Mavericks-Rockets, Celtics-Cavs lead cable sports nets for Tuesday April 21, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT once again led the cable sports landscape on Tuesday with the later Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets game averaging 3.702 million viewers and a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating and the Boston Celtics vs the Cleveland Cavaliers averaging 3.342 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. If you’re surprised Celtics-Cavs didn’t come out on top, it looks like folks in Dallas and Houston don’t have the same…

April 22, 2015
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Pelicans-Warriors, Bucks-Bulls lead cable sports for Monday April 20, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT topped the cable sports grid for Monday with the Golden State Warriors win over the New Orleans Pelicans on TNT averaging 4.073 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Chicago Bulls win over the Milwaukee Bucks averaged 3.222 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Pardon the Interruption on ESPN averaged 967,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and the…

April 21, 2015
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ESPN leads but FS1 beats ESPN2 in cable sports network rankings for the week ending April 19, 2015

April 21, 2015

As usual, ESPN came out on top across-the-board. But aided by 4 hours of NASCAR coverage that got bumped from the Fox broadcast network due to a rain delay and a somewhat slow week, Fox Sports 1 won out over ESPN2. In primetime both NBC Sports Network (helped by NHL) and MLB Network  beat out ESPN2 in total viewers. Primetime rankings for the week ending April 19, 2015 Net Viewers…

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Spurs-Clippers, Trail Blazers-Grizzlies, Nets-Hawks, NASCAR lead cable sports nets for Sunday April 19, 2015

April 21, 2015

A trio of NBA games on TNT topped the cable sports landscape on Sunday led by the late (~10:45p ET start) San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Clippers game with 3.774 million viewers and a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating. The Portland Trail Blazers vs Memphis Grizzlies game averaged 3.594 million viewers and a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The Brooklyn Nets vs Atlanta Hawks game averaged 3.389 million viewers with a…

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Mavericks-Rockets, Bucks-Bulls, Wizards-Raptors lead cable sports for Saturday April 18, 2015

The first day of NBA playoffs had 3 games on ESPN with the late Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets game topping the list with 3.281 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. The Milwaukee Bucks vs the Chicago Bulls averaged 2.66 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.  The early Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors game averaged 1.784 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports…

April 21, 2015
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PTI, Blackhawks-Predators, NASCAR qualifying lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday April 17, 2015

Ah, Friday when the announcement of Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL was still a few days away. ESPN’s ‘Pardon the Interruption’ topped the cable sports coverage with 774,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Chicago Blackhawks vs the Nashville Predators mustered 652,000 (note: this was just the national coverage, in Chicago and Nashville the game aired exclusively on local regional sports networks) and a 0.3 adults 18-49…

April 20, 2015
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30 for 30: ‘Sole Man’, ‘Billion Dollar Game,’ PTI, ‘SEC Storied: Shaq & Dale’ lead cable sports nets for Thursday April 16, 2015

April 17, 2015

Fueled by documentaries, ESPN let in total viewership on Thursday night with the  the 30 for 30 ‘Sole Man’ averaging 954,000 viewers and a 0.5 rating. The 14 minute 30 for 30 short ‘Billion Dollar Game’ averaged 914,000 and ‘SEC Storied: Shaq & Dale’ averaged 684,000. Pardon the Interruption averaged 851,000 viewers. The top NHL playoff was Penguins-Rangers which averaged 597,000 and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. Reminder, the NBCSN &…

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Pacers-Grizzlies, Pardon the Interruption, Mexico-USA Friendly, lead cable sports nets for Wednesday April 15, 2015

NBA action on ESPN topped Wednesday cable sports with the Indiana Pacers vs Memphis Grizzlies game averaging 1.281 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating, ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 931,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. The International Mexico vs USA Friendly on FS1 averaged 806,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.  The game averaged 2.76 million viewers on UniMás and another 890,000 on Univision Deportes so between…

April 17, 2015
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