Pardon the Interruption, Women’s NCAA hoops, Men’s NIT lead cable sports TV ratings for Monday March 21, 2016

 

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday March 21, 2016:

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ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM996549
WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP LESPN2VARIOUS TEAMS/TIMES9:00 PM11:11 PM784178
NIT TOURNAMENT  LESPNGEORGIA TECH/SOUTH CAROLINA9:08 PM10:57 PM646262
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN10:57 PM12:00 AM644370
WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP LESPN2VARIOUS TEAMS/TIMES6:30 PM8:51 PM605154
NIT TOURNAMENT  LESPNGEORGE WASHINGTON/MONMOUTH7:00 PM9:08 PM585255
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM580313
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:00 PM7:00 PM576305
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPN12:00 AM1:01 AM541325
NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  LESPN28:51 PM9:00 PM525125
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM504309
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:01 AM2:00 AM459290
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN4:30 PM5:00 PM441252
NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  LESPN211:11 PM11:30 PM436107
MLB SPRING TRAINING   LESPNBOSTON/ST. LOUIS1:00 PM4:30 PM417200
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM402243
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM401253
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM388216
HIS & HERS  LESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM384226
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:00 PM379210
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM372209
NFL LIVE                LESPN2OWNERS MEETINGS2:30 PM3:30 PM368231
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:00 PM1:00 PM351199
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM342202
NIT TOURNAMENT  LESPN2WASHINGTON/SAN DIEGO STATE11:30 PM1:43 AM332121
NBA: THE JUMP   LESPN23:30 PM4:00 PM325207
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM316205
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN26:00 PM6:30 PM315149
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN21:00 PM1:30 PM300183
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM298134
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATMEMPHIS/PHOENIX9:59 PM12:30 AM286161
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE9:22 PM9:59 PM282153
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN2OWNERS MEETINGS2:00 PM2:30 PM270148
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSAN ANTONIO/CHARLOTTE7:00 PM9:22 PM270124
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS1JONES/CORMIER10:30 PM11:00 PM252104
NBA: THE JUMPESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM246146
OTLESPN21:30 PM2:00 PM239158
UFC MAIN EVENTFS1172:JONES/TEIXEIRA9:30 PM10:30 PM22892
SPORTSNATIONESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM221142
NBA TONIGHT     LESPN21:43 AM2:13 AM19977
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS1JON JONES/ALEXANDER GUSTAFSSON9:00 PM9:30 PM19763
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSNPHILLY/NY ISLANDERS7:33 PM10:07 PM19287
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATNBA GAMETIME PRESENTED BY KIA12:30 AM1:30 AM186114
FEHERTYGOLFGEORGE W. BUSH9:00 PM10:00 PM18469
AROUND THE HORNESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM18070
UFC UNLEASHEDFS1JON JONES/VITOR BELFORT8:00 PM9:00 PM17852
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM15879
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE 21:30 AM2:00 AM14488
JALEN & JACOBYESPN22:13 AM2:43 AM14368
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 PM8:00 PM13952
SPRING TRAININGMLBNBOS AT STL8:18 PM9:50 PM12448
NASCAR RACE HUB LFS14715:00 PM6:00 PM11117
WGC MATCH PLAY SPECIALGOLFWGC-DELL MATCH PLAY BRACKET SHOW7:00 PM9:00 PM10526
600: HISTORY NASCAR RACEFS16:00 PM7:00 PM9821
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/21/162:00 AM3:00 AM9237
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNPATH TO THE DRAFT6:00 PM7:00 PM9138
GOLF FIXGOLF10:00 PM11:00 PM9029
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSNPHILLY/NY ISLANDERS10:07 PM11:00 PM9043
SPRING TRAININGMLBNCWS AT CLE4:00 PM7:18 PM8831
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNPATH TO THE DRAFT8:00 PM9:00 PM8843
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSNKANSAS CITY – 3/11/1612:00 PM2:30 PM856
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS11:00 PM12:00 AM8544
FSL WITH JAY AND DAN PFS12111:00 PM11:30 PM8334
TRIBUNA INTERACTIVAUDN10:00 PM11:00 PM8345
SPRING TRAININGMLBNCIN AT SD10:10 PM1:08 AM8141
SPRING TRAINING BRIDGEMLBNBRIDGE SHOW9:50 PM10:10 PM8034
MLB TONIGHTMLBN30 CLUBS/30 DAYS: CARDINALS7:18 PM8:18 PM7735
UFC PRESENTS JON JONESFS1THE RISE OF7:00 PM8:00 PM7531
NASCAR AMERICANBCSN5:00 PM6:10 PM7413
LINEA DE CUATRO LUDN11:00 PM12:00 AM7246
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 PM7:00 PM7123
F1 RACINGNBCSNAUSTRALIA2:30 PM5:00 PM7113
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNRANDALL CUNNINGHAM4:00 PM5:00 PM7126
NFL REPLAYNFLN2015 WK 9 – OAK VS. PIT5:00 PM6:00 PM7027
SUPER BOWL CLASSICSNFLNSB XXX – DAL VS. PIT12:00 PM3:00 PM7029
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNPATH TO THE DRAFT10:00 PM11:00 PM6939
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS9:00 PM10:00 PM6533
UNIVISON DEPORTES FCUDN7:00 PM8:00 PM6325
TOUR REPLAYGOLF16 PT ARNOLD PALMER FNL1:00 PM6:00 PM6210
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 3P3:00 PM4:00 PM6117
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATAUTOTRADER PREGAME SHOW6:30 PM7:00 PM6126
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNPATH TO THE DRAFT12:00 AM1:00 AM6131
NFL HQNFLNNFL HQ10:00 AM12:00 PM6031
WMNS COLL GYMNASTICSESPNUSEC CHAMPIONSHIP7:00 PM9:00 PM5821
TOP 10NFLNDALLAS COWBOYS3:00 PM4:00 PM5716
AMERICA REDONDAUDN9:00 PM10:00 PM5728
NHL LIVE PRENBCSNPHILLY/NY ISLANDERS6:30 PM7:33 PM5419
HERD LFS114912:00 PM3:00 PM5326
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS1:00 AM2:00 AM5035
UFC RELOADED PPVFOXDUFC187-A JOHNSON VS D CORMIER11:00 PM12:00 AM4723
PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEWNBCSN11:30 PM12:30 AM4730
NFL HQNFLNNFL HQ8:00 AM10:00 AM4725
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACINFS1FONTANA8:30 AM11:30 AM467
WGC MATCH PLAY SPECIALGOLFWGC-DELL MATCH PLAY BRACKET SHOW11:00 PM1:00 AM468
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSN11:00 PM11:30 PM4624
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN12:00 AM1:00 AM4636
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 1A1:08 AM2:00 AM4527
PATH TO THE DRAFTNFLNPATH TO THE DRAFT2:00 AM3:00 AM4536
LIGA MX EN 30UDN8:30 PM9:00 PM4529
WMNS COLL GYMNASTICSESPNUSEC CHAMPIONSHIP5:00 PM7:00 PM4426
MONSTER  JAMFS168:FS1 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES TOUR RECAP4:00 PM5:00 PM4311
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 2P2:00 PM3:00 PM4315
10 BEFORE TIPNBAT10 BEFORE TIP LIVE6:00 PM6:30 PM4328
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATGOLDEN STATE/DALLAS1:00 PM3:00 PM4317
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 3/21/16 L5:30 PM6:00 PM4333
UFC RELOADED PPVFOXDUFC184-R ROUSEY VS C ZINGANO8:00 PM9:00 PM4019
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT12:00 PM1:00 PM4017
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATGOLDEN STATE/SAN ANTONIO3:30 PM5:30 PM4028
TMZ SPORTSFS19612:00 AM12:30 AM3922
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:00 AM10:00 AM396
FSL WITH JAY AND DANFS12111:30 PM12:00 AM3824
SPECIAL REPORTMLBNCUBA PRESS CONFERENCE1:00 PM2:00 PM3815
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/167:00 AM7:30 AM3819
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM3612
LIGA MX EN 30UDN8:00 PM8:30 PM3620
PASIONUDN5:00 PM6:00 PM3529
KATZS CORNERESPNU3:00 PM4:00 PM3419
TMZ SPORTSFS1961:30 AM2:00 AM3319
KATZS CORNERESPNU11:00 PM12:00 AM3217
NIT TOURNAMENT  LESPNUGEORGIA TECH/SOUTH CAROLINA9:04 PM9:11 PM3212
UFC RELOADED PPVFOXDUFC185-A PETTIS VS R DOS ANJOS9:00 PM10:00 PM3219
MORNING DRIVEGOLF10:00 AM11:00 AM327
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPNUSEC STORIED: MIRACLE 34:00 PM5:00 PM3113
10FS1GREATEST SOUNDBITES IN NASCAR HISTORY8:00 AM8:30 AM3113
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/1610:30 AM11:00 AM3118
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSN12:30 AM1:00 AM3120
KATZS CORNERESPNU2:00 PM3:00 PM3016
TMZ SPORTS WEEKENDFS11811:30 AM12:00 PM309
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSN6:10 PM6:30 PM3011
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 AM7:00 AM2918
MORNING DRIVEGOLF8:00 AM9:00 AM2911
LOCKER ROOMBEIELOCKER ROOM L9:00 PM10:00 PM2814
NASCAR XFINITY SERIESFS1FONTANA6:00 AM8:00 AM2811
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 25223:00 PM3:30 PM2822
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/166:30 AM7:00 AM2814
KATZS KORNER LESPNU1:00 PM2:00 PM2714
CENTRAL FOX USFOXD12:00 AM1:00 AM2716
AMSOIL ARENACROSSFS1LAFAYETTE3:00 PM4:00 PM2714
SPRING TRAININGMLBNCWS AT OAK9:00 AM12:00 PM2714
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATGOLDEN STATE/SAN ANTONIO11:00 AM1:00 PM2714
DAN LE BATARD SHOW LESPNU10:00 AM1:00 PM2617
BEST THING I HERDFS17912:30 AM1:00 AM2614
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/166:00 AM6:30 AM2618
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/167:30 AM8:00 AM2616
LA ULTIMA PALABRA ENC1FOXD9:00 AM10:00 AM2519
FEHERTYGOLFGEORGE W. BUSH1:00 AM2:00 AM250
TOUR REPLAYGOLF16 CT TUCSON CLS FNL11:00 AM1:00 PM254
PFT LIVE AMNBCSN8:00 AM9:00 AM258
LINEA DE CUATROUDN1:00 AM2:00 AM2516
LOCURA DEPORTIVAUDN6:00 PM7:00 PM2520
UFC RELOADED PPVFOXDUFC186-D JOHNSON VS K HORIGUCHI10:00 PM11:00 PM2417
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/1610:00 AM10:30 AM2415
TOP 10NFLNRIVALRIES7:00 AM8:00 AM2412
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-L10:00 PM11:00 PM2318
CENTRAL FOX US ENC1FOXD10:00 AM11:00 AM2316
MORNING DRIVEGOLF7:00 AM8:00 AM2310
NIT TOURNAMENTESPNUGEORGE WASHINGTON/MONMOUTH12:00 AM2:00 AM229
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/168:00 AM8:30 AM2212
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN4:00 PM5:00 PM2218
LIGA MX EN 30UDN3:30 PM4:00 PM2218
CENTRAL FOXFOXD4:00 PM5:00 PM218
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/168:30 AM9:00 AM2112
GOLF FIXGOLF2:00 AM3:00 AM203
SPRING TRAININGMLBNCLE AT SEA6:00 AM8:00 AM2015
TOP 10NFLNPLAYERS YOU LOVE TO HATE6:00 AM7:00 AM2012
SPORTSCENTERUESPNU9:00 AM10:00 AM199
CENTRAL FOX MEX PRIMEFOXD7:00 PM8:00 PM1918
LA ULTIMA PALABRAFOXD1:00 AM2:00 AM1914
FSL WITH JAY AND DANFS1212:00 AM2:30 AM1911
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACINFS2FONTANA12:00 PM3:00 PM183
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM1812
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/169:30 AM10:00 AM1813
SPORTSCENTERUESPNU8:00 AM9:00 AM177
UEFA CL GROUP STAGEFOXDWOLFSBURG VS MAN U5:00 PM7:00 PM177
BUNDESLIGAFS2STUTTGART/LEVERKUSEN1:00 AM3:00 AM174
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 3/20/169:00 AM9:30 AM1714
LIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONEBEIELIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONE5:00 PM6:00 PM1610
AMERICA REDONDAUDN2:00 AM3:00 AM1614
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCERBEIEMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER7:00 PM9:00 PM159
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCERBEINMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER8:00 PM10:00 PM157
FSL WITH JAY AND DANFS1212:30 AM3:00 AM1511
WORLD POKER TOURFS2CHOCTAW-PT39:00 PM10:00 PM155
WORLD POKER TOURFS2LEGENDS OF POKER PT 110:00 PM11:00 PM155
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSNMANCHESTER UNITED/MANCHESTER CITY1:00 AM3:00 AM157
FSL WITH JAY AND DANFS1211:00 AM1:30 AM146
SUPER ESTADIOUDN9:00 AM12:00 PM1412
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-L10:00 PM10:30 PM131
LOCKER ROOMBEIN10:30 PM10:30 PM11:30 PM131
FOX GOL MEXICOFOXD3:00 PM4:00 PM137
CENTRAL FOX EARLYFOXD8:00 AM9:00 AM129
90 IN 30BEIESPORTING VS. REAL MADRID4:30 PM5:00 PM114
UFC FS1 FIGHT NIGHTFS2HUNT/MIR9:00 AM12:00 PM117
FUTBOL MLS EN 60UDN12:00 PM1:00 PM117
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKEND-R9:00 AM10:00 AM108
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCERBEINMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER11:30 PM1:30 AM105
CENTRAL FOX WESTFOXD2:00 AM3:00 AM109
BURTON US OPENFS2MENS SLOPESTYLE FINALS5:00 PM7:00 PM108
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCERBEIEMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER11:00 PM1:00 AM96
CENTRAL FOX USFOXD11:00 AM12:00 PM96
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN6:00 AM6:30 AM96
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN6:30 AM7:00 AM96
SERIE ABEIEAC MILAN VS. LAZIO2:30 PM4:30 PM81
CENTRAL FOXFOXD1:00 PM2:00 PM85
BURTON US OPENFS2MENS HALFPIPE FINALS7:00 PM9:00 PM84
LIGUE 1BEIEPARIS SAINT GERMAIN VS. AS MONACO12:00 PM2:00 PM72
LA LIGA BBVABEINSPORTING VS ATLETICO DE MADRID1:00 PM3:00 PM71
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2EUROPEAN FIGHTERS8:00 AM9:00 AM74
LIGA MX EN 30UDN3:00 PM3:30 PM76
90 IN 30BEIEVILLARREAL VS. BARCELONA2:00 PM2:30 PM63
LA ULTIMA PALABRA ENC3FOXD2:00 PM3:00 PM63
REAL MADRID TVBEIERMTV-6:00 PM7:00 PM52
SPORTSCENTERUESPNU7:00 AM8:00 AM53
LA ULTIMA PALABRA ENC2FOXD12:00 PM1:00 PM53
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERFS2SPORTING KANSAS CITY/TORONTO11:00 PM1:00 AM51
NHL SUNDAY SHOOTOUTNBCSN7:00 AM7:30 AM54
NHL SUNDAY SHOOTOUTNBCSN7:30 AM8:00 AM54
90 IN 30BEIEREAL MADRID VS. SEVILLA11:30 AM12:00 PM42
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKEND-R8:00 AM9:00 AM42
LIGUE 1 HIGHLIGHT SHOWBEINLIGUE 1 HIGHLIGHT SHOW5:30 PM6:00 PM43
SKYBET F.L.  HIGHLIGHTSBEINSKYBET F.L.  HIGHLIGHTS5:00 PM5:30 PM42
SPORTSCENTERUESPNU6:00 AM7:00 AM41
BURTON US OPENFS2WOMENS SLOPESTYLE FINALS3:00 PM4:00 PM41
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2ST-PIERRE/HENDRICKS7:30 AM8:00 AM43
ZONA NBA RUDN8:00 AM9:00 AM42
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R2:00 AM3:00 AM30
LOCKER ROOMBEIELOCKER ROOM – R1:00 AM2:00 AM31
SERIE ABEINAC MILAN VS. LAZIO3:00 PM5:00 PM31
BURTON US OPENFS2WOMENS HALFPIPE FINALS4:00 PM5:00 PM31
LA LIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONEBEINLA LIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONE6:00 PM7:00 PM21
CENTRAL FOX EARLYFOXD7:00 AM8:00 AM22
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXD6:00 AM7:00 AM21
FUTBOL EN SERIO PUNTOUDN1:00 PM2:00 PM21
SOMOS LMXUDN7:00 AM8:00 AM20
MOTOGPBEIEROUND1-LOSAIL INTL CIRCUIT, QATAR10:00 AM11:00 AM11
90 IN 30BEINAS ROMA VS. INTER10:00 AM10:30 AM10
CYCLINGBEINMILANO SAN REMO8:00 AM10:00 AM10
LIGUE 1BEINMARSEILLE VS. RENNES11:00 AM1:00 PM10
LOCKER ROOMBEIN2:00 AM2:00 AM3:00 AM10
REAL MADRID TVBEINREAL MADRID TV7:00 PM8:00 PM10
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2178:JOHNSON/CARIASO6:00 AM7:00 AM10
LIGA MX EN 30UDN6:30 AM7:00 AM11
ZONA NBA RUDN2:00 PM3:00 PM11
90 IN 30BEIETORINO VS. JUVENTUS11:00 AM11:30 AM00
LA LIGA BBVABEIESPORTING VS. ATLETICO MADRID6:00 AM8:00 AM00
90 IN 30BEINTORINO VS. JUVENTUS10:30 AM11:00 AM00
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R1:30 AM2:00 AM00
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEINEXPRES XTRA WEEKEND-R6:00 AM7:00 AM00
EXPRESS WEEKENDBEINEXPRES XTRA WEEKEND-R7:00 AM8:00 AM00
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2ROCKHOLD ON THE BRINK7:00 AM7:30 AM00
LIGA MX EN 30UDN6:00 AM6:30 AM00

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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