ESPN led, FS1 falls back behind ESPN2 among cable sports networks for the week ending March 1, 2015

March 3, 2015

ESPN of course led among the cable sports networks, but with Daytona coverage in the rear-view mirror Fox Sports 1 resumed it’s typical position behind ESPN2, but remained ahead of NBC Sports Network. Primetime rankings for the week ending March 1, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 1134  519 ESP2 410  134 FS1 218  111 NBCS 192  97 NBAT 149  63 ESNU 134  45 GOLF 112  32 NFLN 111  60…

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Thunder-Lakers, Honda Classic, PBA Bowling lead cable sports nets for Sunday March 1, 2015

March 3, 2015

On a fairly quiet Sunday on the cable sports front,  Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA action on ESPN came out on top with an averaged of 1.246 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Update: technically 27 minutes of Honda Classic golf coverage that was handed off to the Golf channel was second on the day with 1.003 million viewers, with an additional 902,000 for coverage…

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Syracuse-Duke, NASCAR XFinity Series, Texas-Kansas, UFC Prelims lead cable sports nets for Saturday February 28, 2015

March 3, 2015

Syracuse’s loss to Duke topped the cable sports landscape for Saturday February 28, 2015 with an average of 2.261 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity series on FS1 at 2pm averaged 1.516 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Texas vs Kansas game averaged 1.531 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Arizona vs. Utah averaged 1.376 million viewers and a 0.5 adults…

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Thunder-Blazers, Heat-Pelicans, PTI, Bellator MMA lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday February 27, 2015

March 2, 2015

NBA action on ESPN topped Friday cable sports as the Oklahoma City Thunder versus the Portland Trailblazers drew 1.682 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. The Miami Heat versus New Orleans Pelicans game averaged 1.15 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 896,000 viewers and 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Bellator MMA on Spike averaged 872,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Around…

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Weekend Sports Overnight Ratings: NASCAR > LeBron > Kentucky

March 2, 2015

Outside of major events, we don’t usually mess with the overnight ratings, but it’s a slow time of year. So here’s a sports ‘Top 10″ for the weekend of February 28-March 1, 2015: Event Network Overnight HH Rating Nascar Quicktrip 500 FOX 5.1 Cavs-Rockets ABC 3.7 Clippers-Bulls ABC 2.2 Honda Classic (Sunday) NBC 2.1 Arkansas-Kentucky CBS 2.0 Syracuse-Duke ESPN 1.4 North Carolina-Miami CBS 1.3 Michigan St-Wisconsin CBS 1.2 Thunder-Lakers ESPN 1.1…

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