Heisman presentation, The U Part 2 lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 13, 2014

 

The Heisman Trophy presentation garnered 3.151 million viewers, down nearly 25% from last year’s 4.183 million, but still easily led cable sports network viewership on Saturday.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 13 2014:

ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
HEISMAN TROPHY     LESPNSat08:00P-09:08P 3,151
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNSat09:08P-11:07P 1,877
NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPS  LESPNSat12:00P-03:18P 1,447
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNSat07:20P-08:00P 1,091
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNSat05:23P-07:20P 1,036
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNSat03:18P-05:23P 1,026
COLLEGE GAMEDAY         LESPNSat09:00A-11:02A 980
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSat11:02A-12:00P 947
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSat11:07P-12:07A 897
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSat08:00A-09:00A 724
UFC ON FOX PRELIMS LFS1Sat05:00P-08:00P 654
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPNSat12:07A-01:07A 648
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Sat10:06P-12:09A 606
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat07:00A-08:00A 553
SPORTSCENTER 12AMESPNSat01:07A-02:07A 546
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat06:00A-07:00A 541
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSat12:26P-02:27P 512
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Sat08:13P-10:06P 468
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat12:09A-02:06A 445
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Sat06:05P-08:13P 445
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSat09:53A-11:57A 431
SPORTSCENTER 12AMESPNSat02:07A-03:00A 418
HEISMAN TROPHYESPNSat03:30A-04:37A 411
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat11:57A-12:26P 409
NFL MATCH-UPESPNSat03:00A-03:30A 393
SPORTSCENTER 12AMESPNSat04:37A-05:30A 379
NFL MATCH-UPESPNSat05:30A-06:00A 375
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Sat04:03P-06:05P 329
MONSTER  JAMFS1Sat08:00P-09:00P 318
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat03:00P-04:00P 299
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Sat02:21P-04:03P 275
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSSat03:00P-07:00P 259
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat09:00P-10:00P 256
SPORTSNATIONESP2Sat11:00A-12:00P 255
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat05:00P-06:00P 252
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONENBCSSat02:27P-03:00P 240
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat02:00P-03:00P 239
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESP2Sat09:00A-11:00A 236
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat06:00P-07:00P 234
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat02:06A-04:03A 223
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL    LESP2Sat12:00P-02:21P 222
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat04:00P-05:00P 216
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat11:00P-11:30P 213
WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN LESNUSat11:30P-01:12A 211
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat10:00P-11:00P 208
FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSFS1Sat09:00P-10:00P 208
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat04:03A-06:00A 185
WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTINGNBCSSat09:37P-11:30P 181
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat01:00P-02:00P 180
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat10:00P-11:00P 180
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat06:30A-08:30A 178
WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN LESNUSat04:12P-06:09P 176
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat08:00P-09:00P 175
NFL MATCH-UPESP2Sat08:30A-09:00A 168
UFC ON FOX PREFIGHT LFS1Sat04:36P-05:00P 163
WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN LESNUSat09:00P-10:37P 158
A10 BASKETBALL LNBCSSat07:00P-09:37P 157
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat11:30P-12:00A 154
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat07:00P-08:00P 146
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat09:00P-10:00P 141
WMNS COLL VBALL TOURN LESNUSat06:30P-08:49P 141
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat07:00P-07:30P 140
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSat11:00P-11:30P 139
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSat07:00P-11:06P 138
PGA TOURGOLFSat02:00P-03:00P 135
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat10:00P-11:00P 132
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSat02:07P-04:12P 122
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LENNSat06:00P-07:00P 121
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat09:00A-09:53A 121
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat06:00A-06:30A 120
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat07:30P-08:00P 118
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat12:00A-12:30A 118
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNSat11:00A-12:00P 117
PLAYBOOKNFLNSat12:00P-01:00P 115
PLAYBOOKNFLNSat01:00A-02:00A 114
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNSat09:00P-11:30P 111
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSat11:06P-01:00A 110
ESPNU STUDIO   LESNUSat10:37P-11:00P 108
MISC TOURNAMENTGOLFSat08:00P-02:36A 102
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat02:00A-03:00A 101
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSat08:49P-09:00P 100
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSSat11:30P-01:30A 99
INSIDE THE NFLNFLNSat09:00A-10:30A 99
ASSOCIATION, THENBATSat03:00P-03:30P 98
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat12:30A-01:00A 97
PLAYBOOK PRIMETIMENFLNSat12:00A-01:00A 95
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat05:00A-06:00A 94
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSSat08:30A-09:00A 93
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat11:00P-12:00A 93
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat05:00P-06:00P 92
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBATSat01:00P-03:00P 92
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSat06:09P-06:30P 91
E:60ESNUSat01:12A-01:30A 91
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat04:00P-05:00P 90
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATSat04:30P-06:30P 89
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNSat10:30A-11:00A 89
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSat12:00P-02:07P 88
MISC TOURNAMENTGOLFSat11:30A-01:30P 88
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSat09:55A-11:55A 87
PGA TOUR: NBCGOLFSat06:30P-08:00P 87
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat02:22P-03:00P 86
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat08:00A-08:30A 86
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSat09:32A-10:30A 85
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat03:00P-04:00P 84
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat11:00A-12:00P 82
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat06:00A-07:00A 82
STUDIO 42MLBNSat03:00P-04:00P 81
NBA ACTIONNBATSat04:00P-04:30P 81
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENNSat04:00A-05:00A 80
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat01:00P-02:00P 79
SOUND FXNFLNSat08:30A-09:00A 79
SHAQNBATSat03:30P-04:00P 78
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat01:00A-01:30A 77
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1Sat02:01P-04:36P 77
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSat01:30P-02:00P 76
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat12:00P-01:00P 76
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat03:00A-04:00A 76
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat08:00P-09:00P 75
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat07:00A-08:00A 75
SHAQNBATSat12:30P-01:00P 73
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat01:30A-02:00A 72
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSat12:00P-01:00P 71
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNSat02:00P-02:22P 70
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat10:00A-11:00A 69
PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEWNBCSSat08:00A-08:30A 68
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat04:00A-05:00A 65
HEISMAN TROPHYESNUSat01:30A-02:37A 64
NBA INSIDE STUFF PNBATSat12:00P-12:30P 64
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSat10:30A-11:30A 63
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENNSat03:00A-04:00A 62
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUSat09:30A-11:30A 62
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat11:00P-12:00A 61
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat02:30A-03:00A 59
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat09:00A-10:00A 59
THIRD TEAMMLBNSat01:00P-02:30P 58
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Sat02:00A-02:30A 57
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat07:00A-08:00A 56
ESPNU FILM ROOMESNUSat11:30A-12:00P 55
MISC TOURNAMENTGOLFSat02:36A-05:00A 53
STUDIO 42MLBNSat02:30P-03:00P 53
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat08:00A-09:00A 53
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEATNBATSat03:30A-04:00A 53
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat05:30A-06:00A 51
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat02:00A-02:30A 51
MISC TOURNAMENTGOLFSat03:00P-06:00P 51
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat10:00A-11:00A 51
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat01:00A-02:00A 51
NBA INSIDE STUFF REAIRNBATSat06:30P-07:00P 50
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat06:00A-07:00A 50
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat12:00A-01:00A 49
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNSat07:00A-07:30A 49
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat05:00A-06:00A 48
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat02:30A-03:30A 47
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat06:00P-07:00P 46
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat05:00A-05:30A 45
KEVINS HIGHLIGHTSMLBNSat08:00P-09:00P 44
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat09:00A-10:00A 44
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat04:00A-05:00A 44
UFC FOX PRELIMSFS2Sat11:00P-02:00A 43
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSat06:00A-09:32A 43
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat11:00A-12:00P 43
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat05:00P-06:00P 42
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEATNBATSat02:00A-02:30A 42
HOT STOVEMLBNSat07:30A-08:00A 41
AROUND THE HORNENNSat06:00A-06:30A 39
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESNUSat02:37A-04:37A 39
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat09:00A-10:00A 39
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSat08:00A-09:00A 39
MLB NOWMLBNSat06:00A-07:00A 39
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUSat06:00A-06:30A 37
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSat06:00P-06:30P 36
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUSat07:00A-09:00A 35
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNSat11:30A-12:00P 33
UFC ON FOX PRELIMSFS1Sat03:00A-06:00A 33
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat07:00A-08:00A 32
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSat05:30A-06:00A 32
OLBERMANNENNSat11:00A-11:30A 31
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat06:00A-07:00A 31
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMYGOLFSat05:00A-05:30A 31
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat08:00A-09:00A 30
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSat06:00A-08:00A 30
GREAT8 PLAYSESNUSat04:37A-05:23A 29
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1Sat12:00P-02:01P 29
HIS & HERSENNSat10:00A-11:00A 28
DEW TOURNBCSSat01:30A-03:00A 28
ESPNU FILM ROOMESNUSat06:30A-07:00A 27
ESPNU FILM ROOMESNUSat09:00A-09:30A 27
HEISMAN TROPHYESNUSat05:23A-06:00A 24
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSat07:00P-08:00P 24
SPORTSNATIONENNSat06:30A-07:30A 23
FANTASY FTBL UNCENSOREDFS1Sat11:00A-11:30A 22
KEVINS HIGHLIGHTSMLBNSat11:30P-12:30A 22
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSat09:45A-09:55A 21
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNSat09:30A-10:00A 20
ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALEFS2Sat06:00A-09:00A 19
SERIE A – LBEINSat02:40P-04:50P 18
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat01:00A-02:00A 18
FANTASY FTBL UNCENSOREDFS2Sat02:30A-03:00A 18
THAT JUST HAPPENEDMLBNSat04:00P-05:00P 18
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSat02:30P-02:40P 17
2 WITNESS AN ICONMLBNSat12:30A-01:30A 17
90 IN 30 –BEINSat02:00P-02:30P 16
MLB TIMELINEFS1Sat10:00A-11:00A 16
JACKIE ROBINSON STORYMLBNSat04:30A-06:00A 16
KEVINS HIGHLIGHTSMLBNSat02:30A-03:30A 16
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSat10:00P-12:00A 15
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat02:30A-03:00A 14
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:30A-06:00A 14
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:00A-05:30A 13
FOX CBB TIP-OFF LFS1Sat11:30A-12:00P 12
2 WITNESS AN ICONMLBNSat03:30A-04:30A 12
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sat03:00A-04:00A 11
UFC ROAD TO THE OCTAGONFS2Sat09:00A-10:00A 11
90 IN 30 –BEINSat01:00A-01:30A 10
90 IN 30 –BEINSat05:30P-06:00P 10
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat04:30A-05:00A 10
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat12:00A-01:00A 9
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat03:00A-03:30A 9
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSat07:30A-08:30A 8
BASEBALL SEASONSMLBNSat01:30A-02:30A 8
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat04:00A-04:30A 8
SERIE A – LBEINSat11:55A-02:00P 7
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sat04:00A-05:00A 7
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sat05:00A-06:00A 7
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat03:30A-04:00A 7
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSat06:00P-07:00P 6
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSat07:00P-09:00P 6
NBA TONIGHTENNSat08:30A-09:00A 6
UFC 1 ON 1FS2Sat10:00A-10:30A 6
FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP LFS2Sat10:50A-01:00P 6
SKYBET FOOTBALL LEAGUE 14BEINSat08:30A-09:15A 5
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat09:00P-10:00P 5
AROUND THE HORNENNSat09:00A-09:30A 5
RISE AS ONEFS2Sat10:30A-10:50A 5
SHUT UP AND DRIVE!FS2Sat02:00P-02:20P 5
FIFA CLUB WORLD CUPFS2Sat09:00P-11:00P 5
FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP LFS2Sat02:20P-05:02P 5
EL CLASICO –BEINSat09:15A-09:45A 4
EXPRESS WRAPUP  – LBEINSat04:50P-05:00P 3
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat02:00A-02:30A 3
FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONS LFS2Sat01:00P-02:00P 3
UCL MAGAZINEFS2Sat05:02P-05:31P 3
90 IN 30 –BEINSat01:30A-02:00A 2
90 IN 30 –BEINSat05:00P-05:30P 2
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2Sat07:00P-09:00P 2
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2Sat05:31P-07:00P 1
90 IN 30 –BEINSat02:00A-02:30A –

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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