NASCAR Sprint Cup Dover, NFL Countdown, Manchester United-Arsenal lead cable sports for Sunday October 4, 2015

 

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday October 4, 2015:

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ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndViewers (000)18-49 Rtg
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE LNBCSNDOVER2:54 PM6:16 PM32390.6
NASCAR SPRINT CUP START LNBCSNDOVER2:28 PM2:54 PM22490.4
NASCAR SPRINT CUP POSTNBCSNDOVER6:16 PM7:05 PM17660.4
NASCAR SC COUNTDOWN GREENNBCSNDOVER2:00 PM2:28 PM11570.2
NFL COUNTDOWN           LESPN11:00 AM1:00 PM9250.4
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSNMANCHESTER UNITED/ARSENAL10:57 AM12:59 PM8660.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM8490.3
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN12:30 AM2:00 AM7950.4
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM7380.3
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRENBCSNDOVER1:30 PM2:00 PM6740.1
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN11:00 PM12:30 AM6680.3
NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM6340.2
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM6330.3
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN7:30 PM8:30 PM6030.2
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:02 AM6:30 AM5570.2
NFL MATCHESPN6:00 AM6:02 AM5290.2
NFL MATCHESPN6:30 AM7:00 AM5080.2
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNNFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS7:30 PM8:30 PM4930.2
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  LESPN1:00 PM1:30 PM4600.2
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSNLIVERPOOL/EVERTON8:24 AM10:29 AM4360.2
POKERESPN2015 WSOP8:30 PM10:00 PM4330.1
MLB REGULAR SEASONTBSCLA ANGELS/TEXAS3:00 PM6:13 PM4320.1
POKERESPN2015 WSOP10:00 PM11:00 PM4310.1
NHRA DRAG RACINGESPN2KEYSTONE NATIONALS8:00 PM11:00 PM4300.1
NASCAR VICTORY LAPNBCSN7:05 PM8:05 PM4290.1
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSN10:29 AM10:57 AM3440.2
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDESPN1:30 PM2:30 PM3220.1
NASCAR RACEDAY LFS1DOVER11:30 AM1:30 PM3170.0
NFL GAMEDAY LIVENFLNNFL GAMEDAY LIVE4:30 PM7:30 PM3140.1
NFL GAMEDAY LIVENFLNNFL GAMEDAY LIVE1:00 PM4:30 PM2950.1
POKERESPN2015 WSOP4:00 PM5:00 PM2850.1
LIGA MX SUNUDNUNAM / GUADALAJARA12:44 PM3:00 PM2720.1
MOBSTEELNBCSN1088:05 PM9:04 PM2660.1
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONENBCSN12:59 PM1:30 PM2580.1
NFL GAMEDAY FINALNFLNNFL GAMEDAY FINAL12:00 AM1:30 AM2560.1
POKERESPN2015 WSOP3:00 PM4:00 PM2530.1
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAYESPNU10:00 AM12:00 PM2520.1
POKERESPN2015 WSOP2:30 PM3:00 PM2470.1
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:34 PM7:30 PM2390.1
NFL GAMEDAY MORNINGNFLNNFL GAMEDAY MORNING9:00 AM1:00 PM2390.1
NFL GAMEDAY FIRSTNFLNNFL GAMEDAY FIRST7:00 AM9:00 AM2370.1
FANTASY SHOW   LESPN211:00 AM1:00 PM2290.1
NFL GAMEDAY OVERTIMENFLNNFL GAMEDAY OVERTIME11:30 PM12:00 AM2030.1
SPORTS REPORTERSESPN29:30 AM10:00 AM2010.0
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNNFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS8:30 PM9:30 PM1990.1
MOBSTEELNBCSN1079:04 PM10:04 PM1960.1
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LFS1SEATTLE SOUNDERS/LA GALAXY9:24 PM11:34 PM1940.1
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2ULTIMATE FIGHTER ALUMNI9:30 PM10:00 PM1890.1
MOBSTEELNBCSN10610:04 PM11:03 PM1800.0
OUTSIDE THE LINESESPN29:00 AM9:30 AM1700.1
LA LIGA BBVA MARQUEEBEINATLETICO MADRID VS. REAL MADRID2:25 PM4:30 PM1680.1
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDESPN28:00 AM9:00 AM1650.1
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN5:00 PM6:34 PM1630.1
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNNFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS9:30 PM10:30 PM1620.1
NBA PRESEASON   LNBATUTAH/LA LAKERS9:00 PM11:29 PM1560.1
LIGA MX LUDNPUEBLA / MONARCAS5:55 PM8:00 PM1520.1
BUNDESLIGAFOXDLEVERKUSEN VS AUGSBURG11:24 AM1:28 PM1490.1
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2TITO ORTIZ/FORREST GRIFFIN10:00 PM11:00 PM1430.1
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDESPN210:00 AM11:00 AM1420.0
MLB TONIGHT SUNDAYMLBNMLBT SUNDAY5:00 PM8:00 PM1400.0
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN27:03 PM8:00 PM1390.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN7:00 AM8:00 AM1380.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN9:00 AM10:00 AM1330.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAY LESPNU8:00 AM10:00 AM1330.1
NHRA QUALIFYINGESPN2KEYSTONE NATIONALS QUALIFYING6:11 AM7:30 AM1310.0
NASCAR SPECIALNBCSNCHASING 4311:03 PM11:30 PM1290.0
X GAMESESPN2MAKING OF PIPE DREAM11:00 PM12:00 AM1270.0
NHRA QUALIFYINGESPN2KEYSTONE NATIONALS QUALIFYING3:00 PM4:30 PM1220.0
UFC 1 ON 1FS2FORREST GRIFFIN9:00 PM9:30 PM1170.1
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 8P8:00 PM9:00 PM1170.0
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN8:00 AM8:30 AM1130.0
BUNDESLIGA LFS2BAYERN MUNICH/DORTMUND11:15 AM1:30 PM1060.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNPOSTSEASON PREVIEW9:00 PM11:00 PM1060.0
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LFS1COLORADO RAPIDS/REAL SALT LAKE6:59 PM9:24 PM1040.0
SPORTS REPORTERSENN10:30 AM11:00 AM1020.0
KOBE BRYANTNBATKOBE: THE INTERVIEW8:00 PM9:00 PM1010.1
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUARKANSAS/TENNESSEE6:00 AM7:30 AM1000.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUNOTRE DAME/CLEMSON12:00 PM3:00 PM1000.0
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENN6:00 AM7:00 AM990.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 11P11:00 PM12:00 AM990.0
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNNFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTS10:30 PM11:30 PM990.0
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENN10:00 AM10:30 AM920.0
WEB.COM TOURGOLF2015 WEB.COM TOUR CHP2:58 PM6:05 PM910.0
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDENN11:00 AM12:00 PM870.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 9A9:00 AM10:00 AM860.0
MLS REGULAR SEASON      LESPN2FC DALLAS/HOUSTON DYNAMO5:00 PM7:03 PM850.0
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN2ESPN FILMS: CATCHING HELL1:00 PM3:00 PM840.0
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE11:29 PM11:56 PM840.0
REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUNUDN3:00 PM4:00 PM840.0
SOMOS LMXUDN8:00 PM9:00 PM840.0
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN230 FOR 30 SHORTS: FIRST PITCH7:30 AM8:00 AM830.0
MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOONMLBNMLB TONIGHT2:00 PM5:00 PM820.0
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLF2:30 PM2:58 PM810.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM790.0
MLB TONIGHTMLBNPOSTSEASON PREVIEW 12A12:00 AM2:00 AM770.0
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSN7:30 AM8:24 AM750.0
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS6:00 AM7:00 AM740.0
ASIAN AMATEUR CHAMP.ESPN2FINAL RD HIGHLIGHT SHOW4:30 PM5:00 PM730.0
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO ESPFOXD1:28 PM2:30 PM700.0
ESPN FCESPN212:00 AM1:00 AM690.0
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERFOXDSEATTLE SOUNDERS VS LA GALAXY9:27 PM11:49 PM680.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN5:00 PM6:00 PM670.0
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2015 ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHP7:30 AM12:30 PM670.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAYESPNU9:30 PM11:30 PM650.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN6:00 PM7:00 PM630.0
UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMP DFS1ROAD ATLANTA1:30 PM4:30 PM630.0
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF2015 ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHP12:30 PM2:30 PM630.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUOLE MISS/FLORIDA7:00 PM9:30 PM620.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN4:00 PM5:00 PM610.0
WEB.COM TOURGOLF2015 WEB.COM TOUR CHP7:05 PM10:05 PM610.0
FUTBOL CENTRAL SUNUDN12:00 PM12:44 PM610.0
BUNDESLIGA LFS1SCHALKE/KOLN9:22 AM11:30 AM580.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 7A7:00 AM8:00 AM580.0
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDENN8:30 PM10:00 PM570.0
STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOAR LFS1CHICAGO5:00 PM6:59 PM570.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 10A10:00 AM11:00 AM570.0
PRIM LIGA DE PORTUGALUDNFC PORTO / BELENENSES4:00 PM5:55 PM570.0
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENN8:30 AM9:00 AM550.0
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN7:00 PM7:30 PM550.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM550.0
NBA PRESEASONNBATDENVER/LA CLIPPERS6:03 PM8:00 PM550.0
LA ULT PALABRA WKNDFOXD12:00 AM1:00 AM540.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 10/4/1511:56 PM12:30 AM540.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUARKANSAS/TENNESSEE3:00 PM5:00 PM530.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN2:00 PM3:00 PM520.0
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDENN10:00 PM11:00 PM510.0
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPNUWHOS IN11:30 PM12:00 AM510.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS118328:00 AM9:00 AM510.0
BUNDESLIGA BEST SEPTEMBERFS211:00 AM11:15 AM510.0
NASCAR VICTORY LAPNBCSN11:30 PM12:30 AM510.0
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSN12:30 AM1:30 AM510.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN3:00 PM4:00 PM480.0
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN1:00 PM1:30 PM480.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 11A11:00 AM12:00 PM480.0
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEENNWHOS IN7:30 PM8:00 PM470.0
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 12P12:00 PM1:00 PM470.0
LIGUE 1BEINPARIS SAINT-GERMAIN VS. OLYMPIQUE DE MAR4:30 PM6:30 PM460.0
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENN8:00 PM8:30 PM460.0
BUNDESLIGAFOXDSCHALKE VS KOLN9:20 AM11:24 AM440.0
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN10:00 PM11:00 PM440.0
UEFA CL SEMANALFOXD2:30 PM3:00 PM430.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPN2IOWA/WISCONSIN1:00 AM3:00 AM420.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:05 PM7:05 PM420.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUTEXAS A&M/MISSISSIPPI ST5:00 PM7:00 PM410.0
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNUSEC STORIED: WUERFFELS WAY7:30 AM8:00 AM410.0
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUEUNVSOEVERTON V. LIVERPOOL 10/48:25 AM10:33 AM410.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS118327:00 AM8:00 AM400.0
SPORTSCENTER WEEKENDENN12:00 PM1:00 PM390.0
LIGA MX EN 60UDN9:00 PM10:00 PM390.0
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFS1TJ DILLASHAW4:30 PM5:00 PM380.0
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUNOTRE DAME/CLEMSON12:00 AM3:00 AM370.0
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 10/4/1512:30 AM1:00 AM370.0
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEENNWHOS IN1:30 AM2:00 AM340.0
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEENNWHOS IN11:00 PM11:30 PM330.0
LIGA MX EN 30UDN11:30 AM12:00 PM330.0
MAJOR LEAGUE FISHINGFS2CHALLENGE CUP:ELIMINATION RND 19:00 AM11:00 AM320.0
LIGA EREDIVISIE HOLANDA LUDNAJAX AMSTERDAM / PSV EINDHOVEN8:25 AM10:30 AM320.0
LIGA MX EN 30UDN10:30 AM11:00 AM320.0
EXPRESS PREGAMEBEINEXPRESS PREGAME – L2:00 PM2:25 PM310.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2504:A FAITHLESS FOE12:00 AM1:00 AM300.0
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSNNEWCASTLE/MANCHESTER CITY1:30 AM3:00 AM300.0
ASIAN AMATEUR CHAMP.ESPN2FINAL ROUND6:00 AM6:11 AM290.0
BUNDESLIGA PREGAME LFS1189:00 AM9:22 AM290.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1183311:34 PM12:30 AM290.0
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2UFC 1878:00 AM8:30 AM290.0
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT1:00 PM2:00 PM290.0
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2FORREST GRIFFIN/TITO ORTIZ8:00 PM9:00 PM280.0
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN1:30 PM2:00 PM270.0
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN12:00 AM12:30 AM270.0
CENTRAL FOX WKNDFOXD1:00 AM2:00 AM270.0
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN2:00 AM3:00 AM270.0
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN12:30 AM1:00 AM260.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS118326:00 AM7:00 AM260.0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS118342:00 AM3:00 AM250.0
UFC HOF INDUCTION CEREMONFS220157:00 PM8:00 PM250.0
LIGA MX EN 30UDN11:00 AM11:30 AM250.0
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKNDFOXD9:00 AM9:20 AM240.0
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2503:RECOGNIZE THE ENEMY11:00 PM12:00 AM240.0
UEL HIGHLIGHTSFS2342:00 PM3:00 PM230.0
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKNDFOXD11:49 PM12:00 AM220.0
UCL MAGAZINEFS2721:30 PM2:00 PM220.0
NBA PRESEASONNBATDENVER/LA CLIPPERS8:30 AM11:00 AM220.0
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSN6:30 AM7:30 AM210.0
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN11:30 PM12:00 AM200.0
INTERNATIONAL SOCCERFOXDBUND:LEVERKUSEN VS AUGSBURG5:00 PM7:00 PM200.0
MORNING DRIVEGOLF6:30 AM7:30 AM200.0
LIGA MX EN 60UDN1:00 AM2:00 AM200.0
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEENNWHOS IN1:00 AM1:30 AM190.0
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS118341:00 AM2:00 AM190.0
UFC 1 ON 1FS2FORREST GRIFFIN8:30 AM9:00 AM180.0
UFC PPV PRELIMSFS2192:CORMIER/GUSTAFSSON5:00 PM7:00 PM180.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 AM6:30 AM180.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES3:30 PM5:00 PM180.0
SOMOS MLSUDN11:00 PM12:00 AM180.0
PREMIER LEAGUE WORLDNBCSN6:00 AM6:30 AM170.0
REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA 2 SUNUDN12:00 AM1:00 AM170.0
COLL FTBL SCOREBOARDENN2:00 AM3:00 AM160.0
LO MEJOR UEFA CHAMPIONSFOXD4:30 PM5:00 PM160.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS11:00 AM12:30 PM160.0
SERIE ABEINJUVENTUS VS. BOLOGNA11:55 AM2:00 PM130.0
LO MEJOR UEFA CHAMPIONSFOXD4:00 PM4:30 PM130.0
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERFOXDCO RAPIDS VS REAL SALT LAKE7:00 PM9:27 PM130.0
NASCAR VICTORY LANE PFS1DOVER12:30 AM1:00 AM130.0
NBA SPECIALNBATJAMES WORTHY5:00 PM5:23 PM130.0
PREVIA AL CLASICO HOLANDAUDN8:00 AM8:25 AM130.0
90 IN 30BEINATLETICO MADRID VS. REAL MADRID9:30 PM10:00 PM120.0
LA LIGA BBVA MARQUEEBEINATLETICO MADRID VS. REAL MADRID1:00 AM3:00 AM120.0
CENTRAL FOX WKND ENCFOXD8:00 AM9:00 AM110.0
CENTRAL FOX WKND MIDFOXD3:00 PM4:00 PM110.0
GOLF CENTRALGOLF10:05 PM11:05 PM110.0
LIGA MX EN 30UDN7:30 AM8:00 AM110.0
SERIE ABEINAC MILAN VS. NAPOLI7:30 PM9:30 PM100.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 MILWAUKEE BUCKS2:00 PM3:30 PM100.0
UFC HOF INDUCTION CEREMONFS220152:00 AM3:00 AM80.0
PRESS CONFERENCENBATWNBA PRESS CONFERENCE5:23 PM6:03 PM80.0
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEINEXPRES XTRA WEEKEND-R10:00 PM11:00 PM70.0
UFC PPV POST FIGHTFS2192:CORMIER/GUSTAFSSON7:00 AM8:00 AM70.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES7:00 AM8:30 AM70.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES12:30 PM2:00 PM70.0
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN6:00 AM7:00 AM70.0
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2TJ DILLASHAW1:00 AM1:30 AM60.0
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKEND-L6:30 PM7:30 PM50.0
SERIE ABEINSAMPDORIA VS. INTER8:55 AM11:00 AM50.0
FOX GOL MEXICOFOXD2:00 AM3:00 AM50.0
STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOARDFS2NEW JERSEY3:00 PM5:00 PM50.0
UFC 1 ON 1FS2FORREST GRIFFIN1:30 AM2:00 AM50.0
90 IN 30BEINSEVILLA VS. BARCELONA11:00 AM11:30 AM30.0
NATIONAL RUGBY LG LFS2GRAND FNL:BRONCOS/COWBOYS6:00 AM7:00 AM30.0
REAL TRAINING CAMPNBAT2015 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS6:00 AM7:00 AM30.0
MOTORSPORTSBEINFIM SBK-COURS FRANCE – RACE 1 & 211:00 PM1:00 AM20.0
SKYBET CHAMPIONSHIPBEINCHARLTON ATHLETIC VS. FULHAM8:30 AM8:55 AM20.0
EXPRESS PREGAMEBEINEXPRESS PREGAME – L11:30 AM11:55 AM10.0
CENTRAL FOX WKND AMFOXD7:00 AM8:00 AM10.0
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTUDN7:00 AM7:30 AM10.0
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXD6:00 AM7:00 AM00.0

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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