Cavs-Clippers, Warriors-Thunder, ‘PTI,’ & ‘Around the Horn’ lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday January 16, 2015

 

The Cleveland Cavaliers v. the Los Angeles Clippers topped all cable sports for Friday, January 16 with an average of 1.952 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating on ESPN. Earlier, the Golden State Warriors vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder drew an average of 1.676 million viewers with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.

Pardon the Interruption averaged  968,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.  Around the Horn averaged 749,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday January 16, 2015:

ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
CLEVELAND/LA CLIPPERSESPNFri10:35P-01:23A1952
GOLDEN ST/OKLAHOMA CITYESPNFri08:05P-10:35P1676
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPNFri01:23A-02:23A1082
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPNFri05:30P-06:00P968
AROUND THE HORNESPNFri05:00P-05:30P749
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNFri06:00P-07:30P736
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPNFri02:23A-03:23A734
NBA PRE-GAME    LESPNFri07:30P-08:05P684
NFL LIVE                LESPNFri04:00P-05:00P607
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri05:00A-06:00A572
CLEVELAND/LA CLIPPERSESPNFri03:23A-05:00A543
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri02:00P-02:30P523
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri01:00P-02:00P507
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri06:00A-07:00A487
NFL INSIDERS  LESPNFri03:00P-04:00P469
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri12:00P-01:00P455
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPNFri02:30P-03:00P448
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri11:00A-12:00P436
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri09:00A-10:00A430
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri07:00A-08:00A420
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri08:00A-09:00A398
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri10:00A-11:00A361
BOXING SERIES        LESP2Fri09:00P-10:48P355
PROFILE:60ESP2Fri08:30P-09:00P321
FIRST TAKE   LESP2Fri10:00A-12:00P308
NFL GREATEST GAMESESP2Fri07:00P-08:30P265
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESP2Fri06:30P-07:00P242
PGA TOURGOLFFri07:00P-10:30P231
HIS & HERS  LESP2Fri12:00P-01:00P221
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESP2Fri04:00P-04:30P215
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESP2Fri06:00A-10:00A206
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESP2Fri10:48P-12:00A195
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESP2Fri12:00A-01:18A187
SPORTSNATIONESP2Fri03:00P-04:00P171
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri10:00P-11:00P168
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESP2Fri04:30P-05:00P157
NBA TONIGHT     LESP2Fri01:18A-01:55A155
OLBERMANN  LESP2Fri05:00P-05:30P147
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri05:00P-06:00P145
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri09:00P-10:00P145
CLASSIC GAMESNFLNFri12:00P-03:00P139
NFL GREATEST GAMESESP2Fri01:55A-03:25A130
AROUND THE HORNESP2Fri06:00P-06:30P128
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESP2Fri05:30P-06:00P123
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri07:00P-08:00P123
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Fri03:25A-04:25A115
PGA TOURGOLFFri03:00P-06:30P107
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri01:00A-02:00A107
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri01:30P-03:00P102
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri03:00P-04:00P98
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri12:00A-01:00A98
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNFri08:00P-09:00P98
SOUND FXNFLNFri03:00P-03:30P94
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri04:00P-05:00P92
PGA TOURGOLFFri11:00P-02:30A89
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNFri10:47P-11:00P88
AROUND THE HORNENNFri11:00P-11:30P86
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri08:01P-09:00P84
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri11:00P-12:00A83
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFFri06:30P-07:00P82
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri10:00P-10:47P81
GOLDEN STATE/OKLAHOMA CITESP2Fri04:25A-06:00A80
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFFri10:30P-11:00P79
IFA REDFISH TOURNBCSFri02:30P-03:00P79
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri11:30P-12:00A76
DAKAR RALLYNBCSFri04:30P-05:00P75
NFL AMNFLNFri10:00A-11:29A75
PGA TOURGOLFFri10:00A-01:30P73
UNDRAFTEDNFLNFri04:30P-05:00P70
CFP CHAMPIONSHIPESNUFri01:30P-04:30P69
IONA/NIAGARAESNUFri07:00P-09:04P67
AROUND THE NFLNFLNFri06:00P-07:00P66
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri02:00A-03:00A66
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNFri03:30P-04:00P65
NASCAR AMERICANBCSFri05:00P-05:30P64
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri05:00A-06:00A64
NFLN NOWNFLNFri04:00P-04:30P63
FINDING GIANTSNFLNFri05:00P-05:30P63
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUFri01:00P-01:30P61
GOLF: LATIN AMRCA TOUR LESP2Fri01:00P-03:00P61
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS1Fri07:30P-08:00P60
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri07:30P-08:01P58
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSFri09:00A-12:00P58
OLBERMANNENNFri02:00A-02:30A57
UFC RISINGFS1Fri07:00P-07:30P57
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENNFri10:00A-01:00P55
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENNFri02:30P-03:00P55
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri09:00P-10:00P55
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENNFri04:00A-05:00A54
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSFri05:30P-06:30P54
MR. BASEBALLMLBNFri09:00P-10:00P53
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSFri10:13P-11:13P53
OLBERMANNENNFri06:30P-07:00P52
WSOF FUTURE CHAMPIONSNBCSFri02:30A-03:00A52
SPORTSNATIONENNFri12:00A-01:00A51
WSOF FUTURE CHAMPIONSNBCSFri01:30A-02:30A51
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENNFri01:00P-02:30P50
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATFri11:03P-02:00A50
FINDING GIANTSNFLNFri05:30P-06:00P50
HERD  LESNUFri10:00A-01:00P48
NFL AMNFLNFri06:00A-10:00A48
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri08:55A-09:51A47
ESPN FCENNFri06:00P-06:30P46
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri07:00P-07:30P45
07 – DIV – SEA VS. GBNFLNFri03:00A-04:30A44
OLBERMANNENNFri05:00A-05:30A43
ST. FRANCIS BROOKLYN/ROBEESNUFri09:04P-11:13P43
MORNING DRIVEGOLFFri09:00A-10:00A43
INTENTIONAL TALK  5PMLBNFri05:00P-05:30P43
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATFri07:00P-11:03P43
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTINGNBCSFri11:43P-01:30A42
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri08:00A-08:55A40
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri06:00A-08:00A39
MLB NOWMLBNFri02:00P-03:00P39
NFLN NOWNFLNFri11:19A-11:50A39
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri03:00A-04:00A38
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri02:00A-03:00A38
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNFri05:30A-06:00A37
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS1Fri01:00P-05:00P37
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri06:00A-07:00A35
INTENTIONAL TALK 3PMLBNFri03:00P-03:30P35
MLB NOWMLBNFri04:00P-05:00P35
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSFri06:30P-07:30P35
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESNUFri05:00P-05:30P34
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri06:00A-07:00A34
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri09:51A-10:46A34
HIGH HEATMLBNFri01:00P-02:00P33
ROAD TRIPESNUFri06:30P-07:00P32
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESNUFri11:13P-12:10A32
NASCAR RACE  HUBFS1Fri05:00P-06:00P32
MY MOST MEMORABLE GAMEMLBNFri10:00P-11:00P32
HIGH HEATMLBNFri05:30P-06:00P32
UTAH/ARIZONA STFS1Fri11:00A-01:00P30
MORNING DRIVEGOLFFri08:00A-09:00A30
MLB NOWMLBNFri12:00A-01:00A30
COLLEGE HOCKEY LNBCSFri07:30P-10:13P30
TIMMY HORTON OUTDOORSNBCSFri02:00P-02:30P30
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNFri04:30A-05:00A30
MLB NOWMLBNFri07:30P-08:00P29
CHARLIE MOORE- NO OFFENSNBCSFri03:00P-03:30P29
STARTERS P, THENBATFri06:30P-07:00P28
NASCAR SPECIALNBCSFri03:30P-04:00P28
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Fri10:00A-01:00P26
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri04:00A-06:00A25
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri11:00P-12:00A25
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSFri11:13P-11:43P25
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRACESNUFri12:10A-02:00A24
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Fri02:00P-05:00P24
HOT STOVEMLBNFri03:30P-04:00P24
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri04:00A-05:00A24
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri04:00A-04:30A24
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS1Fri06:00P-07:00P23
CREIGHTON/PROVIDENCEFS1Fri08:00P-09:54P23
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS2Fri05:00P-06:30P23
PGA TOURGOLFFri02:30A-04:00A23
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri06:00P-07:00P23
HOT STOVEMLBNFri11:00A-01:00P23
DAKAR RALLYNBCSFri04:00P-04:30P23
BEST OF FIRST TAKEESNUFri04:30P-05:00P22
HOT STOVEMLBNFri09:00A-11:00A22
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri08:30A-09:00A21
HIS & HERSENNFri01:00A-02:00A21
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESNUFri05:30P-06:30P21
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri07:00A-08:00A21
SPORTSNATIONENNFri07:00A-08:00A20
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Fri11:00P-12:00A20
FORT WAYNE/LOS ANGELESNBATFri04:08P-06:30P20
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri05:00A-06:00A20
SCOTT MARTIN CHALLENGENBCSFri01:30P-02:00P20
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Fri09:54P-11:00P18
THIS IS PARIS –BEINFri01:00P-01:30P17
LA LIGA SHOW –BEINFri01:30P-02:00P17
SPORTSNATIONENNFri06:00A-07:00A17
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri08:00A-09:00A17
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2Fri06:30P-07:30P17
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri08:00P-09:00P17
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri08:00A-09:00A17
MLB NOWMLBNFri03:00A-04:00A17
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri09:00P-10:00P16
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Fri10:00P-01:00A16
AROUND THE HORNENNFri08:00A-08:30A15
AROUND THE HORNENNFri09:00A-09:30A15
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri07:00A-08:00A15
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Fri01:00A-02:00A15
SPORTSNATIONENNFri03:00A-04:00A14
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRACESNUFri02:00A-03:59A14
INTENTIONAL TALK 4AMLBNFri04:00A-04:30A14
FISHING W ROLAND MARTINNBCSFri12:30P-01:00P14
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNFri02:30A-03:00A13
UFC  TONIGHTFS2Fri02:00A-03:00A13
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Fri01:00P-01:30P13
INTENTIONAL TALK 1AMLBNFri01:00A-01:30A13
INTENTIONAL TALK 7PMLBNFri07:00P-07:30P12
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri09:30A-10:00A11
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS1Fri05:30A-06:00A11
BILL DANCE OUTDOORSNBCSFri12:00P-12:30P11
LA LIGA SHOW –BEINFri08:00A-08:30A10
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri02:00A-03:00A10
LIGUE 1BEINFri02:25P-04:25P9
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri01:00A-02:00A9
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS2Fri07:30P-08:00P9
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri05:30A-06:00A9
HANDBALLBEINFri01:00A-02:00A8
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINFri10:40A-11:00A8
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS1Fri10:30A-11:00A8
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Fri01:30P-02:00P8
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRACESNUFri03:59A-06:00A7
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri05:00A-06:00A7
ERIE/RIO GRANDE VALLEYNBATFri01:00P-03:45P7
INTL SOCCER FRIENDLIESBEINFri04:25P-06:30P6
LIGUE 1 SHOW –BEINFri08:30A-08:55A6
NEBRASKA/WISCONSINESNUFri07:30A-09:00A6
ESPN RECRUITING NATIONESNUFri09:00A-10:00A6
NBA ACTIONNBATFri03:45P-04:08P6
TEXAS/BAKERSFIELD – CUP GNBATFri10:46A-01:00P6
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri03:30A-04:00A6
INTL SOCCER FRIENDLIESBEINFri11:00P-01:00A5
JIMMY HOUSTON OUTDOORSNBCSFri01:00P-01:30P5
CREIGHTON/PROVIDENCEFS1Fri03:00A-05:00A4
UFC RISINGFS1Fri05:00A-05:30A4
MLB TIMELINEFS2Fri09:00P-10:00P4
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS2Fri08:30P-09:00P4
ULTIMATE FIGHTER PRELIMFS2Fri08:00A-10:00A4
HIGH HEATMLBNFri01:30A-02:00A4
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri03:00A-03:30A4
TOTAL ITALIANBEINFri08:30P-09:00P3
KEYS & GRAY SHOW –BEINFri10:00P-11:00P3
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Fri12:00A-01:00A3
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS2Fri08:00P-08:30P3
RADIUSNBCSFri06:00A-06:30A3
RADIUSNBCSFri07:30A-08:00A3
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri04:30A-05:00A3
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINFri06:30P-07:30P2
ATP WORLD TOUR UNCOVEREDBEINFri12:00P-12:30P2
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri02:00A-03:00A2
MLB SUPER BITESFS1Fri10:00A-10:30A2
HIGH HEATMLBNFri04:30A-05:00A2
MLB NOWMLBNFri06:00A-07:00A2
RADIUSNBCSFri08:30A-09:00A2
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri05:00A-05:30A2
RADIUSNBCSFri07:00A-07:30A2
HANDBALLBEINFri08:55A-10:40A1
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri07:00A-08:00A1
BEIN COOL –BEINFri11:30A-12:00P1
SPORTING RIVALRIES –BEINFri11:00A-11:30A1
AUBURN/FLORIDAESNUFri06:00A-07:30A1
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri09:00A-10:00A1
HIGH HEATMLBNFri07:30A-08:00A1
RADIUSNBCSFri06:30A-07:00A1
RADIUSNBCSFri08:00A-08:30A1
LIGUE 1 SHOW –BEINFri02:00P-02:25P0
EL CLASICO –BEINFri08:00P-08:30P0
THIS IS PARIS –BEINFri07:30P-08:00P0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri06:00A-07:00A0
FIBA WORLD BSKTBL SHOW- RBEINFri12:30P-01:00P0
UTAH/ARIZONA STFS2Fri06:00A-08:00A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri05:00A-06:00A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri04:00A-05:00A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri03:00A-04:00A0
INTENTIONAL TALK 7AMLBNFri07:00A-07:30A0

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Note: viewership of around 100,000 or lower is technically what Nielsen refers to as a “scratch” i.e., not enough Nielsen panelists watched for Nielsen to validate it. There are around 20,000 homes in the Nielsen panel and a bit over 50,000 panelists, where 1 Nielsen panelist watching a whole telecast represents around 5,800 people.  So something averaging a million viewers averaged around 170 people out of the 50K+ panel — small, but still statistically significant. But when there’s a show with 30,000 viewers, that’s only around 5 or 6 Nielsen panelists…

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