Duke-Louisville, Kentucky-Alabama, Ohio State-Iowa lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 17, 2015

 

College hoops on ESPN topped the cable sports networks for Saturday led by Duke’s win over Louisville which averaged 2.17 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

Close behind Kentucky vs Alabama averaged 2.033 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

Ohio State at Iowa averaged averaged  1.664 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating

Kansas at Iowa St averaged 1.46 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating and West Virginia at Texas averaged 1.125 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating

In Premier League action on NBCSN,  QPR vs Manchester United averaged 466,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. averaged  viewers and a 0.x adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday January 17, 2015:

Program Net Day Start-End Viewers (000)
DUKE/LOUISVILLE ESPN Sat 12:00P-02:03P 2170
KENTUCKY/ALABAMA ESPN Sat 04:12P-06:13P 2033
OHIO ST/IOWA ESPN Sat 02:03P-04:12P 1664
KANSAS/IOWA STATE ESPN Sat 09:00P-11:17P 1460
WEST VIRGINIA/TEXAS ESPN Sat 06:13P-08:36P 1125
SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESPN Sat 11:17P-12:00A 843
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 08:00A-09:00A 790
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN Sat 08:36P-09:00P 787
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESPN Sat 11:00A-12:00P 776
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESPN Sat 09:00A-11:00A 770
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 07:00A-08:00A 661
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESPN Sat 12:00A-01:00A 655
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN Sat 01:00A-02:00A 643
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 06:00A-07:00A 618
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN Sat 02:00A-03:00A 535
NFL MATCH-UP ESPN Sat 03:00A-03:30A 530
AMERICAN/NATIONAL ESP2 Sat 04:00P-07:01P 499
MIAMI/NOTRE DAME ESP2 Sat 02:02P-04:00P 467
PREMIER LEAGUE L NBCS Sat 09:53A-11:56A 466
PGA TOUR GOLF Sat 07:00P-10:14P 438
OKLAHOMA STATE/OKLAHOMA ESP2 Sat 07:01P-09:06P 410
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBCS Sat 11:56A-12:32P 389
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 03:30A-04:30A 386
CONNECTICUT/STANFORD ESP2 Sat 09:06P-11:08P 356
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM L ESP2 Sat 11:00A-12:00P 350
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 04:30A-05:30A 346
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Sat 05:30A-06:00A 335
PGA TOUR GOLF Sat 03:00P-06:30P 325
GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTON NBAT Sat 08:00P-10:30P 298
TEXAS A&M/LSU ESP2 Sat 12:00P-02:02P 274
EUROPEAN TOUR GOLF Sat 01:30P-03:00P 272
BYU/ST MARYS ESP2 Sat 11:08P-01:21A 261
NFL GREATEST GAMES NFLN Sat 02:00P-03:30P 256
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME NFLN Sat 04:00P-07:00P 252
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR L FS1 Sat 10:00P-12:58A 251
BAYLOR/KANSAS STATE ESNU Sat 03:32P-05:11P 228
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING NBCS Sat 09:00P-11:30P 222
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 03:30P-04:00P 219
TOP 10 NFLN Sat 01:00P-02:00P 214
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAME GOLF Sat 06:30P-07:00P 206
GOLF CENTRAL-POST GOLF Sat 10:14P-11:00P 193
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 07:00P-08:00P 183
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESP2 Sat 02:28A-03:00A 180
SOUND FX NFLN Sat 12:00P-12:30P 179
YEAR OF THE QUARTERBACK ESP2 Sat 05:00A-06:00A 176
NFL LIVE ESP2 Sat 10:00A-11:00A 168
OLE MISS/ARKANSAS ESNU Sat 09:33P-11:55P 167
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIO NBCS Sat 09:00A-09:53A 163
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ENN Sat 09:00P-10:00P 158
PURDUE/PENN STATE ESNU Sat 01:00P-03:32P 155
PGA TOUR GOLF Sat 10:00A-01:30P 149
NFL INSIDERS ESP2 Sat 09:00A-10:00A 147
SOUND FX: BEST OF… NFLN Sat 12:30P-01:00P 146
NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBAT Sat 10:30P-11:35P 145
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ENN Sat 07:00P-08:00P 142
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ENN Sat 10:00P-11:00P 136
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESP2 Sat 03:00A-04:00A 135
UFC WEIGH-IN L FS1 Sat 04:00P-05:00P 135
NBA PREGAME SHOW NBAT Sat 07:35P-08:00P 131
NFL GREATEST GAMES ESP2 Sat 07:00A-08:30A 130
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESP2 Sat 01:21A-01:52A 128
PROFILE:60 ESP2 Sat 04:30A-05:00A 127
PROVIDENCE/CREIGHTON FS1 Sat 07:30P-09:35P 127
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIME NFLN Sat 12:00A-01:00A 123
NFL MATCH-UP ESP2 Sat 08:30A-09:00A 121
BUTLER/GEORGETOWN FS1 Sat 05:00P-07:08P 117
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 11:00P-12:00A 116
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM L ENN Sat 08:00P-09:00P 115
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING NBCS Sat 11:30P-02:00A 113
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    L ESNU Sat 10:00A-11:00A 109
PROFILE:60 ESP2 Sat 04:00A-04:30A 109
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME NFLN Sat 08:00P-11:00P 107
PGA TOUR GOLF Sat 11:00P-02:14A 106
FOX SPORTS LIVE L FS1 Sat 12:58A-02:00A 104
MEN IN BLAZERS NBCS Sat 08:30A-09:00A 104
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 11:30P-11:39P 100
NBA TONIGHT     L ESP2 Sat 01:52A-02:28A 100
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 02:00A-03:00A 100
HAWAII/UC RIVERSIDE ENN Sat 11:39P-12:03A 92
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 11:00P-11:30P 91
MAJOR LEAGUE 2 MLBN Sat 09:00P-11:00P 90
NFL FILMS PRESENTS NFLN Sat 10:30A-11:00A 89
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 12:03A-12:32A 87
INSIDE THE NFL NFLN Sat 09:00A-10:30A 86
TOP 10 NFLN Sat 01:00A-02:00A 84
BREWSTERS MILLIONS MLBN Sat 01:00P-03:00P 83
MICHIGAN STATE/PENN STATE ESNU Sat 05:11P-07:30P 82
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 12:32A-01:00A 81
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 11:00A-12:00P 81
HAWAII/UC RIVERSIDE ESNU Sat 11:55P-01:53A 80
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FS1 Sat 07:08P-07:30P 80
NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBAT Sat 11:35P-01:30A 80
A10 BASKETBALL L NBCS Sat 12:32P-02:32P 77
BLOOPERS MLBN Sat 11:00P-12:00A 76
MY MOST MEMORABLE GAME MLBN Sat 03:00P-04:00P 76
NBA INSIDE STUFF P NBAT Sat 12:00P-12:30P 76
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 08:00A-09:00A 73
TULSA/USF ESNU Sat 11:00A-01:00P 70
MARQUETTE/XAVIER FS1 Sat 12:00P-02:02P 70
FOX SPORTS LIVE L FS1 Sat 02:00A-03:00A 70
NBA ACTION NBAT Sat 12:30P-01:00P 70
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 09:00A-10:00A 69
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME NFLN Sat 03:00A-06:00A 69
UCF/MEMPHIS ENN Sat 02:03P-04:06P 67
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ENN Sat 06:11P-07:00P 66
MLBN COUNT DOWN MLBN Sat 04:00P-05:00P 66
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FS1 Sat 09:35P-10:00P 62
NFL LIVE ESP2 Sat 06:00A-07:00A 61
NASCAR 2015: A NEW ERA FS1 Sat 10:30A-11:30A 61
UFC PRESNT CONOR MCGREGOR FS1 Sat 03:00P-04:00P 60
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORE NBCS Sat 06:30A-08:30A 60
DAKAR RALLY NBCS Sat 06:00A-06:30A 60
A10 BASKETBALL L NBCS Sat 02:32P-04:44P 60
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIME NFLN Sat 11:00A-12:00P 60
SPORTSCENTERU ESNU Sat 02:53A-03:50A 58
GOLF CENTRAL GOLF Sat 02:30A-03:00A 58
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 10:00A-11:00A 57
FOX SPORTS 1 ON 1 FS1 Sat 11:30A-12:00P 56
GOLF CENTRAL GOLF Sat 02:14A-02:30A 56
MORNING DRIVE GOLF Sat 09:00A-10:00A 56
TEMPLE/CINCINNATI ESNU Sat 07:30P-09:33P 55
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 07:00A-08:00A 55
MORNING DRIVE GOLF Sat 07:50A-09:00A 53
NBA ACTION NBAT Sat 03:15P-03:45P 53
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEAT NBAT Sat 01:30A-02:00A 53
NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBAT Sat 07:00P-07:35P 52
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 08:00A-09:00A 51
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 01:00A-01:30A 49
EUROPEAN TOUR GOLF Sat 03:30A-06:00A 48
MLB NETWORK SPECIAL MLBN Sat 05:00P-06:00P 48
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Sat 06:00A-07:00A 46
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 03:00A-04:00A 45
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 02:00A-03:00A 44
TCU/TEXAS TECH ENN Sat 04:06P-06:11P 43
SPORTSCENTERU ESNU Sat 03:50A-04:30A 42
EUROPEAN TOUR GOLF Sat 06:00A-07:50A 41
GOLF CENTRAL GOLF Sat 03:00A-03:30A 41
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – R BEIN Sat 09:00P-10:00P 40
TOP 20 GAMES MLBN Sat 07:00P-08:30P 40
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESNU Sat 08:00A-08:30A 39
SPORTSCENTERU     L ESNU Sat 01:53A-02:53A 38
MLBN COUNT DOWN MLBN Sat 06:00P-07:00P 38
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 06:00A-07:00A 38
GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTON NBAT Sat 03:00A-05:30A 38
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ENN Sat 09:30A-10:00A 37
SPORTSCENTERU ESNU Sat 04:30A-05:30A 37
SPORTSCENTERU ESNU Sat 05:30A-06:00A 37
OKLAHOMA CITY/IDAHO NBAT Sat 01:00P-03:15P 37
COLLEGE HOCKEY L NBCS Sat 06:44P-09:00P 37
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 03:30A-04:00A 36
SPORTSNATION ENN Sat 08:00A-09:00A 36
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Sat 12:00P-01:00P 36
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QLF BEIN Sat 07:00P-09:00P 34
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Sat 07:00A-08:00A 33
PL MATCH OF THE DAY NBCS Sat 02:00A-03:00A 33
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FS1 Sat 02:02P-02:30P 32
HIS & HERS ENN Sat 06:00A-07:00A 31
SPORTSCENTER FEATURED ENN Sat 07:00A-08:00A 30
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 03:00A-03:30A 30
AROUND THE HORN ENN Sat 09:00A-09:30A 28
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 04:00A-05:00A 28
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 04:00A-04:30A 28
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 01:30A-02:00A 27
ROAD TRIP ESNU Sat 08:30A-09:00A 27
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 04:30A-05:00A 27
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 02:00A-02:30A 26
10 FS1 Sat 10:00A-10:30A 26
UFC  WEIGH-IN FS2 Sat 08:46P-09:30P 26
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Sat 11:00A-12:00P 26
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 04:00A-04:30A 25
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 05:00A-05:30A 25
UFC RISING FS1 Sat 02:30P-03:00P 24
UFC RISING FS2 Sat 05:30A-06:00A 24
NBA ACTION NBAT Sat 05:30A-06:00A 24
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 05:30A-06:00A 23
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 03:00A-03:30A 23
SERIE A – L BEIN Sat 12:00P-02:00P 22
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 05:30A-06:00A 22
GOLF: LATIN AMRCA TOUR L ENN Sat 10:00A-12:00P 22
TULANE/HOUSTON ENN Sat 12:00P-02:03P 22
A10 BASKETBALL L NBCS Sat 04:44P-06:44P 22
SKYBET FOOTBALL LEAGUE 14 BEIN Sat 08:30A-09:15A 21
CUP SEMIFINAL A NBAT Sat 03:45P-06:11P 21
NBA ACTION NBAT Sat 06:11P-06:30P 21
LA LIGA BBVA-L- BEIN Sat 10:00P-12:00A 20
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Sat 03:30A-04:00A 20
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 ENN Sat 05:00A-05:30A 19
SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ESNU Sat 09:00A-10:00A 19
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Sat 10:00A-11:00A 19
NBA INSIDE STUFF REAIR NBAT Sat 06:30P-07:00P 19
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 02:00A-03:00A 18
SERIE A – L BEIN Sat 02:40P-04:45P 17
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 05:00A-06:00A 17
UFC RISING FS2 Sat 09:30P-10:00P 17
UFC  WEIGH-IN FS2 Sat 11:00P-12:00A 17
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 12:00A-01:00A 17
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 01:00A-02:00A 17
MLB NOW MLBN Sat 06:00A-07:00A 17
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – L BEIN Sat 06:00P-07:00P 16
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRAC ESNU Sat 06:00A-08:00A 16
MLBN COUNT DOWN MLBN Sat 08:30P-09:00P 16
PROVIDENCE/CREIGHTON FS2 Sat 02:00A-04:00A 14
UFC FIGHTERS CUT FS2 Sat 06:00A-06:30A 14
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 04:30A-05:00A 12
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 09:00A-10:00A 12
BUTLER/GEORGETOWN FS2 Sat 12:00A-02:00A 11
SN MONTHLY JEERS ENN Sat 02:30A-03:00A 10
MINNESOTA GOPHER HOCKEY L FS2 Sat 06:00P-08:46P 10
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 03:00A-04:00A 10
UFC  WEIGH-IN FS2 Sat 04:00A-05:00A 9
INTENTIONAL TALK 7A MLBN Sat 07:00A-07:30A 9
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 06:00A-07:00A 8
UFC  TONIGHT FS2 Sat 10:00P-11:00P 7
UFC FIGHTERS CUT FS2 Sat 05:00A-05:30A 7
BEST OF UFC 2014 FS2 Sat 08:00A-10:00A 7
EXPRESS PREGAME – L BEIN Sat 02:30P-02:40P 6
90 IN 60 BEIN Sat 05:00P-06:00P 6
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 07:00A-08:00A 6
BURTON US OPEN FS2 Sat 05:00P-06:00P 6
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Sat 09:00A-10:00A 6
WEST VIRGINIA/OKLAHOMA ST FS2 Sat 02:30P-04:30P 5
HANDBALL BEIN Sat 01:00A-02:00A 4
EXPRESS PREGAME – L BEIN Sat 09:45A-09:55A 4
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Sat 08:00A-09:00A 4
EXPRESS WRAPUP  – L BEIN Sat 04:45P-05:00P 3
SKYBET FOOTBALL LEAGUE 14 BEIN Sat 09:55A-12:00P 3
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – R BEIN Sat 12:00A-01:00A 3
90 IN 30 – BEIN Sat 02:00P-02:30P 3
HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA L FS2 Sat 01:28P-02:30P 3
BURTON HIGH FIVES FS2 Sat 04:30P-05:00P 2
UFC RISING FS2 Sat 06:30A-07:00A 2
HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY L FS2 Sat 11:01A-01:28P 2
HIGH HEAT MLBN Sat 07:30A-08:00A 2
EL CLASICO – BEIN Sat 09:15A-09:45A 1
90 IN 30 – BEIN Sat 02:00A-02:30A 1
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Sat 08:00A-09:00A 1
HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA L FS2 Sat 10:00A-11:01A 1
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 05:00A-06:00A 1
TOP 10 RIGHT NOW MLBN Sat 04:00A-05:00A 1
UFC PRESNT CONOR MCGREGOR FS2 Sat 07:00A-08:00A 0

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Note: viewership of around 100,000 or lower is technically what Nielsen refers to as a “scratch” i.e., not enough Nielsen panelists watched for Nielsen to validate it. There are around 20,000 homes in the Nielsen panel and a bit over 50,000 panelists, where 1 Nielsen panelist watching a whole telecast represents around 5,800 people.  So something averaging a million viewers averaged around 170 people out of the 50K+ panel — small, but still statistically significant. But when there’s a show with 30,000 viewers, that’s only around 5 or 6 Nielsen panelists…

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