NASCAR Sprint Cup Michigan, Royals-Red Sox top cable sports TV ratings for Sunday August 28, 2016

 

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday August 28, 2016:

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ProgramNetStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE LNBC SPORTS NETWORK2:25 PM4:57 PM3,377858
NASCAR SPRINT CUP START LNBC SPORTS NETWORK2:00 PM2:25 PM2,659675
MLB SUNDAY NIGHT        LESPN8:00 PM11:36 PM1,459444
NASCAR SPRINT CUP POSTNBC SPORTS NETWORK4:57 PM6:00 PM1,445399
NASCAR SC COUNTDOWN GREENNBC SPORTS NETWORK1:28 PM2:00 PM1,330370
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRS LESPN10:00 AM12:00 PM914369
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRENBC SPORTS NETWORK1:00 PM1:28 PM777217
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LESPN12:00 PM12:30 PM741297
PGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL12:00 PM1:30 PM680125
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM673386
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM640355
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRSESPN12:30 PM1:00 PM575243
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM553307
MLB REGULAR SEASONTBS NETWORK4:00 PM7:27 PM548192
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN11:36 PM1:00 AM545279
GC PREGAME LIGOLF CHANNEL1:30 PM2:00 PM534109
F1 RACING LNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:30 AM9:57 AM526165
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK10:00 AM1:00 PM524268
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:54 AM1:00 PM493279
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM467241
HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEWESPN1:00 PM1:30 PM464204
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN5:00 AM6:00 AM462278
NASCAR VICTORY LAPNBC SPORTS NETWORK6:00 PM7:00 PM457160
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN4:00 AM5:00 AM452284
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN3:00 AM4:00 AM433274
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPN1:00 AM2:30 AM380226
BSBL TONIGHT: SUN CTDWN LESPN7:02 PM8:00 PM375161
NASCAR RACEDAY LFOX SPORTS 111:30 AM1:00 PM36484
FOOTBALL LIFENFL NETWORK1:00 PM2:00 PM351170
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPN1:30 PM2:30 PM320167
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK7:30 AM10:00 AM316153
F1 EXTRANBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 AM10:30 AM315119
FOOTBALL LIFENFL NETWORK10:00 PM11:00 PM315200
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:09 PM4:11 PM312157
NHRA PRO MOD SERIESFOX SPORTS 11:00 PM1:30 PM30861
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFL NETWORK11:00 PM12:00 AM297195
F1 RACINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:00 PM10:00 PM288118
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN211:00 AM12:00 PM285120
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK2:30 AM5:00 AM278184
NASCAR SPECIALNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:00 PM8:00 PM26090
FOOTBALL LIFENFL NETWORK9:00 PM10:00 PM256151
MLS REGULAR SEASON      LESPN4:49 PM7:02 PM253135
FOOTBALL LIFENFL NETWORK2:00 PM3:00 PM250111
NFL GREATEST GAMESESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM242143
WNBA BASKETBALL         LESPN29:02 PM11:11 PM23352
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBC SPORTS NETWORK10:30 AM10:54 AM227122
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK12:00 AM3:00 AM225126
FOOTBALL LIFENFL NETWORK8:03 PM9:00 PM221109
WNBA BASKETBALL         LESPN27:00 PM9:02 PM22066
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM220135
LIGA MX LUNIVISION DEPORTES6:53 PM9:00 PM218135
NFL PRESEASONNFL NETWORK6:00 AM7:30 AM208123
SPORTS REPORTERSESPN29:30 AM10:00 AM19874
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPN210:00 AM11:00 AM19091
MLS REGULAR SEASON      LESPN2:30 PM4:49 PM186107
NASCAR WHELEN MOD TOURNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:00 PM11:00 PM17591
CHAMPIONS TOURGOLF CHANNEL6:00 PM8:18 PM16834
LPGA TOURGOLF CHANNEL3:00 PM6:00 PM15316
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLNFL NETWORK3:00 PM5:30 PM15074
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLNFL NETWORK5:30 PM8:03 PM15094
FEHERTYGOLF CHANNEL2:00 PM3:00 PM14631
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL    LESPN22:00 PM5:28 PM14559
F1 PRE RACENBC SPORTS NETWORK7:00 AM7:30 AM14229
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF CHANNEL9:30 AM12:00 PM14124
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN26:00 PM7:00 PM13948
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LFOX SPORTS 17:00 PM9:30 PM13966
UFC FOXFOX SPORTS 111:00 PM1:00 AM13452
WEB.COM TOURGOLF CHANNEL8:18 PM10:00 PM13246
MLBT WEEKEND AFTERNOONMLB NETWORK1:00 PM5:00 PM13039
PREMIER LEAGUE LCNBC8:24 AM10:30 AM12571
LALIGA SANTANDER-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL4:11 PM6:22 PM12269
MLB TONIGHT SUNDAYMLB NETWORK5:00 PM8:00 PM12239
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDESPN29:00 AM9:30 AM11948
SOMOS LMXUNIVISION DEPORTES9:00 PM10:00 PM11770
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBEIN SPORT2:10 PM4:10 PM11262
UFC ON FOX PRELIMS DFOX SPORTS 11:30 AM3:30 AM10757
UFC ON FOX DFOX SPORTS 13:30 AM5:30 AM10456
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLB NETWORK8:00 PM11:00 PM10439
TENNIS: SC AT US OPEN   LESPN21:00 PM2:00 PM10346
REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES3:00 PM4:00 PM10358
PLAYS OF THE WEEKMLB NETWORK12:00 PM1:00 PM10241
BASSMASTERSESPN28:00 AM9:00 AM10041
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN26:00 AM7:00 AM9735
HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEWESPN25:28 PM6:00 PM9647
UFC PRESENTS CM PUNKFOX SPORTS 16:39 PM7:00 PM9640
LIGA MX SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES12:45 PM3:00 PM9558
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLF CHANNEL10:00 PM11:00 PM9435
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU5:00 PM6:00 PM9341
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNU12:00 PM2:00 PM9246
WEATHERTECH SPORTSCR CH LFOX SPORTS 11:30 PM4:30 PM9113
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPN211:11 PM12:11 AM8942
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRSESPN24:00 AM6:00 AM8018
LA ULT PALABRA WKNDFOX DEPORTES12:00 AM1:00 AM8040
LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SRSESPN22:09 AM4:00 AM7931
TMZ SPORTS WEEKENDFOX SPORTS 11:00 AM1:30 AM7834
PRIM LIGA DE PORTUGAL – RUNIVISION DEPORTES4:00 PM6:00 PM7857
UFC FOX POST FIGHTFOX SPORTS 15:30 AM6:00 AM7746
STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOAR LFOX SPORTS 15:00 PM6:39 PM7526
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNU10:00 AM12:00 PM7438
FEHERTYNBC SPORTS NETWORK11:00 PM12:00 AM7341
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES10:00 PM11:00 PM7344
BASSMASTERSESPN27:00 AM8:00 AM7128
PGA TOUR: CBSGOLF CHANNEL11:14 PM3:30 AM7118
LALIGA SANTANDER-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:08 PM2:09 PM6939
UFC FOX POST FIGHTFOX SPORTS 16:00 AM6:30 AM6840
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK12:00 AM1:00 AM6734
NASCAR VICTORY  LANEFOX SPORTS 11:30 AM2:00 AM6625
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU6:00 PM7:00 PM6535
FOX CFB KICKOFFFOX SPORTS 19:30 PM10:30 PM6529
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES11:00 PM12:00 AM6339
ESPN FCESPN212:11 AM1:11 AM6234
EUROPEAN TOURGOLF CHANNEL6:30 AM9:30 AM6213
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK10:00 AM11:00 AM6219
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:00 AM1:00 AM6034
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK8:00 AM9:00 AM5922
COLLEGE FTBL STUDIOESPNU3:30 PM4:30 PM5720
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK2:40 AM3:40 AM5622
FOX GOL MEXICOFOX DEPORTES11:00 PM12:00 AM5526
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK9:00 AM10:00 AM5518
NASCAR VICTORY LANE PFOX SPORTS 110:30 PM11:00 PM5419
PGA TOUR: CBSGOLF CHANNEL11:00 PM3:00 AM5416
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK11:00 AM12:00 PM5417
ESPNU STUDIOESPNU2:00 PM2:30 PM5325
FUTBOL CENTRALUNIVISION DEPORTES6:00 PM6:53 PM5329
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK2:00 AM3:00 AM5122
LIGUE 1 – LBEIN SPORT4:10 PM4:45 PM5020
PLAYS OF THE WEEKMLB NETWORK1:00 AM2:00 AM5031
FUTBOL CENTRAL SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES12:00 PM12:45 PM5024
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES11:00 AM12:00 PM5021
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU11:00 PM12:00 AM4935
BUNDESLIGA LFOX SPORTS 19:21 AM11:30 AM4927
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:22 PM6:30 PM4831
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK11:00 PM12:00 AM4821
HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEWESPNU4:30 PM5:00 PM4620
FORBES SPORTSMONEYFOX SPORTS 16:30 AM7:00 AM4630
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFOX SPORTS 14:30 PM5:00 PM4514
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIOCNBC7:30 AM8:24 AM4418
UFC FOXFOX SPORTS 29:00 AM11:00 AM4426
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:30 PM7:30 PM4335
NHRAFOX SPORTS 29:00 PM12:00 AM437
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:30 AM12:08 PM4226
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPNU2:30 PM3:30 PM4221
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU12:00 AM1:00 AM4233
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFOX SPORTS 12:00 AM2:30 AM4120
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUNIVISION DEPORTES3:00 AM4:00 AM4124
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK7:00 AM8:00 AM4011
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV7:05 PM9:00 PM4021
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU9:30 PM10:00 PM3914
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNU8:00 AM10:00 AM3918
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU1:00 AM2:00 AM3828
WMN COLL SOCCER REG SSN LESPNU7:00 PM9:00 PM3718
WNBA REGULAR SEASON LNBA-TV3:00 PM5:19 PM3710
BUNDESLIGAFOX SPORTS 17:00 AM9:00 AM3620
GOLF CENTRALGOLF CHANNEL6:00 AM6:30 AM369
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL9:30 AM11:30 AM3521
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPN21:11 AM2:00 AM3520
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU10:30 PM11:00 PM3511
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBC SPORTS NETWORK1:00 AM3:00 AM3520
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV9:00 PM11:00 PM3419
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:30 PM11:00 PM3326
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT2:00 PM2:10 PM3217
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV11:00 AM1:00 PM3220
ESPNU STUDIOESPNU9:00 PM9:30 PM3110
CHAMPIONS TOURGOLF CHANNEL3:30 AM5:30 AM316
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK3:40 AM4:40 AM316
REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA 2 SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES12:00 AM1:00 AM3122
MLB NETWORK BREAKDOWNMLB NETWORK6:30 AM7:00 AM308
F1 GP2 RACINGNBC SPORTS NETWORK6:00 AM7:00 AM3010
CENTRAL FOX WKNDFOX DEPORTES1:00 AM2:00 AM2922
GOLF CENTRALGOLF CHANNEL5:30 AM6:00 AM296
COURTSIDE CINEMA ON NBATVNBA-TV11:00 PM12:00 AM2915
SERIE A – LBEIN SPORT11:55 AM2:00 PM2819
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV1:00 PM2:30 PM2817
EXPRESS WEEKEND-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL9:30 PM10:30 PM2724
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNU10:00 PM10:30 PM2613
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK5:00 AM6:00 AM268
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK3:00 AM3:30 AM2613
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK4:00 AM4:30 AM2610
PLAY BALLMLB NETWORK6:00 AM6:30 AM259
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES4:00 AM5:00 AM258
SERIE A – LBEIN SPORT6:00 PM8:00 PM2419
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-RBEIN SPORT ESPANOL11:00 PM1:00 AM2412
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNU2:00 AM4:00 AM2410
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERFOX DEPORTES7:39 PM9:30 PM2415
NBA SPECIALNBA-TV2:30 PM3:00 PM2311
LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-RBEIN SPORT8:00 PM10:00 PM2212
BUNDESLIGA PREGAME LFOX SPORTS 19:00 AM9:21 AM2212
UFC FOX PRELIMSFOX SPORTS 27:00 AM9:00 AM227
QUICK PITCHMLB NETWORK4:40 AM5:00 AM223
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK3:30 AM4:00 AM2213
FIA FORMULA1 CMP MNDL SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES7:51 AM10:00 AM2110
SERIE A-LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL7:30 PM9:30 PM2015
NCWTS RACINGFOX SPORTS 21:30 AM3:30 AM205
RED BULL  X-FIGHTERSFOX SPORTS 23:30 AM5:30 AM205
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV5:19 PM7:05 PM2010
COLLEGE FISHINGESPNU6:00 AM7:00 AM199
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNU4:00 AM6:00 AM1913
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO WKNDFOX DEPORTES9:30 PM11:00 PM1915
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES10:00 AM11:00 AM1912
COLLEGE FISHINGESPNU7:00 AM8:00 AM188
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV9:00 AM11:00 AM1812
BUNDESLIGA LFOX SPORTS 211:20 AM1:30 PM176
NBA PLAYOFFS PLAYBACKNBA-TV12:00 AM1:00 AM175
BUNDESLIGAFOX SPORTS 21:30 PM3:30 PM166
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK4:30 AM5:00 AM169
LIGA MX EN 60UNIVISION DEPORTES5:00 AM6:00 AM164
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL9:00 AM9:30 AM1510
NFL ON FOXDFOX DEPORTES1:00 PM4:09 PM156
BURNDOWN BATTLEFOX SPORTS 28:00 PM9:00 PM151
RED BULL AIR RACEFOX SPORTS 25:30 AM6:00 AM154
SARATOGA LIVE LFOX SPORTS 24:00 PM6:30 PM151
LA ULTIMA PALABRA -RFOX DEPORTES2:03 AM3:04 AM149
NFL ON FOXDFOX DEPORTES4:09 PM7:39 PM148
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK5:00 AM5:30 AM148
FORMULA 1 SUNUNIVISION DEPORTES7:30 AM7:51 AM1410
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT4:45 PM6:00 PM133
ESPNU COLL FTBL PREVIEWESPNU2:00 AM3:00 AM139
BUNDESLIGA PREVIAFOX DEPORTES9:00 AM9:27 AM138
CENTRAL FOX WKND ENCFOX DEPORTES8:00 AM9:00 AM136
2018 FIFA WORLD CUP MAGFOX SPORTS 211:00 AM11:20 AM125
RED BULL AIR RACEFOX SPORTS 26:00 AM7:00 AM124
2018 FIFA WORLD CUP MAGFOX SPORTS 23:30 PM4:00 PM113
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV3:00 AM5:00 AM117
HARDWOOD CLASSICSNBA-TV7:00 AM9:00 AM116
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBC SPORTS NETWORK5:30 AM6:00 AM117
FIA FORMULA1 CMP MNDL (R)UNIVISION DEPORTES1:00 AM3:00 AM112
FORMULA 1 CLASIFICACIONUNIVISION DEPORTES6:30 AM7:30 AM118
BUNDESLIGA – LFOX DEPORTES9:27 AM11:33 AM107
CENTRAL FOX WKND EARLYFOX DEPORTES11:33 AM12:30 PM108
NHRA SPORTSMAN SERIESFOX SPORTS 212:00 AM1:00 AM100
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBA-TV6:00 AM7:00 AM105
SERIE A – RBEIN SPORT9:30 AM11:30 AM92
NBA PLAYOFFS PLAYBACKNBA-TV1:00 AM2:00 AM93
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBA-TV5:00 AM6:00 AM95
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT9:00 AM9:30 AM84
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOX DEPORTES7:00 AM8:00 AM85
CENTRAL FOX US – RFOX DEPORTES3:04 AM4:00 AM76
STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOARDFOX SPORTS 21:00 AM2:36 AM72
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFOX SPORTS 22:36 AM3:00 AM75
LIGUE 1 -RBEIN SPORT10:00 PM12:00 AM61
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT ESPANOL8:30 AM9:00 AM62
90 IN 30 –BEIN SPORT8:30 AM9:00 AM54
EXPRESS WEEKEND-LBEIN SPORT11:30 AM11:55 AM54
EXPRESS WEEKEND-RBEIN SPORT12:00 AM1:15 AM53
NFL PREGAMEFOX DEPORTES12:30 PM1:00 PM51
RED BULL  X-FIGHTERSFOX SPORTS 26:30 PM8:00 PM52
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT ESPANOL6:00 AM8:30 AM31
LA ULTIMA PALABRA -RFOX DEPORTES2:00 AM3:00 AM31
MOBIL 1 (THE GRID)UNIVISION DEPORTES6:00 AM6:30 AM30
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:00 AM6:30 AM11
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT7:30 AM8:00 AM10
LIGUE 1 – LBEIN SPORT ESPANOL1:00 AM3:00 AM11
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES4:00 AM6:00 AM11
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOX DEPORTES6:00 AM7:00 AM10
LA LIGA WORLD –BEIN SPORT1:15 AM1:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT6:30 AM7:00 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT7:00 AM7:30 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGBEIN SPORT8:00 AM8:30 AM00
SERIE A – RBEIN SPORT1:30 AM3:00 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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