Clemson-Auburn, Georgia-North Carolina, SportsCenter top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday September 3, 2016

 

Per requests I’m testing out including the ten most-watched programs on cable for the day (which will sometimes include sports or sports-ish programming.)

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday September 3, 2016:

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.

Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation.

ProgramNetStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  LESPN9:21 PM12:37 AM4,7422,372
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  LESPN5:24 PM9:21 PM3,5291,551
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPN12:37 AM2:00 AM2,2461,326
COLLEGE GAMEDAY         LESPN9:00 AM12:01 PM2,1471,112
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    LESPN12:01 PM3:19 PM2,1351,061
SPONGEBOBNICKELODEON11:30 AM12:00 PM2,001634
BIG BANG THEORY, THETBS NETWORK10:00 PM10:30 PM1,953651
BIG BANG THEORY, THETBS NETWORK9:30 PM10:00 PM1,940654
SPONGEBOBNICKELODEON11:00 AM11:30 AM1,926628
BIG BANG THEORY, THETBS NETWORK10:30 PM11:00 PM1,866674
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM1,268749
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPN3:19 PM3:33 PM1,164618
TENNIS: US OPEN PRIME   LESPN27:00 PM11:30 PM843164
TENNIS: US OPEN AFT     LESPN211:00 AM7:00 PM800192
COLL FOOTBALL: BIG 12 LFOX SPORTS 112:00 PM3:34 PM786321
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPN3:33 PM5:24 PM768380
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN210:41 AM11:00 AM764392
COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12 LFOX SPORTS 110:39 PM2:06 AM728384
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    LESPN27:30 AM10:41 AM682346
PGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL2:30 PM6:30 PM65471
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN6:00 AM9:00 AM493290
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRAC LNBC SPORTS NETWORK1:30 PM3:00 PM48797
FOX COLLEGE EXTRA LFOX SPORTS 110:30 PM10:39 PM439192
NASCAR AMERICA PRAC/QUALNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:30 PM1:30 PM43689
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    LESPNU3:31 PM6:42 PM418156
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  LESPNU7:30 PM11:20 PM409133
MLB REGULAR SEASON LFOX SPORTS 17:39 PM10:30 PM36476
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPN3:00 AM5:00 AM356241
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRAC LNBC SPORTS NETWORK11:31 AM12:30 PM34769
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK8:00 PM11:00 PM34589
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN5:00 AM6:00 AM344236
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN211:30 PM12:22 AM325109
AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAMEMLB NETWORK2:16 PM5:35 PM31967
F1 QUALIFYINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:00 AM9:30 AM29389
FOX COLLEGE EXTRA LFOX SPORTS 12:06 AM2:39 AM292175
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK4:36 PM7:00 PM29087
UP TO THE MINUTENFL NETWORK3:55 PM4:36 PM28985
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFL NETWORK7:00 PM8:00 PM27495
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFL NETWORK11:00 PM12:00 AM261118
MLB REG SEASON PRE LFOX SPORTS 13:34 PM4:00 PM260133
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK1:00 PM3:55 PM24975
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPN21:00 AM2:00 AM247128
PBC BOXING LNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:00 PM11:18 PM24779
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPNU3:15 PM3:31 PM24683
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK10:00 AM1:00 PM238104
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK12:00 AM2:30 AM228102
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPNU6:42 PM7:30 PM22454
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLF CHANNEL6:30 PM7:00 PM22431
LUCAS OIL MOTORSPORT HOURNBC SPORTS NETWORK3:00 PM4:00 PM22341
MLB REGULAR SEASON LFOX SPORTS 14:00 PM7:39 PM21578
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK2:30 AM5:00 AM20698
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK7:30 AM10:00 AM18586
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESPN212:22 AM12:41 AM17770
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK6:00 AM7:30 AM17397
COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFT    LESPNU12:00 PM3:15 PM16056
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLF CHANNEL2:00 PM2:30 PM16011
INDYCAR QUALIFYINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK6:00 PM7:30 PM15327
BREEDERS CUP CHALLENGENBC SPORTS NETWORK5:00 PM6:00 PM15226
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARD    LESPN27:19 AM7:30 AM15179
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN24:00 AM5:00 AM15078
MLB PREGAMEMLB NETWORK2:00 PM2:16 PM14841
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESPN212:41 AM1:00 AM14450
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM14478
MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOONMLB NETWORK5:35 PM6:00 PM14241
PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIPMLB NETWORK10:10 PM11:45 PM13246
LUCAS OIL MOTORSPORT HOURNBC SPORTS NETWORK4:00 PM5:00 PM13232
CHAMPIONS TOURGOLF CHANNEL7:00 PM9:00 PM13127
LPGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL9:00 PM11:00 PM12215
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU11:20 PM1:17 AM11460
COLL FTBL COUNTDOWNESPN27:00 AM7:19 AM11362
INDYCAR CHRONICLESNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:30 PM8:00 PM10926
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK9:00 AM10:00 AM10320
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK11:45 PM12:48 AM10140
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN23:00 AM4:00 AM9944
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN25:00 AM6:00 AM9846
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF CHANNEL7:00 AM11:00 AM9718
MORNING DRIVEGOLF CHANNEL11:00 AM12:00 PM9712
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN26:00 AM7:00 AM9251
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF CHANNEL12:00 PM2:00 PM898
MLB TONIGHT PRIMEMLB NETWORK8:00 PM10:10 PM8938
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK8:00 AM9:00 AM8923
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES11:00 PM12:00 AM8563
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFOX SPORTS 110:00 AM12:00 PM8333
MLB TONIGHT BPMLB NETWORK6:00 PM8:00 PM8129
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACNBC SPORTS NETWORK11:18 PM12:49 AM8113
PREMIERSHIP RUGBYNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:30 AM11:31 AM8132
PLAY BALLMLB NETWORK10:00 AM10:30 AM7927
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU10:00 AM11:30 AM7840
ESPNU STUDIOESPNU11:30 AM12:00 PM7546
EL TRI EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES10:00 PM11:00 PM7543
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES6:00 PM7:00 PM7338
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK12:48 AM1:49 AM6624
FANATICOS DEL FRIOUNIVISION DEPORTES7:00 PM8:00 PM6634
PGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL11:00 PM3:00 AM6318
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK7:00 AM8:00 AM6313
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLB NETWORK11:00 AM2:00 PM6216
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFOX SPORTS 13:30 AM4:00 AM6023
TMZ SPORTSFOX SPORTS 13:00 AM3:30 AM5930
PGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL3:00 AM6:00 AM5828
CANADA EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES9:00 PM10:00 PM5833
GOLF CENTRALGOLF CHANNEL6:30 AM7:00 AM5425
UFC  RELOADEDFOX SPORTS 211:00 PM1:00 AM5315
INTL SOCCER FRIENDLIESBEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:00 PM2:00 PM5230
ERA RODEOFOX SPORTS 17:00 AM9:00 AM5218
SAWCQ-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:00 PM4:00 PM5030
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU4:00 AM6:00 AM5027
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK6:00 AM7:00 AM4911
NASCAR SPECIALNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:49 AM1:48 AM499
UFC TONIGHTFOX SPORTS 19:00 AM10:00 AM4615
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK1:49 AM2:49 AM4415
NCWTS QUALIFYING LFOX SPORTS 25:30 PM6:51 PM436
MLB NETWORK BREAKDOWNMLB NETWORK10:30 AM11:00 AM434
GOLF CENTRALGOLF CHANNEL6:00 AM6:30 AM4122
F1 PRACTICENBC SPORTS NETWORK6:30 AM8:00 AM418
BOXINGBEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:00 PM1:00 AM4020
COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12FOX SPORTS 14:00 AM6:00 AM3916
SAWCQ-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL4:00 PM6:00 PM3818
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRAC LCNBC11:00 AM12:30 PM3815
COLL FOOTBALL: PAC 12FOX SPORTS 16:00 AM7:00 AM3817
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK2:35 AM3:35 AM3727
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV12:00 PM2:00 PM3714
WNBA REGULAR SEASON LNBA-TV6:00 PM8:13 PM376
USMNT EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES8:00 PM9:00 PM3721
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU6:00 AM8:00 AM3610
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFOX SPORTS 210:30 PM11:00 PM364
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK3:35 AM4:35 AM3618
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM3410
LA ULT PALABRA WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES10:30 AM12:00 PM3319
ACCESO CENTRALFOX DEPORTES10:00 PM10:30 PM3221
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU9:00 AM9:30 AM3113
ACCESO CENTRALFOX DEPORTES9:30 PM10:00 PM3124
UFC PRESENTS CM PUNKFOX SPORTS 29:01 PM9:30 PM3111
FIRST TAKE RE-TAKEESPNU3:30 AM4:00 AM3019
UFC PRESENTS CM PUNKFOX SPORTS 28:33 PM9:01 PM3010
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK4:35 AM5:00 AM309
F1 QUALIFYINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK1:48 AM3:00 AM3011
MLB – REGULAR SEASONFOX DEPORTES4:00 PM7:39 PM2917
CENTRAL FOX WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES9:30 AM10:30 AM2817
FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHP LFOX SPORTS 26:51 PM8:33 PM286
UFC  TONIGHTFOX SPORTS 26:00 AM7:00 AM2813
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV2:00 PM4:00 PM2816
ESPNU FILM ROOMESPNU3:00 AM3:30 AM2714
UFC PRESENTS CM PUNKFOX SPORTS 29:30 PM10:00 PM277
BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMENBA-TV8:13 PM10:00 PM263
NBA SPECIALNBA-TV5:30 PM6:00 PM2616
CENTRAL FOX US – RFOX DEPORTES3:00 AM4:00 AM2524
CENTRAL FOX WKND EARLYFOX DEPORTES12:00 PM1:00 PM2516
UFC MAIN EVENTFOX SPORTS 27:00 AM8:00 AM2510
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL7:00 PM7:30 PM2419
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU8:00 AM8:30 AM246
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU8:30 AM9:00 AM249
UEFA CL SEMANALFOX DEPORTES9:00 PM9:30 PM2419
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFOX SPORTS 210:00 PM10:30 PM236
ATHLETICSBEIN SPORT12:00 PM1:55 PM2317
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU9:30 AM10:00 AM2213
MONSTER JAMFOX DEPORTES8:00 PM9:00 PM2213
USMNT EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES12:00 AM1:00 AM2214
NORTH AMERICAN SOCCER LEABEIN SPORT ESPANOL8:00 PM10:07 PM2114
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES3:00 AM4:00 AM2116
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK3:00 AM3:30 AM204
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL7:30 PM8:00 PM1913
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFOX SPORTS 24:00 AM6:00 AM1910
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:00 PM7:00 PM1814
MONSTER JAMFOX DEPORTES7:39 PM8:00 PM179
FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHP LFOX SPORTS 22:30 PM5:30 PM175
RED BULL AIR RACEFOX SPORTS 28:00 AM10:00 AM179
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV11:00 AM11:30 AM1710
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV11:30 AM12:00 PM177
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK4:00 AM4:30 AM172
MOTOGPBEIN SPORT7:30 AM11:00 AM173
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV4:00 PM5:30 PM168
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV9:00 AM9:30 AM167
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:00 AM12:00 PM1510
UFC  TONIGHTFOX SPORTS 23:00 AM4:00 AM145
UFC PRESENTS CM PUNKFOX SPORTS 22:00 PM2:30 PM144
BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMENBA-TV10:00 PM12:00 AM146
BARCA TV POR UDNUNIVISION DEPORTES12:00 PM3:00 PM148
CANADA EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES1:00 AM2:00 AM149
SOLO BOXEO TECATEUNIVISION DEPORTES4:00 PM6:00 PM147
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QLFBEIN SPORT1:55 PM4:00 PM1411
LA ULT PALABRA WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES8:00 AM9:30 AM136
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV3:00 AM5:00 AM138
FANATICOS DEL FRIOUNIVISION DEPORTES4:00 AM5:00 AM1310
LINEA DE CUATROUNIVISION DEPORTES5:00 AM6:00 AM1311
BEIN COLLEGE FOOTBALLBEIN SPORT8:00 PM11:50 PM135
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:25 PM11:00 PM1210
LA LIGA WORLD –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:07 PM10:25 PM1210
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOX DEPORTES7:00 AM8:00 AM126
UFC  TONIGHTFOX SPORTS 21:00 PM2:00 PM124
BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMENBA-TV12:00 AM2:00 AM124
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV7:30 AM8:00 AM124
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV8:30 AM9:00 AM124
BARCA TV POR UDNUNIVISION DEPORTES9:02 AM12:00 PM126
CNCAF WCQ-RBEIN SPORT5:00 PM7:00 PM128
CENTRAL FOX WKND MIDFOX DEPORTES3:00 PM4:00 PM112
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES4:00 AM6:00 AM1111
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV10:00 AM10:30 AM115
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT11:00 AM11:30 AM115
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT11:30 AM12:00 PM114
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QLFBEIN SPORT ESPANOL1:00 AM3:00 AM108
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES6:00 AM7:00 AM1010
RED BULL  X-FIGHTERSFOX SPORTS 210:00 AM12:00 PM108
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV9:30 AM10:00 AM104
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK3:30 AM4:00 AM103
DAS LIGAHAUSFOX DEPORTES2:00 PM2:30 PM96
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV6:00 AM6:30 AM90
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV6:30 AM7:00 AM90
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV10:30 AM11:00 AM95
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES6:00 AM7:00 AM98
MOTOGPBEIN SPORT ESPANOL7:30 AM11:00 AM83
CENTRAL FOX WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES1:00 PM2:00 PM86
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV8:00 AM8:30 AM80
EL TRI EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES2:00 AM3:00 AM81
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT4:00 PM5:00 PM87
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFOX SPORTS 212:00 PM12:30 PM71
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV5:00 AM5:30 AM73
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV5:30 AM6:00 AM70
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV7:00 AM7:30 AM71
FORMULA 1 CLASIFICACIONUNIVISION DEPORTES7:55 AM9:02 AM72
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFOX SPORTS 212:30 PM1:00 PM61
F1: OFF THE GRIDNBC SPORTS NETWORK6:00 AM6:30 AM63
FORMULA 1 CLASIFICACIONUNIVISION DEPORTES3:00 PM4:00 PM66
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT7:00 PM7:30 PM61
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTUNIVISION DEPORTES7:00 AM7:30 AM52
BEIN COLLEGE FOOTBALLBEIN SPORT7:30 PM8:00 PM41
NCAA FOOTBALL ON FOXDFOX DEPORTES10:30 PM2:05 AM31
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK4:30 AM5:00 AM31
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK5:00 AM5:30 AM21
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK5:30 AM6:00 AM21
BUNDESLIGA WEEKLYFOX DEPORTES2:30 PM3:00 PM10
MOBIL 1 (THE GRID)UNIVISION DEPORTES7:30 AM7:55 AM10
NORTH AMERICAN SOCCER LEABEIN SPORT11:50 PM2:00 AM10
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT7:00 AM7:30 AM11
SWIMMINGBEIN SPORT2:00 AM3:00 AM11
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:00 AM7:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:00 AM6:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:30 AM7:00 AM00


All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen)

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 40,000 homes in the Nielsen panel and a bit over 100,000 panelists, where 1 Nielsen panelist watching a whole telecast represents around 3,000 people. So something averaging a million viewers averaged around 370 people out of the ~100K panel — small, but still statistically significant. But when there’s a show with 30,000 viewers, that’s only around 10 Nielsen panelists…

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