Saints/Bears, Monday Night Countdown, Pardon the Interruption, Around The Horn lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday December 15, 2014

 

It wasn’t one of the better or most-viewed games, but The New Orleans Saints vs. Chicago Bears ‘Monday Night Football’ matchup  led all of cable in total viewership and adults 18-49 with 11.072 million viewers and a 3.8 adults 18-49 rating

Monday’s PTI garnered 1.259 million and Around The Horn averaged 944,000.

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Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday December 15, 2014:

ProgramNetEpisodeStartEndViewers (000)
NFL REGULAR SEASON      LESPNNEW ORLEANS/CHICAGO8:15 PM11:34 PM 11,072
SPORTSCENTER:           LESPN11:34 PM1:00 AM 2,879
MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN  LESPN6:00 PM8:15 PM 1,893
NFL PRIMETIMEESPN1:00 AM2:00 AM 1,292
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONESPN5:30 PM6:00 PM 1,259
SPORTSCENTER MORNING    LESPN2:00 AM3:00 AM 989
AROUND THE HORNESPN5:00 PM5:30 PM 944
NFL LIVE                LESPN4:00 PM5:00 PM 757
NFL INSIDERS  LESPN3:00 PM4:00 PM 590
NFL PRIMETIME     LESPN2:00 PM3:00 PM 523
FIRST TAKE   LESPN210:00 AM12:00 PM 519
SPORTSCENTER 1AMESPN6:00 AM7:30 AM 517
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN9:00 AM10:00 AM 515
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:00 PM12:59 PM 508
SPORTSCENTER 1AMESPN7:30 AM9:00 AM 488
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN11:00 AM12:00 PM 466
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN10:00 AM11:00 AM 439
HIS & HERS  LESPN212:00 PM1:00 PM 394
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN12:59 PM2:00 PM 371
FIRST TAKEESPN21:00 PM2:00 PM 311
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN230 FOR 30: THE U PART 29:00 PM11:00 PM 299
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORN LESPN26:00 AM10:00 AM 297
ESPN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARYESPN230 FOR 30: THE U7:00 PM9:00 PM 289
COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN    LESPNUELON/DUKE7:00 PM9:02 PM 270
PREMIER LEAGUE LNBCSNQPR/EVERTON2:53 PM5:01 PM 238
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEESPN24:00 PM4:30 PM 209
NHL REGULAR SEASON  LNBCSNTAMPA/PITTSBURGH7:03 PM9:37 PM 208
PREMIER LEAGUE GOAL ZONENBCSN5:01 PM5:30 PM 201
SPORTSCENTER EARLY      LESPN26:00 PM7:00 PM 192
ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALEFS120:ESPARZA/NAMAJUNAS8:00 PM11:00 PM 178
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS7:00 PM8:30 PM 178
ESPNU STUDIOESPNUROAD TO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF10:00 PM10:30 PM 173
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPN24:30 PM5:00 PM 165
OLBERMANN  LESPN25:00 PM5:30 PM 163
SPORTSCENTER AM      LESPN22:00 PM2:30 PM 162
AROUND THE NFLNFLNAROUND THE NFL6:00 PM7:00 PM 158
NBA REGULAR SEASON   LNBATLA LAKERS/INDIANA7:02 PM9:24 PM 155
NBA POSTGAME SHOWNBATNBA GAMETIME PRESENTED BY KIA9:24 PM10:23 PM 145
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNNFL FANTASY LIVE5:00 PM6:00 PM 143
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM6:00 AM10:00 AM 142
NHL LIVE POSTNBCSNTAMPA/PITTSBURGH9:37 PM10:00 PM 135
SPORTSCENTER LATE       LESPN211:00 PM11:24 PM 133
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE   LESPN22:30 PM3:00 PM 129
SPORTSNATION        LESPN23:00 PM4:00 PM 128
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS12:00 AM1:00 AM 128
COLL FTBL BOWL SPECIALESPN2BOWL MANIA SPECIAL11:24 PM1:00 AM 114
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – WAS VS. NYG8:30 PM9:00 PM 114
OTL – FIRST REPORT   LESPN25:30 PM6:00 PM 113
SPORTSCENTER AM      LENN2:30 PM3:00 PM 112
PRO FOOTBALL TALKNBCSN5:30 PM6:30 PM 111
NFL AMNFLNNFL AM10:00 AM12:00 PM 108
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN5:00 PM6:00 PM 105
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN3:00 PM4:00 PM 104
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – SF VS. SEA1:30 PM2:00 PM 99
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – DEN VS. SD12:30 PM1:00 PM 97
SPORTSCENTER 1AM        LESPN21:00 AM2:00 AM 93
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK3:00 PM3:30 PM 93
NBA GAMETIME LIVENBATNBA GAMETIME LIVE10:23 PM1:30 AM 92
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – HOU VS. IND12:00 PM12:30 PM 91
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNMNF PRESSERS11:26 PM12:00 AM 90
PREMIER LG LIVE STUDIONBCSN2:00 PM2:53 PM 87
AFTERMATHNFLNAFTERMATH3:00 PM5:00 PM 82
NFL FANTASY LIVENFLNNFL FANTASY LIVE2:00 AM3:00 AM 82
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – MIA VS. NE1:00 PM1:30 PM 81
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – CIN VS. CLE2:00 PM2:30 PM 81
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE MON 3:30P3:30 PM4:00 PM 80
MLB NOWMLBNLESTER PRESS CONFERENCE2:00 PM3:00 PM 79
SPORTSCENTER AFT    LENN4:00 PM5:00 PM 78
NASCAR RACE HUB DFS1267:BEST OF THE YEAR5:00 PM6:00 PM 78
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ESPN22:30 AM3:00 AM 75
BOWL PREVIEW SHOWESPNUCOLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF PREVIEW6:00 PM7:00 PM 75
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 4P4:00 PM5:00 PM 75
BEAT, THENBATTHE BEAT 7085:30 PM6:00 PM 73
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSN10:00 PM10:30 PM 73
NHL LIVE PRENBCSNTAMPA/PITTSBURGH6:30 PM7:03 PM 67
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – DAL VS. PHI2:30 PM3:00 PM 67
HERD  LESPNU10:00 AM1:00 PM 66
UFC UNLEASHEDFS1TEAM AKA7:00 PM8:00 PM 66
NBA TONIGHT     LESPN22:00 AM2:30 AM 64
ESPNU STUDIOESPNUROAD TO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF9:02 PM9:31 PM 63
NFL TOTAL ACCESSNFLNNFL TOTAL ACCESS1:00 AM2:00 AM 61
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN8:00 PM9:01 PM 60
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN10:00 PM11:00 PM 59
MIKE & MIKE IN THE MORNENN10:00 AM1:00 PM 58
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – MIN VS. DET9:00 PM9:30 PM 58
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN9:01 PM10:00 PM 56
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 7P7:00 PM7:30 PM 56
SVP & RUSSILLO   LENN1:00 PM2:30 PM 55
SPORTSCENTER PRIME    LENN7:00 PM8:00 PM 54
ESPNU STUDIOESPNUROAD TO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF10:30 PM11:00 PM 54
FEHERTYGOLFDAN PATRICK7:00 PM8:00 PM 54
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 7:30P7:30 PM8:00 PM 54
DAN PATRICK SHOWNBCSN9:00 AM12:00 PM 53
GOLF FIXGOLF2014 GRAND SLAM CLINIC11:00 AM12:00 PM 50
COLL FTBL BOWL SPECIALESPNUBOWL MANIA1:00 PM3:30 PM 49
UFC  RELOADEDFS292:EVANS/GRIFFIN9:00 AM12:00 PM 49
BOWL PREVIEW SHOWESPNU4:00 PM5:00 PM 48
BEAT, THENBATTHE BEAT 7081:30 AM2:00 AM 47
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – OAK VS. KC11:00 PM11:26 PM 47
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU3:30 PM4:00 PM 46
NBA PREGAME SHOWNBATAUTOTRADER.COM PREGAME SHOW6:30 PM7:02 PM 45
STARTERS P, THENBATSTARTERS 12/15/146:00 PM6:30 PM 44
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 1P1:00 PM2:00 PM 41
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 8P8:00 PM9:00 PM 41
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/15/142:00 AM3:00 AM 41
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1111311:00 PM12:00 AM 40
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – NYJ VS. TEN10:30 PM11:00 PM 39
UFC FOXFS24:SHOGUN/VERA3:00 PM5:00 PM 38
PREMIER LEAGUE ENCORENBCSNMAN CITY/LEICESTER & LIVERPOOL/MAN UNITE12:30 AM2:30 AM 38
ESPN FCENN6:00 PM6:30 PM 37
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE MON 9A9:00 AM11:00 AM 37
PREMIER LEAGUE REVIEWNBCSN10:30 PM11:30 PM 37
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATHOUSTON/GOLDEN STATE3:30 PM5:30 PM 36
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – JAC VS. BAL10:00 PM10:30 PM 36
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS12121:00 PM5:00 PM 35
ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALEFS220:ESPARZA/NAMAJUNAS11:00 PM2:00 AM 35
BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIEMLBNBULL DURHAM9:00 PM11:00 PM 35
MLB NOWMLBNMLB NOW 12A12:00 AM1:00 AM 35
SPORTSNATIONENN12:00 AM1:00 AM 34
TOUR REPLAYGOLF14 MT THAILAND GOLF FNL12:00 PM2:00 PM 34
HOT STOVEMLBNHOT STOVE MON 11A11:00 AM1:00 PM 34
PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONENN11:30 PM12:00 AM 33
ESPNU STUDIOESPNUROAD TO THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF9:31 PM10:00 PM 33
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 6P6:00 PM7:00 PM 33
SHAQNBATSHAQTIN A FOOL: OLD SCHOOL2:00 PM2:30 PM 33
PREMIER LEAGUE NEWSNBCSN1:30 PM2:00 PM 33
AROUND THE HORNENN11:00 PM11:30 PM 32
MORNING DRIVEGOLF7:00 AM8:00 AM 32
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 11P11:00 PM12:00 AM 31
OLBERMANNENN6:30 PM7:00 PM 30
OLBERMANNENN2:00 AM2:30 AM 30
COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVEESPNU11:00 PM11:30 PM 30
GOLF CENTRALGOLF11:00 PM11:30 PM 30
HIS & HERSENN1:00 AM2:00 AM 29
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN44 MONTHLY JEERS OF NOVEMBER9:30 AM10:00 AM 29
CHAMPIONS YR END SPECIALGOLF20148:00 PM9:00 PM 29
MORNING DRIVEGOLF10:00 AM11:00 AM 29
NBA ACTIONNBATNBA ACTION 24082:30 PM3:00 PM 29
NBA INSIDE STUFF REPEATNBATINSIDE STUFF N2063:00 PM3:30 PM 29
HIGHLY QUESTIONABLEENN2:30 AM3:00 AM 28
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/147:30 AM8:00 AM 28
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/149:00 AM9:30 AM 28
UCL ROUND OF 16 DRAW LFS136:00 AM6:30 AM 27
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 5:30P5:30 PM6:00 PM 27
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS1111412:00 AM1:00 AM 26
PREMIER LEAGUE WORLDNBCSN12:00 PM12:30 PM 26
COLLEGE FOOTBALL REPEATESPNUTCU/BAYLOR12:30 AM3:00 AM 25
UFC  UNLEASHEDFS2UPSETS2:00 AM3:00 AM 25
PGA YEAR IN REVIEWGOLF201410:00 PM11:00 PM 25
USGA CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONGOLF20149:00 PM10:00 PM 25
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK  5P5:00 PM5:30 PM 25
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/148:00 AM8:30 AM 25
NFL GAME REWINDNFLN2014 WK 15 – TB VS. CAR9:30 PM10:00 PM 25
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN44 MONTHLY JEERS OF NOVEMBER6:30 AM7:00 AM 24
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111128:00 AM9:00 AM 24
UFC FOX PRELIMSFS2DOS SANTOS/MIOCIC12:00 PM3:00 PM 24
TOUR REPLAYGOLF14 PT FATHER SON FNL2:00 PM6:00 PM 24
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/147:00 AM7:30 AM 24
PL MATCH OF THE DAYNBCSN12:30 PM1:30 PM 24
INTENTIONAL TALKMLBNINTENTIONAL TALK 1A1:00 AM1:30 AM 23
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/1410:00 AM10:30 AM 23
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN9:00 AM9:30 AM 22
BOWL PREVIEW SHOWESPNU11:30 PM12:30 AM 21
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/148:30 AM9:00 AM 21
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 AM7:00 AM 20
YOU HERD ME WITH COLINESPNU5:00 PM5:30 PM 19
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:00 PM6:30 PM 19
MIKE FRANCESA SHOW LFS22135:00 PM6:30 PM 18
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCER – –BEINMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER10:00 PM12:00 AM 17
SERIE A – LBEINCHIEVO VERONA VS. INTER2:55 PM5:00 PM 17
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111127:00 AM8:00 AM 17
GOLF CENTRALGOLF6:30 PM7:00 PM 17
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/146:00 AM6:30 AM 17
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/149:30 AM10:00 AM 17
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/1410:30 AM11:00 AM 17
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN6:00 AM6:30 AM 16
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN7:00 AM7:30 AM 16
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/1411:00 AM11:30 AM 16
NBA TV MARQUEE MATCHUPNBATPHOENIX/LA CLIPPERS12:00 PM2:00 PM 15
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLESPNUHIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN5:30 PM6:00 PM 14
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111129:00 AM10:00 AM 14
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/146:30 AM7:00 AM 14
MEN IN BLAZERSNBCSN12:00 AM12:30 AM 14
PREMIER LEAGUE DOWNLOADNBCSN11:30 PM12:00 AM 14
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEIN9:00 PM9:00 PM10:00 PM 13
RADIUSNBCSN1027:30 AM8:00 AM 13
CHAMPIONS YR END SPECIALGOLF201411:30 PM12:30 AM 12
PREMIER LEAGUE DOWNLOADNBCSN2:30 AM3:00 AM 12
90 IN 30 –BEINGUINGAMP VS. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN12:30 PM12:55 PM 11
SERIE A – LBEINEMPOLI VS. TORINO12:55 PM2:55 PM 11
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN44 MONTHLY JEERS OF NOVEMBER8:30 AM9:00 AM 11
MORNING DRIVEGOLF9:00 AM10:00 AM 11
AMERICAS PREGAME LFS11586:00 PM7:00 PM 10
RADIUSNBCSN1018:00 AM8:30 AM 10
RADIUSNBCSN1028:30 AM9:00 AM 10
CRUNCH TIMEESPNUPLAYOFF SPECIAL6:00 AM7:00 AM 9
CRUNCH TIMEESPNUPLAYOFF SPECIAL7:00 AM8:00 AM 9
FOX SPORTS LIVE LFS111151:00 AM2:00 AM 9
NBA GAMETIMENBATGAMETIME 12/14/1411:30 AM12:00 PM 9
FOX SPORTS LIVEFS111152:00 AM3:00 AM 8
MORNING DRIVEGOLF8:00 AM9:00 AM 8
LA LIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONE-BEINLA LIGA HIGHLIGHT ZONE5:00 PM6:00 PM 7
LOCKER ROOM – R –BEIN12:00 AM12:00 AM1:00 AM 7
MONDAY NIGHT SOCCER – –BEINMONDAY NIGHT SOCCER7:00 PM9:00 PM 6
SPORTSCENTER TOP 10ENN8:00 AM8:30 AM 6
CRUNCH TIMEESPNUPLAYOFF SPECIAL8:00 AM9:00 AM 6
CHALLENGE SERIES H/LGOLF2:30 AM3:00 AM 6
2 WITNESS AN ICONMLBNDEREK JETER7:00 AM8:00 AM 6
MLB TONIGHTMLBNMLB TONIGHT 2A2:00 AM3:00 AM 6
PGA YEAR IN REVIEWGOLF20141:30 AM2:30 AM 5
USGA CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONGOLF201412:30 AM1:30 AM 5
COLL BSKTBL: BIG EASTFS1ILLINOIS ST/DEPAUL11:00 AM1:00 PM 4
FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSFS1PUNTA DEL ESTE10:00 AM11:00 AM 4
HIGH HEATMLBNHIGH HEAT 1:30A1:30 AM2:00 AM 4
90 IN 30 –BEINGETAFE VS. BARCELONA12:00 PM12:30 PM 3
SN MONTHLY JEERSENN44 MONTHLY JEERS OF NOVEMBER7:30 AM8:00 AM 3
CRUNCH TIMEESPNUPLAYOFF SPECIAL9:00 AM10:00 AM 3
10FS2GREATEST COMEBACKS IN NASCAR HISTORY6:30 PM7:00 PM 3
MLBN SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDSMLBN2014 SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS 8A8:00 AM9:00 AM 3
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINXTRA – WEEKEND – R7:00 AM8:00 AM 2
LOCKER ROOM – L –BEIN6:00 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM 2
SERIE A – RBEINJUVENTUS VS. SAMPDORIA10:00 AM12:00 PM 2
UCL MAGAZINEFS1486:30 AM7:00 AM 2
RADIUSNBCSN1016:00 AM6:30 AM 2
RADIUSNBCSN1017:00 AM7:30 AM 2
RADIUSNBCSN1026:30 AM7:00 AM 1
90 IN 30 –BEINJUVENTUS VS. SAMPDORIA1:30 AM2:00 AM –
CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLIGHTSBEINCHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLIGHTS1:00 AM1:30 AM –
EXPRESS XTRA – RBEINXTRA – WEEKEND – R6:00 AM7:00 AM –
RUGBYBEINAUTUMN INTL – WALES VS NEW ZEALAND8:00 AM10:00 AM –
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2264:BEST OF THE YEAR7:00 PM8:00 PM –
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2265:BEST OF THE YEAR8:00 PM9:00 PM –
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2266:BEST OF THE YEAR9:00 PM10:00 PM –
NASCAR RACE HUBFS2267:BEST OF THE YEAR10:00 PM11:00 PM –
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2SAINT PAUL6:00 AM7:30 AM –
RED BULL CRASHED ICEFS2QUEBEC7:30 AM9:00 AM –
MLBN SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDSMLBN2014 SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS 6A6:00 AM7:00 AM –

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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