Raptors-Cavaliers, Draft Lottery, SportsCenter lead cable sports TV ratings for Tuesday May 17, 2016

May 18, 2016

Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals was down 21% versus the equivalent game last year and the Draft Lottery numbers were down 23% versus 2015. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday May 17, 2016: 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…

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How far have ESPN’s SportsCenter ratings fallen in 2016? 6% overall, 12% at 6PM Mon-Fri (Updated)

May 17, 2016

Per Nielsen data so far in 2016 (through May 16) ESPN’s SportsCenter is averaging 479,000 viewers across all telecasts (all times/days) and through a similar period last year (May 17, 1853 telecasts) SportsCenter averaged 509,000 viewers. The 6pm Monday-Friday SportsCenter telecast (which I bring up only because FS1 is planning to launch a Cowherd-Whitlock 6pm competitor next month) is down 12% vs last year when it averaged 634,000 viewers through…

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Thunder-Warriors Game 1, ‘Inside the NBA’ lead cable sports TV ratings for Monday May 16, 2016

May 17, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday May 16, 2016: 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 Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000)…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Dover, Cardinals-Dodgers, Sharks-Blues. NHRA lead cable sports TV ratings for Sunday May 15, 2016

May 17, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday May 15, 2016: 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 Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) NASCAR…

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‘Believeland’ 30 for 30, UFC Prelims, ‘Live From,’ Canelo-Khan replay lead cable sports TV ratings for Saturday May 14, 2016

May 17, 2016

Update: I forgot to include Bellator 154 on Spike in the table below, but it averaged 709,000 viewers and 346,000 viewers age 18-49 between 8:00-10:22PM ET. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday May 14, 2016: 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…

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Thunder-Warriors Western Conference Finals start way up versus 2015 (Updated)

May 17, 2016

Update: the game averaged 8.7 million viewers, up 28% vs the 6.8 million viewers for last year’s Rockets-Warriors Game 1 on ESPN, TNT scored a 6.7 overnight rating for game 1 of the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors NBA Western Conference Finals. That’s up 24% versus last year’s game 1 between the Houston Rockets and the Warriors that aired on ESPN in 2015 and drew a 5.4 overnight…

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Raptors-Heat, SportsCenter, Lightning-Penguins leads cable sports TV ratings for Friday May 13, 2016

May 16, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday May 13, 2016: 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 Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000)…

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Spurs-Thunder Game 6, SportsCenter, Guadalajara-America Liga MX lead cable sports TV ratings for Thursday May 12, 2016

May 13, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday May 12, 2016: 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 Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) NBA…

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