NFL Countdown, SportCenter, Liverpool FC vs Arsenal FC Premier League Lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday December 21, 2014

December 23, 2014

Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN led the cable sports networks on Sunday with 1.83 million viewers and a few SportsCenter telecasts that averaged under a million viewers.  NBCSN again showed some relative strength with Sunday Premiere league action with the 11am ET Liverpool FC vs. Arsenal FC match averaging 827,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday December 21, 2014: Program Net Day Start-End Viewers (000) NFL COUNTDOWN           L ESPN…

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ESPN leads cable sports networks for week ending December 21, 2014

December 23, 2014

ESPN, of course, once again led the cable sports networks in total viewers and adults 18-49 both in primetime and for the whole day. Primetime rankings for the week ending December 21 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN  2,656  1,171 NFLN  1,390  589 ESP2  445  171 FS1  290  150 NBCS  190  72 ESNU  135  40 NBAT  93  35 ENN  90  50 GOLF  72  23 MLBN  50  14 FS2  22  14…

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Eagles/Redskins, Chargers/49ers lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 20, 2014

December 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Washington Redskins easily led the sports cable channels on Saturday with 7.18 million viewers. Note: the later Chargers/49ers game was also telecast on CBS, the Eagles/Redskins game was exclusive to NFL Network. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 20 2014: Program Net Day Start-End Viewers (000) THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN Sat 04:31P-07:36P 7176 NFLN SAT NT KICK-OFF1 NFLN Sat 07:40P-07:57P 5504 NFLN SAT NT KICK-OFF2…

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Blackhawks’ ratings steady in Chicago

December 22, 2014

Crain’s reports that through 21 Chicago Blackhawks telecasts on Comcast SportsNet Chicago the games are averaging a 4.05 local household rating (~141,000 TV households), a tad lower than last year’s average through the same point (4.26). The December 16th game vs. the Minnesota Wild scored a season-high 5.53 rating. That was the highest-rated Blackhawks game on CSN since last January (5.81 on 1/14/14 vs. Colorado). According to the Crains report, WGN which…

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Seahawks-Cardinals = Best ever local rating in Seattle for a primetime regular-season NFL game

December 22, 2014

The game’s 51.9/77 local rating in Seattle is the best ever in that market for an NFL regular-season primetime game, and the 35.2/54 local rating in Phoenix is best ever for a Cardinals “Sunday Night Football” game in that market. via NBC Sports PR: In metered-market results, which accurately reflect time-zone adjustments, last night’s Seattle Seahawks-Arizona Cardinals “Sunday Night Football” telecast averaged a 12.8 rating, 21 share from 8:30-11:15 p.m. ET in household…

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NFL Saturday: Overnight ratings for Redskins/Eagles & Chargers-49ers

December 21, 2014

Last night’s San Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers overtime game earned an 8.9 household rating with a 16 share from 8:3op-12:15a airing on both CBS and the NFL Network. The earlier Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins matchup which aired exclusively on NFL Network (in addition to local syndication over-the-air in Washington and Philadelphia) drew a 6.1/13 overnight rating and share from 4:30-7:45p. That was the 3rd-highest average of the…

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Titans/Jaguars, Warriors/Thunder, Knicks/Bulls, UConn/Duke, PTI lead cable sports TV ratings for Thursday December 18, 2014

Titans vs. Jaguars, December 18, 2014
December 19, 2014

Even though it was the lowest-rated, least-watched Thursday Night Football game of the season, with 4.85 million viewers and a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars still easily led all of the cable sports networks (and all of cable for that matter, though it was crushed by a Big Bang Theory repeat on CBS). The late TNT NBA game was second…

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