Dodger-Pirates, PTI, SportsCenter, PGA Bridgestone lead cable sports for Friday August 7, 2015

August 10, 2015

ESPN’s non-exclusive coverage of the Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates topped all cable sports viewership on Friday with 783,000 viewers.  Pardon the Interruption averaged 696,000 viewers and the SportsCenter after Dodgers-Pirates averaged 651,000. Golf Channel’s coverage of the Bridgestone Invitational averaged 587,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday August 7, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to…

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PTI, Around the Horn, SportsCenter, PGA lead cable sports for Thursday August 6, 2015

August 7, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption led another slow summer day in the cable sports world with an average of 930,000 viewers.  Around the Horn averaged 537,000 viewers good enough for second place on the day among the cable sports nets. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday August 6, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific….

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Copa Libertadores final, Red Sox-Yankees, PTI lead cable sports for Wednesday August 5, 2015

August 6, 2015

Argentina’s River Plate win over Mexico’s Tigres to win the Copa Libertadores title averaged 979,000 viewers on Fox Deportes to lead all cable sports programming for the day. On ESPN, non-exclusive coverage of the Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees game averaged 860,000 viewers. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 684,000 viewers with Bob Ryan and Jason Whitlock filling in for Kornheiser and Wilbon. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday August 5,…

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PTI, Around the Horn, SportsCenter and Highly Questionable lead cable sports for Tuesday August 4, 2015

August 5, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption led another slow day in the cable sports world with  962,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Around the Horn averaged 640,000. The midnight SportsCenter averaged 538,000 and Highly Questionable averaged 532,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday August 4, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific….

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Pardon the Interruption, Around the Horn lead cable sports for Monday August 3, 2015

August 4, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption topped Monday’s cable sports programming averaging 1.034 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.  Around the Horn averaged  770,000 viewers. The portion of the Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates non-exclusive coverage on ESPN prior to the rain delay (before ultimately being postponed) averaged 692,000 viewers. Highly Questionable averaged 567,000 viewers. On ESPN 2 First Take averaged 480,000 viewers, His & Hers averaged 314,000, College Football…

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ESPN wins again but the real challenge for ESPN these days is ESPN2 – sports network rankings for the week ending August 2, 2015

August 4, 2015

Sure, the departure of big known names like Simmons and Olbermann are bound to grab a lot more page views than boring ratings stats, but it seems like not a single story focusing on the challenges for ESPN has noted how routinely ESPN2 is getting beaten by other sports networks this summer. Last week was no exception. While the ESPN mothership led, as it almost always does, in primetime and…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Pocono, Nationals-Mets lead cable sports for Sunday August 2, 2015

August 4, 2015

NBCSN’s coverage of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono averaged 4.264 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating to easily lead Sunday’s cable sports programming. ESPN’s exclusive Sunday Night Baseball coverage of the New York Mets win over the Washington Nationals averaged 1.999 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday August 2, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s…

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UFC Prelims, PBC Boxing, NASCAR Xfinity Iowa lead cable sports for Saturday August 1, 2015

August 4, 2015

The UFC Prelims on FS1 ahead of the Rousey/Correia pay per view card averaged 1.322 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating to top both viewership and adults 18-49 rating among the cable sports programming for the day. PBC Boxing on ESPN averaged 1.073 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity Series racing from Iowa averaged 958,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 1, 2015:…

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