Montreal-América CCL Final viewership roundup

Viewership averages on the three U.S. networks for the CONCACAF Champions League final between Impact de Montreal and Club América: Montreal-Club América: UniMás: 1.185 million Univision Deportes: 559,000 Fox Sports 2: 147,000 — Sports TV Ratings (@SportsTVRatings) April 30, 2015

April 30, 2015
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Trail Blazers-Grizzlies, Nets-Hawks lead cable sports nets for Wednesday April 29, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT led the cable sports landscape once again with the Memphis Grizzlies win over the Portland Trail Blazers to win the series and advance averaging 2.937 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Atlanta Hawks win over the Nets to take a 3-2 series lead averaged 1.871 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s game 7 win to end…

April 30, 2015
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MLB viewership up 25% in April on Fox Sports 1

The season has started strong on FOX Sports 1, the nation’s fastest growing sports channel, with average viewership +26% compared to the season’s first three Saturdays a year ago (597,000 vs. 472,000). More impressive is the 28% season-to-date growth in the key Adult 18-49 demographic (204,000 vs. 160,000) which is being driven by the Adult 18-34 segment which is nearly double this point last year (110,000 vs. 58,000). All figures…

April 30, 2015
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Cubs winning in the local ratings too

Comcast SportsNet’s Cubs ratings averaged a 3.28 household rating in April (approx. 114,055 Chicago market TV households watching per game)– a 110% increase over last April’s 1.56 average.  The 3.28 Chicago market household average is also the highest April Cubs average on Comcast SportsNet in SIX YEARS (4.51 avg. in 2009). Comcast SportsNet also experienced notable April ’15 vs. April ‘14 ratings increases in EVERY key advertising demo category, including Men 18-34 (up 102%)…Men…

April 30, 2015
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Ratings for 1st-Round of NFL Draft will almost certainly be down in 2015

April 30, 2015

We wouldn’t encourage anyone to make an actual wager based on our predictions but we think it’s a pretty safe bet that average viewership for the first-round of the NFL Draft will fall this year. The viewership for the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft set records for both ESPN and NFL network and by a fairly healthy margin. It’s not in the table below but ESPN’s previous best…

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Spurs-Clippers, Mavericks-Rockets, lead cable sports nets for Tuesday April 28, 2015

April 29, 2015

The San Antonio Spurs win over the Los Angeles Clippers to take a 3-2 series lead in the first round of the NBA playoffs was the top cable sports telecast for Tuesday averaging 4.029 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Houston Rockets win over the Dallas Mavericks to win the series 4-1 averaged 3.348 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  914,000 viewers…

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Bucks-Bulls, Grizzlies-Trail Blazers lead cable sports for Monday April 27, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT topped the cable sports grid for Monday with the Milwaukee Bucks’ win over the Chicago Bulls averaging 2.966 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.  The late game where the Portland Trail Blazers’ won over the Memphis Grizzlies averaged 2.578 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Pardon the Interruption on ESPN averaged  1.042 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating and…

April 28, 2015
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ESPN leads, but NBCSN tops ESPN2 & FS1 in cable sports network rankings for the week ending April 26, 2015

April 28, 2015

As usual, ESPN came out on top, but NBCSN came out ahead of both ESPN2 and Fox Sports 1 across-the-board and FS1 topped ESPN2 in primetime. Primetime rankings for the week ending April 26, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 1494  688 NBCS 621  321 FS1 301  139 ESP2 269  132 MLBN 240  92 NBAT 171  90 GOLF 125  27 NFLN 83  48 ENN 76  40 ESNU 54  23 FS2…

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