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:

ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
DUKE/LOUISVILLEESPNSat12:00P-02:03P2170
KENTUCKY/ALABAMAESPNSat04:12P-06:13P2033
OHIO ST/IOWAESPNSat02:03P-04:12P1664
KANSAS/IOWA STATEESPNSat09:00P-11:17P1460
WEST VIRGINIA/TEXASESPNSat06:13P-08:36P1125
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSat11:17P-12:00A843
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat08:00A-09:00A790
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    LESPNSat08:36P-09:00P787
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    LESPNSat11:00A-12:00P776
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSat09:00A-11:00A770
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat07:00A-08:00A661
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPNSat12:00A-01:00A655
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPNSat01:00A-02:00A643
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat06:00A-07:00A618
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPNSat02:00A-03:00A535
NFL MATCH-UPESPNSat03:00A-03:30A530
AMERICAN/NATIONALESP2Sat04:00P-07:01P499
MIAMI/NOTRE DAMEESP2Sat02:02P-04:00P467
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSat09:53A-11:56A466
PGA TOURGOLFSat07:00P-10:14P438
OKLAHOMA STATE/OKLAHOMAESP2Sat07:01P-09:06P410
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat11:56A-12:32P389
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat03:30A-04:30A386
CONNECTICUT/STANFORDESP2Sat09:06P-11:08P356
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESP2Sat11:00A-12:00P350
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat04:30A-05:30A346
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat05:30A-06:00A335
PGA TOURGOLFSat03:00P-06:30P325
GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTONNBATSat08:00P-10:30P298
TEXAS A&M/LSUESP2Sat12:00P-02:02P274
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSat01:30P-03:00P272
BYU/ST MARYSESP2Sat11:08P-01:21A261
NFL GREATEST GAMESNFLNSat02:00P-03:30P256
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAMENFLNSat04:00P-07:00P252
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR LFS1Sat10:00P-12:58A251
BAYLOR/KANSAS STATEESNUSat03:32P-05:11P228
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTINGNBCSSat09:00P-11:30P222
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat03:30P-04:00P219
TOP 10NFLNSat01:00P-02:00P214
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSat06:30P-07:00P206
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSat10:14P-11:00P193
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat07:00P-08:00P183
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat02:28A-03:00A180
SOUND FXNFLNSat12:00P-12:30P179
YEAR OF THE QUARTERBACKESP2Sat05:00A-06:00A176
NFL LIVEESP2Sat10:00A-11:00A168
OLE MISS/ARKANSASESNUSat09:33P-11:55P167
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat09:00A-09:53A163
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat09:00P-10:00P158
PURDUE/PENN STATEESNUSat01:00P-03:32P155
PGA TOURGOLFSat10:00A-01:30P149
NFL INSIDERSESP2Sat09:00A-10:00A147
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat12:30P-01:00P146
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATSat10:30P-11:35P145
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat07:00P-08:00P142
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat10:00P-11:00P136
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Sat03:00A-04:00A135
UFC WEIGH-IN LFS1Sat04:00P-05:00P135
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATSat07:35P-08:00P131
NFL GREATEST GAMESESP2Sat07:00A-08:30A130
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESP2Sat01:21A-01:52A128
PROFILE:60ESP2Sat04:30A-05:00A127
PROVIDENCE/CREIGHTONFS1Sat07:30P-09:35P127
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNSat12:00A-01:00A123
NFL MATCH-UPESP2Sat08:30A-09:00A121
BUTLER/GEORGETOWNFS1Sat05:00P-07:08P117
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat11:00P-12:00A116
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat08:00P-09:00P115
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTINGNBCSSat11:30P-02:00A113
COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL    LESNUSat10:00A-11:00A109
PROFILE:60ESP2Sat04:00A-04:30A109
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAMENFLNSat08:00P-11:00P107
PGA TOURGOLFSat11:00P-02:14A106
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat12:58A-02:00A104
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSSat08:30A-09:00A104
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat11:30P-11:39P100
NBA TONIGHT     LESP2Sat01:52A-02:28A100
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat02:00A-03:00A100
HAWAII/UC RIVERSIDEENNSat11:39P-12:03A92
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat11:00P-11:30P91
MAJOR LEAGUE 2MLBNSat09:00P-11:00P90
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNSat10:30A-11:00A89
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat12:03A-12:32A87
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNSat09:00A-10:30A86
TOP 10NFLNSat01:00A-02:00A84
BREWSTERS MILLIONSMLBNSat01:00P-03:00P83
MICHIGAN STATE/PENN STATEESNUSat05:11P-07:30P82
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat12:32A-01:00A81
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat11:00A-12:00P81
HAWAII/UC RIVERSIDEESNUSat11:55P-01:53A80
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sat07:08P-07:30P80
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSat11:35P-01:30A80
A10 BASKETBALL LNBCSSat12:32P-02:32P77
BLOOPERSMLBNSat11:00P-12:00A76
MY MOST MEMORABLE GAMEMLBNSat03:00P-04:00P76
NBA INSIDE STUFF PNBATSat12:00P-12:30P76
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat08:00A-09:00A73
TULSA/USFESNUSat11:00A-01:00P70
MARQUETTE/XAVIERFS1Sat12:00P-02:02P70
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat02:00A-03:00A70
NBA ACTIONNBATSat12:30P-01:00P70
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat09:00A-10:00A69
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAMENFLNSat03:00A-06:00A69
UCF/MEMPHISENNSat02:03P-04:06P67
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LENNSat06:11P-07:00P66
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat04:00P-05:00P66
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sat09:35P-10:00P62
NFL LIVEESP2Sat06:00A-07:00A61
NASCAR 2015: A NEW ERAFS1Sat10:30A-11:30A61
UFC PRESNT CONOR MCGREGORFS1Sat03:00P-04:00P60
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSat06:30A-08:30A60
DAKAR RALLYNBCSSat06:00A-06:30A60
A10 BASKETBALL LNBCSSat02:32P-04:44P60
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNSat11:00A-12:00P60
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat02:53A-03:50A58
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSat02:30A-03:00A58
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat10:00A-11:00A57
FOX SPORTS 1 ON 1FS1Sat11:30A-12:00P56
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSat02:14A-02:30A56
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSat09:00A-10:00A56
TEMPLE/CINCINNATIESNUSat07:30P-09:33P55
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat07:00A-08:00A55
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSat07:50A-09:00A53
NBA ACTIONNBATSat03:15P-03:45P53
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEATNBATSat01:30A-02:00A53
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSat07:00P-07:35P52
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat08:00A-09:00A51
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat01:00A-01:30A49
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSat03:30A-06:00A48
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSat05:00P-06:00P48
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat06:00A-07:00A46
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat03:00A-04:00A45
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat02:00A-03:00A44
TCU/TEXAS TECHENNSat04:06P-06:11P43
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat03:50A-04:30A42
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSat06:00A-07:50A41
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSat03:00A-03:30A41
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat09:00P-10:00P40
TOP 20 GAMESMLBNSat07:00P-08:30P40
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSat08:00A-08:30A39
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSat01:53A-02:53A38
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat06:00P-07:00P38
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat06:00A-07:00A38
GOLDEN STATE/HOUSTONNBATSat03:00A-05:30A38
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNSat09:30A-10:00A37
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat04:30A-05:30A37
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat05:30A-06:00A37
OKLAHOMA CITY/IDAHONBATSat01:00P-03:15P37
COLLEGE HOCKEY LNBCSSat06:44P-09:00P37
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat03:30A-04:00A36
SPORTSNATIONENNSat08:00A-09:00A36
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat12:00P-01:00P36
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QLFBEINSat07:00P-09:00P34
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat07:00A-08:00A33
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSSat02:00A-03:00A33
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sat02:02P-02:30P32
HIS & HERSENNSat06:00A-07:00A31
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSat07:00A-08:00A30
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat03:00A-03:30A30
AROUND THE HORNENNSat09:00A-09:30A28
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat04:00A-05:00A28
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat04:00A-04:30A28
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat01:30A-02:00A27
ROAD TRIPESNUSat08:30A-09:00A27
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat04:30A-05:00A27
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat02:00A-02:30A26
10FS1Sat10:00A-10:30A26
UFC  WEIGH-INFS2Sat08:46P-09:30P26
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat11:00A-12:00P26
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat04:00A-04:30A25
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:00A-05:30A25
UFC RISINGFS1Sat02:30P-03:00P24
UFC RISINGFS2Sat05:30A-06:00A24
NBA ACTIONNBATSat05:30A-06:00A24
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:30A-06:00A23
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat03:00A-03:30A23
SERIE A – LBEINSat12:00P-02:00P22
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat05:30A-06:00A22
GOLF: LATIN AMRCA TOUR LENNSat10:00A-12:00P22
TULANE/HOUSTONENNSat12:00P-02:03P22
A10 BASKETBALL LNBCSSat04:44P-06:44P22
SKYBET FOOTBALL LEAGUE 14BEINSat08:30A-09:15A21
CUP SEMIFINAL ANBATSat03:45P-06:11P21
NBA ACTIONNBATSat06:11P-06:30P21
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSat10:00P-12:00A20
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat03:30A-04:00A20
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat05:00A-05:30A19
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESNUSat09:00A-10:00A19
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat10:00A-11:00A19
NBA INSIDE STUFF REAIRNBATSat06:30P-07:00P19
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat02:00A-03:00A18
SERIE A – LBEINSat02:40P-04:45P17
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat05:00A-06:00A17
UFC RISINGFS2Sat09:30P-10:00P17
UFC  WEIGH-INFS2Sat11:00P-12:00A17
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat12:00A-01:00A17
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat01:00A-02:00A17
MLB NOWMLBNSat06:00A-07:00A17
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSat06:00P-07:00P16
NFLPA COLL BOWL PRACESNUSat06:00A-08:00A16
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat08:30P-09:00P16
PROVIDENCE/CREIGHTONFS2Sat02:00A-04:00A14
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Sat06:00A-06:30A14
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat04:30A-05:00A12
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat09:00A-10:00A12
BUTLER/GEORGETOWNFS2Sat12:00A-02:00A11
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat02:30A-03:00A10
MINNESOTA GOPHER HOCKEY LFS2Sat06:00P-08:46P10
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat03:00A-04:00A10
UFC  WEIGH-INFS2Sat04:00A-05:00A9
INTENTIONAL TALK 7AMLBNSat07:00A-07:30A9
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat06:00A-07:00A8
UFC  TONIGHTFS2Sat10:00P-11:00P7
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Sat05:00A-05:30A7
BEST OF UFC 2014FS2Sat08:00A-10:00A7
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSat02:30P-02:40P6
90 IN 60BEINSat05:00P-06:00P6
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat07:00A-08:00A6
BURTON US OPENFS2Sat05:00P-06:00P6
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat09:00A-10:00A6
WEST VIRGINIA/OKLAHOMA STFS2Sat02:30P-04:30P5
HANDBALLBEINSat01:00A-02:00A4
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSat09:45A-09:55A4
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat08:00A-09:00A4
EXPRESS WRAPUP  – LBEINSat04:45P-05:00P3
SKYBET FOOTBALL LEAGUE 14BEINSat09:55A-12:00P3
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat12:00A-01:00A3
90 IN 30 –BEINSat02:00P-02:30P3
HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA LFS2Sat01:28P-02:30P3
BURTON HIGH FIVESFS2Sat04:30P-05:00P2
UFC RISINGFS2Sat06:30A-07:00A2
HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LFS2Sat11:01A-01:28P2
HIGH HEATMLBNSat07:30A-08:00A2
EL CLASICO –BEINSat09:15A-09:45A1
90 IN 30 –BEINSat02:00A-02:30A1
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat08:00A-09:00A1
HOCKEY DAY MINNESOTA LFS2Sat10:00A-11:01A1
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat05:00A-06:00A1
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSat04:00A-05:00A1
UFC PRESNT CONOR MCGREGORFS2Sat07:00A-08:00A0

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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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