NBA All-Star Game, PBA Bowling, PGA lead cable sports networks for Sunday February 15, 2015

 

The NBA All-Star Game led the cable sports networks on Sunday averaging 5.956 million viewers on TNT and another 1.219 million on the TBS simulcast for a total of 7.175 million with a 3.1 adults 18-49 rating.

The All-Star pregame averaged 3.134 million viewers on TNT and another 1.39 million watched an encore of the All-Star Game right after the game finished.

PBA Bowling from 1-3p on ESPN averaged 871,000 viewers and 1.5 hours of PGA coverage on the Golf Channel averaged 734,000.

The 10am SportsCenter averaged 720,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday February 15, 2015:

This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific.

ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
2015 NBA ALL STAR GAMETNTSun08:42P-11:22P5956
NBA ALLSTAR TIP OFFTNTSun07:00P-08:42P3134
2015 NBA ALL STAR GAMETNTSun11:22P-02:02A1390
2015 NBA ALL STAR GAMETBSCSun08:42P-11:22P1219
NBA ALLSTAR TIP OFFTBSCSun08:00P-08:42P871
PBA BOWLING             LESPNSun01:00P-03:00P838
PGA TOURGOLFSun01:00P-02:30P734
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun10:00A-01:00P720
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BKBLESPNSun05:00P-06:00P698
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDESPNSun09:00A-09:30A583
SPORTS REPORTERSESPNSun09:30A-10:00A572
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun08:00A-09:00A552
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNSun06:00P-08:00P510
COLL FTBL ALL-STAR CHALLESPNSun03:00P-05:00P506
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPNSun12:30A-02:00A499
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun07:00A-08:00A462
GC PREGAME LIGOLFSun02:30P-02:57P461
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun03:04P-05:09P425
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSun11:00P-12:30A419
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun06:00A-07:00A409
NASCAR RACE HUB WKND ED LFS1Sun11:00A-12:00P408
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BKBLESP2Sun12:00P-01:00P330
NHRA SPORTSMAN SERIESESP2Sun11:00A-12:00P318
WESTMINSTER AGILITY CHPFS1Sun12:00P-02:00P303
ASW SPRINT PRE-GM CONCERTNBATSun06:00P-07:00P301
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSSun07:33P-10:13P289
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun05:09P-07:00P286
WMNS COLL GYMNASTICSESP2Sun07:00P-09:00P276
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNSun08:00P-09:00P266
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSun05:00P-06:00P237
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSun12:00P-01:00P222
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun07:30A-09:00A218
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun01:00P-03:04P216
COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 LFS1Sun06:35P-08:34P200
ASW NBA LEGENDS BRUNCHNBATSun12:30P-02:09P198
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSun10:55A-12:55P191
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEATNBATSun07:00P-07:30P190
COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 LFS1Sun04:06P-06:09P186
NBA SPECIALNBATSun02:09P-02:30P186
SPORTS REPORTERSESP2Sun10:30A-11:00A184
NBA D-LEAGUE ALL-STARNBATSun02:30P-05:00P184
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDESP2Sun10:00A-10:30A183
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESP2Sun09:00A-10:00A183
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sun06:09P-06:35P179
CHAMPIONS TOURGOLFSun02:57P-05:31P179
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun03:00P-04:00P173
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun05:00P-06:00P172
NBA ALL-STAR SAT NIGHTNBATSun10:00A-12:30P156
RUGBY SEVENS WORLD SERIESNBCSSun04:30P-07:00P155
TOP 10NFLNSun03:00P-04:00P139
SPORT SCIENCEESPNSun10:00P-11:00P136
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun08:30P-10:33P133
GRANTLAND BBALL SHOWESPNSun09:00P-10:00P132
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun06:00A-07:30A129
NBA SPECIALNBATSun07:30P-08:00P126
NHL LIVE PRENBCSSun07:00P-07:33P123
TOP 10NFLNSun02:00P-03:00P119
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun06:30P-07:00P116
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun06:00P-06:30P116
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun04:00P-05:00P114
BIG BREAK XXIII: PALM BCHGOLFSun05:31P-06:30P112
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun07:00P-07:30P111
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun12:30P-01:00P111
NASCAR DAYTONA 500 POLEFS1Sun09:02P-10:00P110
TOP 10NFLNSun04:00P-05:00P110
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun09:00P-10:00P109
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun12:00P-02:00P106
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun10:00A-12:00P106
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun12:00P-12:30P105
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSSun10:13P-10:35P105
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS1Sun10:30A-11:00A104
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun11:00A-12:00P102
TOP 10NFLNSun07:00P-08:00P102
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun02:00P-03:00P101
TOP 10NFLNSun01:00P-02:00P101
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun10:00A-11:00A99
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNSun02:00P-04:00P99
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSun06:42P-07:42P98
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun04:00P-05:00P98
FA CUP RD 5 LFS2Sun10:55A-01:00P96
PERFECT STORM: THE 1979FS1Sun09:32A-10:30A95
PGA TOUR: CBSGOLFSun07:42P-12:50A95
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMYGOLFSun06:30P-06:42P95
INSIDE THE NBANBATSun11:20P-12:04A95
TOP 10NFLNSun05:00P-06:00P95
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun07:30P-08:00P90
TOP 10NFLNSun06:00P-07:00P90
FA CUP RD 5 LFS1Sun07:23A-09:32A88
TOP 10NFLNSun09:00P-10:00P86
TOP 10NFLNSun12:00P-01:00P86
JACKIE ROBINSON STORYMLBNSun12:00P-01:30P85
PERFECT STORM: THE 1979FS1Sun10:00P-11:00P81
EPIC MOMENTSMLBNSun11:30P-12:00A79
TOP 10NFLNSun10:00P-11:00P79
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun01:00P-02:00P78
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun08:00A-10:00A76
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun09:30A-10:00A74
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun04:06P-05:48P73
TOP 10NFLNSun11:00P-12:00A73
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun11:00A-11:30A71
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun06:00A-07:00A71
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun09:00A-10:00A71
NBA D-LEAGUE ALL-STARNBATSun08:00P-10:30P70
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun11:30A-12:00P69
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun05:00P-06:00P68
TOP 10NFLNSun11:00A-12:00P68
INSIDE THE BIG EAST DFS1Sun08:34P-09:02P67
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSun06:00A-10:00A67
FA CUP MATCH DAY LFS1Sun07:00A-07:23A66
NYC HIGH SCHOOL BKBL CH LFS1Sun02:00P-04:06P66
TOP 10NFLNSun08:00P-09:00P66
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun10:33P-11:00P63
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun08:00A-09:00A63
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:00P-05:30P62
UCL MAGAZINEFS2Sun01:00P-01:30P60
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSun12:55P-02:30P59
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun07:00P-08:00P59
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun08:00A-09:00A59
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun06:00A-07:00A59
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun06:00A-07:00A58
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun09:00A-09:30A57
ROAD TO CANTONNFLNSun12:00A-01:00A56
SERIE A – LBEINSun02:40P-04:45P54
SPORT SCIENCEESP2Sun11:00P-12:00A54
SERIE A – LBEINSun08:55A-10:55A53
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun08:00P-09:01P53
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun06:00P-07:00P53
EXPRESS WRAPUP  – LBEINSun04:45P-05:00P52
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun07:00P-07:30P52
NBA SPECIALNBATSun10:30P-11:00P52
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun07:00A-08:00A52
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun07:30P-08:00P51
A10 BASKETBALL LNBCSSun02:35P-04:30P51
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun08:00A-09:00A50
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun08:00P-08:30P49
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun07:30A-08:00A48
ESPN FCESP2Sun12:00A-01:00A48
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun10:00P-11:00P47
X GAMESESP2Sun10:00P-11:00P47
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun02:00A-03:00A47
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun01:30P-02:00P47
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun10:30A-11:00A46
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun08:00P-09:00P45
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNSun10:00A-10:30A45
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun02:00P-04:06P44
ESPNU STUDIO   LESNUSun05:48P-06:00P44
CAA BASKETBALL LNBCSSun12:30P-02:35P44
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun06:30P-07:00P43
KEN BURNS BASEBALLMLBNSun09:00P-11:30P43
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun10:00A-10:30A42
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun12:00A-01:00A42
NBCSN SPORTS REPORTNBCSSun10:35P-11:35P42
USSA EVENTSNBCSSun11:35P-12:35A42
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSSun12:00P-12:30P42
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun07:00A-07:30A41
INSIDE THE NBANBATSun12:04A-12:30A41
UFC FS1 FIGHT NIGHTFS2Sun08:00A-10:55A40
INSIDE THE NBANBATSun01:15A-01:59A40
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSun02:30P-02:40P39
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun11:00A-12:00P39
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun09:01P-10:00P38
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMENFLNSun09:00A-10:00A38
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSun06:00P-07:00P37
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun07:00A-08:00A37
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSun12:50A-01:50A36
RUGBY SEVENS WORLD SERIESNBCSSun12:35A-03:00A36
ROAD TO CANTONNFLNSun01:00A-02:00A35
NBA ACTIONNBATSun11:00P-11:20P34
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun06:00A-06:30A33
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun06:30A-07:00A33
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun11:30P-12:00A33
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun01:00A-01:30A32
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun01:00A-02:00A32
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNSun10:30A-11:00A32
INSIDE THE NBANBATSun12:30A-01:15A30
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun02:00A-02:30A28
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun11:00P-12:00A28
INSIDE THE NBANBATSun01:59A-02:30A28
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:30P-06:00P27
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun02:30A-03:00A27
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun06:00A-08:00A26
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun01:00A-02:00A25
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun10:00A-11:00A25
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSun10:00P-12:00A24
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun12:30A-01:00A24
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun09:00A-10:00A23
ROAD TO CANTONNFLNSun02:00A-03:00A22
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun01:30A-02:00A20
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSun06:00P-06:30P20
UFC FS1 PRELIMSFS2Sun06:00A-08:00A20
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun12:00A-12:30A19
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESNUSun10:30A-12:00P19
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESNUSun09:00A-10:30A19
90 IN 30 –BEINSun01:00A-01:30A18
RUGBYBEINSun07:00P-09:00P18
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun12:00A-01:00A18
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun11:00P-11:30P16
FOX SPORTS 1 ON 1FS2Sun01:30P-02:00P16
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun12:00A-12:30A15
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun11:30P-12:00A14
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun02:00A-03:00A14
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun01:00A-02:00A13
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Sun05:30P-06:30P13
NYC HIGH SCHOOL BKBL CH LFS2Sun02:00P-03:26P13
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun11:00P-11:30P11
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSun08:30A-08:55A9
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun12:00A-01:00A9
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSNESNUSun12:30A-02:30A9
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun08:00A-09:00A9
90 IN 30 –BEINSun01:30A-02:00A8
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun08:00A-09:00A8
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun07:00A-08:00A8
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST LFS2Sun03:26P-04:00P7
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun06:00A-07:00A7
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Sun01:30A-02:00A6
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun09:00P-10:00P5
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCRFS2Sun09:00P-12:00A5
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Sun04:00P-05:30P4
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun07:00A-08:00A3
UFC 1 ON 1FS2Sun01:00A-01:30A3
BURTON EUROPEAN OPENFS2Sun06:30P-08:00P3
UFC FROM ALL  ANGLESFS2Sun12:30A-01:00A3
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Sun12:00A-12:30A3
90 IN 30 –BEINSun02:00A-02:30A2
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS2Sun08:30P-09:00P2
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun06:00A-07:00A1
BURTON EUROPEAN OPEN HIGHFS2Sun08:00P-08:30P0

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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