NFL Countdown leads cable sports networks for Sunday January 11, 2015

 

On a slow cable Sunday that saw big numbers for the broadcast networks with divisional round NFL Playoffs, ESPN’s NFL Countdown led all cable sports network programming on Sunday averaging 1.716 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.

Manchester United FC vs. Southhampton FC on NBCSN averaged 801,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 11, 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)
NFL COUNTDOWN           LESPNSun10:00A-01:00P1716
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNSun08:50P-10:00P1383
NFL PRIMETIME     LESPNSun07:50P-08:50P1136
SPORTSCENTER SPECIAL   LESPNSun10:00P-11:00P1129
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSun11:00P-12:30A925
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun09:00A-10:00A878
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSun10:58A-01:08P801
NFL PRIMETIMEESPNSun12:30A-01:30A785
PBA BOWLING             LESPNSun01:00P-03:08P665
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun08:00A-09:00A660
NFL GAMEDAY FINALNFLNSun08:00P-09:30P609
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPNSun01:30A-03:00A535
NFL PRIMETIMEESPNSun07:00A-08:00A485
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSun10:30A-10:58A478
NFL GAMEDAY FINALNFLNSun09:30P-11:00P438
NFL MATCH-UPESPNSun06:30A-07:00A432
NFL GAMEDAY MORNINGNFLNSun09:00A-01:00P426
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSSun08:23A-10:30A425
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun06:00A-06:30A415
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESP2Sun10:00A-01:00P326
NFL GAMEDAY FINALNFLNSun11:00P-12:00A319
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun08:00P-10:03P302
PGA TOURGOLFSun04:58P-09:25P300
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNSun05:00P-07:00P288
MONSTER  JAMFS1Sun12:00P-01:00P257
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESPNSun03:08P-04:00P252
NFL GAMEDAY FIRSTNFLNSun07:00A-09:00A248
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSSun08:03P-10:34P240
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun04:00P-05:00P213
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSun09:02P-11:17P212
ROAD TO THE CFPESPNSun04:30P-05:00P208
ROAD TO THE CFPESPNSun04:00P-04:30P206
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKND  LESP2Sun08:00A-08:30A194
COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 LFS1Sun10:01P-12:10A193
FULL GAME RE-AIRNFLNSun06:00A-07:00A188
SPORTS REPORTERSESP2Sun08:30A-09:00A186
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  LESP2Sun08:00P-12:01A184
ESPN AT THE CFP CHAMPESPNSun07:00P-07:50P181
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESP2Sun06:30A-07:30A177
NFL MATCH-UPESP2Sun07:30A-08:00A177
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATSun08:43P-09:02P176
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:30P-06:00P172
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVE  LESP2Sun12:01A-01:20A172
NFL GAMEDAY OVERTIMENFLNSun07:30P-08:00P172
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun05:00P-05:30P171
FULL GAME RE-AIRNFLNSun12:00A-03:00A169
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun03:16P-05:04P160
COLL BSKTBL: PAC 12 LFS1Sun07:32P-09:25P154
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:00P-05:30P148
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun06:00A-06:30A145
COLINS NEW FTBL SHOW LESP2Sun09:00A-10:00A143
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONENBCSSun01:08P-02:30P141
BEST OF UFC 2014FS2Sun08:00P-10:00P137
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun01:00P-03:16P128
MONSTER  JAMFS1Sun11:00A-12:00P127
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2Sun07:33P-08:00P126
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSun06:00P-07:00P124
DAKAR RALLYNBCSSun06:00A-06:30A122
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSun01:00P-02:00P120
PGA TOURGOLFSun11:00A-01:30P118
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun07:00P-07:30P106
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun06:00P-06:30P105
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSSun07:30A-08:23A103
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun05:00P-07:00P94
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun09:30A-10:00A93
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATSun11:17P-12:30A93
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSun02:55P-05:00P92
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSSun10:34P-11:00P91
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun05:00P-06:00P90
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCRFS1Sun01:00P-04:00P89
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun05:30P-06:00P85
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun11:30A-12:00P83
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun04:00P-05:00P81
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun07:00P-08:00P80
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEESP2Sun01:20A-02:22A80
CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVEENNSun08:00P-09:00P77
ESPNU STUDIOESP2Sun06:30P-07:00P76
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sun09:25P-10:01P76
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun10:03P-12:05A75
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSun09:25P-10:25P74
FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSFS1Sun10:00A-11:00A71
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun09:00A-10:00A71
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun02:00A-02:30A70
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun07:30P-08:00P70
CONCACAF MENS U-20 CHP LFS2Sun05:30P-07:33P69
NFL GAMEDAY HIGHLIGHTSNFLNSun06:30P-07:00P68
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGENNSun07:00A-08:00A67
NBCSN SPORTS REPORTNBCSSun11:00P-12:00A66
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun12:00P-01:00P64
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMENFLNSun02:00P-03:00P63
ESPNU STUDIOESP2Sun06:00P-06:30P62
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun02:00P-03:00P62
SPORTSCENTER LATEENNSun12:30A-02:00A59
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSun07:00P-08:43P57
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSSun12:00A-01:00A57
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun09:44A-11:00A56
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATSun11:00A-01:00P56
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun12:10A-01:00A55
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun06:00A-07:00A54
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST LFS1Sun05:00P-06:45P53
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun01:00A-03:00A53
ESPNU STUDIOENNSun10:00P-10:30P52
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun11:00A-11:30A52
COLLEGE GAMEDAYENNSun08:00A-09:00A52
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun07:00P-07:30P52
ESPNU FILM ROOMESP2Sun05:04P-06:00P51
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun01:00P-02:00P49
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun12:30A-01:00A49
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun08:00A-09:00A48
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LENNSun06:00P-07:00P47
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun06:00A-06:30A47
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun02:00A-02:30A46
COLINS NEW FTBL SHOWENNSun10:00A-11:00A45
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun02:30A-03:00A44
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSun12:55P-02:55P43
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun09:00A-09:30A43
NHL LIVE PRENBCSSun07:00P-08:03P43
COLLEGE GAMEDAYENNSun09:00P-10:00P42
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun03:00P-04:00P42
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSun01:30P-02:30P42
SERIE A – LBEINSun08:55A-10:55A41
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun06:30A-07:00A41
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun02:00P-03:00P41
FEHERTYGOLFSun02:30P-03:30P41
FEHERTYGOLFSun04:00P-04:58P40
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun09:00P-10:00P40
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFS1Sun04:00P-04:30P39
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun10:00A-11:00A38
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun02:30A-03:00A37
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun11:00A-12:00P37
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun07:00A-08:00A37
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun07:00A-08:00A36
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun01:00A-01:30A36
ESPNU STUDIOENNSun10:30P-11:00P35
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUSun07:30A-10:00A35
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATSun05:00P-07:00P35
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMYGOLFSun03:30P-04:00P33
FIELD OF DREAMSMLBNSun02:00P-03:00P33
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun11:00P-12:00A33
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun01:30A-02:00A33
INSIDE THE BIG EASTFS1Sun04:30P-05:00P31
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSun06:00A-09:44A30
PRIME 9MLBNSun03:00P-03:30P30
PREMIER LEAGUE DOWNLOADNBCSSun06:30A-07:30A30
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCRFS2Sun10:00P-01:00A29
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNSun07:00P-09:00P29
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sun06:45P-07:32P28
PRIME 9MLBNSun03:30P-04:00P28
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun08:00A-09:00A28
CFB DAILYESNUSun07:00P-08:00P27
USSA EVENTSNBCSSun02:30P-04:00P27
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSSun06:01P-06:31P27
TOP 10NFLNSun03:00P-04:00P27
EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALLNBATSun01:00P-03:00P26
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun04:00P-06:00P25
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun01:00A-02:00A24
1941MLBNSun01:00P-02:00P24
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun06:00A-07:00A23
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun09:00A-10:00A23
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESNUSun06:00A-07:30A22
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun03:00P-05:00P22
FIELD OF DREAMSMLBNSun07:00A-08:00A22
EPIC MOMENTSMLBNSun10:30P-11:00P21
ESPN FCENNSun11:00P-12:00A20
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun10:00A-11:00A20
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun10:00A-11:00A20
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun06:00P-06:30P20
BASEBALL SEASONSMLBNSun12:00P-01:00P19
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun12:00A-01:00A18
D-LEAGUE REGULAR SEASONNBATSun03:00P-05:00P17
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun09:00A-10:00A15
THIRD TEAMMLBNSun08:00A-09:30A15
NHL TOP 10NBCSSun06:31P-07:00P15
BASEBALL SEASONSMLBNSun11:00A-12:00P14
WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLNBCSSun04:00P-06:01P14
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun12:00A-12:30A13
ESPNU FILM ROOMESNUSun12:00P-01:00P13
EPIC MOMENTSMLBNSun10:00P-10:30P13
MONSTER JAMFS2Sun01:00A-02:00A12
EPIC MOMENTSMLBNSun01:30A-02:00A12
MY MOST MEMORABLE GAMEMLBNSun10:00A-11:00A12
EPIC MOMENTSMLBNSun01:00A-01:30A12
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun02:00A-03:00A11
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun11:00A-12:00P11
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun01:00P-02:00P11
MY MOST MEMORABLE GAMEMLBNSun02:00A-03:00A11
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun07:00A-08:00A10
1941MLBNSun06:00A-07:00A10
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun08:00A-09:00A9
RUGBYBEINSun07:00P-09:00P8
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun12:00P-01:00P8
LIGUE 1BEINSun10:55A-12:55P7
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSun08:45A-08:55A7
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun06:30P-07:00P7
MONSTER JAMFS2Sun02:00A-03:00A6
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSun10:00P-12:00A5
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun01:00P-03:00P5
STUDIO 42MLBNSun09:30A-10:00A5
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun12:00A-01:00A3
CONCACAF MENS U-20 CHPFS2Sun03:00P-05:00P3
SERIE A – LBEINSun01:00A-02:30A2
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINSun08:30A-08:45A2
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun06:00A-07:00A2
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun09:00P-10:00P1
FA CUP SHOWFS2Sun05:00P-05:30P0

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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