Mets-Cubs NLCS Game 3 sets TBS NLCS record with 9.2 million viewers

October 21, 2015

Last night’s game 3 of the NLCS on TBS averaged 9.2 million viewers, an NLCS record for TBS and a record for a game 3 on TBS whether ALCS or NLCS. Details via Turner Sports PR: Cubs vs. Mets on TBS Averages 9.2 Million Total Viewers to Deliver Network’s  Most-Watched LCS Game 3 Ever & Most-Viewed NLCS Game of All Time TBS Garnering Network’s Most-Viewed LCS & MLB Postseason Coverage…

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Giants-Eagles ‘Monday Night Football’ easily leads cable sports TV ratings for Monday October 19, 2015

October 20, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday October 19, 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. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg NFL REGULAR SEASON      L ESPN…

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Cubs-Mets, NFL Countdown, NFL Insiders lead cable sports for Sunday October 18, 2015

October 20, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday October 18, 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. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg MLB NLCS TBSC NLCS…

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Cubs-Mets, Michigan State-Michigan, Florida-LSU lead cable sports TV ratings for Saturday October 17, 2015

October 20, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday October 17, 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. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg MLB NLCS TBSC NLCS…

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ESPN crushes competition (again), FS1 2nd (again) in cable sports network TV ratings rankings for the week ending October 18, 2015

October 20, 2015

Although the NLDS games and NLCS games have drawn many more viewers than the ALDS and ALCS on FS1, since TBS isn’t primarily a sports network I don’t include it in these weekly network rankings. But in the overall cable rankings (not just sports) for the week TBS was #1 in primetime in total viewers and adults 18-49 and ESPN was 2nd. Primetime rankings for the week ending October 18,…

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Cincinnati-BYU, Pardon the Interruption, SportsCenter lead cable sports TV ratings for Friday October 16, 2015

October 19, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday October 16, 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. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME  L…

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Cubs-Mets 2015 NLCS game 2 averages 6.6 million viewers

October 19, 2015

Viewership for the second game of the Cubs-Mets NLCS averaged 6.6 million viewers according to TBS, down 16% from the 7.9 million for game 1. Game 2 peaked with 7.5 million viewers from 9:00-9:15 p.m. ET. The decline seemed inevitable given the New England Patriots vs Indianapolis Colts Sunday Night Football contest (and the Mets jumping out to a 3-0 lead pretty quickly probably didn’t help), but these are still…

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Overnight ratings battle: Rodgers, Patriots-Colts easily top Cubs-Mets NLCS

October 19, 2015

In what should surprise no one, anywhere, NBC’s Sunday Night Football matchup of the New England Patriots vs Indianapolis Colts easily beat TBS’s NLCS game 2 between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in the battle of overnight ratings. The NFL contest garnered 14.6% of the households in the top 56 markets compared to only 4.8% for the game on TBS. But it was CBS’s late afternoon Window that ruled…

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