Giants-Cubs, Red Sox-Indians, Dodgers-Nationals top cable sports TV ratings for Friday October 7, 2016

October 10, 2016

  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday October 7, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are still easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note: viewership of around 100,000 or lower is technically…

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Giants-Packers ‘Sunday Night Football” ratings not obliterated by Trump-Clinton debate

October 10, 2016

The Green Bay Packers win over the New York Giants averaged a 10.2/15 overnight rating share. That just means on average 10.2% of households in the top 56 markets were tuned in, and 15% of the households watching TV were tuned-in. While that’s down versus the 13.1 overnight for the week 5 matchup last year (49ers-Giants), considering it was up against Trunp/Clinton debate two, it held up well.  The game…

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Giants-Cubs Game 2 averages an MLB Network record 4.6 million viewers

October 9, 2016

The Chicago Cubs win over the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS averaged 4.6 million viewers and a 2.5 household rating, both easily records for MLB Network. The previous record was 1.8 million viewers for Giants-Nationals NLDS in 2014. The game peaked with a 2.9 household rating and 5.2 million viewers from 10-10:15 p.m. ET. The game delivered an 18.8 rating in Chicago and an 11.9 in San Francisco. Per…

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Oklahoma-Texas overnight rating on FS1 down 46% from 2015 on ABC

October 9, 2016

  The Oklahoma-Texas Red River Rivalry drew a 2.0 overnight rating on FS1 (a 2.0 overnight = 2% of the TV households in the largest 56 Nielsen markets) down 46% from the 3.7 overnight rating the game drew last year on ABC, and the lowest national telecast dating back to at least 2006. Here are 8 out 10 previous years’ overnight ratings when the game aired on ABC (2007 &…

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Red Sox-Indians, Cardinals-49ers top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday October 6, 2016

October 7, 2016

  Note: the Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers game averaged 12.073 million viewers across CBS and NFL Network. The 3.062 million in the table below is just the NFL Network portion. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday October 6, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone…

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Giants-Mets, SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight top cable sports TV ratings for Wednesday October 5, 2016

October 6, 2016

  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday October 5, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. But you can sort it almost any way you want – the time sort doesn’t really work, but everything else does. The search feature is great, too. Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are still easier to read/scroll through if…

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