Masters Coverage, Liga MX, NCAA Hockey, MLB lead cable sports for Saturday April 11, 2015

 

Masters coverage on the Golf Channel led a slow Saturday on the cable sports networks with an average of 917,000 viewers for 5.5 hours.

Liga MX (not sure which match) on Univision Deportes in primetime averaged 643,000

Boston University’s lost to Providence in the NCAA Hockey championship on ESPN averaged 635,000 viewers Saturday night and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.

In MLB action the Red Sox vs the Yankees afternoon game on FS1 averaged 521,000 viewers. The 9pm Royals vs Angels game averaged 481,000 viewers.

In Premier League matches on NBCSN Tottenham vs Aston Villa averaged 428,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating at 10am ET. The 7:30a ET Swansea vs Everton match averaged 260,000 viewers and a 0.1 adults 18-49 rating.

Also on NBCSN: NHL Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning averaged 290,000 viewers and a 0.1 adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday April 11, 2015:

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ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
LIVE FROMGOLFSat09:30A-03:00P917
LIGA MX LUDNSat07:55P-10:02P643
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat08:00A-09:00A638
NCAA HOCKEY CHAMP LESPNSat07:30P-10:28P635
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSat09:00A-03:00P598
LIGA MX LUDNSat10:02P-12:00A546
MLB REGULAR SEASON LFS1Sat01:00P-04:22P521
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPNSat12:00A-01:00A513
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPNSat01:00A-02:00A490
MLB REGULAR SEASON LFS1Sat09:00P-11:48P481
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat07:00A-08:00A473
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSat10:28P-12:00A464
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPNSat02:00A-03:00A438
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSat09:57A-12:06P428
PRIME BASEBALL GAMEMLBNSat07:47P-09:40P423
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat03:00A-04:00A395
AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAMEMLBNSat04:00P-07:47P384
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat06:00A-07:00A360
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat12:06P-12:34P351
COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   LESPNSat05:00P-07:30P336
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat04:00A-05:00A331
NASCAR RACEDAY LFS1Sat06:00P-07:00P321
NHRA QUALIFYINGESP2Sat06:00P-08:33P318
LIVE FROMGOLFSat09:24P-11:33P317
COLL SLAM DUNK & 3PT CHMPESPNSat03:00P-05:00P308
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSat05:00A-06:00A308
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSat10:11P-12:40A308
LIVE FROMGOLFSat07:15P-09:24P293
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSSat07:33P-10:21P290
MLB REG SEASON POST LFS1Sat04:22P-04:30P289
MORNING DRIVE AT MAJORSGOLFSat09:00A-09:30A286
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat09:45A-09:57A266
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSat07:38A-09:45A260
LIGA MX SATUDNSat05:55P-07:55P253
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat08:33P-10:00P244
MLB REG SEASON PRE LFS1Sat12:30P-01:00P231
INSIDE MONSTER JAMFS1Sat08:00P-09:00P219
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat12:00A-01:00A212
F1 RACING LNBCSSat01:30A-03:51A211
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSSat10:21P-11:00P203
ARENA FOOTBALL         LESP2Sat10:00P-12:45A202
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESP2Sat12:45A-01:45A200
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSat07:31P-10:11P197
PBC POST NBCNBCSSat11:00P-01:02A190
MLB TONIGHT PRIMEMLBNSat09:40P-12:00A186
NASCAR XFINITY SERIESFS1Sat10:00A-12:30P182
MORNING DRIVE AT MAJORSGOLFSat08:00A-09:00A181
GOLF CHANNEL CINEMAGOLFSat03:00P-05:00P179
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BKBLESP2Sat05:13P-06:00P169
TENNIS: WOMENS PRO      LESP2Sat01:00P-03:00P169
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sat11:48P-01:00A169
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATSat12:40A-01:35A169
INDYCAR QUALIFYINGNBCSSat05:00P-06:37P164
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSSat02:00P-05:00P160
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDNSat12:00A-01:00A159
JOCKEY CLUB RACING TOUR LFS1Sat04:30P-05:30P156
LIVE FROMGOLFSat11:33P-01:42A152
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSat01:55P-03:55P150
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat11:00A-01:00P142
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCR LFS2Sat08:00P-11:00P140
NBA TONIGHT     LESP2Sat01:45A-02:15A139
PURE SPORTSFS1Sat05:30P-06:00P137
MORNING DRIVE AT MAJORSGOLFSat07:00A-08:00A124
USA BKBL JUNIOR TEAM  LESP2Sat03:00P-05:13P123
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat02:15A-04:00A121
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat01:00A-02:00A120
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNSat12:00P-02:00P117
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS1Sat07:00P-07:30P112
F1 EXTRANBCSSat03:51A-04:30A109
LIVE FROMGOLFSat01:42A-03:51A100
MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOONMLBNSat02:00P-04:00P100
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSSat12:34P-01:00P100
NHL LIVE PRENBCSSat06:37P-07:33P97
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat10:00P-11:00P97
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat11:00A-12:00P96
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat09:00P-10:00P95
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat10:09A-11:00A94
COLLEGE BOWLING   LESNUSat08:39P-10:32P91
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat10:00A-11:00A91
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSat01:35A-02:08A91
MORNING DRIVE AT MAJORSGOLFSat06:00A-07:00A89
INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE LESP2Sat06:20A-10:09A88
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat10:30P-11:01P85
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat02:00A-03:00A85
COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   LESNUSat02:10P-04:17P84
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat08:00A-09:00A84
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNSat11:00A-11:30A84
COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   LESNUSat12:00P-02:10P83
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat02:00P-03:00P81
NFL FOLLIESNFLNSat10:00A-11:00A81
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUEUVSOSat09:55A-12:03P81
BPL WORLDUVSOSat12:03P-12:25P81
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat07:00A-08:00A80
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat07:00P-08:00P80
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat06:00A-06:20A79
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS1Sat07:30P-08:00P77
GOLF CHANNEL CINEMAGOLFSat05:00P-07:00P77
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATSat07:00P-07:31P77
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat08:00P-09:00P74
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat04:00A-05:30A72
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS2Sat11:00P-11:30P72
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat02:08A-02:30A72
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat04:00P-05:00P71
F1 QUALIFYINGNBCSSat01:02A-01:30A70
NFL FOLLIESNFLNSat09:00A-10:00A69
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSat09:55A-11:55A68
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat01:00A-02:00A68
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMYGOLFSat07:00P-07:15P68
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat03:00P-04:00P67
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat10:00P-10:30P66
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat11:01P-11:30P66
COUPE DE LA LIGUEBEINSat03:55P-05:15P65
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat11:30P-12:00A65
COLLEGE BASEBALL        LESNUSat10:32P-01:37A65
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat04:00A-05:00A65
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat02:30A-03:00A65
NBA INSIDE STUFF REAIRNBATSat06:30P-07:00P65
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNSat11:30A-12:00P65
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat09:00A-10:00A64
COLLEGE LACROSSE     LESNUSat04:17P-06:21P63
COLLEGE LACROSSE     LESNUSat06:21P-08:39P62
COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   LENNSat07:30P-07:46P61
COLLEGE BOWLING   LENNSat08:00P-08:41P61
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat05:00A-06:00A61
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat12:00P-01:00P61
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat03:00A-04:00A60
MOBIL 1 (THE GRID)UDNSat01:00A-01:30A60
COURTSIDE CINEMA ON NBATVNBATSat05:00P-06:30P59
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat11:00P-12:30A57
QUICK PITCHMLBNSat06:00A-07:00A56
NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIRNBATSat03:00A-05:30A56
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATSat12:30P-02:30P56
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat09:30P-10:00P55
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat08:00A-09:00A55
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat02:30A-03:00A55
FILM SESSIONNFLNSat12:30A-01:30A55
FUTBOL CENTRALUDNSat05:00P-05:55P54
HIS & HERSENNSat11:00A-12:00P53
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNSat08:00A-09:00A53
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat02:00A-02:30A53
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sat05:30A-06:00A52
NASCAR VICTORY LANE DFS2Sat11:42P-12:12A52
LUCAS OIL MOTORSPORT HOURNBCSSat01:00P-02:00P52
GAME CHANGERSNFLNSat07:00A-07:30A52
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Sat05:00P-08:00P51
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat01:37A-02:06A50
LIVE FROMGOLFSat03:51A-06:00A50
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACINFS1Sat03:00A-06:00A48
NBA INSIDE STUFF PNBATSat12:00P-12:30P48
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat09:00A-10:00A46
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Sat11:00A-12:00P46
THIS IS PARIS –BEINSat05:15P-05:30P45
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNSat07:00P-07:44P45
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSat08:30A-10:00A44
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat03:00A-03:30A44
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat01:00P-02:00P44
NBA ACTIONNBATSat09:00A-09:30A43
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSat07:00A-07:38A43
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat01:30A-02:00A42
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSat03:30A-04:00A42
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat06:00P-07:00P42
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat05:30A-06:00A41
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUEUVSOSat12:25P-02:30P41
PROFILE:60ENNSat06:30P-07:00P40
SPORTSNATIONENNSat10:30A-11:00A40
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat08:00A-09:00A40
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat01:00A-01:30A39
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat12:30A-01:00A39
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat02:00A-03:00A39
TOP 10NFLNSat04:00A-05:00A39
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat06:00A-07:00A38
GAME CHANGERSNFLNSat07:30A-08:00A38
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat12:00A-12:30A37
UFC PPV CLASSIC – RFOXDSat07:00P-09:00P37
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sat12:00P-01:00P37
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat06:20P-06:30P36
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSSat06:30A-07:00A36
MOTOGP WORLD CHAMP QUALFS2Sat12:12A-01:12A35
E:60ENNSat09:00P-09:30P34
NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIRNBATSat09:30A-12:00P34
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat02:30A-03:00A33
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSat07:00A-08:30A33
NBA GAMETIMENBATSat07:00A-08:00A32
SPORTSNATIONENNSat12:00P-12:30P31
10FS2Sat11:30P-11:42P31
STARTERS R, THENBATSat02:30P-03:30P31
COURTSIDE CINEMA ON NBATVNBATSat03:30P-05:00P31
90 IN 30 –BEINSat05:30P-06:00P30
INSIDE MONSTER JAMFS2Sat01:12A-02:00A30
UFC FS1 FIGHT NIGHTFS2Sat01:00P-04:00P30
FORMULA 1 SATUDNSat01:30A-01:51A30
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSat10:00P-12:00A29
HIS & HERSENNSat09:00A-10:00A29
NBA TONIGHTENNSat08:30A-09:00A29
CHEERLEADINGESNUSat10:30A-11:00A29
TOP 10NFLNSat05:00A-06:00A29
SPORTSNATIONENNSat10:00A-10:30A28
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat03:00A-03:30A28
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat08:41P-09:00P28
CENTRAL FOX WKNDFOXDSat12:00A-01:00A28
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat04:30A-05:00A27
CHEERLEADINGESNUSat11:00A-12:00P26
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sat04:00P-04:30P26
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSat05:00P-06:00P26
LA ULT PALABRA WKNDFOXDSat01:00A-02:00A24
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat07:00A-08:00A24
UFC  RELOADEDFS2Sat09:00A-11:00A24
MOTORSPORTSBEINSat01:00A-02:00A23
SPORTSNATIONENNSat08:00A-08:30A23
COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN   LENNSat02:00P-02:16P23
COLL BKBL AWARDSESNUSat06:00A-07:00A23
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSat06:00A-07:00A23
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSat06:00P-07:00P22
SPORTSNATIONENNSat02:45P-03:00P22
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSat03:00P-04:00P22
PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEWNBCSSat06:00A-06:30A22
SERIE A – LBEINSat11:55A-01:55P21
CENTRAL FOX WKND ENCFOXDSat10:00A-11:00A21
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat02:06A-02:30A20
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:30A-06:00A20
SPORTSNATIONENNSat12:30P-01:00P19
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDESNUSat10:00A-10:30A19
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSat07:00A-08:00A18
MLB – REGULAR SEASONFOXDSat01:00P-04:27P18
LA ULTIMA PALABRA EARLY-RFOXDSat09:00A-10:00A18
NATIONAL RUGBY LG LFS2Sat02:00A-04:06A18
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSSat05:00A-05:30A18
CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE – LBEINSat08:30A-09:15A17
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat05:00A-05:30A17
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sat04:06A-05:00A17
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat12:00A-01:00A16
HIS & HERSENNSat01:00P-02:00P16
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat01:30A-02:00A16
CENTRAL FOX WKND EARLYFOXDSat12:00P-01:00P16
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sat06:00A-07:00A16
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sat05:00A-06:00A16
LIGA MX EN 30UDNSat04:00P-04:30P16
FIA FORMULA1 CMP MNDL SATUDNSat01:51A-04:02A16
NBA D LEAGUE PLAYOFFS LENNSat04:00P-06:20P15
HIS & HERSENNSat06:00A-07:00A15
CENTRAL FOX US – RFOXDSat02:00A-03:00A15
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sat04:30P-05:00P15
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat03:30A-04:00A14
SPORTSNATIONENNSat02:16P-02:45P14
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat05:30A-06:00A14
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat02:00A-02:30A14
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSat04:30A-05:00A13
CENTRAL FOX WKND MIDFOXDSat06:26P-07:00P11
LIGA MX EN 30UDNSat04:30P-05:00P10
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSat04:00A-04:30A9
MLB – REGULAR SEASONFOXDSat09:00P-12:00A9
PRIM LIGA DE PORTUGAL – LUDNSat12:55P-03:00P9
CONCACAF EN 60UDNSat08:00A-09:00A8
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSat09:30A-09:55A7
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSat09:00P-10:00P6
CONCACAF EN 60UDNSat09:00A-10:00A6
LMF ZONAUDNSat10:00A-11:00A6
90 IN 30 –BEINSat02:00A-02:30A5
LA ULT PALABRA WKND ENCFOXDSat11:00A-12:00P5
COPA LIB GROUP STAGE – RFOXDSat04:27P-06:26P5
CENTRAL FOX US – RFOXDSat03:00A-04:00A4
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINSat09:15A-09:30A3
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat02:30A-03:00A3
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOXDSat08:00A-09:00A3
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Sat08:30A-09:00A3
AUSTRALIAN RULES FB LG LFS2Sat06:00A-08:30A3
FIA FORMULA1 CMP MNDL (R)UDNSat12:00P-12:55P3
LIGA MX EN 60UDNSat05:00A-06:00A3
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTUDNSat03:00P-03:30P3
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat05:30A-06:00A2
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOXDSat07:00A-08:00A2
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDNSat06:00A-07:00A2
MLS EN 60UDNSat11:00A-12:00P2
RUGBYBEINSat07:00P-09:00P1
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat03:00A-03:30A1
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat05:00A-05:30A1
LIGA MX EN 60UDNSat04:02A-05:00A1
NBA ACTIONUDNSat03:30P-04:00P1
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat04:30A-05:00A0
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat04:00A-04:30A0
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSat03:30A-04:00A0
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXDSat04:00A-06:00A0
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXDSat06:00A-07:00A0
CONEXION TDNUDNSat07:30A-08:00A0
CONEXION TDNUDNSat07:00A-07:30A0

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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