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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Program Net Day Start-End Viewers (000)
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN Tue 09:30P-12:51A 2464
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME L ESPN Tue 06:00P-09:30P 2248
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN Tue 12:51A-02:00A 1134
SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ESPN Tue 05:00P-06:00P 1025
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 11:00A-12:00P 787
NFL LIVE                L ESPN Tue 04:00P-05:00P 777
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN Tue 02:00A-03:00A 704
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 10:02A-11:00A 683
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 12:00P-01:00P 666
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Tue 08:00A-09:00A 646
NFL INSIDERS  L ESPN Tue 03:00P-04:00P 632
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESP2 Tue 09:15P-11:34P 628
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 01:00P-02:00P 613
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 09:00A-10:02A 609
SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN Tue 02:00P-03:00P 592
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Tue 07:00A-08:00A 580
SPORTSCENTER LATE       L ESP2 Tue 11:34P-12:00A 574
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Tue 06:00A-07:00A 562
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  L ESP2 Tue 12:00A-12:46A 471
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESP2 Tue 07:00P-09:15P 453
NBA TONIGHT     L ESP2 Tue 12:46A-01:16A 426
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESPN Tue 05:00A-06:00A 424
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESPN Tue 03:00A-05:00A 404
NBA REGULAR SEASON   L NBAT Tue 07:03P-09:28P 357
SPORTSNATION ESP2 Tue 03:00P-04:00P 350
FIRST TAKE   L ESP2 Tue 10:00A-12:00P 332
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESP2 Tue 04:00P-04:30P 324
NBA POSTGAME SHOW NBAT Tue 09:28P-10:08P 296
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 08:00P-09:00P 270
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESP2 Tue 06:00P-07:00P 262
FIRST TAKE ESP2 Tue 01:00P-03:00P 253
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ESP2 Tue 03:00A-04:00A 246
HIS & HERS  L ESP2 Tue 12:00P-01:00P 241
NFL LIVE ESP2 Tue 01:16A-02:16A 240
NHL REGULAR SEASON  L NBCS Tue 07:59P-10:41P 237
OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESP2 Tue 05:30P-06:00P 228
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN L ESP2 Tue 06:00A-10:00A 228
OLBERMANN ESP2 Tue 05:00P-05:30P 206
UFC  UNLEASHED FS2 Tue 08:00P-09:00P 204
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTS FS2 Tue 11:00P-11:30P 203
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 07:00P-08:00P 194
NBA GAMETIME LIVE NBAT Tue 10:08P-01:00A 190
NFL REPLAY NFLN Tue 09:00P-11:00P 188
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESNU Tue 07:03P-09:01P 182
NBA TONIGHT ESP2 Tue 02:46A-03:00A 178
YOU HERD ME WITH COLIN ESP2 Tue 04:30P-05:00P 163
UFC ULTIMATE  SUBMISSIONS FS2 Tue 11:30P-12:30A 158
NBA TONIGHT ESP2 Tue 02:16A-02:46A 148
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ENN Tue 09:04P-09:15P 145
NHL LIVE POST NBCS Tue 10:41P-11:02P 142
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESP2 Tue 04:00A-06:00A 140
PRO FOOTBALL TALK NBCS Tue 05:30P-07:00P 140
NHL LIVE PRE NBCS Tue 07:00P-07:59P 137
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 11:00P-12:00A 133
UFC FS1 PRELIMS FS2 Tue 09:00P-11:00P 128
NFL GAME REWIND NFLN Tue 01:30P-02:00P 127
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 12:00A-01:00A 123
NFL GAME REWIND NFLN Tue 12:30P-01:00P 121
AROUND THE NFL NFLN Tue 06:00P-07:00P 119
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ENN Tue 10:00P-11:10P 117
MONSTER  JAM FS1 Tue 04:00P-05:00P 114
NFL AM NFLN Tue 10:00A-12:00P 113
NFL FANTASY LIVE NFLN Tue 05:00P-06:00P 112
FOOTBALL LIFE NFLN Tue 01:00A-02:00A 110
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE L ESNU Tue 04:31P-04:54P 106
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 01:00A-02:00A 106
NFL GAME REWIND NFLN Tue 01:00P-01:30P 105
NFL REPLAY NFLN Tue 02:00P-03:30P 103
NFL REPLAY NFLN Tue 03:30P-05:00P 102
MONSTER  JAM FS1 Tue 11:00A-12:00P 100
NHL TOP 10 NBCS Tue 11:32P-12:00A 100
NHL TOP 10 NBCS Tue 11:02P-11:32P 100
SPORTSNATION ENN Tue 05:00P-06:00P 98
SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ENN Tue 03:00P-04:00P 95
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ENN Tue 07:00P-08:00P 91
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ENN Tue 09:00P-09:49P 90
SPORTSCENTER AFT    L ENN Tue 04:00P-05:00P 89
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST L FS1 Tue 07:00P-09:14P 87
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESNU Tue 04:54P-06:53P 85
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESNU Tue 02:30P-04:31P 83
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 02:00A-03:00A 79
NASCAR SCAN ALL 43 NBCS Tue 05:00P-05:30P 78
NFL GAME REWIND NFLN Tue 12:00P-12:30P 78
2014 BARCLAYS GOLF Tue 02:00P-06:00P 75
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ENN Tue 06:30A-07:00A 74
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ENN Tue 08:00P-09:00P 73
NFL AM NFLN Tue 06:00A-10:00A 73
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESNU Tue 02:06A-04:30A 72
NFL FANTASY LIVE NFLN Tue 02:00A-03:00A 70
NBA PREGAME SHOW NBAT Tue 06:30P-07:03P 67
UFC MAIN EVENT FS2 Tue 07:00P-08:00P 66
MONSTER  JAM FS1 Tue 10:00A-11:00A 64
NASCAR RACE  HUB FS1 Tue 05:00P-06:00P 64
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORE NBCS Tue 12:00A-02:00A 64
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESNU Tue 09:30P-11:00P 63
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF Tue 11:00P-12:00A 63
AROUND THE HORN ENN Tue 06:00A-06:30A 62
KEN BURNS BASEBALL MLBN Tue 09:00P-11:30P 62
SPORTSCENTER FEATURED ENN Tue 11:10P-12:10A 60
NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIR NBAT Tue 03:00A-05:30A 60
2014 WGC-CADILLAC CHP GOLF Tue 07:00P-11:00P 59
ESPNU STUDIO   L ESNU Tue 06:53P-07:03P 56
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 11:30P-12:30A 56
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 04:00A-05:00A 56
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESNU Tue 04:30A-06:00A 55
LAS VEGAS CLASSIC L FS1 Tue 09:14P-11:13P 55
SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL ENN Tue 07:00A-08:00A 54
HOT STOVE MLBN Tue 11:03A-01:00P 54
UFC MAIN EVENT FS2 Tue 12:30A-01:30A 53
NBA ACTION NBAT Tue 05:30A-06:00A 53
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN ENN Tue 10:00A-01:00P 52
ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENT ESNU Tue 09:01P-09:30P 52
KNOT RIGHT KAYAK FISHING NBCS Tue 03:30P-04:00P 52
SPORTSNATION ENN Tue 12:10A-01:00A 50
LAS VEGAS CLASSIC L FS1 Tue 11:44P-01:31A 49
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 03:00A-04:00A 49
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    L ESNU Tue 11:58P-02:06A 46
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 07:00P-07:30P 46
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 07:30A-08:00A 46
ENGINE POWER NBCS Tue 04:30P-05:00P 46
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 03:00P-03:30P 41
DAN PATRICK SHOW NBCS Tue 09:00A-12:00P 41
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 10:30A-11:00A 40
SHAQ NBAT Tue 05:30P-06:00P 40
HOT STOVE MLBN Tue 09:00A-11:03A 39
SPORT SCIENCE ENN Tue 01:00A-01:30A 38
SPORTSCENTER MORNING ENN Tue 04:00A-05:00A 37
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 12:30A-01:30A 37
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 02:00P-03:00P 37
BLITZ TV NBCS Tue 01:00P-01:30P 37
NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFLN Tue 05:00A-06:00A 37
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST FS1 Tue 12:00P-02:00P 36
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF Tue 06:00P-07:00P 36
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 06:00P-07:00P 36
PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEW NBCS Tue 02:00A-03:00A 36
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 04:00P-05:00P 35
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 07:00A-07:30A 35
STARTERS P, THE NBAT Tue 06:00P-06:30P 35
ESPN FC ENN Tue 06:00P-06:30P 34
WHITETAIL DIARIES NBCS Tue 12:30P-01:00P 33
KING OF OFFSHORE NBCS Tue 02:30P-03:30P 33
SVP & RUSSILLO   L ENN Tue 01:00P-03:00P 32
SPORTSNATION ENN Tue 02:30A-03:30A 32
HOT STOVE MLBN Tue 03:30P-04:00P 32
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 06:00A-07:00A 32
HIS & HERS ENN Tue 01:30A-02:30A 31
MORNING DRIVE SPECIAL GOLF Tue 07:00A-08:00A 30
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUP NBAT Tue 03:30P-05:30P 30
ESPN ORIGINAL ENTERTNMENT ESNU Tue 11:30P-11:58P 29
2014 LPGA FOUNDERS CUP GOLF Tue 12:00P-02:00P 29
ASSOCIATION, THE NBAT Tue 02:30P-03:00P 29
HERD  L ESNU Tue 10:00A-01:00P 28
BABE WINKLEMAN NBCS Tue 01:30P-02:00P 28
PLAYING LESSONS GOLF Tue 11:00A-12:00P 27
HIGH HEAT MLBN Tue 05:30P-06:00P 27
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 08:00A-09:00A 26
BEAT, THE NBAT Tue 02:00P-02:30P 26
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ENN Tue 06:30P-07:00P 25
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST FS1 Tue 02:00P-04:00P 25
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 01:30A-02:00A 25
AROUND THE HORN ENN Tue 08:00A-08:30A 24
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY ESNU Tue 01:00P-02:30P 24
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 07:00A-07:30A 24
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 06:30A-07:00A 24
RADIUS NBCS Tue 06:30A-07:00A 24
PLAYING LESSONS GOLF Tue 10:00A-11:00A 22
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 05:00P-05:30P 22
FEDERATION ANGLER NBCS Tue 02:00P-02:30P 21
AMERICAS PREGAME L FS1 Tue 06:00P-07:00P 20
2014 WGC-CADILLAC CHP GOLF Tue 12:00A-04:00A 20
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 09:30A-10:00A 20
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 09:00A-09:30A 20
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 05:00A-05:30A 20
RADIUS NBCS Tue 07:30A-08:00A 20
RADIUS NBCS Tue 07:00A-07:30A 20
BEIN COOL – BEIN Tue 04:30P-05:00P 19
LA LIGA BBVA – R BEIN Tue 02:30P-04:30P 19
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ENN Tue 08:30A-09:00A 19
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Tue 07:00A-08:00A 19
HIGH HEAT MLBN Tue 07:30A-08:00A 19
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 05:00A-06:00A 19
REAL MADRID TV – BEIN Tue 05:00P-06:00P 18
MORNING DRIVE SPECIAL GOLF Tue 08:00A-09:00A 18
HIGH HEAT MLBN Tue 01:00P-02:00P 18
INTENTIONAL TALK MLBN Tue 04:30A-05:00A 18
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 08:30A-09:00A 18
NBA SPECIAL NBAT Tue 03:00P-03:30P 18
RADIUS NBCS Tue 06:00A-06:30A 18
EXPRESS XTRA – L BEIN Tue 06:00P-07:00P 17
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESNU Tue 07:00A-10:00A 17
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 11:00A-11:30A 17
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 06:00A-06:30A 17
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 04:30A-05:00A 17
YOU HERD ME WITH COLIN ESNU Tue 11:00P-11:30P 16
PLAYING LESSONS GOLF Tue 09:00A-10:00A 16
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 07:30P-08:00P 16
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUP NBAT Tue 12:00P-02:00P 16
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 04:00A-04:30A 16
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 05:30A-06:00A 16
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ENN Tue 09:30A-10:00A 15
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Tue 09:00A-10:00A 15
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 08:00P-09:00P 15
XTREME OFF-ROAD NBCS Tue 04:00P-04:30P 15
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Tue 06:00A-07:00A 14
HIS & HERS ENN Tue 05:00A-06:00A 13
AROUND THE HORN ENN Tue 09:00A-09:30A 13
HIGH HEAT MLBN Tue 02:00A-02:30A 13
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 08:00A-08:30A 13
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 10:00A-10:30A 13
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 03:00A-03:30A 13
FOX SPORTS LIVE L FS1 Tue 01:31A-02:30A 12
BURTON US OPEN FS2 Tue 03:00P-05:00P 12
MLB TONIGHT MLBN Tue 02:30A-03:30A 12
NBA GAMETIME NBAT Tue 11:30A-12:00P 11
CHARLIE MOORE- NO OFFENS NBCS Tue 12:00P-12:30P 10
BURTON EUROPEAN OPEN FS2 Tue 07:00A-08:30A 9
COPPA ITALIA BEIN Tue 10:00A-12:00P 8
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ENN Tue 03:30A-04:00A 8
COLL FTBL BOWL GAME ESNU Tue 06:00A-07:00A 8
PECOS LEAGUE FS1 Tue 05:00A-05:30A 8
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE L FS1 Tue 11:13P-11:44P 8
RADIUS NBCS Tue 08:00A-08:30A 8
RUGBY BEIN Tue 07:00P-09:00P 7
FOX SPORTS LIVE L FS1 Tue 02:30A-03:30A 7
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS1 Tue 08:00A-09:00A 7
RADIUS NBCS Tue 08:30A-09:00A 7
PECOS LEAGUE FS1 Tue 04:30A-05:00A 6
PECOS LEAGUE FS1 Tue 04:00A-04:30A 6
90 IN 30 – BEIN Tue 11:30P-12:00A 5
SPORTING RIVALRIES – BEIN Tue 02:00P-02:30P 5
PECOS LEAGUE FS1 Tue 03:30A-04:00A 5
BURTON US OPEN FS2 Tue 02:00P-03:00P 5
PRODUCT SHOWCASE GOLF Tue 04:30A-05:00A 5
MLB NOW MLBN Tue 03:30A-04:30A 5
PECOS LEAGUE FS1 Tue 05:30A-06:00A 4
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF Tue 06:00A-06:30A 4
EXPRESS XTRA – R BEIN Tue 12:00A-01:00A 3
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBS BEIN Tue 01:00A-01:30A 3
LOCKER ROOM – R – BEIN Tue 07:00A-08:00A 3
PRODUCT SHOWCASE NBCS Tue 03:30A-04:00A 3
LIGUE 1 BEIN Tue 12:00P-02:00P 2
LA LIGA WORLD – BEIN Tue 01:30A-02:00A 2
EXPRESS XTRA – R BEIN Tue 09:00P-10:00P 2
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTS FS2 Tue 03:30A-04:00A 2
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTS FS2 Tue 05:30P-06:00P 2
BURTON US OPEN FS2 Tue 11:00A-12:00P 2
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTS FS2 Tue 05:00P-05:30P 2
BURTON EUROPEAN OPEN FS2 Tue 09:30A-11:00A 2
BURTON EUROPEAN OPEN FS2 Tue 06:00A-07:00A 2
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF Tue 05:00A-06:00A 2
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPT GOLF Tue 06:30A-07:00A 2
LA LIGA WORLD – BEIN Tue 10:30P-11:00P 1
LOCKER ROOM – R – BEIN Tue 06:00A-07:00A 1
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST FS2 Tue 01:30A-03:30A 1
BURTON US OPEN HIGHLIGHTS FS2 Tue 06:00P-06:30P 1
BURTON US OPEN FS2 Tue 12:00P-02:00P 1
PRODUCT SHOWCASE GOLF Tue 04:00A-04:30A 1
FOOTBALL GREATEST CLUBS BEIN Tue 10:00P-10:30P 0
RUGBY BEIN Tue 08:00A-10:00A 0
THIS IS PARIS – BEIN Tue 11:00P-11:30P 0
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS2 Tue 04:00A-05:00A 0
UFC TRAINING DAY FS2 Tue 06:30P-07:00P 0
FOX SPORTS LIVE FS2 Tue 05:00A-06:00A 0
BURTON EUROPEAN OPEN FS2 Tue 08:30A-09:30A 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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