Duke/Wisconsin, Iowa/UNC, PTI Lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday December 3, 2014

 

Justine Winslow, Duje DukanDuke’s victory over Wisconsin in the Big 10 challenge led all sports cable network programming on Wednesday both in total viewers and adults 18-49.

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Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday December 3, 2014:

ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndViewers (000)18-49 Rtg
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNDUKE/WISCONSIN9:38 PM11:38 PM 2,6061.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNIOWA/NORTH CAROLINA7:30 PM9:38 PM 1,4010.5
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN11:38 PM1:00 AM 1,0650.5
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM 1,0600.4
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2MICHIGAN ST/NOTRE DAME7:15 PM9:28 PM 8220.2
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:00 PM7:00 PM 7630.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:00 AM2:00 AM 7590.4
BASKETBALL:ESPNJIM VALVANO- ESPYS7:00 PM7:15 PM 7210.3
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM 7150.3
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM 6710.4
COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD  LESPN7:15 PM7:30 PM 6070.3
NFL LIVE                LESPN4:00 PM5:00 PM 5580.2
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSNST. LOUIS/CHICAGO8:03 PM10:45 PM 5510.2
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1311:BEST JOB IN THE WORLD10:00 PM11:00 PM 5320.3
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2VIRGINIA/MARYLAND9:28 PM11:24 PM 4060.1
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM 3640.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM 3530.2
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPN2WICHITA STATE/UTAH11:24 PM1:41 AM 3410.1
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM 3340.2
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM 3290.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM 3220.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:00 PM1:00 PM 3120.1
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN3:00 PM4:00 PM 3100.1
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATNBA GAMETIME PRESENTED BY KIA9:19 PM10:57 PM 3100.1
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSNTOTTENHAM/CHELSEA2:38 PM4:45 PM 3060.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM 3050.2
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:00 PM 2920.1
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPN2:30 PM3:00 PM 2900.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN2:00 PM2:30 PM 2840.1
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN1:00 PM2:00 PM 2680.1
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN26:30 PM7:00 PM 2680.1
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSNST. LOUIS/CHICAGO10:45 PM11:01 PM 2550.1
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM 2500.1
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATCHICAGO/CHARLOTTE7:00 PM9:19 PM 2350.1
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM 2280.1
AROUND THE HORNESPN26:00 PM6:30 PM 2240.1
HIS & HERS  LESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM 2230.1
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHESPN27:00 PM7:15 PM 2140.1
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 PM8:00 PM 2060.1
OLBERMANNESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM 2040.1
NFL REPLAYNFLN2014 WK 13 – NE VS. GB8:00 PM9:00 PM 2000.1
NBA TONIGHT     LESPN21:41 AM2:11 AM 1970.1
FIRST TAKEESPN21:00 PM3:00 PM 1940.1
SPORTSNATION        LESPN23:00 PM4:00 PM 1940.1
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNINSIDE THE NFL9:00 PM10:30 PM 1780.1
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM 1750.1
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM 1620.1
NHL LIVE PRENBCSNST. LOUIS/CHICAGO7:00 PM8:03 PM 1470.1
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN41311:01 PM12:00 AM 1450.1
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNMIKE DITKA10:30 PM11:00 PM 1450.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUVIRGINIA TECH/PENN STATE7:15 PM9:30 PM 1420.0
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN8:00 PM9:00 PM 1390.1
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONENBCSN4:45 PM5:30 PM 1250.0
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU30 FOR 30: BRIAN AND THE BOZ11:38 PM1:08 AM 1220.1
AROUND THE NFLNFLNAROUND THE NFL6:00 PM7:00 PM 1190.0
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS11:00 PM12:00 AM 1170.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1107811:00 PM12:00 AM 1150.0
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE10:57 PM2:00 AM 1150.0
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN9:00 PM10:00 PM 1080.0
NFL LIVEESPN22:11 AM3:00 AM 1080.0
TOP 10NFLNBIG MEN2:00 PM3:00 PM 1080.0
UFC TONIGHTFS1547:00 PM8:00 PM 1060.0
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNNFL FANTASY LIVE5:00 PM6:00 PM 1060.0
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LENN11:00 PM11:30 PM 1050.1
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNVIRGINIA/MARYLAND9:19 PM9:29 PM 1030.0
TOP 10NFLNTOUGHEST ACTS TO FOLLOW3:00 PM4:00 PM 950.0
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNGREAT WALL OF DALLAS4:00 PM5:00 PM 940.0
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN7:15 PM8:00 PM 910.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN5:00 PM6:00 PM 870.0
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN10:00 PM11:00 PM 860.0
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNINSIDE THE NFL12:00 AM1:30 AM 830.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1311:BEST JOB IN THE WORLD1:00 AM2:00 AM 810.1
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 PM6:30 PM 810.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 3P3:00 PM3:30 PM 810.1
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSN2:00 PM2:38 PM 800.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 95:00 PM6:00 PM 760.0
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM10:00 AM12:00 PM 740.0
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATAUTOTRADER.COM PREGAME SHOW6:30 PM7:00 PM 730.0
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 13 – SEA VS. SF1:30 PM2:00 PM 730.0
COPA DEL REY – LBEINHOSPITALET VS. ATLETICO MADRID1:55 PM3:55 PM 720.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/146:00 AM7:00 AM 710.0
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 13 – PHI VS. DAL1:01 PM1:30 PM 710.0
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHESPNU7:00 PM7:15 PM 690.0
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHESPNU11:23 PM11:38 PM 690.0
NFLN NOWNFLNBROWNS PRESSER12:44 PM1:01 PM 690.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 3:30P3:30 PM4:00 PM 680.0
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN41312:00 AM1:00 AM 660.0
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINXTRA WEEKDAY – L6:00 PM7:00 PM 650.0
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM6:00 AM10:00 AM 650.0
ESPN FCENN6:00 PM6:30 PM 630.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWN LFS1107912:00 AM1:00 AM 630.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 7P7:00 PM7:30 PM 630.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 7:30P7:30 PM8:00 PM 620.0
COPA DEL REY – LBEINHUESCA VS. BARCELONA3:55 PM6:00 PM 600.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN4:00 PM5:00 PM 600.0
FINAL VERDICTESPNU6:00 PM6:30 PM 600.0
CFB DAILY   LESPNU1:00 PM2:00 PM 590.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF10:00 AM11:00 AM 590.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 6P6:00 PM7:00 PM 590.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:30 PM7:00 PM 580.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF11:00 PM11:30 PM 580.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 1P1:00 PM2:00 PM 570.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 2P2:00 PM3:00 PM 570.0
FANTASY FOOTBALL LIVENBCSN6:32 PM7:00 PM 570.0
CFB DAILYESPNU3:00 PM4:00 PM 560.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/147:00 AM8:00 AM 550.0
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN3:00 PM4:00 PM 530.0
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENN1:00 PM2:30 PM 530.0
MLB NOWMLBNTWINS PRESS CONFERENCE4:00 PM4:20 PM 530.0
SPORTSNATIONENN12:00 AM1:00 AM 520.0
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 12/3/146:00 PM6:30 PM 520.0
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM 520.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 91:00 AM2:00 AM 510.0
GCA SCHOOL OF GOLFGOLF7:00 PM8:00 PM 510.0
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 13 – NO VS. PIT12:30 PM12:44 PM 510.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN11:30 PM12:00 AM 500.0
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENN2:30 PM3:00 PM 490.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 5:30P5:30 PM6:00 PM 490.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/3/142:00 AM3:00 AM 490.0
CFB DAILYESPNU2:00 PM3:00 PM 480.0
NASCAR RACE HUB DFS1263:BEST OF THE YEAR5:00 PM6:00 PM 480.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF11:30 PM12:00 AM 480.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 4:20P4:20 PM5:00 PM 480.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/148:00 AM9:00 AM 480.0
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 13 – SD VS. BAL12:00 PM12:30 PM 480.0
HIS & HERSENNHIS & HERS1:00 AM2:00 AM 470.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUGEORGIA TECH/NORTHWESTERN9:30 PM11:23 PM 470.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS110802:00 AM3:00 AM 470.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:00 AM10:00 AM 470.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK  5P5:00 PM5:30 PM 470.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 7:30A7:30 AM8:00 AM 450.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK7:00 AM7:30 AM 450.0
KEN BURNS BASEBALLMLBN5TH INNING9:00 PM11:30 PM 440.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/149:00 AM10:00 AM 440.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/1410:00 AM11:00 AM 440.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 910:00 PM11:00 PM 430.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 11A11:00 AM1:00 PM 430.0
BIG 12 WEEKLYESPNU4:30 PM5:00 PM 420.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8P8:00 PM9:00 PM 410.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 11:30P11:30 PM12:30 AM 410.0
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENN10:00 AM1:00 PM 400.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU4:00 PM4:30 PM 390.0
GREAT8 PLAYSESPNU9:30 AM10:00 AM 390.0
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST LFS1SETON HALL/CREIGHTON8:00 PM10:00 PM 390.0
EURO TOUR WEEKLYGOLF2:30 AM3:00 AM 390.0
NASCAR AMERICANBCSN5:30 PM6:00 PM 390.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 98:00 PM9:00 PM 370.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM 370.0
EARL CAMPBELL-STILL STANDNBCSN1:00 AM2:00 AM 370.0
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPNU5:00 PM5:30 PM 360.0
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATTORONTO/SACRAMENTO4:00 PM6:00 PM 360.0
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNNFL FANTASY LIVE2:00 AM3:00 AM 360.0
HERD  LESPNU10:00 AM1:00 PM 350.0
FEHERTYGOLFDOC RIVERS9:00 PM10:00 PM 350.0
COLLEGE FTBL FEATUREDESPNU5:30 PM6:00 PM 340.0
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNMIKE DITKA1:30 AM2:00 AM 340.0
FEHERTYGOLFDOC RIVERS12:00 AM1:00 AM 330.0
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMYGOLFLEE JANZEN-DRIVER2:00 AM2:30 AM 330.0
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 12:30A12:30 AM1:30 AM 330.0
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSN6:00 PM6:32 PM 320.0
COLLEGE FTBL FEATUREDESPNU9:00 AM9:30 AM 300.0
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN2:30 AM3:00 AM 290.0
OLBERMANNENN2:00 AM2:30 AM 290.0
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESPNUDUKE/WISCONSIN1:08 AM3:00 AM 290.0
PGA TOUR H/LGOLFWGC-HSBC CHAMPIONS3:00 PM4:00 PM 290.0
NFL TURNING POINTNBCSN4132:00 AM3:00 AM 280.0
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS11516:00 PM7:00 PM 270.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 84:00 PM5:00 PM 270.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2310:FIGHTING FOR THEMSELVES9:00 PM10:00 PM 250.0
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE WED 9A9:00 AM11:00 AM 250.0
COPA DEL REY – RBEINHUESCA VS. BARCELONA10:00 PM12:00 AM 240.0
ESPNU FILM ROOMESPNU6:30 PM7:00 PM 240.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2309:DONT TALK TO ME8:00 PM9:00 PM 240.0
NBA REGULAR SEASON REPEATNBATTORONTO/SACRAMENTO12:00 PM2:00 PM 240.0
SERIE A – RBEINAS ROMA VS. INTER12:00 PM1:55 PM 230.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF8:00 AM9:00 AM 230.0
LIGUE 1BEINLILLE VS. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN7:00 PM9:00 PM 220.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 91:00 PM2:00 PM 220.0
PREMIER LEAGUE DOWNLOADNBCSN1:30 PM2:00 PM 220.0
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINENN6:30 PM7:00 PM 210.0
SPORTSNATIONENN7:00 AM8:00 AM 200.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM 200.0
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS12021:00 PM5:00 PM 190.0
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATNEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON2:00 PM4:00 PM 190.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R12:00 AM1:00 AM 180.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN8:00 AM8:30 AM 180.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/2/1411:00 AM12:00 PM 180.0
BILL DANCE OUTDOORSNBCSN12:00 PM12:30 PM 180.0
RADIUSNBCSN1056:00 AM6:30 AM 180.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 257:30 AM8:00 AM 170.0
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS22035:00 PM6:30 PM 170.0
RADIUSNBCSN1057:00 AM7:30 AM 170.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS110776:00 AM7:00 AM 160.0
10FS2BIGGEST BAD BOYS IN NASCAR HISTORY7:30 PM8:00 PM 160.0
RADIUSNBCSN1066:30 AM7:00 AM 160.0
SCOTT MARTIN CHALLENGENBCSN12:30 PM1:00 PM 160.0
SPORTING RIVALRIES –BEINSOUTH AFRICA VS. NEW ZEALAND1:00 AM1:30 AM 150.0
THIS IS PARIS –BEINTHIS IS PARIS1:30 AM2:00 AM 150.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS110767:00 AM8:00 AM 150.0
FEHERTYGOLFDOC RIVERS11:00 AM12:00 PM 150.0
JIM VALVANO ESPY SPEECHENN7:00 PM7:15 PM 140.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN6:30 AM7:00 AM 130.0
EXTREME FISHING ADVENTURENBCSN1:00 PM1:30 PM 130.0
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2263:BEST OF THE YEAR6:30 PM7:30 PM 120.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 258:00 AM8:30 AM 110.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF7:00 AM8:00 AM 110.0
AROUND THE HORNENN9:00 AM9:30 AM 100.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 258:30 AM9:00 AM 100.0
RED BULL CLIFF DIVINGFS1YUCATAN10:00 AM11:00 AM 100.0
UFC  RELOADEDFS2171:HENDRICKS/LAWLER9:00 AM12:00 PM 100.0
RADIUSNBCSN1067:30 AM8:00 AM 100.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R9:00 PM10:00 PM 90.0
BIG BREAK XXII: MYRTLEGOLFEPISODE 812:00 PM1:00 PM 80.0
EURO SENIORS H/LGOLFENGLISH SR OPEN2:00 PM3:00 PM 80.0
AROUND THE HORNENN6:00 AM6:30 AM 70.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 256:00 AM6:30 AM 70.0
UFC PPV PRELIMSFS2168:WEIDMAN/SILVA 27:00 AM9:00 AM 60.0
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN9:30 AM10:00 AM 50.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 256:30 AM7:00 AM 50.0
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2QUEBEC3:30 PM5:00 PM 50.0
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 1:30A1:30 AM2:00 AM 50.0
CFP COUNTDOWNESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: TOP 257:00 AM7:30 AM 40.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE: CNTDWNFS110769:00 AM10:00 AM 40.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 2A2:00 AM2:30 AM 40.0
NBA TONIGHTENN8:30 AM9:00 AM 30.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2NORTHERN ILLINOIS/DEPAUL10:00 PM12:00 AM 30.0
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2NICK DIAZ/CARLOS CONDIT6:00 AM7:00 AM 30.0
COPA DEL REY – RBEINREAL MADRID VS. CORNELLA10:00 AM12:00 PM 20.0
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1NIAGARA/ST. JOHNS11:00 AM1:00 PM 20.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS110778:00 AM9:00 AM 20.0
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2SAINT PAUL2:00 PM3:30 PM 20.0
UFC 1 ON 1FS2JOHNY HENDRICKS12:00 PM12:30 PM 20.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2311:BEST JOB IN THE WORLD2:00 AM3:00 AM 20.0
RADIUSNBCSN1068:30 AM9:00 AM 20.0
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2HELSINKI12:30 PM2:00 PM 10.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 AM7:00 AM 10.0
RADIUSNBCSN1058:00 AM8:30 AM 10.0
BEIN COOL –BEINBEINCOOL9:30 AM10:00 AM –0.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R6:00 AM7:00 AM –0.0
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINEXPRESS XTRA – WEEKDAY – R7:00 AM8:00 AM –0.0
VELUX HANDBALL MATCHBEINVELUX – MONTPELLIER AGLL HB VS.RHEIN-NEC8:00 AM9:30 AM –0.0
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EASTFS2SETON HALL/CREIGHTON12:00 AM2:00 AM –0.0

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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