Cowboys/Bears, Cavs/Knicks Lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday December 4, 2014

 

Cowboys-Bears-Dec-4-2014

The Cowboys beatdown of the Bears on NFL Network easily led all cable sports networks (and all of cable for that matter) with 9.11 million viewers and a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating.

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Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday December 4, 2014:

ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndViewers (000)18-49 Rtg
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLNFLN2014 WK 14 – DAL VS. CHI8:26 PM11:35 PM 9,1143.2
TNF PRE-KICKNFLNTNF PRE-KICK8:00 PM8:26 PM 4,1781.3
TNF POST-GAMENFLNTNF POST-GAME11:40 PM12:10 AM 3,0771.3
NBA BASKETBALLTNTCLEVELAND/NEW YORK8:15 PM10:44 PM 1,8170.8
UNDRAFTEDNFLNEPISODE 612:10 AM12:40 AM 1,5490.7
TNF SHOWCASENFLNTNF SHOWCASE7:30 PM8:00 PM 1,4930.5
NBA PRE-GAME SHOWTNT8:00 PM8:15 PM 1,3160.4
NBA BASKETBALLTNTNEW ORLEANS/GOLDEN STATE10:44 PM1:02 AM 1,2990.6
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  LESPNCENTRAL FLORIDA/EAST CAROLINA7:25 PM10:59 PM 1,0350.3
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM 1,0200.5
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS12:40 AM1:40 AM 9500.4
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN10:59 PM12:01 AM 7640.3
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM 7240.4
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:00 PM7:00 PM 7220.4
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPN12:01 AM1:01 AM 6810.4
COLL FTBL COUNTDOWN LESPN7:00 PM7:25 PM 6090.3
NFL LIVE                LESPN4:00 PM5:00 PM 5940.3
UNDRAFTEDNFLNEPISODE 61:40 AM2:10 AM 5830.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM 5690.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:01 AM2:00 AM 5640.3
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2ARKANSAS/IOWA STATE9:14 PM11:02 PM 5060.2
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN3:00 PM4:00 PM 4980.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM 4980.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM 4690.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM 4660.2
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS KICKOFF6:00 PM7:30 PM 4470.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN2:00 PM2:30 PM 4440.3
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:01 PM1:00 PM 4320.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:01 PM 4190.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN1:00 PM2:00 PM 4170.2
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM 4010.2
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPN2:30 PM3:00 PM 3990.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM 3810.2
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2LSU/WEST VIRGINIA7:00 PM9:14 PM 3780.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM 3630.2
PGA TOURGOLF2014 WORLD CHALLENGE2:00 PM5:00 PM 3560
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN230 FOR 30: SURVIVE AND ADVANCE11:02 PM1:00 AM 2830.1
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM 2750.1
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM 2670.1
HIS & HERS  LESPN2HIS & HERS12:00 PM1:00 PM 2390.1
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN26:30 PM7:00 PM 2330.1
UFC TONIGHTFS1548:00 PM9:00 PM 2130.1
OLBERMANN  LESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM 1880.1
SPORTSNATION        LESPN23:00 PM4:00 PM 1870.1
FIRST TAKEESPN21:00 PM3:00 PM 1810.1
BEST OF WECFS1WECS FINAL EVENT9:00 PM10:00 PM 1760
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSNKANSAS CITY – 12/4/147:00 PM9:00 PM 1740
GOLDEN BOX ON FOX LFS1ALAN SANCHEZ/ED PAREDES10:00 PM12:06 AM 1720
MECUM DEALMAKERSNBCSN107: DALLAS9:00 PM10:00 PM 1670
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLF5:00 PM5:30 PM 1650
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNNFL FANTASY LIVE5:00 PM6:00 PM 1640.1
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSNDALLAS – 9/4/1410:00 PM12:00 AM 1550
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM 1520.1
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM 1500.1
AROUND THE HORNESPN26:00 PM6:30 PM 1480.1
NASCAR RACE HUB DFS1264:BEST OF THE YEAR5:00 PM6:00 PM 1430
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLF12:30 PM2:00 PM 1260
MONSTER  JAMFS1MINNEAPOLIS-FREESTYLE2:00 PM3:00 PM 1230
PGA TOURGOLF2014 WORLD CHALLENGE8:30 PM11:30 PM 1190
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUSAN DIEGO/SAN DIEGO STATE11:10 PM1:10 AM 1180
MONSTER  JAMFS1SYDNEY AUSTRALIA3:00 PM4:00 PM 1140
NFL GREATEST GAMESESPN21992 NFC CH:COWBOYS/49ERS1:30 AM3:00 AM 1100.1
MORNING DRIVEGOLF12:00 PM12:30 PM 1090
GOLF CENTRALGOLF11:30 PM12:00 AM 1080
PGA TOURGOLF2014 WORLD CHALLENGE12:00 AM3:00 AM 1080
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNARKANSAS/IOWA STATE9:04 PM9:16 PM 1010
AROUND THE NFLNFLNAROUND THE NFL2:00 PM5:00 PM 980.1
PGA TOURGOLF2014 WORLD CHALLENGE5:30 PM8:30 PM 940
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN7:00 PM8:00 PM 920
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN5:00 PM6:00 PM 880
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN8:00 PM8:59 PM 880
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU4:00 PM4:30 PM 880
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUBAYLOR/VANDERBILT7:00 PM9:04 PM 870
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESPN21:00 AM1:30 AM 860
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNBULL DURHAM9:00 PM11:00 PM 840
NASCAR RACE  HUBFS1260:BEST OF THE YEAR4:00 PM5:00 PM 830
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNTONY ROMO1:30 PM2:00 PM 810
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM10:00 AM12:00 PM 800
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNINSIDE THE NFL12:00 PM1:30 PM 750
MECUM DEALMAKERSNBCSN106: MONTEREY1:00 AM2:00 AM 720
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN3:00 PM4:00 PM 650
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 7:30P7:30 PM8:00 PM 640
MECUM DEALMAKERSNBCSN107: DALLAS12:00 AM1:00 AM 640
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBAT1993 WESTERN CONFERENCE R1 GM59:00 PM11:00 PM 630
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE7:00 PM8:00 PM 620
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN8:30 AM9:00 AM 610
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN4:00 PM5:00 PM 600
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1311:BEST JOB IN THE WORLD1:00 PM2:00 PM 600
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8P8:00 PM9:00 PM 600
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENN2:30 PM3:00 PM 590
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 24078:00 PM8:30 PM 590
FANTASY FOOTBALL LIVENBCSN6:31 PM7:00 PM 590
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS11526:00 PM7:00 PM 580
NASCAR AMERICANBCSN5:00 PM5:30 PM 580
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:56 AM11:00 AM 560
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 12/4/146:30 PM7:00 PM 560
MORNING DRIVEGOLF11:00 AM12:00 PM 550
AROUND THE HORNENN9:00 AM9:30 AM 540
ESPN FCENN6:00 PM6:30 PM 540
NFL FILMS PRESENTSFS1LET HER RYP7:30 PM8:00 PM 540
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM6:00 AM10:00 AM 540
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUTCU/MISSISSIPPI9:04 PM11:10 PM 530
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENN10:00 AM1:00 PM 520
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNULSU/WEST VIRGINIA1:10 AM3:00 AM 520
NB90SNBATVOLUME 52:30 AM3:00 AM 520
BABE WINKLEMANNBCSN3:00 PM3:30 PM 520
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN8:59 PM10:00 PM 500
SPORTSNATIONENN7:00 AM8:00 AM 500
CFB DAILYESPNU3:00 PM4:00 PM 490
ESPNU FILM ROOMESPNU4:30 PM5:00 PM 490
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT1:00 PM2:00 PM 480
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/146:00 AM7:00 AM 470
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 2P2:00 PM3:00 PM 460
NB90SNBATVOLUME 42:00 AM2:30 AM 460
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1108112:06 AM1:00 AM 440
HERD  LESPNU10:00 AM1:00 PM 430
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENN1:00 PM2:30 PM 420
CFB DAILY   LESPNU1:00 PM2:00 PM 420
UFC  RELOADEDFS2171:HENDRICKS/LAWLER2:00 PM5:00 PM 420
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2014 NEDBANK GOLF CHALL6:00 AM9:56 AM 420
DETROIT MUSCLENBCSN4:30 PM5:00 PM 420
AROUND THE HORNENN8:00 AM8:30 AM 410
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN10:00 PM10:49 PM 400
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE THU 11A11:02 AM1:00 PM 400
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSN5:30 PM6:31 PM 400
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBAT1994 WC R1 G5 – NUGGETS/SONICS11:00 PM1:00 AM 390
NBA SPECIALNBATJAMES WORTHY8:30 PM9:00 PM 390
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM 390
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN6:30 AM7:00 AM 380
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK  5P5:00 PM5:30 PM 380
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1310:FIGHTING FOR THEMSELVES12:00 PM1:00 PM 370
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 6P6:00 PM7:00 PM 360
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATDALLAS/CHICAGO12:00 PM2:00 PM 360
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 3P3:00 PM3:30 PM 350
AMERICANA OUTDOORSNBCSN2:30 PM3:00 PM 350
LOVE OF THE HUNTNBCSN2:00 PM2:30 PM 350
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN10:49 PM11:08 PM 340
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 7P7:00 PM7:30 PM 340
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINENN6:30 PM7:00 PM 330
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE THU 9A9:00 AM11:02 AM 330
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 24071:00 AM1:30 AM 330
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATDALLAS/CHICAGO4:30 PM6:30 PM 330
ONEILL OUTSIDENBCSN3:30 PM4:00 PM 330
CFB DAILYESPNU2:00 PM3:00 PM 320
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPNU5:00 PM5:30 PM 320
FANTASY FTBL UNCENSOREDFS1157:00 PM7:30 PM 320
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2311:BEST JOB IN THE WORLD5:00 PM6:00 PM 320
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 11P11:00 PM12:00 AM 320
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 4P4:00 PM5:00 PM 310
SEASONS ON THE FLYNBCSN1:30 PM2:00 PM 310
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFS1FORT WORTH TX10:00 AM11:00 AM 300
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNBULL DURHAM 1A1:00 AM3:00 AM 300
NB90SNBATVOLUME 31:30 AM2:00 AM 300
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN9:30 AM10:00 AM 290
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM 290
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 5:30P5:30 PM6:00 PM 280
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM 280
LA LIGA SHOW –BEINLIGASHOW10:00 PM10:30 PM 270
AROUND THE HORNENN6:00 AM6:30 AM 270
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS110822:00 AM3:00 AM 270
TRUCK TECHNBCSN4:00 PM4:30 PM 270
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK7:00 AM7:30 AM 260
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/1410:00 AM11:00 AM 260
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE THUR 3:30P3:30 PM4:00 PM 250
NASCAR THE LISTNBCSNROOKIE SEASONS2:00 AM2:30 AM 250
ESPN RECRUITING NATIONESPNU6:00 PM7:00 PM 240
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNSAN DIEGO/SAN DIEGO STATE11:08 PM11:15 PM 230
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 7:30A7:30 AM8:00 AM 230
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/147:00 AM8:00 AM 230
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/148:00 AM9:00 AM 230
ESPNU FILM ROOMESPNU9:30 AM10:00 AM 220
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS110821:00 AM2:00 AM 220
SPORTSNATIONENN12:00 AM1:00 AM 210
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/149:00 AM10:00 AM 210
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATCHICAGO/CHARLOTTE2:00 PM4:00 PM 190
10FS2NASCAR MILLENNIUM MOMENTS6:00 PM6:30 PM 180
AROUND THE HORNENN11:15 PM11:30 PM 170
HIS & HERSENN1:00 AM2:00 AM 170
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHESPNU8:15 AM8:30 AM 170
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS110806:00 AM7:00 AM 170
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 12A12:00 AM1:00 AM 170
RADIUSNBCSN1078:00 AM8:30 AM 170
RADIUSNBCSN1088:30 AM9:00 AM 170
OLBERMANNENN2:00 AM2:30 AM 160
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN11:30 PM12:00 AM 160
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNUMICHIGAN STATE/NOTRE DAME6:45 AM8:15 AM 160
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 24074:00 PM4:30 PM 160
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/1411:00 AM12:00 PM 150
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFS1LAS VEGAS NV11:00 AM12:00 PM 140
NATIONAL WALLEYE TOURNBCSN12:00 PM12:30 PM 140
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN2:45 AM3:00 AM 130
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHENN2:30 AM2:45 AM 130
BASKETBALL:ESPNUTHE GENO AURIEMMA PROJECT: TOGETHER5:30 PM6:00 PM 130
COLLEGE FTBL FEATUREDESPNU9:00 AM9:30 AM 120
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS110797:00 AM8:00 AM 120
CHARLIE MOORE- NO OFFENSNBCSN1:00 PM1:30 PM 120
ESPNU FILM ROOMESPNU8:30 AM9:00 AM 110
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNUIOWA/NORTH CAROLINA6:00 AM6:30 AM 100
10FS2GREATEST NASCAR RIVALRIES6:30 PM7:00 PM 100
600: HISTORY NASCAR RACEFS27:00 PM8:00 PM 100
SEASONS ON THE FLYNBCSN12:30 PM1:00 PM 100
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINXTRA WEEKDAY – L6:00 PM7:00 PM 90
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R9:00 PM10:00 PM 90
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS110808:00 AM9:00 AM 80
FANTASY FTBL UNCENSOREDFS21510:00 PM10:30 PM 80
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHESPNU6:30 AM6:45 AM 70
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS110799:00 AM10:00 AM 60
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2NICK DIAZ/CARLOS CONDIT6:00 AM7:00 AM 60
RADIUSNBCSN1087:30 AM8:00 AM 60
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R12:00 AM1:00 AM 50
UFC  RELOADEDFS2171:HENDRICKS/LAWLER12:00 AM3:00 AM 50
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2YUCATAN7:00 AM8:00 AM 40
RADIUSNBCSN1076:00 AM6:30 AM 40
SPECIAL SHOWS –BEINGREATEST TEAMS ARSENE WENGER – JUVENTUS2:00 PM2:30 PM 30
GRID, THENBCSN2212:30 AM3:00 AM 30
LA LIGA SHOW –BEINLIGASHOW1:00 AM1:30 AM 20
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINLIGAWORLD2:30 PM2:55 PM 20
LIGUE 1BEINLYON VS. STADE DE REIMS2:55 PM5:00 PM 20
RUGBYBEINAVIVA – LONDON IRISH VS. GLOUCESTER7:00 PM9:00 PM 20
SPECIAL SHOWS –BEINBEST XI JOHN BARNES11:30 PM12:00 AM 20
MLB EPIC MOMENTSFS2PEDROS PEAK10:30 PM11:00 PM 20
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2BILBAO12:00 PM1:00 PM 20
LIGUE 1BEINLILLE VS. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN10:00 AM12:00 PM 10
LIGUE 1 SHOW –BEINLIGUE1SHOW10:30 PM11:00 PM 10
LIGUE 1 SHOW –BEINLIGUE1SHOW1:30 AM2:00 AM 10
RUGBYBEINAUTUMN INTL –  ENGLAND VS. AUSTRALIA8:00 AM10:00 AM 10
SPECIAL SHOWS –BEINGREATEST TEAMS ARSENE WENGER – JUVENTUS11:00 PM11:30 PM 10
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2263:BEST OF THE YEAR8:00 PM9:00 PM 10
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2264:BEST OF THE YEAR9:00 PM10:00 PM 10
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2INIS MOR9:00 AM10:00 AM 10
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2KRAGERO10:00 AM11:00 AM 10
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2YUCATAN1:00 PM2:00 PM 10
RADIUSNBCSN1086:30 AM7:00 AM 10
COPA DEL REY – RBEINHUESCA VS. BARCELONA12:00 PM2:00 PM –0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R6:00 AM7:00 AM –0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R7:00 AM8:00 AM –0
REAL MADRID TV –BEINREAL MADRID TV5:00 PM6:00 PM –0
MLB TIMELINEFS2MAY 28, 200411:00 PM12:00 AM –0
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2FORT WORTH8:00 AM9:00 AM –0
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS2SAO MIGUEL11:00 AM12:00 PM –0
RADIUSNBCSN1077:00 AM7:30 AM –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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