Cavs-Warriors, Bulls-Wizards, ‘PTI,’ & ‘Around the Horn’ lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday January 9, 2015

 

Late-night NBA action featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Golden State Warriors topped all of Friday cable sports with 1.769 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. The earlier Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards averaged 1.49 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

Pardon the Interruption averaged 1.032 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.  Around the Horn averaged 692,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday January 9, 2015:

This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific.

 

ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
NBA REGULAR SEASON     LESPNFri10:35P-01:03A1769
NBA REGULAR SEASON     LESPNFri08:04P-10:35P1490
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPNFri05:30P-06:00P1032
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPNFri01:03A-02:00A983
NBA PRE-GAME    LESPNFri07:30P-08:04P825
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPNFri02:00A-03:00A706
AROUND THE HORNESPNFri05:00P-05:30P692
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri03:00A-04:00A627
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNFri06:00P-07:30P626
NFL MATCH-UPESPNFri04:00A-04:30A557
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri12:00P-01:00P547
NFL LIVE                LESPNFri04:00P-05:00P527
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATESPNFri04:30A-06:00A512
NFL INSIDERS  LESPNFri03:00P-04:00P495
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri08:00A-09:00A446
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri10:00A-11:00A430
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPNFri02:30P-03:00P412
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri07:00A-08:00A410
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri09:00A-10:00A399
BOXING SERIES        LESP2Fri09:00P-11:01P398
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri11:00A-12:00P393
FIRST TAKE   LESP2Fri10:00A-12:00P391
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNFri06:00A-07:00A359
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri02:00P-02:30P351
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESP2Fri11:01P-12:00A329
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNFri01:00P-02:00P328
PGA TOURGOLFFri04:30P-10:00P282
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESP2Fri12:00A-01:00A258
HIS & HERS  LESP2Fri12:00P-01:00P254
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESP2Fri06:30P-07:00P223
NFL LIVEESP2Fri08:00P-09:00P210
FIRST TAKEESP2Fri01:00P-03:00P208
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESP2Fri04:00P-04:30P197
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESP2Fri06:00A-10:00A191
NBA TONIGHT     LESP2Fri01:00A-01:30A189
SPORTSNATION        LESP2Fri03:00P-04:00P189
ESPN AT THE CFP CHAMPESP2Fri07:00P-08:00P181
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri07:00P-08:00P159
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATESP2Fri01:30A-03:30A156
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNFri08:00P-09:00P154
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFFri02:00P-04:30P142
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri02:00A-03:00A141
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Fri05:00A-06:00A135
SOUND FXNFLNFri01:00A-01:30A135
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri12:00A-01:00A132
THRONE BOXING LFS1Fri10:00P-12:18A129
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNFri03:30P-04:00P128
AROUND THE NFLNFLNFri06:00P-07:00P123
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESP2Fri05:30P-06:00P121
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri02:00P-03:00P121
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri05:00P-06:00P120
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri09:00P-10:00P120
AROUND THE HORNESP2Fri06:00P-06:30P116
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNFri01:30A-02:00A113
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri07:30P-08:00P112
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESP2Fri04:30P-05:00P112
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFFri10:00P-11:00P112
OLBERMANN  LESP2Fri05:00P-05:30P107
NBA TONIGHTESP2Fri03:30A-04:00A105
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Fri04:00A-05:00A105
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri09:00P-10:00P102
SOUND FXNFLNFri03:00P-03:30P102
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNFri11:00P-12:00A99
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNFri10:00P-11:00P99
FISHING W ROLAND MARTINNBCSFri12:30P-01:00P96
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri11:30P-12:00A93
DAKAR RALLYNBCSFri04:30P-05:00P92
CLASSIC GAMESNFLNFri03:00A-06:00A91
UNDRAFTEDNFLNFri04:00P-04:30P89
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri08:00P-09:00P88
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNFri10:00P-11:00P88
NFL AMNFLNFri10:00A-12:00P88
UNDRAFTEDNFLNFri04:30P-05:00P84
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNFri09:00P-11:00P83
ESPN RECRUITING NATIONESNUFri04:30P-05:30P81
PRO-AMGOLFFri12:30P-02:00P79
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUFri07:00P-09:00P76
TIMMY HORTON OUTDOORSNBCSFri02:00P-02:30P76
NFL FILMS PRESENTSFS1Fri07:30P-08:00P73
AROUND THE HORNENNFri11:00P-11:30P72
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri07:00P-07:30P72
IFA REDFISH TOURNBCSFri02:30P-03:00P67
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUFri09:00P-11:03P66
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri11:00P-12:00A64
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS1Fri01:00P-05:00P60
ESPNU STUDIOESNUFri05:30P-06:00P58
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri02:00A-03:00A58
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESNUFri04:00P-04:30P57
ESPNU STUDIOESNUFri11:03P-11:32P57
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENNFri10:00A-01:00P56
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Fri12:18A-01:00A56
MLB NOWMLBNFri04:00P-05:00P56
JIMMY HOUSTON OUTDOORSNBCSFri01:00P-01:30P56
SCOTT MARTIN CHALLENGENBCSFri01:30P-02:00P56
TOP 10NFLNFri01:00P-02:00P54
PGA TOURGOLFFri11:00P-04:30A53
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMENFLNFri12:00P-01:00P53
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri05:00P-06:00P52
OLBERMANNENNFri06:30P-07:00P51
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESNUFri01:00P-04:00P51
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST LFS1Fri08:00P-10:00P51
STARTERS P, THENBATFri06:30P-07:00P51
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri04:00P-05:00P50
POKER AFTER DARKNBCSFri12:00A-01:00A49
NFL AMNFLNFri06:00A-10:00A48
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSFri05:30P-06:30P47
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENNFri02:30P-03:00P46
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATFri04:30P-06:30P46
SPORTSNATIONENNFri12:00A-01:00A45
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATFri07:00P-11:32P45
MORNING DRIVEGOLFFri11:30A-12:30P44
MORNING DRIVEGOLFFri10:30A-11:30A43
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri03:00P-03:30P43
MLB NOWMLBNFri07:30P-08:00P43
CHARLIE MOORE- NO OFFENSNBCSFri03:00P-03:30P43
DAKAR RALLYNBCSFri04:00P-04:30P43
NASCAR RACE  HUBFS1Fri05:00P-06:00P42
MLB NOWMLBNFri12:00A-01:00A42
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri08:00A-09:00A42
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSFri09:00A-12:00P42
HERD  LESNUFri10:00A-01:00P41
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUFri01:00A-04:00A40
BILL DANCE OUTDOORSNBCSFri12:00P-12:30P40
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESNUFri06:30P-07:00P39
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Fri01:00A-02:00A39
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri03:00A-04:00A39
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri09:00A-10:00A39
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESNUFri06:00P-06:30P38
HIS & HERSENNFri01:00A-02:00A37
PROFILE:60ENNFri05:00A-05:30A37
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri07:00P-07:30P36
HIGH HEATMLBNFri01:30A-02:00A35
NBA ACTIONNBATFri04:00P-04:30P35
POKER AFTER DARKNBCSFri11:18P-12:00A35
ESPN FCENNFri06:00P-06:30P34
ESPNU STUDIOESNUFri11:32P-12:01A34
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri01:00A-01:30A34
NFL FILMS PRESENTSFS1Fri07:00P-07:30P33
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNFri03:00P-04:00P32
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri02:00A-03:00A32
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATFri02:00P-04:00P32
POKER AFTER DARKNBCSFri01:00A-02:00A31
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENNFri01:00P-02:30P30
ROAD TRIPESNUFri09:30A-10:00A30
BEST OF UFC 2014FS2Fri08:00P-10:00P30
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATFri11:32P-02:00A30
PROFILE:60ENNFri05:30A-06:00A29
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUFri06:30A-09:30A29
THRONE BOXINGFS1Fri03:00A-05:00A29
HOT STOVEMLBNFri03:30P-04:00P29
NHL TOP 10NBCSFri07:00P-07:30P29
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSFri10:19P-11:18P29
POKER AFTER DARKNBCSFri02:00A-03:00A28
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri08:30A-09:00A27
ESPNU STUDIOESNUFri12:01A-12:30A27
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Fri02:00P-05:00P27
ESPNU STUDIOESNUFri12:30A-01:00A26
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS1Fri05:00A-05:30A26
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri06:00P-07:00P26
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUFri04:00A-06:00A25
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS1Fri05:30A-06:00A25
MLB NOWMLBNFri02:00P-03:00P25
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri11:00A-12:00P25
GOLF CENTRALGOLFFri04:30A-05:30A24
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri08:00P-09:00P24
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri05:30A-06:00A23
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri04:00A-05:00A23
COLLEGE HOCKEY LNBCSFri07:30P-10:19P23
NHL TOP 10NBCSFri06:30P-07:00P23
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri07:40A-10:30A22
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATFri12:00P-02:00P22
NASCAR AMERICANBCSFri05:00P-05:30P22
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri09:30A-10:00A21
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUFri06:00A-06:30A21
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri02:00A-03:00A21
NBA GAMETIMENBATFri05:00A-06:00A21
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri07:00A-08:00A21
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS1Fri06:00P-07:00P19
MLB ULTIMATE LINEUPFS2Fri10:30P-11:00P19
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri05:00A-06:00A19
INSIDE THE NBANBATFri10:00A-11:00A19
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Fri11:30A-12:00P18
RISE AS ONEFS2Fri05:00P-05:30P18
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri05:00P-05:30P18
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri12:00A-01:00A17
KEYS & GRAY SHOW –BEINFri10:00P-11:00P17
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Fri01:00P-02:00P17
HOT STOVEMLBNFri11:00A-01:00P17
SPECIAL SHOWS –BEINFri04:30P-05:00P16
THIS IS PARIS –BEINFri11:30P-12:00A16
HIS & HERSENNFri04:00A-05:00A16
OLBERMANNENNFri02:00A-02:30A16
CONCACAF MENS U-20 CHP LFS2Fri05:30P-07:31P16
ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALEFS2Fri08:00A-11:00A16
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFFri06:00A-07:40A16
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Fri11:00A-11:30A15
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATNBATFri06:00A-07:00A15
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri03:30A-04:00A15
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri04:00A-04:30A15
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Fri12:00P-01:00P14
HIGH HEATMLBNFri01:00P-02:00P14
EL CLASICOBEINFri11:00P-11:30P12
BARCA TV –BEINFri05:00P-06:00P12
SPORTSNATIONENNFri03:00A-04:00A12
AROUND THE HORNENNFri09:00A-09:30A12
AROUND THE HORNENNFri08:00A-08:30A11
OFFICIAL 2014 WS FILMFS2Fri11:00P-01:00A11
MLB ULTIMATE LINEUPFS2Fri10:00P-10:30P11
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri04:00A-04:30A11
HIGH HEATMLBNFri05:30P-06:00P11
UFC PPV PRELIMSFS2Fri06:00A-08:00A10
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Fri07:31P-08:00P10
NASCAR SPECIALNBCSFri03:30P-04:00P10
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNFri02:30A-03:00A9
HOT STOVEMLBNFri09:00A-11:00A9
MLB NOWMLBNFri03:00A-04:00A9
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri03:00A-03:30A9
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri04:30A-05:00A9
KEYS & GRAY SHOW –BEINFri01:00A-02:00A8
LIGUE 1BEINFri02:25P-04:30P8
HIGH HEATMLBNFri04:30A-05:00A8
TENNISBEINFri08:00A-02:25P6
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri05:30A-06:00A6
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri09:00P-10:00P5
SPORTSNATIONENNFri07:00A-08:00A5
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINFri06:00A-07:00A4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNFri06:30A-07:00A3
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS1Fri07:00A-08:00A3
MLB NOWMLBNFri06:00A-07:00A3
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSFri05:00A-05:30A3
RADIUSNBCSFri06:00A-06:30A3
TENNISBEINFri07:00P-09:00P2
COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12FS1Fri11:00A-01:00P2
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNFri07:00A-07:30A2
RADIUSNBCSFri07:00A-07:30A2
RADIUSNBCSFri07:30A-08:00A2
RADIUSNBCSFri08:30A-09:00A2
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINFri06:00P-07:00P1
AROUND THE HORNENNFri06:00A-06:30A1
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS1Fri09:00A-10:00A1
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS1Fri10:00A-10:30A1
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri06:00A-07:00A1
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Fri08:00A-09:00A1
MLB SUPER BITESFS1Fri10:30A-11:00A1
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EASTFS2Fri01:00A-03:00A1
MLB TONIGHTMLBNFri08:00A-09:00A1
RADIUSNBCSFri08:00A-08:30A1
THIS IS PARIS –BEINFri07:30A-08:00A0
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBSBEINFri07:00A-07:30A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri03:00A-04:00A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri04:00A-05:00A0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Fri05:00A-06:00A0
HIGH HEATMLBNFri07:30A-08:00A0
RADIUSNBCSFri06:30A-07:00A0

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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