Pardon the Interruption, Women’s World Cup lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday June 12, 2015

June 15, 2015

Consecutive Fridays with Bob Ryan subbing for Tony Kornheiser on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption and consecutive Fridays with PTI leading the cable sports networks on a slow Friday, this time with 738,000 viewers and 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. In FIFA Women’s World Cup action on Fox Sports 1, Australia-Nigeria averaged 631,000 viewers, Japan-Cameroon averaged 615,000 viewers and Switzerland-Ecuador averaged 587,000 viewers. All three game had a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. More…

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USA-Sweden Women’s World Cup match averages 4.5 million viewers on Fox

June 13, 2015

More good, and record-breaking numbers for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. Here are the bullet points via Fox Sports PR: The match attracted 4.5 million viewers, and is the most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup Group Stage match ever (supplanting Monday’s USA-Australia match), and is the most-watched soccer match ever on FOX, displacing the 2011 UEFA Champions League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United which posted 2.6 million viewers by…

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SportsCenter, PTI, Canada-New Zealand lead cable sports nets for Thursday June 11, 2015

June 12, 2015

With the NBA Finals on ABC (and averaging a big 19.8 million viewers), a 2+ hour version of SportsCenter that included the post-game coverage led all cable sports networks for the day with 846,000 viewers. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 807,000 viewers. Canada-New Zealand Women’s World Cup was the most-viewed World Cup match for the day with 735,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday June 11, 2015: This is sorted…

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Brazil-Korea Women’s World Cup leads cable sports for Tuesday June 9, 2015

June 10, 2015

With the NBA finals on broadcast, FIFA Women’s World Cup ruled the cable sports networks on Tuesday with the Brazil vs Korea Republic match averaging 965,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. A two hour and eighteen minute version of SportsCenter that included the Cavs-Warriors postgame averaged 925,000 viewers with a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday June 9, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched…

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Lightning-Blackhawks Hockey, USA-Australia Women’s World Cup lead cable sports for Monday June 8, 2015

June 9, 2015

Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final where the Tampa Bay Lightning won to take a 2-1 series lead averaged 3.896 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating on NBC Sports Network. That’s up a fairly huge 35%  versus last year’s Ducks-Rangers game 3 (also on NBCSN) that averaged 2.893 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The USA women’s first group stage match versus Australia in the…

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Dear Reddit: Enjoy the Hockey versus Soccer meme

June 9, 2015

In Monday’s overnight ratings (top 56 markets out of 210 overall) 2.14% of households, on average, watched the USA-Australia Women’s World Cup match on Fox Sports 1 vs a 2.88 for the Tampa Bay Lightning-Chicago Blackhawks game 3 on NBC Sports Network. That’s a pretty healthy beat-down in the overnights. Blackhawks nation! Chicago had a massive 24 local rating in their local market Tampa Bay had a not-Chicagoan, but still impressive…

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Strong Numbers for Cotto-Geale HBO Card + Juventus-Barcelona, UFC, World Cup and more cable sports for Saturday June 6, 2015

June 9, 2015

Still have not seen the day’s full numbers (still haven’t seen NASCAR on FS1 for example) but will post as soon as we can. HBO again posted some decent numbers for boxing, this time with the Cottto/Geale card. We’re not sure what happened when, but for those who watched: The 10:52-11:05p ET segment averaged 1.589 million viewers The 11:05-11:17p ET segment averaged 1.361 million viewers The 10:31-10:52 ET segment averaged…

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2015 Women’s World Cup TV ratings preview extravaganza!

June 4, 2015

We’re really looking forward to the start of the 2015 Women’s World Cup and like most people around here we’re draping ourselves in the flag and rooting for the United States Women’s National Team. Here in the United States the games will air in English on the Fox broadcasting network, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. In Spanish they’ll air on NBC Universo and Telemundo.  Here’s an in-depth look…

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