Midnight SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt viewership is up 6% year over year (Updated)

December 9, 2016

Per Andy Hall at ESPN PR, viewership for the midnight Monday-Friday “SportsCenter” with Scott Van Pelt is up year over year from 642,000 to 683,000. While the show’s viewership is very lead-in dependent it was lead-in dependent last year too! Considering “Monday Night Football” is down double digits year over year it seems pretty impressive. Update: while I love SVP and am in the tank for him, I got some clarification…

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Warriors-Clippers, Cavs-Knicks, SportsCenter top cable sports TV ratings for Wednesday December 7, 2016

December 9, 2016

Apologies for the delay in posting this. Note: the full table for Thursday, December 8 that would normally be posted today (December 9) will not be posted until Monday, December 12 — my issue, not Nielsen’s though I will tweet out the numbers for Raiders-Chiefs and the NBA game on TNT sometime around 4p ET on December 9. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday December 7, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable…

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WWE Smackdown Live, Florida-Duke, SportsCenter top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Tuesday December 6, 2016

December 7, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I tweet stuff there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday December 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 to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and…

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ABC/ESPN’s College Football by the Numbers; ‘Saturday Night Football’ Beats SEC on CBS

December 7, 2016

People love some college  football! On Tuesday ESPN put out some year-in-review stats for its college football games. Total reach (watched at least some college football on ABC/ESPN) of 179,000,000 watching over 100 BILLION minutes.  ESPN has more college football games and rightfully boasted that the 100 billion minutes was more than twice as much as all the nationally rated networks combined. Michigan versus Ohio State on ABC (at noon,…

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Colts-Jets, WWE RAW, SportsCenter top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Monday December 5, 2016

December 6, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday December 5, 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 to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network…

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NFL Countdown, CFP Rankings Show, America-Necaxa top cable sports TV ratings for Sunday December 4, 2016

December 6, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday December 4, 2016: (includes overall cable top-10) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  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)…

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ESPN College GameDay, Ultimate Fighter finale, Baylor-West Virginia top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday December 3, 2016

December 6, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I tweet some numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 3, 2016: (includes overall cable top-10) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  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)…

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Cavs-Bulls, Western Michigan-Ohio, Rockets-Nuggets top cable sports TV ratings for Friday December 2, 2016

December 5, 2016

  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday December 2, 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 what…

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