Navy/San Diego State, Marshall/Northern Illinois lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday December 23, 2014

 

Navy’s 17-16 win over San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl on ESPN led all cable sports viewership on Tuesday averaging 2.464 million viewers. Marshall vs. Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl was second with 2.248 million viewers.

Stanford vs. Texas college hoops on ESPN2 averaged 453,000 viewers.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday December 23, 2014:

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ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME LESPNTue09:30P-12:51A2464
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME LESPNTue06:00P-09:30P2248
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPNTue12:51A-02:00A1134
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LESPNTue05:00P-06:00P1025
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue11:00A-12:00P787
NFL LIVE                LESPNTue04:00P-05:00P777
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPNTue02:00A-03:00A704
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue10:02A-11:00A683
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue12:00P-01:00P666
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNTue08:00A-09:00A646
NFL INSIDERS  LESPNTue03:00P-04:00P632
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Tue09:15P-11:34P628
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue01:00P-02:00P613
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue09:00A-10:02A609
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPNTue02:00P-03:00P592
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNTue07:00A-08:00A580
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESP2Tue11:34P-12:00A574
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNTue06:00A-07:00A562
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESP2Tue12:00A-12:46A471
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESP2Tue07:00P-09:15P453
NBA TONIGHT     LESP2Tue12:46A-01:16A426
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNTue05:00A-06:00A424
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESPNTue03:00A-05:00A404
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATTue07:03P-09:28P357
SPORTSNATIONESP2Tue03:00P-04:00P350
FIRST TAKE   LESP2Tue10:00A-12:00P332
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESP2Tue04:00P-04:30P324
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATTue09:28P-10:08P296
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue08:00P-09:00P270
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESP2Tue06:00P-07:00P262
FIRST TAKEESP2Tue01:00P-03:00P253
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Tue03:00A-04:00A246
HIS & HERS  LESP2Tue12:00P-01:00P241
NFL LIVEESP2Tue01:16A-02:16A240
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSTue07:59P-10:41P237
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESP2Tue05:30P-06:00P228
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESP2Tue06:00A-10:00A228
OLBERMANNESP2Tue05:00P-05:30P206
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Tue08:00P-09:00P204
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Tue11:00P-11:30P203
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue07:00P-08:00P194
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATTue10:08P-01:00A190
NFL REPLAYNFLNTue09:00P-11:00P188
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUTue07:03P-09:01P182
NBA TONIGHTESP2Tue02:46A-03:00A178
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESP2Tue04:30P-05:00P163
UFC ULTIMATE  SUBMISSIONSFS2Tue11:30P-12:30A158
NBA TONIGHTESP2Tue02:16A-02:46A148
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNTue09:04P-09:15P145
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSTue10:41P-11:02P142
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESP2Tue04:00A-06:00A140
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSTue05:30P-07:00P140
NHL LIVE PRENBCSTue07:00P-07:59P137
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue11:00P-12:00A133
UFC FS1 PRELIMSFS2Tue09:00P-11:00P128
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNTue01:30P-02:00P127
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue12:00A-01:00A123
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNTue12:30P-01:00P121
AROUND THE NFLNFLNTue06:00P-07:00P119
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNTue10:00P-11:10P117
MONSTER  JAMFS1Tue04:00P-05:00P114
NFL AMNFLNTue10:00A-12:00P113
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNTue05:00P-06:00P112
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNTue01:00A-02:00A110
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESNUTue04:31P-04:54P106
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue01:00A-02:00A106
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNTue01:00P-01:30P105
NFL REPLAYNFLNTue02:00P-03:30P103
NFL REPLAYNFLNTue03:30P-05:00P102
MONSTER  JAMFS1Tue11:00A-12:00P100
NHL TOP 10NBCSTue11:32P-12:00A100
NHL TOP 10NBCSTue11:02P-11:32P100
SPORTSNATIONENNTue05:00P-06:00P98
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNTue03:00P-04:00P95
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNTue07:00P-08:00P91
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNTue09:00P-09:49P90
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENNTue04:00P-05:00P89
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1Tue07:00P-09:14P87
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUTue04:54P-06:53P85
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUTue02:30P-04:31P83
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue02:00A-03:00A79
NASCAR SCAN ALL 43NBCSTue05:00P-05:30P78
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNTue12:00P-12:30P78
2014 BARCLAYSGOLFTue02:00P-06:00P75
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNTue06:30A-07:00A74
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENNTue08:00P-09:00P73
NFL AMNFLNTue06:00A-10:00A73
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESNUTue02:06A-04:30A72
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNTue02:00A-03:00A70
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATTue06:30P-07:03P67
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Tue07:00P-08:00P66
MONSTER  JAMFS1Tue10:00A-11:00A64
NASCAR RACE  HUBFS1Tue05:00P-06:00P64
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSTue12:00A-02:00A64
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUTue09:30P-11:00P63
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFTue11:00P-12:00A63
AROUND THE HORNENNTue06:00A-06:30A62
KEN BURNS BASEBALLMLBNTue09:00P-11:30P62
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNTue11:10P-12:10A60
NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIRNBATTue03:00A-05:30A60
2014 WGC-CADILLAC CHPGOLFTue07:00P-11:00P59
ESPNU STUDIO   LESNUTue06:53P-07:03P56
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue11:30P-12:30A56
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue04:00A-05:00A56
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESNUTue04:30A-06:00A55
LAS VEGAS CLASSIC LFS1Tue09:14P-11:13P55
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALENNTue07:00A-08:00A54
HOT STOVEMLBNTue11:03A-01:00P54
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Tue12:30A-01:30A53
NBA ACTIONNBATTue05:30A-06:00A53
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENNTue10:00A-01:00P52
ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENTESNUTue09:01P-09:30P52
KNOT RIGHT KAYAK FISHINGNBCSTue03:30P-04:00P52
SPORTSNATIONENNTue12:10A-01:00A50
LAS VEGAS CLASSIC LFS1Tue11:44P-01:31A49
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue03:00A-04:00A49
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUTue11:58P-02:06A46
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue07:00P-07:30P46
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue07:30A-08:00A46
ENGINE POWERNBCSTue04:30P-05:00P46
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue03:00P-03:30P41
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSTue09:00A-12:00P41
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue10:30A-11:00A40
SHAQNBATTue05:30P-06:00P40
HOT STOVEMLBNTue09:00A-11:03A39
SPORT SCIENCEENNTue01:00A-01:30A38
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENNTue04:00A-05:00A37
MLB NOWMLBNTue12:30A-01:30A37
MLB NOWMLBNTue02:00P-03:00P37
BLITZ TVNBCSTue01:00P-01:30P37
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNTue05:00A-06:00A37
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1Tue12:00P-02:00P36
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFTue06:00P-07:00P36
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue06:00P-07:00P36
PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEWNBCSTue02:00A-03:00A36
MLB NOWMLBNTue04:00P-05:00P35
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue07:00A-07:30A35
STARTERS P, THENBATTue06:00P-06:30P35
ESPN FCENNTue06:00P-06:30P34
WHITETAIL DIARIESNBCSTue12:30P-01:00P33
KING OF OFFSHORENBCSTue02:30P-03:30P33
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENNTue01:00P-03:00P32
SPORTSNATIONENNTue02:30A-03:30A32
HOT STOVEMLBNTue03:30P-04:00P32
MLB NOWMLBNTue06:00A-07:00A32
HIS & HERSENNTue01:30A-02:30A31
MORNING DRIVE SPECIALGOLFTue07:00A-08:00A30
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATTue03:30P-05:30P30
ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENTESNUTue11:30P-11:58P29
2014 LPGA FOUNDERS CUPGOLFTue12:00P-02:00P29
ASSOCIATION, THENBATTue02:30P-03:00P29
HERD  LESNUTue10:00A-01:00P28
BABE WINKLEMANNBCSTue01:30P-02:00P28
PLAYING LESSONSGOLFTue11:00A-12:00P27
HIGH HEATMLBNTue05:30P-06:00P27
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue08:00A-09:00A26
BEAT, THENBATTue02:00P-02:30P26
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNTue06:30P-07:00P25
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1Tue02:00P-04:00P25
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue01:30A-02:00A25
AROUND THE HORNENNTue08:00A-08:30A24
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUTue01:00P-02:30P24
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue07:00A-07:30A24
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue06:30A-07:00A24
RADIUSNBCSTue06:30A-07:00A24
PLAYING LESSONSGOLFTue10:00A-11:00A22
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue05:00P-05:30P22
FEDERATION ANGLERNBCSTue02:00P-02:30P21
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS1Tue06:00P-07:00P20
2014 WGC-CADILLAC CHPGOLFTue12:00A-04:00A20
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue09:30A-10:00A20
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue09:00A-09:30A20
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue05:00A-05:30A20
RADIUSNBCSTue07:30A-08:00A20
RADIUSNBCSTue07:00A-07:30A20
BEIN COOL –BEINTue04:30P-05:00P19
LA LIGA BBVA – RBEINTue02:30P-04:30P19
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNTue08:30A-09:00A19
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Tue07:00A-08:00A19
HIGH HEATMLBNTue07:30A-08:00A19
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue05:00A-06:00A19
REAL MADRID TV –BEINTue05:00P-06:00P18
MORNING DRIVE SPECIALGOLFTue08:00A-09:00A18
HIGH HEATMLBNTue01:00P-02:00P18
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNTue04:30A-05:00A18
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue08:30A-09:00A18
NBA SPECIALNBATTue03:00P-03:30P18
RADIUSNBCSTue06:00A-06:30A18
EXPRESS XTRA – LBEINTue06:00P-07:00P17
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESNUTue07:00A-10:00A17
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue11:00A-11:30A17
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue06:00A-06:30A17
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue04:30A-05:00A17
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESNUTue11:00P-11:30P16
PLAYING LESSONSGOLFTue09:00A-10:00A16
MLB NOWMLBNTue07:30P-08:00P16
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATTue12:00P-02:00P16
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue04:00A-04:30A16
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue05:30A-06:00A16
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENNTue09:30A-10:00A15
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Tue09:00A-10:00A15
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue08:00P-09:00P15
XTREME OFF-ROADNBCSTue04:00P-04:30P15
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Tue06:00A-07:00A14
HIS & HERSENNTue05:00A-06:00A13
AROUND THE HORNENNTue09:00A-09:30A13
HIGH HEATMLBNTue02:00A-02:30A13
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue08:00A-08:30A13
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue10:00A-10:30A13
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue03:00A-03:30A13
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Tue01:31A-02:30A12
BURTON US OPENFS2Tue03:00P-05:00P12
MLB TONIGHTMLBNTue02:30A-03:30A12
NBA GAMETIMENBATTue11:30A-12:00P11
CHARLIE MOORE- NO OFFENSNBCSTue12:00P-12:30P10
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Tue07:00A-08:30A9
COPPA ITALIABEINTue10:00A-12:00P8
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENNTue03:30A-04:00A8
COLL FTBL BOWL GAMEESNUTue06:00A-07:00A8
PECOS LEAGUEFS1Tue05:00A-05:30A8
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Tue11:13P-11:44P8
RADIUSNBCSTue08:00A-08:30A8
RUGBYBEINTue07:00P-09:00P7
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Tue02:30A-03:30A7
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Tue08:00A-09:00A7
RADIUSNBCSTue08:30A-09:00A7
PECOS LEAGUEFS1Tue04:30A-05:00A6
PECOS LEAGUEFS1Tue04:00A-04:30A6
90 IN 30 –BEINTue11:30P-12:00A5
SPORTING RIVALRIES –BEINTue02:00P-02:30P5
PECOS LEAGUEFS1Tue03:30A-04:00A5
BURTON US OPENFS2Tue02:00P-03:00P5
PRODUCT SHOWCASEGOLFTue04:30A-05:00A5
MLB NOWMLBNTue03:30A-04:30A5
PECOS LEAGUEFS1Tue05:30A-06:00A4
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFTue06:00A-06:30A4
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINTue12:00A-01:00A3
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBSBEINTue01:00A-01:30A3
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEINTue07:00A-08:00A3
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSTue03:30A-04:00A3
LIGUE 1BEINTue12:00P-02:00P2
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINTue01:30A-02:00A2
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINTue09:00P-10:00P2
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Tue03:30A-04:00A2
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTSFS2Tue05:30P-06:00P2
BURTON US OPENFS2Tue11:00A-12:00P2
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTSFS2Tue05:00P-05:30P2
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Tue09:30A-11:00A2
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Tue06:00A-07:00A2
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFTue05:00A-06:00A2
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFTue06:30A-07:00A2
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINTue10:30P-11:00P1
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEINTue06:00A-07:00A1
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2Tue01:30A-03:30A1
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTSFS2Tue06:00P-06:30P1
BURTON US OPENFS2Tue12:00P-02:00P1
PRODUCT SHOWCASEGOLFTue04:00A-04:30A1
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBSBEINTue10:00P-10:30P0
RUGBYBEINTue08:00A-10:00A0
THIS IS PARIS –BEINTue11:00P-11:30P0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Tue04:00A-05:00A0
UFC TRAINING DAYFS2Tue06:30P-07:00P0
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Tue05:00A-06:00A0
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Tue08:30A-09:30A0

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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