Ryder Cup Sunday viewership was way up vs 2014, but down vs 2012

October 3, 2016

Sunday’s Ryder Cup coverage on NBC averaged 4.3 million viewers from Noon-6 p.m. ET in Nielsen Fast National numbers. That’s up 95% versus 2014 when the Ryder Cup was in Scottland (and aired between 7 a.m. to 12:40 p,m ET) but down 22% vs 2012  when the event was at Medinah outside of Chicago (and aired from12:30-6:07 p.m. ET).  Yesterday’s telecast peaked with 6.4 million viewers between 5-5:15 p.m. ET….

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Stanford-Washington, Ryder Cup, SportsCenter top cable sports TV ratings for Friday September 30, 2016

October 3, 2016

  Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are still easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday September 30, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) – 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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Dolphins-Bengals, UConn-Houston, top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday September 29, 2016

October 3, 2016

  Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday September 29, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) – 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 what…

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Where have all the sports TV viewers gone?

October 3, 2016

  Sports Business Journal weighs in with an excellent piece on the topic of declining sports TV ratings. If you remain on the fence about whether the election is a major factor in recent declines (and I won’t blame you if you are) the chart at the bottom of the story which includes Y/Y comparisons for cable sports nets and cable news networks is still…pretty crazy*. Go for the story, stay…

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Louisville at Clemson Delivers Monster 6.0 Overnight Rating (ABC/ESPN Saturday ratings highlights)

October 2, 2016

As of this writing I haven’t seen the overnight rating for Georgia-Tennessee game on CBS but will add it here if I do. via ESPN press release: Louisville at Clemson Delivers Monster 6.0 Rating; ABC/ESPN Televise Top 3, Five of Top 6 games of Week 5 Across All Networks  ACC Showdown is Best Saturday Overnight of the Season, Second Best Overall Across All Networks  Cardinals-Tigers is a Top 3 Regular…

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