Pro Bowl, NFL Countdown, NHL All-Star Game lead cable sports networks for Sunday January 25, 2015

 

The Pro Bowl saw its lowest viewing since 2007 when the game aired on CBS on a Saturday night after the Super Bowl,  but with 8.77 million viewers and a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating, it still had plenty enough juice to lead the cable sports nets for the day, and all of cable. In fact, significant decrease or no, it was still the most-watched program on all of the cable networks (not just the sports nets) for the entire week.

The NFL Countdown that aired before the Pro Bowl and the SportsCenter that aired after it were 2nd and 3rd for the day with 2.29 million and 2.08 million viewers respectively.

The NHL All-Star game on NBCSN was fourth for the day with 1.194 million viewers.

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 25, 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 PRO BOWL            LESPNSun08:00P-11:24P8770
NFL COUNTDOWN           LESPNSun06:08P-08:00P2290
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPNSun11:24P-01:00A2077
NHL ALL-STAR GAMENBCSSun05:00P-08:08P1194
X GAMES                 LESPNSun01:00P-06:08P1127
PGA TOURGOLFSun02:58P-07:00P1085
NFL COUNTDOWN           LESPNSun12:00P-01:00P1016
SPORTSCENTER LATEESPNSun01:00A-02:30A889
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun10:00A-12:00P828
SPORTS REPORTERSESPNSun09:30A-10:00A714
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKND  LESPNSun09:00A-09:30A677
TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN LESP2Sun09:00P-02:42A653
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LESPNSun08:00A-09:00A620
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun07:00A-08:00A594
PBA BOWLINGESP2Sun01:00P-03:00P564
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun06:30P-08:42P554
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPNSun06:00A-07:00A552
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun01:00P-01:30P444
TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPENESP2Sun09:00A-01:00P433
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun01:30P-02:00P410
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun12:30P-01:00P395
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun03:00P-03:30P391
CHAMPIONS TOURGOLFSun07:00P-10:05P390
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun02:00P-02:30P386
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun04:00P-04:30P379
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun04:30P-05:00P371
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun03:30P-04:00P366
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun02:30P-03:00P353
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun12:00P-12:30P349
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun05:02P-07:28P277
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun05:00P-08:00P277
WMNS COLL GYMNASTICSESP2Sun07:28P-09:00P256
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun11:30A-12:00P254
NBCSN SPORTS REPORTNBCSSun08:08P-09:00P253
NHL SUPERSKILLS COMPNBCSSun02:30P-05:00P251
UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMP LFS1Sun07:00A-02:30P245
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESP2Sun03:00P-05:02P230
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun08:42P-10:28P218
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun11:00A-11:30A205
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun11:14P-12:30A201
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNSun12:30A-01:30A199
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun10:00A-10:30A189
SPORTSCENTERU     LESNUSun06:00P-06:30P185
TENNIS: AUSTRALIAN OPEN LESP2Sun06:00A-08:29A184
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun10:30A-11:00A183
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATSun08:01P-10:47P164
MECUM AUTO AUCTIONSNBCSSun09:00P-11:30P156
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun09:30A-10:00A150
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun01:00P-02:00P146
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun09:00A-09:30A146
GOLF CENTRAL PREGAMEGOLFSun01:00P-02:58P138
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-AM LENNSun09:00A-10:00A137
FA CUP RD 4 LFS2Sun10:55A-01:00P137
ESPN PRESENTSENNSun11:30A-12:00P135
AMERICAS GAMENFLNSun08:00P-09:00P133
CURLINGNBCSSun12:30P-02:30P131
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EAST LFS1Sun07:00P-09:00P130
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun07:00P-08:00P127
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun10:00A-10:30A126
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LENNSun06:00P-07:00P126
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun11:00A-12:00P126
COLINS NEW FTBL SHOWESP2Sun08:29A-09:00A125
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATSun07:30P-08:01P116
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun12:00P-01:00P115
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun08:30A-09:00A114
SPORTS REPORTERSENNSun10:30A-11:00A113
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESNUSun04:11P-06:00P113
MORNING DRIVEGOLFSun12:00P-01:00P112
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun02:00P-03:00P111
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun10:28P-11:00P110
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATSun10:47P-11:30P109
SKIINGNBCSSun10:30A-12:00P108
OUTSIDE THE LINES-WKNDENNSun11:00A-11:30A102
VOLVO OCEAN RACENBCSSun12:00P-12:30P102
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun05:00P-06:00P100
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun08:30A-10:30A96
UFC  COUNTDOWNFS1Sun10:00P-11:00P93
2 WITNESS AN ICONMLBNSun03:00P-04:00P93
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun09:00P-10:00P90
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG 12 LFS1Sun04:30P-06:30P90
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNSun01:00P-03:00P89
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun08:00A-08:30A89
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun03:00P-04:00P85
INSIDE THE BIG EAST DFS1Sun09:00P-09:30P83
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSun10:00P-11:14P82
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun10:00P-11:22P80
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun12:00P-02:15P80
PGA TOURGOLFSun07:00A-11:00A80
UFC ULTIMATE INSIDERFS1Sun09:30P-10:00P76
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun12:00A-01:00A74
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2Sun01:00P-02:00P73
FOOTBALL LIFENFLNSun09:00P-10:00P73
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun07:30A-08:00A71
GOLF CENTRAL-POSTGOLFSun10:05P-11:05P70
NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIRNBATSun12:00P-02:30P69
WOM COLL BKBL: BIG EAST LFS1Sun02:30P-04:30P68
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun04:00P-05:00P67
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun11:22P-11:30P67
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALENNSun08:00A-09:00A67
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1Sun11:00P-12:00A67
SPORTSCENTER SPECIALESNUSun11:00A-12:00P66
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSun06:00P-07:30P66
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun04:00P-05:00P64
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATSun11:30P-12:00A64
MR. BASEBALLMLBNSun06:00P-07:00P60
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun01:00A-02:00A57
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun10:00A-10:30A56
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun02:00A-03:00A54
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun11:00A-11:30A53
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun07:00A-07:30A52
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sun02:30P-03:00P51
NBA ACTIONNBATSun02:30P-03:00P51
FA CUP RD 4 LFS2Sun08:55A-10:55A50
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun12:00A-01:00A50
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun11:30A-12:00P50
SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND-PM LENNSun08:00P-09:00P49
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSSun08:00A-08:30A49
SERIE A – LBEINSun02:40P-04:45P47
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun10:30A-11:00A47
LA LIGA BBVA-L-BEINSun11:00A-12:55P45
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun12:00A-12:30A45
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSNESNUSun11:00P-12:30A45
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun06:30A-07:00A44
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun11:30P-12:00A43
KEN BURNS BASEBALLMLBNSun09:00P-11:30P41
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun07:30A-08:00A40
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun07:00P-08:00P40
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun09:30A-10:00A40
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun09:00A-09:30A39
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun10:00A-10:30A39
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sun02:00P-02:30P38
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACINFS2Sun04:30P-06:00P38
MLB NETWORK SPECIALMLBNSun08:00P-09:00P38
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun08:30A-09:00A38
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun12:30A-01:00A37
NASCAR 2015: A NEW ERAFS2Sun06:00P-07:00P37
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCRFS2Sun08:00P-11:00P36
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun05:00P-06:00P36
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun06:00A-06:30A35
FOX COLLEGE HOOP BRIDGE LFS1Sun06:30P-07:00P35
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun10:30A-11:00A35
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – LBEINSun06:00P-07:00P34
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSSun06:00A-08:00A32
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun07:00A-07:30A31
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun09:00A-10:00A30
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun06:30A-07:00A29
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun08:00A-08:30A29
FILM SESSIONNFLNSun06:00A-06:30A28
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENNSun01:00A-01:30A27
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun01:00A-02:00A27
BASEBALL SEASONSMLBNSun11:00A-12:00P27
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSN  LESNUSun02:15P-04:11P25
SERIE A – LBEINSun08:55A-11:00A24
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSun06:30A-07:00A24
MONSTER SUP BEHIND DREAMFS2Sun07:30P-08:00P24
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun08:00A-09:00A24
SN MONTHLY JEERSENNSun01:30A-02:00A23
WMNS COLL BKBL REG SSNESNUSun12:30A-02:00A23
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun12:00A-01:00A23
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun10:00A-11:00A22
D-LEAGUE REGULAR SEASONNBATSun03:00P-05:00P22
GOLF CENTRALGOLFSun06:00A-06:30A21
FOX SPORTS 1 ON 1FS2Sun07:00P-07:30P21
NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACINFS2Sun03:00P-04:00P21
NHL ALL-STAR GAME-ENCORENBCSSun11:30P-02:38A20
UFC FOX POST FIGHTFS2Sun06:00A-07:00A19
MLBN COUNT DOWNMLBNSun11:30P-12:00A19
ASSOCIATION, THENBATSun05:30P-06:00P19
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:00P-05:30P18
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun06:00A-06:30A18
EXPRESS WRAPUP  – LBEINSun04:45P-05:00P17
LIGUE 1BEINSun12:55P-02:30P17
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun07:30A-08:00A17
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun09:00A-09:30A17
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun06:00A-06:30A17
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun06:30A-07:00A17
NBA ACTIONNBATSun05:00P-05:30P17
NEGRO LEAGUESMLBNSun12:00P-01:00P16
LIGUE 1BEINSun07:00P-09:00P15
90 IN 30 –BEINSun05:30P-06:00P15
100,000 CAMERAS: NASCARFS2Sun04:00P-04:30P14
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSun02:30P-02:40P13
ESPN FCENNSun02:00A-03:00A13
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun07:00A-07:30A11
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun07:00A-07:30A11
LA LIGA BBVA-R-BEINSun10:00P-12:00A10
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun08:30A-09:00A10
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun06:00A-07:00A10
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun06:30A-07:00A10
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun08:00A-08:30A9
UFC  COUNTDOWNFS2Sun12:00A-01:00A9
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun07:00A-08:00A9
NHL TOP 10NBCSSun02:38A-03:00A9
SPORTSCENTERUESNUSun09:30A-10:00A8
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS2Sun07:00A-08:00A8
UFC FOX POST FIGHTFS2Sun08:00A-08:55A7
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun01:00A-02:00A7
NBA GAMETIMENBATSun07:30A-08:00A7
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS2Sun01:00A-03:00A6
UFC  ULTIMATE INSIDERFS2Sun11:00P-11:30P6
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS1Sun02:00A-03:00A5
UFC ULTIMATE KNOCKOUTSFS2Sun11:30P-12:00A5
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun02:00A-03:00A4
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun12:00A-01:00A3
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESNUSun02:00A-03:00A3
HANDBALLBEINSun01:00A-02:00A1
EXPRESS XTRA WKND – RBEINSun09:00P-10:00P1
90 IN 30 –BEINSun02:00A-02:30A0
EXPRESS PREGAME – LBEINSun08:45A-08:55A0
LA LIGA WORLD –BEINSun08:30A-08:45A0
TOP 10 RIGHT NOWMLBNSun06:00A-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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