Cavs-Lakers, Thunder-Rockets, PTI lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday January 15, 2015

January 16, 2015

NBA Basketball on TNT led the cable sports nets on Thursday with the Cleveland Cavaliers victory over the Los Angeles Lakers drawing 2.022 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.  The Oklahoma City Thunder’s loss to the Houston Rockets averaged 1.738 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.   ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 921,000 viewers and 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Cincinnati v Memphis on ESPN averaged 542,000 and 0.2 adults 18-49…

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

January 16, 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…

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Missouri-Kentucky, Pardon the Interruption, Miami-Duke, Michigan-Ohio State lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday January 13, 2015

January 15, 2015

Men’s college hoops on ESPN ruled the sports nets on Tuesday topped by Missouri vs. Kentucky with 1.539 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Back on the ESPN mothership Tuesday’s Pardon the Interruption and Around The Horn were strong averaging 1.257 million with a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating and 901,000 with a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating respectively. The early college basketball match on ESPN, Michigan vs. Ohio State, drew…

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ESPN led all cable sports networks again for the week ending January 11, 2015

January 14, 2015

Without two CFP semifinals (the CFP Championship will be in the week ending January 18) ESPN’s competition didn’t receive the super-sized pasting they took a week ago. Just the run-of-the-mill typical pasting…. Primetime rankings for the week ending January 11, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 863  510 ESP2 276  117 NFLN 157  96 NBCS 147  87 ESNU 119  61 NBAT 108  62 GOLF 101  27 FS1 98  61 ENN…

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CFP Championship leads Cable Sports TV Ratings + ‘PTI’ and Megacast ‘Film Room’ for Monday January 12, 2015

January 14, 2015

Of course the CFP Championship led all of Monday with 33.4 million with ~34.1 million including all the Megacast channels measured by Nielsen. The “Film Room” version of the CFP Championship Megacast on ESPN averaged 306.000 viewers and a 0.1 adults 18-49 rating. Bounced to ESPN2 Pardon The Interruption still held up fairly well with 761,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday January 12, 2015: This…

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Ohio State-Oregon CFP Championship delivers cable record 33.4 million viewers on ESPN

January 13, 2015

In the final numbers the household rating was adjusted down to an 18.2 rating. The 33.395 million viewers marked the most-watched program in cable television history (knocking off the Sugar Bowl from the semifinals). Including the Megacast channels measured by Nielsen, the household rating bumped up to an 18.6 and viewership climbed to 34.148 million viewers. via ESPN press release: College Football Playoff National Championship on ESPN Delivers Largest Audience…

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Ohio State-Oregon CFP Championship earns record 18.5 overnight

January 13, 2015

Update: the final household rating was adjusted down to 18.2, but that’s still a cable record, as is the 33.4 million viewers the telecast averaged. Including Megacast channels measured by Nielsen, viewership climbed to 34.148 million. original post: Ohio State’s victory over Oregon in the first ever CFP  Championship garnered a 18.5 overnight rating on ESPN, 21% above 2014’s BCS championship  and ahead by similar margins of the overnights for the Rose Bowl…

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NFL Countdown leads cable sports networks for Sunday January 11, 2015

January 13, 2015

On a slow cable Sunday that saw big numbers for the broadcast networks with divisional round NFL Playoffs, ESPN’s NFL Countdown led all cable sports network programming on Sunday averaging 1.716 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Manchester United FC vs. Southhampton FC on NBCSN averaged 801,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 11, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using…

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