NASCAR Rain Delay, UFC Prelims top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday August 20, 2016

 

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 20, 2016:

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ProgramNetStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP START LNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:55 PM9:09 PM2,620799
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE LNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:09 PM10:55 PM2,501805
NASCAR RAIN DELAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:03 PM8:52 PM2,124668
NASCAR RAIN DELAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:21 PM10:44 PM1,951686
NASCAR SC COUNTDOWN GREENNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:21 PM7:55 PM1,674638
UFC PPV PRELIMS LFOX SPORTS 18:00 PM10:00 PM1,300816
NASCAR RAIN DELAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:55 PM12:00 AM1,236519
S OLY WKND PMNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:00 PM7:21 PM1,225526
NFL PRESEASON (LIVE)NFL NETWORK4:00 PM7:11 PM1,048440
NFL PRESEASON (LIVE)NFL NETWORK7:11 PM9:08 PM1,043439
NFL PRESEASON (LIVE)NFL NETWORK9:08 PM12:17 AM809368
S OLY WKND PMUSA NETWORK12:00 PM5:01 PM806264
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS LESPN8:00 PM10:01 PM705192
S OLY WKND PMGOLF CHANNEL11:13 AM1:20 PM691104
S OLY PRIMEUSA NETWORK8:00 PM12:00 AM658242
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS LESPN12:00 PM3:02 PM656249
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS LESPN6:00 PM8:00 PM623161
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK12:17 AM2:34 AM528288
UFC PPV PREFIGHT LFOX SPORTS 17:30 PM8:00 PM523287
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFL NETWORK3:30 PM4:00 PM511196
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK1:00 PM3:30 PM470182
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN9:00 AM12:00 PM444280
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 AM12:00 PM416267
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPN12:01 AM1:00 AM415233
LIGA MX 2 SATUNIVISION DEPORTES9:57 PM12:02 AM408225
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM407223
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:00 AM2:00 AM403260
PREMIER LEAGUE LCNBC12:27 PM2:31 PM397242
INDYCAR QUALIFYINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:00 AM1:30 AM382196
S OLY WKND PMMSNBC12:00 PM5:00 PM375136
LIGA MX SATUNIVISION DEPORTES7:55 PM9:57 PM367194
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK10:00 AM1:00 PM342157
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM340207
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM329188
UFC PPV POST FIGHT LFOX SPORTS 112:29 AM2:00 AM320209
S OLY WKND AMGOLF CHANNEL6:00 AM11:13 AM32058
MLB REGULAR SEASON LFOX SPORTS 14:00 PM7:30 PM31871
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN10:01 PM11:00 PM304125
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM304178
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN5:00 AM6:00 AM275161
NHRA QUALIFYINGFOX SPORTS 110:00 PM12:00 AM27492
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBC SPORTS NETWORK9:29 AM9:57 AM264171
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN3:00 AM4:00 AM262170
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN4:00 AM5:00 AM260154
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:24 AM9:29 AM258146
LIGA MX LUNIVISION DEPORTES5:50 PM7:55 PM258137
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN11:00 PM12:01 AM252115
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL1:20 PM2:20 PM24640
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK2:30 AM5:00 AM239116
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM231125
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIOCNBC12:07 PM12:27 PM229168
INDYCAR CHRONICLESNBC SPORTS NETWORK1:30 AM2:00 AM229122
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONECNBC2:31 PM3:00 PM225156
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES12:02 AM1:02 AM225149
MLS REGULAR SEASON      LESPN3:02 PM5:30 PM219135
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM19098
S OLY AM REPLAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK6:00 AM7:00 AM18469
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK7:30 AM10:00 AM17790
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:09 PM2:13 PM17190
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL2:20 PM3:20 PM16629
S OLY OVNT REPLAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK2:00 AM6:00 AM15847
PREMIER LEAGUE LCNBC10:00 AM12:07 PM150105
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM14972
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK6:00 AM7:30 AM14967
TMZ SPORTS WEEKENDFOX SPORTS 112:00 AM12:29 AM14454
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBC SPORTS NETWORK7:00 AM7:24 AM14365
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM14169
PRIME BASEBALL GAMEMLB NETWORK7:00 PM10:29 PM13339
NHRA WEATHER LFOX SPORTS 13:00 PM3:30 PM13030
PRIME BASEBALL GAME/JIPMLB NETWORK10:29 PM12:37 AM13041
TENNIS:US OPEN SRS MEN  LESPN21:00 PM5:17 PM12144
S OLY OVNT REPLAYGOLF CHANNEL11:00 PM4:00 AM12126
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN28:00 AM10:00 AM11562
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK9:00 AM10:00 AM11239
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL3:20 PM4:20 PM10721
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL7:05 PM8:00 PM10120
PLAY BALLMLB NETWORK10:00 AM10:30 AM9336
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK12:37 AM1:37 AM9337
MLB REG SEASON PRE LFOX SPORTS 13:30 PM4:00 PM9123
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK2:04 AM3:04 AM9043
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK8:00 AM9:00 AM8837
E:60ESPN25:17 PM6:00 PM8631
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN22:00 AM3:30 AM8651
LALIGA SANTANDER-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:13 PM4:09 PM8557
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN26:00 PM7:00 PM8438
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK11:00 AM12:00 PM8125
ERA RODEOFOX SPORTS 110:00 AM12:00 PM7728
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU3:00 PM5:00 PM7619
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU12:00 AM2:30 AM7534
UFC WEIGH-INFOX SPORTS 19:00 AM10:00 AM7539
PGA TOUR: CBSGOLF CHANNEL8:00 PM11:00 PM7423
NASCAR RACEDAY LFOX SPORTS 26:31 PM7:30 PM7216
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK12:00 PM1:00 PM7218
TENNIS:US OPEN SRS MEN  LESPN27:00 PM1:40 AM7118
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL4:20 PM5:22 PM7115
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLB NETWORK3:00 PM6:00 PM7118
MLB TONIGHT BPMLB NETWORK6:00 PM7:00 PM7013
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN23:30 AM5:30 AM6934
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN26:00 AM8:00 AM6938
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU5:00 PM7:00 PM6816
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBEIN SPORT12:10 PM2:15 PM6745
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK7:00 AM8:00 AM6720
GOLDEN BOY CLASSICS – RFOX DEPORTES10:00 PM11:00 PM6635
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU12:30 PM3:00 PM6519
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:00 AM12:09 PM6436
UFC ON FOXD PRELIM – LFOX DEPORTES8:00 PM10:00 PM6434
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK3:04 AM4:04 AM6327
MLBN PRESENTSMLB NETWORK2:00 PM3:00 PM6215
MLB NETWORK BREAKDOWNMLB NETWORK1:30 PM2:00 PM6114
NBA SPECIALNBA-TV11:30 PM12:00 AM6135
JALEN & JACOBYESPN25:30 AM6:00 AM5826
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LESPN29:30 PM10:00 PM5818
MLB NETWORK BREAKDOWNMLB NETWORK10:30 AM11:00 AM5717
PLAY BALLMLB NETWORK1:00 PM1:30 PM5615
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL6:22 PM7:05 PM5510
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK1:37 AM2:37 AM5514
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU9:37 PM12:00 AM5223
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL5:22 PM6:22 PM518
US AMATEURFOX SPORTS 112:00 PM3:00 PM4917
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK6:00 AM7:00 AM499
PRIM LIGA DE PORTUGAL – LUNIVISION DEPORTES3:25 PM5:30 PM4933
LIVE FROMGOLF CHANNEL5:00 AM6:00 AM4811
FUTBOL CENTRALUNIVISION DEPORTES5:30 PM5:50 PM4824
CENTRAL FOX WKNDFOX DEPORTES1:00 AM2:00 AM4721
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNU10:00 AM12:30 PM4624
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFOX SPORTS 15:00 AM5:30 AM4627
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF CHANNEL4:00 AM5:00 AM4612
CFB DAILYESPNU3:00 AM3:30 AM4412
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFOX SPORTS 23:00 PM4:00 PM4414
SARATOGA LIVE LFOX SPORTS 24:00 PM6:31 PM444
UFC  WEIGH-INFOX SPORTS 21:00 PM2:00 PM4424
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM446
ESPNU STUDIOESPNU7:00 PM7:30 PM438
GOLDEN BOY CLASSICS – RFOX DEPORTES11:00 PM12:00 AM4216
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV1:00 PM3:00 PM4231
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU3:30 AM4:00 AM4010
UFC WEIGH-INFOX SPORTS 14:00 AM5:00 AM4019
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LESPN210:00 PM11:00 PM3920
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK4:04 AM5:00 AM3917
LA ULT PALABRA WKNDFOX DEPORTES12:00 AM1:00 AM3813
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV10:00 PM11:30 PM3824
LIGA DE PORTUGAL EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES2:30 PM3:25 PM3620
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV11:00 AM1:00 PM3527
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT2:30 PM2:40 PM3319
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV9:30 PM10:00 PM3314
SERIE A – LBEIN SPORT2:40 PM4:45 PM3222
NHRA PRO MOD SERIESFOX SPORTS 27:30 PM8:00 PM326
UFC  RELOADEDFOX SPORTS 210:00 AM1:00 PM3210
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV3:00 PM5:00 PM3225
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV12:00 AM12:30 AM3213
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFOX SPORTS 22:00 PM3:00 PM3115
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV7:30 PM9:30 PM3117
SERIE A-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL8:30 PM10:30 PM3025
UFC SPECIALSFOX DEPORTES3:30 PM4:00 PM3016
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV5:00 PM7:00 PM3014
LALIGA SANTANDER-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL4:09 PM6:15 PM2918
INTERNATIONAL SOCCER – RFOX DEPORTES10:00 AM12:00 PM2817
AUSTRALIAN RULES FB LG LFOX SPORTS 15:30 AM6:00 AM2816
SPEAK FOR YOURSELFFOX SPORTS 13:00 AM4:00 AM2816
SPECIALS SHOW –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:00 AM11:00 AM2715
BOXINGBEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:00 PM1:00 AM268
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL  LESPNU7:30 PM9:37 PM2613
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFOX SPORTS 18:30 AM9:00 AM247
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPN21:40 AM2:00 AM233
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU4:00 AM6:00 AM239
UFC SPECIALS – RFOX DEPORTES7:36 PM8:00 PM2312
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT2:15 PM2:30 PM2216
MOTOGPBEIN SPORT8:00 AM10:00 AM223
COLLEGE FISHINGESPNU9:00 AM10:00 AM217
NHRA SPORTSMAN SERIESFOX SPORTS 28:00 PM9:00 PM212
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV3:00 AM4:45 AM2119
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV9:00 AM11:00 AM2115
UFC  WEIGH-INFOX SPORTS 23:00 AM4:00 AM206
UFC SPECIALS – RFOX DEPORTES3:00 PM3:30 PM1911
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV12:30 AM2:30 AM195
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES1:30 PM2:30 PM196
CENTRAL FOX WKND EARLYFOX DEPORTES12:00 PM1:00 PM1813
UFC RELOADED PPV – RFOX DEPORTES2:00 PM3:00 PM1811
AUSTRALIAN RULES FB LG LFOX SPORTS 16:00 AM8:30 AM186
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL9:01 AM10:00 AM177
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPN22:00 AM3:00 AM163
PREMIER LEAGUENBC UNIVERSO7:25 AM9:34 AM1611
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT11:00 AM12:10 PM1511
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:30 PM11:00 PM155
UFC RELOADED PPV – RFOX DEPORTES1:00 PM2:00 PM159
NATIONAL RUGBY LG LFOX SPORTS 212:00 AM2:00 AM158
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV7:00 AM9:00 AM1512
COLLEGE FISHINGESPNU8:00 AM9:00 AM142
MLB – REGULAR SEASONFOX DEPORTES4:00 PM7:36 PM146
SPECIAL SHOWS –BEIN SPORT10:00 AM11:00 AM129
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:15 PM7:30 PM126
CENTRAL FOX US – RFOX DEPORTES3:06 AM4:00 AM1212
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOX DEPORTES7:00 AM8:00 AM125
LA ULTIMA PALABRA -RFOX DEPORTES2:00 AM3:00 AM126
PREMIER L EXTRA PRE-GAMENBC UNIVERSO7:00 AM7:25 AM124
LIGA MX EN 30UNIVISION DEPORTES1:00 PM1:30 PM124
MONSTER JAMFOX SPORTS 29:00 PM10:00 PM111
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV4:45 AM6:00 AM118
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV6:00 AM6:30 AM1110
NHRA SPORTSMAN SERIESFOX SPORTS 22:00 AM3:00 AM109
RED BULL  X-FIGHTERSFOX SPORTS 210:00 PM12:00 AM105
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFOX SPORTS 28:00 AM8:30 AM97
CONCACAF EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES12:00 PM1:00 PM95
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES3:00 AM4:00 AM95
MOTOGPBEIN SPORT ESPANOL8:00 AM9:01 AM85
CFB DAILYESPNU6:00 AM6:30 AM81
NBA SPECIALNBA-TV6:30 AM7:00 AM88
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES6:00 AM7:00 AM88
MOTOGP-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL7:30 PM8:30 PM74
UFC  WEIGH-INFOX SPORTS 27:00 AM8:00 AM73
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFOX SPORTS 26:00 AM6:30 AM70
UFC MAIN EVENTFOX SPORTS 26:30 AM7:00 AM71
NBA GAMETIMENBA-TV2:30 AM3:00 AM73
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBA-TV7:00 PM7:30 PM70
COPA MX EN 30UNIVISION DEPORTES10:00 AM10:30 AM71
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT4:45 PM6:00 PM64
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-RBEIN SPORT10:00 PM12:00 AM61
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU6:30 AM7:00 AM65
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU7:30 AM8:00 AM64
RED BULL AIR RACEFOX SPORTS 24:00 AM6:00 AM60
CONCACAF EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES9:00 AM10:00 AM62
FANATICOS DEL FRIOUNIVISION DEPORTES4:00 AM5:00 AM64
FUTBOL MLS EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES11:00 AM12:00 PM62
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT7:00 PM7:30 PM54
EXPRESS WEEKEND-RBEIN SPORT12:00 AM1:15 AM50
LALIGA SANTANDER-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL1:00 AM3:00 AM53
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOX DEPORTES8:00 AM9:00 AM52
LA ULT PALABRA WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES9:00 AM10:00 AM53
CONCACAF EN 30UNIVISION DEPORTES10:30 AM11:00 AM42
CONCACAF EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES8:00 AM9:00 AM41
MOBIL 1 (THE GRID)UNIVISION DEPORTES7:30 AM8:00 AM40
NORTH AMERICAN SOCCER LEABEIN SPORT7:30 PM9:40 PM32
SERIE A – RBEIN SPORT1:15 AM3:00 AM32
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU7:00 AM7:30 AM33
CENTRAL FOX USFOX DEPORTES2:06 AM3:06 AM32
RED BULL AIR RACEFOX SPORTS 28:30 AM10:00 AM32
90 IN 60BEIN SPORT6:00 PM7:00 PM21
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT7:30 AM8:00 AM10
LA LIGA WORLD –BEIN SPORT9:40 PM10:00 PM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:00 AM6:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:30 AM7:00 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT7:00 AM7:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:00 AM8:00 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES4:00 AM6:00 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES6:00 AM7:00 AM00
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTUNIVISION DEPORTES7:00 AM7:30 AM00
LINEA DE CUATROUNIVISION DEPORTES5:00 AM6:00 AM00


All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen)

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 40,000 homes in the Nielsen panel and a bit over 100,000 panelists, where 1 Nielsen panelist watching a whole telecast represents around 3,000 people. So something averaging a million viewers averaged around 370 people out of the ~100K panel — small, but still statistically significant. But when there’s a show with 30,000 viewers, that’s only around 10 Nielsen panelists…

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