Clippers-Blazers, Wizards-Bulls, North Carolina-North Carolina St lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday January 14, 2015

 

The Los Angeles Clippers win over the Portland Trailblazers on ESPN topped the cable sports networks on Wednesday averaging   1.443 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

The Washington Wizards’ victory over the Chicago Bulls averaged 1.342 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.

Oklahoma State vs. Kansas  North Carolina v North Carolina St on ESPN 2 averaged 1.156 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating,

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  937,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday January 14, 2015:

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ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndViewers (000)18-49 Rtg
NBA REGULAR SEASON     LESPNLA CLIPPERS/PORTLAND10:32 PM1:05 AM14430.6
NBA REGULAR SEASON     LESPNWASHINGTON/CHICAGO8:04 PM10:32 PM13420.5
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2NORTH CAROLINA/NC STATE7:00 PM9:13 PM11560.5
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNSNOOP & SON: A DADS DREAM7:00 PM7:30 PM9450.4
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM9370.4
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:05 AM2:05 AM8720.4
NBA PRE-GAME    LESPNNBA COUNTDOWN7:30 PM8:04 PM7310.3
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:00 PM7:00 PM6860.3
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM5810.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:05 AM3:05 AM5790.3
NFL LIVE                LESPN4:00 PM5:00 PM5530.3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPN2:30 PM3:00 PM4590.2
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2UCLA/USC9:13 PM10:56 PM4480.1
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN3:00 PM4:00 PM4230.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM3770.2
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN26:30 PM7:00 PM3770.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM3760.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM3720.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN2:00 PM2:30 PM3670.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM3640.2
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM3580.1
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM3460.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM3430.2
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATESPNLA CLIPPERS/PORTLAND3:05 AM5:00 AM3390.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN1:00 PM2:00 PM3350.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:00 PM1:00 PM3340.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:00 PM3290.2
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSNPHILLY/WASHINGTON8:03 PM10:44 PM3290.1
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN5:00 AM6:00 AM3170.2
FIRST TAKEESPN21:00 PM3:00 PM2950.1
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM2850.1
HIS & HERS  LESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM2820.1
SPORTSNATION        LESPN23:00 PM4:00 PM2790.1
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  LESPN210:56 PM11:08 PM2700.1
AROUND THE HORNESPN26:00 PM6:30 PM2680.1
OLBERMANN  LESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM2630.1
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM2590.1
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM2380.1
AROUND THE NFLNFLNAROUND THE NFL6:00 PM7:00 PM2090.1
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUIOWA STATE/BAYLOR9:06 PM11:08 PM2000.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2SAN DIEGO ST/WYOMING11:08 PM1:13 AM1930.1
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 PM8:00 PM1770.1
NFL REPLAYNFLN2014 DIVISIONAL – BAL VS. NE8:00 PM9:00 PM1530.1
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNINSIDE THE NFL9:00 PM10:30 PM1460.1
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNINSIDE THE NFL12:30 AM2:00 AM1350.1
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LENN11:00 PM12:00 AM1320.1
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSNPHILLY/WASHINGTON10:44 PM11:06 PM1310.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNTEXAS TECH/KANSAS ST8:00 PM10:04 PM1190.0
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN23:00 AM4:00 AM1190.1
NFL REPLAYNFLN2014 DIVISIONAL – DAL VS. GB10:30 PM11:30 PM1150.1
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESPN21:13 AM1:42 AM1110.0
CHAMPIONSHIP WEDNESDAYNFLNCHAMPIONSHIP WEDNESDAY11:00 AM6:00 PM1090.0
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS11:30 PM12:30 AM1080.0
DAKAR RALLYNBCSN4:30 PM5:00 PM1020.0
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LENN12:00 AM1:00 AM1000.1
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN10:04 PM11:00 PM940.0
OLBERMANNENN5:00 AM5:30 AM930.1
SPORTSCENTER EARLYENN7:00 PM8:00 PM910.0
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS2:00 AM3:00 AM910.0
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN5:30 AM6:00 AM900.1
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATESPN2WASHINGTON/CHICAGO4:00 AM6:00 AM900.0
NBA TONIGHT     LESPN21:42 AM2:12 AM900.0
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENN4:00 AM5:00 AM890.1
NHL LIVE PRENBCSNPHILLY/WASHINGTON7:00 PM8:03 PM890.0
E:60ESPNU1:11 AM2:00 AM880.1
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESPN22:12 AM3:00 AM820.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1XAVIER/VILLANOVA9:14 PM11:22 PM760.0
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE7:00 PM11:00 PM750.0
FEHERTYGOLFMICHELLE WIE10:00 PM11:00 PM720.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUSTANFORD/CALIFORNIA11:08 PM1:11 AM710.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN3:00 PM4:00 PM690.0
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 1/14/156:30 PM7:00 PM660.0
HIS & HERSENN1:00 AM2:00 AM650.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN4:00 PM5:00 PM630.0
BASS 2 BILLFISHNBCSN3:00 PM3:30 PM620.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN5:00 PM6:00 PM600.0
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESPNU2:00 AM2:30 AM590.0
OLBERMANNENN2:00 AM2:30 AM580.0
UFC PRESNT CONOR MCGREGORFS2THE NOTORIOUS9:00 PM10:00 PM580.0
ESPN FCENN6:00 PM6:30 PM570.0
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM570.0
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN2:30 AM3:00 AM560.0
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENN10:00 AM1:00 PM540.0
BASS 2 BILLFISHNBCSN2:30 PM3:00 PM540.0
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE 211:00 PM2:00 AM530.0
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN41911:06 PM12:06 AM530.0
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESPNU2:30 AM3:00 AM510.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 7:30P7:30 PM8:00 PM510.0
OLBERMANNENN6:30 PM7:00 PM490.0
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENN1:00 PM2:30 PM490.0
ESPNU STUDIOESPNU6:30 PM7:00 PM490.0
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2144:EDGAR/HENDERSON11:00 AM12:00 PM490.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1ST. JOHNS/PROVIDENCE7:00 PM9:14 PM480.0
HIS & HERSENN3:00 AM4:00 AM470.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNUNORTH CAROLINA/NC STATE3:00 AM5:00 AM470.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1118811:22 PM12:00 AM460.0
HERD  LESPNU10:00 AM1:00 PM450.0
FEHERTYGOLFLANNY WADKINS9:00 PM10:00 PM450.0
BEST OF UFC 2014FS2211:00 PM1:00 AM430.0
NASCAR SCAN ALL 43NBCSN1103:30 PM4:00 PM430.0
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN41912:06 AM1:06 AM430.0
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSN5:30 PM6:30 PM420.0
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM6:00 AM10:00 AM410.0
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM10:00 AM11:00 AM410.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 4P4:00 PM5:00 PM400.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF11:00 PM11:30 PM390.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/14/155:00 AM6:00 AM390.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/14/152:00 AM3:00 AM380.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU6:00 PM6:30 PM370.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF11:00 AM12:00 PM370.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/1510:30 AM11:00 AM370.0
NASCAR AMERICANBCSN5:00 PM5:30 PM370.0
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINREAL MADRID VS. ESPANYOL7:00 PM9:00 PM360.0
NFL REPLAYNFLN2014 DIVISIONAL – DAL VS. GB4:00 AM5:00 AM360.0
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS5:00 AM6:00 AM360.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 3:30P3:30 PM4:00 PM350.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/14/153:00 AM4:00 AM350.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/14/154:00 AM5:00 AM350.0
TOUR REPLAYGOLF15 ET SO AFRICAN OPEN FNL1:30 PM5:00 PM340.0
BILL DANCE OUTDOORSNBCSN12:00 PM12:30 PM340.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 PM6:30 PM320.0
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNBAD NEWS BEARS IN BREAKING TRAINING9:00 PM11:00 PM320.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 3P3:00 PM3:30 PM320.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/1511:30 AM12:00 PM320.0
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENN2:30 PM3:00 PM310.0
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATNBATSAN ANTONIO/WASHINGTON12:00 PM2:30 PM310.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8P8:00 PM9:00 PM300.0
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESPNU5:30 AM6:00 AM290.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUHOUSTON/EAST CAROLINA7:00 PM9:06 PM290.0
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATNEW ORLEANS/BOSTON4:30 PM6:30 PM290.0
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS12311:00 PM5:00 PM280.0
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2CONOR MCGREGOR2:30 PM2:50 PM280.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/1511:00 AM11:30 AM280.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 2P2:00 PM3:00 PM270.0
NASCAR RACE  HUBFS1263:BEST OF THE YEAR5:00 PM6:00 PM260.0
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2015 ABU DHABI HSBC GOLF CHP12:30 AM3:42 AM260.0
GEORGE P WRLD OF SLTWATERNBCSN2:00 PM2:30 PM250.0
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRAC LESPNU1:00 PM3:00 PM240.0
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRAC LESPNU4:00 PM6:00 PM240.0
BEST OF UFC 2014FS2212:00 PM2:00 PM230.0
GCA SCHOOL OF GOLFGOLF7:00 PM8:00 PM230.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 11A11:01 AM1:00 PM230.0
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATCLEVELAND/SACRAMENTO2:30 PM4:30 PM230.0
PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEWNBCSN1:06 AM2:00 AM230.0
FA CUP RD 3 REPLAY LFS2IPSWICH TOWN/SOUTHAMPTON2:50 PM5:00 PM220.0
FA CUP SHOWFS23RD ROUND REVIEW5:00 PM5:30 PM220.0
NHL RIVALSNBCSNWASHINGTON/PHILLY6:30 PM7:00 PM220.0
RADIUSNBCSN1056:00 AM6:30 AM220.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF10:00 AM11:00 AM210.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF12:00 PM1:00 PM210.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 12A12:00 AM1:00 AM210.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 11P11:00 PM12:00 AM210.0
DAKAR RALLYNBCSN4:00 PM4:30 PM210.0
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN4192:00 AM3:00 AM210.0
NFL REPLAYNFLN2014 DIVISIONAL – BAL VS. NE3:00 AM4:00 AM210.0
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESPNU5:00 AM5:30 AM200.0
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS11766:00 PM7:00 PM200.0
UFC  TONIGHTFS2588:00 PM9:00 PM200.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK  5P5:00 PM5:30 PM200.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/159:30 AM10:00 AM200.0
UFC RISINGFS2CONOR MCGREGOR7:30 PM8:00 PM190.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS213 2:SUCK IT UP10:00 PM11:00 PM190.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 9A9:00 AM11:01 AM190.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/157:30 AM8:00 AM190.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R12:00 AM1:00 AM180.0
UFC TONIGHTFS1585:00 AM6:00 AM180.0
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2MENDES/MCGREGOR2:00 PM2:30 PM180.0
LESSON TEE LIVEGOLFCLAUDE HARMON III11:30 PM12:30 AM180.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/158:30 AM9:00 AM180.0
MLB SUPER BITESFS1110:00 AM10:30 AM170.0
LESSON TEE LIVEGOLFCLAUDE HARMON III8:00 PM9:00 PM170.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:00 AM10:00 AM170.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 3A3:00 AM4:00 AM170.0
SPORTSNATIONENN6:00 AM7:00 AM160.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 1P1:00 PM2:00 PM160.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 5A5:00 AM6:00 AM160.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/158:00 AM8:30 AM160.0
COPPA ITALIABEINPARMA VS. CAGLIARI11:55 AM2:00 PM150.0
COPPA ITALIABEINTORINO VS. LAZIO2:55 PM5:00 PM150.0
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINXTRA WEEKDAY – L6:00 PM7:00 PM150.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN9:30 AM10:00 AM150.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU3:00 PM3:30 PM150.0
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESPNUCOACH K-1K6:00 AM7:00 AM150.0
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESPNUCOACH K-1K9:00 AM10:00 AM150.0
CONCACAF MENS U-20 CHP LFS2ARUBA/USA5:30 PM7:30 PM150.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 7P7:00 PM7:30 PM150.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/1510:00 AM10:30 AM150.0
G3 SPORTSMAN TVNBCSN12:30 PM1:00 PM150.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R9:00 PM10:00 PM140.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWN LFS1118912:00 AM1:00 AM140.0
SPORTSNATIONENN7:00 AM8:00 AM130.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 4:30A4:30 AM5:00 AM130.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 4A4:00 AM4:30 AM130.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/157:00 AM7:30 AM130.0
INTO THE BLUENBCSN1:00 PM1:30 PM130.0
THIS IS PARIS –BEINTHIS IS PARIS1:00 AM1:30 AM120.0
AROUND THE HORNENN8:00 AM8:30 AM120.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS111867:00 AM8:00 AM120.0
MLB ULTIMATE LINEUPFS1THE MOST MEMORABLE BLOOPERS WE EVER SAW10:30 AM11:00 AM120.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 AM6:30 AM120.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/156:00 AM6:30 AM120.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/156:30 AM7:00 AM120.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 1/13/159:00 AM9:30 AM120.0
RADIUSNBCSN1066:30 AM7:00 AM120.0
BIG 12 WEEKLYESPNU3:30 PM4:00 PM110.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS111901:00 AM2:00 AM110.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1GEORGETOWN/DEPAUL11:00 AM1:00 PM100.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:30 AM7:00 AM100.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 6P6:00 PM7:00 PM100.0
EURO TOUR WEEKLYGOLF5:30 PM6:00 PM90.0
INSIDE THE PGA TOURGOLF5:00 PM5:30 PM90.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN4:00 AM4:30 AM90.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM80.0
AROUND THE HORNENN9:00 AM9:30 AM70.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS111869:00 AM10:00 AM70.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:30 PM7:00 PM70.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM70.0
SALTWATER EXPERIENCENBCSN1:30 PM2:00 PM70.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNUMIAMI (FL)/ DUKE7:00 AM9:00 AM60.0
BREAKING NEWS LFS1NFL BILLS COACH12:01 PM12:43 PM60.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111876:00 AM7:00 AM60.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF8:00 AM9:00 AM60.0
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNBAD NEWS BEARS IN BREAKING TRAINING 1A1:00 AM3:00 AM60.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN3:30 AM4:00 AM60.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN8:30 AM9:00 AM50.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1XAVIER/VILLANOVA3:00 AM5:00 AM50.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111902:00 AM3:00 AM50.0
RADIUSNBCSN1057:00 AM7:30 AM50.0
INSIDE THE PGA TOURGOLF1:00 PM1:30 PM40.0
BARCA TV –BEINBARCA TV5:00 PM6:00 PM30.0
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2015 ABU DHABI HSBC GOLF CHP5:07 AM6:00 AM30.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 5:30P5:30 PM6:00 PM30.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN3:00 AM3:30 AM30.0
90 IN 30 –BEINNAPOLI VS. JUVENTUS1:30 AM2:00 AM20.0
COPPA ITALIABEINTORINO VS. LAZIO10:00 PM12:00 AM20.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111878:00 AM9:00 AM20.0
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2BENSON HENDERSON/NATE DIAZ10:00 AM11:00 AM20.0
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2015 ABU DHABI HSBC GOLF CHP3:42 AM5:07 AM20.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF7:00 AM8:00 AM20.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN4:30 AM5:00 AM20.0
RADIUSNBCSN1068:30 AM9:00 AM20.0
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINLIGAWORLD2:30 PM2:55 PM10.0
RUGBYBEINAVIVA-HARLEQUINS VS. LEICESTER TIGERS8:00 AM9:55 AM10.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2GEORGETOWN/DEPAUL8:00 AM10:00 AM10.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS211903:00 AM4:00 AM10.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 7A7:00 AM7:30 AM10.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN5:30 AM6:00 AM10.0
RADIUSNBCSN1067:30 AM8:00 AM10.0
RADIUSNBCSN1058:00 AM8:30 AM10.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R6:00 AM7:00 AM00.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R7:00 AM8:00 AM00.0
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBSBEINBENFICA2:00 PM2:30 PM00.0
LIGUE 1BEINLYON VS. TOULOUSSE9:55 AM11:55 AM00.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2BUTLER/SETON HALL6:00 AM8:00 AM00.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2ST. JOHNS/PROVIDENCE1:00 AM3:00 AM00.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS211904:00 AM5:00 AM00.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS211905:00 AM6:00 AM00.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 7:30A7:30 AM8:00 AM00.0
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN5:00 AM5:30 AM00.0

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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