Raptors-Cavaliers, SportsCenter, Blues-Sharks lead cable sports TV ratings for Wednesday May 25, 2016

 

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday May 25, 2016:

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ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
NBA PLAYOFFSESPNTORONTO/CLEVELAND8:29 PM11:10 PM5,4622,751
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN11:10 PM12:00 AM2,5991,504
NHL CONFERENCE FINALS LNBCSNST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE9:06 PM11:49 PM1,425719
SPORTSCENTER 12AM  LESPN12:00 AM1:00 AM1,403849
NBA PREESPNNBA COUNTDOWN7:30 PM8:29 PM1,355707
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN1:00 AM2:00 AM907525
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM789417
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM593343
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN6:00 PM7:30 PM528320
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM521273
NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALSNBCSNST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE11:49 PM1:00 AM469290
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1606:THE SITUATION10:00 PM11:00 PM444256
USA SOCCER MEN          LESPN2USA/ECUADOR8:00 PM10:11 PM429270
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN4:30 PM5:00 PM420232
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM373234
NBA: THE JUMP  LESPN3:30 PM4:00 PM361207
NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALSNBCSNST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE8:00 PM9:06 PM357143
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN7:00 AM8:00 AM351212
SPORTSNATIONESPN4:00 PM4:30 PM347171
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN8:00 AM9:00 AM346210
PRIME BASEBALL GAMEMLBNTOR AT NYY/COL AT BOS7:02 PM10:08 PM332100
SPORTSCENTER MORNINGESPN6:00 AM7:00 AM327199
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:00 PM1:30 PM324208
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM320219
OTLESPN1:30 PM2:00 PM305198
NFL LIVE                LESPN2:30 PM3:30 PM303179
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM283181
HIS & HERS  LESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM279191
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN2:00 PM2:30 PM276169
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:00 PM273171
NCAA GOLFGOLF2016 WOMENS GOLF CHP7:00 PM10:39 PM24959
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM238131
FIRST TAKEESPN21:00 PM3:00 PM234163
HIS & HERSESPN23:00 PM4:00 PM199131
AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAMEMLBNNYM AT WAS/CHC AT STL1:00 PM3:44 PM19772
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN26:30 PM7:00 PM189119
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW3:44 PM5:00 PM18859
AROUND THE HORNESPN26:00 PM6:30 PM186132
NFL LIVEESPN27:00 PM8:00 PM186101
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK  5P5:00 PM6:00 PM17263
NATIONAL TEAM (PT) WEDUDNEEUU / ECUADOR7:53 PM10:11 PM16191
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN212:00 AM1:00 AM15887
NBA TONIGHT     LESPN21:00 AM1:30 AM15781
SPORTSNATIONESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM15598
BASEBALL TONIGHT  LESPN210:11 PM11:10 PM15285
MLB TONIGHT PRIMEMLBNMLB TONIGHT10:08 PM1:00 AM15066
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM148108
NBA: THE JUMPESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM14798
E:60ESPN22:00 AM3:00 AM14573
NFL LIVEESPN211:10 PM12:00 AM14478
TUF TALKFS1711:00 PM11:30 PM14370
UFC MAIN EVENTFS1DILLASHAW/CRUZ8:00 PM9:00 PM13839
NCAA GOLFGOLF2016 WOMENS GOLF CHP5:58 PM7:00 PM13522
FIRST TAKE REESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM13489
JALEN & JACOBYESPN21:30 AM2:00 AM13175
MLB TONIGHT BPMLBNMLBT BP6:00 PM7:02 PM12359
NASCAR RACE HUB LFS15075:43 PM6:43 PM12120
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1605:BATTLE OF THE BRITS9:00 PM10:00 PM11865
NBC SPORTS FILMSNBCSNSANDERSON7:05 PM8:00 PM10133
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 1A1:00 AM2:00 AM10033
GLOBAL RALLYCROSSNBCSNPHOENIX1:00 AM3:00 AM9456
LINEA DE CUATRO LUDN10:11 PM11:00 PM9449
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS11:00 PM12:00 AM8856
NBA GAMETIME CF RECAP LNBATNBA GAMETIME ECF RECAP GM511:09 PM12:43 AM8546
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT12:00 PM1:00 PM7526
NCAA GOLFGOLF2016 WOMENS GOLF CHP12:30 PM4:00 PM7315
NASCAR AMERICANBCSN5:00 PM6:05 PM7220
RUMBO FINAL DE LA UEFA CLFOXDMILAN10:00 PM11:00 PM7140
GOLF CENTRAL SPECIAL RPTGOLFNCAA PREGAME4:00 PM5:58 PM6911
NFL HQNFLNNFL HQ12:00 PM2:00 PM6746
GEORGE P WRLD OF SLTWATERNBCSN2:00 PM2:30 PM6610
GOLF CENTRALGOLF10:39 PM11:39 PM6514
MLB CENTRALMLBNMLB CENTRAL10:00 AM12:00 PM6516
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 9A9:00 AM10:00 AM6423
FSL WITH JAY AND DAN PFS16211:30 PM12:00 AM6330
ERA RODEOFS2ALBUQUERQUE, NM DAY 19:00 PM11:00 PM638
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 PM8:00 PM6339
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM6217
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016NFLNTOP 100: 70-6112:00 AM1:00 AM6242
NFL HQNFLNNFL HQ10:00 AM12:00 PM6136
GARBAGE TIME KATIE NOLANFS15012:00 AM12:30 AM6027
US AMATEUR FOURFS1SEMIFINALS/CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH3:00 PM5:43 PM5926
UEFA CL QTRFINALSFOXDBARCELONA VS ATL DE MADRID8:00 PM10:00 PM5628
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN12:00 AM1:00 AM5633
NFL HQNFLNNFL HQ8:00 AM10:00 AM5532
NBA GAMETIME CF RECAP RNBATNBA GAMETIME ECF RECAP GM512:43 AM2:00 AM5433
NASCAR K&N SERIESNBCSNORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY6:05 PM7:05 PM5423
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS2:00 AM3:00 AM5438
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 2A2:00 AM3:00 AM5315
LINEA DE CUATRO LUDN11:00 PM12:00 AM5329
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM4914
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016NFLNTOP 100: 70-618:00 PM9:00 PM4930
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016NFLNTOP 100: 70-6110:00 PM11:00 PM4734
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016RXNFLNTOP 100 RX: 70-611:00 AM1:30 AM4727
LA ULTIMA PALABRAFOXD11:00 PM1:00 AM4627
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/167:30 AM8:00 AM4612
GLOBAL RALLYCROSS LITESNBCSNPHOENIX4:30 PM5:00 PM4613
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/168:00 AM8:30 AM4514
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNFUN & GAMES1:30 AM2:00 AM4428
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016NFLNTOP 100: 80-716:00 PM7:00 PM4419
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/168:30 AM9:00 AM4317
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/25/162:00 AM2:30 AM4322
FUTBOL CENTRAL (PT) WEDUDN7:00 PM7:53 PM4321
WORLD POKER TOURFS2ALPHA8 LAS VEGAS PT511:00 PM12:00 AM4218
QUICK PITCHMLBNQP 7A7:00 AM8:00 AM4218
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/25/162:30 AM3:00 AM4219
KNOT RIGHT KAYAK FISHINGNBCSN4:00 PM4:30 PM4213
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFS2DEL RIO, TX8:00 PM9:00 PM418
2016 PLAYOFF PLBK CFNBATGSW/OKC GM4-CF3:00 PM5:00 PM4117
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016NFLNTOP 100: 90-815:00 PM6:00 PM4121
COLLEGE TRACK & FIELDESPNUSEC MEN-WMN OUTDOOR CHMP1:00 PM3:00 PM4011
NBA SPECIALNBAT2015-2016 NBA AWARDS SHOW5:00 PM5:30 PM4018
DUNK KING, THENBATFINALS5:30 PM6:30 PM3910
MLBS BESTFS1596:43 PM7:00 PM389
DESTINATION BAJA SURNBCSN2:30 PM3:00 PM384
TUF TALKFS172:00 AM2:30 AM3715
NBA GAMETIME CF PREVIEW LNBATNBA GAMETIME ECF PREVIEW GM57:00 PM8:00 PM3710
INTO THE BLUENBCSN12:30 PM1:00 PM377
HERD LFS119812:00 PM3:00 PM3621
INSIDE THE PGA TOURGOLF12:00 PM12:30 PM3614
INSIDE THE NBANBATINSIDE THE NBA 5/24/166:00 AM6:52 AM358
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/166:52 AM7:00 AM3512
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/167:00 AM7:30 AM3510
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS1606:THE SITUATION1:00 AM2:00 AM3212
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 5/25/16 L6:30 PM7:00 PM3212
BASS 2 BILLFISHNBCSN1:30 PM2:00 PM3216
CLASSIC GAMESNFLNNE VS. GB 11/30/20142:00 PM4:30 PM3215
COLLEGE BOWLINGESPNUNCAA CHAMPIONSHIP6:00 PM8:00 PM3111
TRACK AND FIELDBEIEIAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE-RABAT6:00 PM8:00 PM3011
NCAA MENS VBALL TOURNESPNUOHIO STATE/BRIGHAM YOUNG3:30 PM5:30 PM3011
2016 PLAYOFF PLBK CFNBATGSW/OKC GM4-CF11:00 AM1:00 PM3017
NFL FILMS PRESENTSNFLNFUN & GAMES9:30 PM10:00 PM3017
NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPESPNUSYRACUSE/MARYLAND8:00 PM10:00 PM297
MLB WHIPAROUND LFS12717:00 PM8:00 PM2910
UFC  RELOADEDFS2149:FABER/BARAO4:00 PM7:00 PM2918
STARTERS R, THENBATSTARTERS 5/25/16 R8:00 PM8:30 PM298
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:00 AM9:30 AM283
2016 PLAYOFF PLBK CFNBATCLE/TOR GM4-CF1:00 PM3:00 PM2815
TMZ SPORTSFS114312:30 AM1:00 AM2713
INSIDE THE NBANBATINSIDE THE NBA 5/24/169:00 AM9:52 AM2710
EXTREME KAYAK FISHING CHANBCSN3:30 PM4:00 PM275
CHAMPIONSHIP BULL RIDINGFS2FORT WORTH, TX7:00 PM8:00 PM268
BIG 12 WEEKLYESPNU5:30 PM6:00 PM2522
NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPESPNUNAVY/BROWN10:00 PM12:00 AM2512
MORNING DRIVEGOLF8:00 AM9:00 AM253
NCAA GOLFGOLF2016 WOMENS GOLF CHP6:00 AM7:00 AM257
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM2515
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 AM8:00 AM2517
SOUND FX: BEST OF…NFLNCLAY MATTHEWS4:30 PM5:00 PM2513
LINEA DE CUATROUDN1:00 AM2:00 AM2522
MORNING DRIVEGOLF11:30 AM12:00 PM246
SALTWATER EXPERIENCENBCSN1:00 PM1:30 PM249
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS6:00 AM7:00 AM2415
COLL SOFTBALL REGIONALSESPNULOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE/TEXAS A&M11:30 AM1:00 PM233
WMNS COLL GYMNASTICSESPNUNCAA CHAMPIONSHIP12:00 AM2:00 AM239
NBA SPECIALNBAT2015-2016 NBA AWARDS SHOW8:30 PM9:00 PM2310
TOP 100 PLAYERS OF 2016RXNFLNTOP 100 RX: 70-619:00 PM9:30 PM2316
COPA AMERICA 1995 EN 60UDN2:00 PM3:00 PM238
CYCLINGBEINGIRO DITALIA – STAG 17  MOLVENO  CASSANO8:30 AM11:30 AM227
NBA SPECIALNBATGSW GROUND: THE VISION10:00 PM10:30 PM229
NBA SPECIALNBATGOLDEN SEASON: 2015-16 WARRIORS, A10:30 PM11:00 PM2210
MORNING DRIVEGOLF10:30 AM11:30 AM216
AMERICANA OUTDOORSNBCSN12:00 PM12:30 PM217
NHL PLAYOFF ENCORENBCSNPITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY7:00 AM9:00 AM2110
NBA SPECIALNBATCENTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: SHAQ&YAO9:30 PM10:00 PM206
NBA SPECIALNBATGOLDEN SEASON: 2015-16 WARRIORS, A11:00 PM11:09 PM2010
UEFA CL QTRFINALSFOXDREAL MADRID VS WOLFSBURG6:00 PM8:00 PM1910
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/1610:30 AM11:00 AM1911
E:60ESPNUCATCHING KAYLA3:00 PM3:30 PM182
LA ULTIMA PALABRA ENC1FOXD9:00 AM10:00 AM1817
FSL WITH JAY AND DANFS1622:30 AM3:00 AM189
MORNING DRIVEGOLF7:00 AM8:00 AM184
CENTRAL FOX US ENC1FOXD10:00 AM11:00 AM1616
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:30 AM10:30 AM164
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-L8:55 PM9:55 PM1515
MONSTER  JAMFS176:INSIDE MONSTER JAM9:30 AM10:30 AM159
MONSTER  JAMFS177:INSIDE MONSTER JAM-BEHIND THE SCENES10:30 AM11:30 AM157
WORLD POKER TOURFS2MONTREAL PT112:00 AM1:00 AM155
SWEETWATERNBCSN3:00 PM3:30 PM154
LA ULTIMA PALABRA ENC2FOXD11:00 AM12:00 PM149
UFC MAIN EVENTFS2DILLASHAW/CRUZ3:00 PM4:00 PM147
COLL SOFTBALL REGIONALSESPNUOREGON/BAYLOR10:00 AM11:30 AM124
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 25319:00 PM9:30 PM125
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN6:00 AM6:30 AM126
PASIONUDN4:00 PM6:00 PM127
FUTBOL LATINOBEIEFUTBOL LATINO5:30 PM6:00 PM111
ATHLETICSBEINIAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE – RABAT3:30 PM4:30 PM113
TOULON TOURNAMENTBEINPARAGUAY VS. ENGLAND1:35 PM3:30 PM114
CENTRAL FOXFOXD12:00 PM1:00 PM118
SUPER ESTADIOUDN11:00 AM2:00 PM113
INTL SOCCER FRIENDLIESBEIENEW YORK COSMOS VS. EIBAR9:55 PM12:08 AM106
UFC PPV PRELIMSFS2186:JOHNSON/HORIGUCHI12:00 PM2:00 PM102
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/169:52 AM10:00 AM104
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R1:05 AM1:30 AM99
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTSBEINGILLETTE WORLD SPORTS4:30 PM5:00 PM93
COPA LIB QTRFINALSFOXDPUMAS VS INDEP DE VALLE1:00 PM3:00 PM97
PRODUCT SHOWCASENBCSN6:30 AM7:00 AM95
LOCURA DEPORTIVAUDN6:00 PM7:00 PM96
LIGA ADELANTEBEIEGIMNASTIC VS. OSASUNA3:30 PM5:30 PM80
TOULON TOURNAMENTBEIEPARAGUAY VS. ENGLAND12:08 AM2:00 AM88
RUGBYBEINPRO 12-CONNACHT VS. GLASGOW5:00 PM6:30 PM80
COLL SOFTBALL REGIONALSESPNUTENNESSEE/OHIO STATE8:00 AM10:00 AM85
CENTRAL FOX USFOXD1:00 AM2:00 AM86
US AMATEUR FOURFS1QUARTERFINALS6:00 AM8:30 AM80
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2601:LADIES AND GENTS6:00 AM8:00 AM80
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 5/24/1610:00 AM10:30 AM85
COPA AMERICA 1997 EN 60UDN2:00 AM3:00 AM85
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R7:00 AM8:00 AM70
GYMNASTICSBEINFIG W. CHALLENGE CUP – SAO PAULO FINAL 16:30 PM9:30 PM73
CENTRAL FOXFOXD3:00 PM4:00 PM74
RUMBO FINAL DE LA UEFA CLFOXDMILAN4:00 PM6:00 PM73
BEST OF WECFS2TEAM ALPHA MALE2:00 PM3:00 PM72
CYCLINGBEIEGIRO D ITALIA-ST 17-MOLVENO-CASSANO8:30 AM11:30 AM62
TOULON TOURNAMENTBEIEGUINEA VS. JAPAN11:30 AM1:23 PM60
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS PREVIEW1:20 PM1:35 PM60
INTL SOCCER FRIENDLIESBEINNEW YORK COSMOS VS. EIBAR9:55 PM12:05 AM64
MONSTER SUP CHASING DREAMFS1HEART OF A CHAMPION8:30 AM9:30 AM63
TMZ SPORTSFS114211:30 AM12:00 PM62
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS PREVIEW1:23 PM1:35 PM50
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2603:WHO I AM9:00 AM10:00 AM50
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2605:BATTLE OF THE BRITS11:00 AM12:00 PM51
90 IN 30BEIEBULGARIA VS. MEXICO8:00 PM8:27 PM41
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R2:00 AM3:00 AM44
90 IN 30BEINMARSEILLE VS. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN12:05 AM12:35 AM42
ATHLETICSBEINIAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE – RABAT1:30 AM2:30 AM43
COLLEGE SWIMMINGESPNUNCAA MENS SWIM & DIVING CHMP6:00 AM8:00 AM42
CENTRAL FOX EARLYFOXD7:00 AM8:00 AM41
RED BULL AIR RACEFS2LAS VEGAS1:00 AM3:00 AM41
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2602:FRIENDS AND FOES8:00 AM9:00 AM40
ATP WORLD TOUR UNCOVEREDBEINATPWORLD8:00 AM8:30 AM33
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTSBEINGILLETTE WORLD SPORTS12:35 AM1:05 AM32
TOULON TOURNAMENTBEINGUINEA VS. JAPAN11:30 AM1:20 PM33
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN3:00 PM4:00 PM33
FUTBOL EN SERIO PUNTOUDN7:00 AM8:00 AM31
GIRO D ITALIA HIGHLIGHTSBEIESTAGE 17 HIGHLIGHTS8:27 PM8:55 PM20
TOULON TOURNAMENTBEIEPARAGUAY VS. ENGLAND1:35 PM3:30 PM20
CENTRAL FOX EARLYFOXD8:00 AM9:00 AM22
ULTIMATE FIGHTERFS2604:WAKE UP GUYS!10:00 AM11:00 AM20
CONTACTO DEPORTIVOUDN6:00 AM7:00 AM22
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEIEEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R6:00 AM7:00 AM10
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-L9:30 PM9:55 PM10
RUMBO FINAL DE LA UEFAFOXDMILAN2:00 AM3:00 AM11
BARCA TV POR UDNUDN8:00 AM11:00 AM10
TOTAL ITALIAN FOOTBALLBEIETOTAL ITALIAN FOOTBALL8:00 AM8:30 AM00
ATP WORLD TOUR UNCOVEREDBEINATPWORLD2:30 AM3:00 AM00
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R7:00 AM7:30 AM00
EXPRESS WEEKDAYBEINEXPRESS XTRA WEEKDAY-R7:30 AM8:00 AM00
FIFA FOOTBALL SHOWBEINFIFA FOOTBALL SHOW6:00 AM6:30 AM00
GILLETTE WORLD SPORTSBEINGILLETTE WORLD SPORTS6:30 AM7:00 AM00
PAID PROGRAMMINGFOXD6:00 AM7:00 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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