PGA Cadillac Championship, NASCAR ‘Raceday’, Rangers-Blackhawks lead cable sports nets for Sunday March 8, 2015

 

PGA tour coverage of the Cadillac Championship from 1-3p on the Golf Channel led the cable sports networks on Sunday with 879,000 viewers. NASCAR Raceday on FS1 was second with 806,000.

The New York Rangers vs Chicago Blackhawks averaged 731,000.  In women’s college hoops, Maryland vs. Ohio State in the Big 10 tourney on ESPN averaged 576,000.  The MLS Soccer on ESPN2 (New York vs Orlando) averaged 539,000.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday March 8, 2015:

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ProgramNetDayStart-EndViewers (000)
PGA TOURGOLFSun01:00P-02:59P879
NASCAR RACEDAY LFS1Sun02:00P-02:30P806
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun10:00A-01:00P787
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSSun07:33P-10:09P731
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSun11:03P-12:31A721
SPORTS REPORTERSESPNSun09:30A-10:00A668
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPNSun12:31A-02:00A657
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun08:00A-09:00A640
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun07:00A-08:00A632
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun06:00A-07:00A612
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESPNSun07:00P-09:04P576
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDESPNSun09:00A-09:30A575
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER     LESP2Sun04:36P-07:12P539
FA CUP RD 6 LFS1Sun11:53A-02:00P506
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESPNSun03:30P-05:20P455
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun07:12P-09:09P454
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESPNSun09:04P-11:03P451
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSun07:00P-09:25P439
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPNSun05:20P-07:00P409
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSun09:25P-11:58P359
LIGA MX LUDNSun06:49P-09:00P356
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun09:09P-11:06P342
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESPNSun01:00P-02:50P340
NCAA STUDIO UPDATE  LESPNSun02:50P-03:30P321
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSun12:00P-01:00P319
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSSun10:09P-10:35P307
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LFS1Sun09:26P-11:31P289
PROFILE:60ESP2Sun11:30P-12:00A283
PGA TOUR: CCNBCGOLFSun02:59P-06:00P283
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LFS1Sun06:58P-09:26P268
PROFILE:60ESP2Sun11:06P-11:30P259
BASSMASTER CLASSICESP2Sun10:30A-12:30P256
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun10:00P-11:03P236
COLL BASK POST-SEASON  LESP2Sun02:37P-04:36P235
COLL BASK POST-SEASON  LESP2Sun12:30P-02:37P234
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESP2Sun09:00A-10:00A226
PGA TOURGOLFSun07:00P-10:30P216
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun04:00P-07:31P216
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun08:33P-11:00P212
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun01:00P-03:38P191
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSun07:31P-08:33P190
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESNUSun05:30P-07:16P186
SN MONTHLY JEERSESP2Sun01:00A-01:30A185
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun09:00P-10:00P184
SPRING TRAINING BRIDGEMLBNSun03:38P-04:00P182
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATSun11:58P-01:00A169
ESPN FCESP2Sun12:00A-01:00A168
MONSTER  JAMFS1Sun09:30A-10:30A164
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun07:00P-08:00P157
WOM BIG 12 CBB TOURN LFS1Sun04:54P-06:58P155
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun12:52P-01:00P155
LIGA MX SUNUDNSun01:50P-04:00P150
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun08:00P-09:00P148
FUTBOL CENTRALUDNSun06:00P-06:49P146
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSun08:00P-09:00P142
TOP 10NFLNSun12:00P-01:00P140
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun02:00P-03:01P137
PROFILE:60ESP2Sun08:30A-09:00A137
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun11:00A-12:00P136
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun11:03P-11:32P135
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun07:30A-08:00A124
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESP2Sun06:00A-07:30A121
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun01:00P-02:00P120
WOM BIG 12 CBB TOURN LFS1Sun02:30P-04:13P120
FA CUP MATCH DAY LFS1Sun11:30A-11:53A119
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun11:30A-12:00P118
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDESP2Sun10:00A-10:30A118
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun01:00A-01:30A118
TOP 10NFLNSun11:00A-12:00P117
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSun07:00P-08:00P116
AMSOIL ARENACROSSFS1Sun10:30A-11:30A115
CAUGHT IN THE DRAFTNFLNSun10:00P-11:00P115
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun10:22A-11:00A111
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATSun06:36P-07:00P110
NBCSN SPORTS REPORTNBCSSun10:35P-11:31P109
TOP 10NFLNSun06:00P-07:00P105
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun11:32P-12:01A104
SOUND FXNFLNSun05:30P-06:00P104
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun03:01P-04:03P102
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun11:31P-12:30A102
PROFILE:60ESP2Sun08:00A-08:30A100
CONCACAF U17 – LUDNSun10:00P-12:03A99
CAUGHT IN THE DRAFTNFLNSun09:00P-10:00P95
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun01:30A-02:00A92
NFL REPLAYNFLNSun04:30P-05:30P92
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESNUSun07:16P-07:40P89
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSun10:30P-11:30P86
MLB TONIGHTMLBNSun11:00P-12:00A86
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun12:01A-12:30A85
NFL REPLAYNFLNSun03:00P-04:30P84
NASCAR VICTORY LANE PFS1Sun12:30A-01:00A83
NFL FOLLIESNFLNSun10:00A-11:00A83
CONCACAF U17 EN 60UDNSun09:00P-10:00P83
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun12:30A-01:00A82
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun10:00A-12:00P82
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE LESNUSun05:07P-05:30P81
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNSun01:00P-01:30P78
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LENNSun04:03P-05:50P77
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun10:00A-12:52P77
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun08:00A-10:00A77
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun12:00P-01:00P73
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun09:30A-10:00A72
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun10:00A-11:00A72
FUTBOL CENTRAL SUNUDNSun01:00P-01:50P72
BIG BREAK XXIII: PALM BCHGOLFSun06:00P-07:00P71
CONCACAF U17 EN 60UDNSun12:00P-01:00P71
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun02:00A-02:30A70
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun01:00A-01:30A69
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun02:30A-03:00A69
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun09:00A-10:00A69
TOP 10NFLNSun11:00P-12:00A69
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESNUSun07:40P-09:30P68
INSIDE THE BIG EAST DFS1Sun09:00A-09:30A66
NFL REPLAYNFLNSun01:30P-03:00P66
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun08:00A-09:00A65
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun06:30P-07:00P64
EUROPEAN TOURGOLFSun08:30A-10:22A64
ESPNU STUDIO   LESNUSun09:30P-10:00P62
LPGA TOURGOLFSun06:00A-08:30A61
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESNUSun11:46P-12:00A60
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun06:00A-07:00A60
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATSun11:00A-01:00P60
NFL FOLLIESNFLNSun09:00A-10:00A60
COLL BASK POST SEASONESNUSun12:00A-01:50A59
TOP 10NFLNSun12:00A-01:00A59
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun03:03P-05:07P58
CAA BASKETBALL LNBCSSun05:12P-07:33P58
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun09:00A-09:30A57
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun01:30A-02:00A57
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun01:00A-02:00A55
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSun06:00P-06:36P55
CYCLYSMNBCSSun12:30P-02:30P52
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSNESNUSun10:00P-11:46P51
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sun04:13P-04:54P51
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun07:00A-08:00A50
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun12:00A-02:49A45
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun08:00A-09:00A44
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun02:00A-02:30A43
COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVEESNUSun01:50A-02:00A43
CAA BASKETBALL LNBCSSun02:30P-05:12P43
REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUNUDNSun04:00P-05:00P43
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun02:30A-03:00A41
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun09:48A-10:00A39
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun07:00A-08:00A39
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun08:00A-09:00A38
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun09:30A-10:00A36
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun06:00P-06:30P34
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun12:00P-01:00P34
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun10:00A-10:30A33
USSA EVENTSNBCSSun12:01A-01:01A33
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun06:00A-07:00A33
CONCACAF EN 60UDNSun11:00A-12:00P33
EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALLNBATSun01:00P-03:00P31
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun05:50P-06:00P30
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun02:00A-03:00A30
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Sun01:00A-02:00A30
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun06:00A-06:48A30
NFL GAME REWINDNFLNSun01:00A-01:30A29
SPRING TRAININGMLBNSun07:00A-09:42A28
RISING STARS OF USSANBCSSun11:31P-12:01A27
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun10:30A-11:00A25
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun06:00A-07:00A25
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSSun12:00P-12:30P25
NFL REPLAYNFLNSun01:30A-03:00A24
COLLEGE LACROSSEESNUSun10:00A-12:00P23
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNSun09:42A-09:48A23
D-LEAGUE REGULAR SEASONNBATSun03:00P-05:00P23
CONCACAF U17 EN 60UDNSun05:00P-06:00P22
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun06:00A-06:30A21
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun06:00A-08:00A21
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun11:00A-11:30A20
WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LESNUSun01:00P-03:03P20
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun07:00A-08:00A20
NBA ACTIONNBATSun05:00P-05:30P19
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2Sun02:00A-03:00A18
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Sun11:30P-12:00A18
SOMOS MLSUDNSun12:03A-01:03A18
LIGA MX EN 60UDNSun09:00A-10:00A18
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun11:00A-12:00P17
UFC  COUNTDOWNFS2Sun12:00A-01:00A17
HIGH TOPSNBATSun05:30P-06:00P17
CYCLYSMNBCSSun01:01A-03:00A17
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2Sun12:00P-01:00P16
UFC  COUNTDOWNFS2Sun06:00P-07:00P16
VOLVO OCEAN RACEUDNSun08:30A-09:00A15
NASCAR ON FOXD-SPRINT CUPFOXDSun03:30P-06:40P14
UCL 13-14 RD16 -RFOXDSun09:30A-11:30A13
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDNSun01:03A-02:03A13
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun08:30A-09:30A12
WOM BIG EAST CBB TOURN LFS2Sun07:00P-09:00P12
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun07:30A-08:00A11
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun07:30A-08:30A11
WOM BIG EAST CBB TOURN LFS2Sun01:00P-03:00P11
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun06:30A-07:00A10
UEFA CL SEMANAL-RFOXDSun09:00A-09:30A10
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDNSun06:00A-07:00A10
UFC FIGHTERS CUTFS2Sun10:30A-11:00A9
CONEXION TDNUDNSun07:30A-08:00A9
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOXDSun08:00A-09:00A8
FOX DEPORTES EN VIVOFOXDSun06:40P-07:00P8
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCRFS2Sun06:00A-09:30A8
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun06:48A-07:00A8
CONEXION TDNUDNSun07:00A-07:30A8
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun07:00A-07:30A7
MOBIL 1 (THE GRID)UDNSun08:00A-08:30A7
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2Sun05:30P-06:00P6
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sun11:17P-11:30P6
WOM BIG EAST CBB TOURN LFS2Sun09:30P-11:17P6
LIGA MX EN 60UDNSun10:00A-11:00A6
SPORTSCENTER FEATUREDENNSun08:00A-09:00A5
FOX SPORTS 1 ON 1FS2Sun09:00P-09:30P5
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun06:30A-07:30A4
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun06:00A-06:30A3
CENTRAL FOX WKND AM-RFOXDSun07:00A-08:00A2
SHUT UP AND DRIVE!FS2Sun03:00P-03:30P2
UFC FIGHT FLASHBACKFS2Sun10:00A-10:30A2
WOM BIG EAST CBB TOURN LFS2Sun03:30P-05:30P1
UCL MAGAZINEFS2Sun09:30A-10:00A1
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXDSun06:00A-07:00A0

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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