notes:

November 9, 2014

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday November 6, 2014

  No surprise, week 10 NFL action featuring the “Battle of Ohio” led all cable sports viewing for Thursday night. Program Net Episode Start Time End Time Viewers (000) 18-49 Rating THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN 2014 WK 10 – CLE VS. CIN 8:30 PM 11:30 PM  8,312 2.9 TNF SUSTAINER NFLN TNF SUSTAINER 11:30 PM 11:43 PM  5,468 2.1 TNF PRE-KICK NFLN TNF PRE-KICK 8:00 PM 8:30 PM  3,851 1.3…

November 7, 2014