Arkansas-Kentucky, ‘I Hate Christian Laettner’ lead cable sports nets for Sunday March 15, 2015

March 17, 2015

The SEC men’s basketball tournament final on ESPN where Kentucky won over Arkansas to remain undefeated topped the cable sports nets for Sunday with an average of 3.314 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The 30 for 30 documentary ‘I Hate Christian Laettner’ drew 2.319 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. For those wondering how that stacked up against other  30 for 30 documentaries: ‘Requiem for the…

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NBA All-Star Game, PBA Bowling, PGA lead cable sports networks for Sunday February 15, 2015

February 18, 2015

The NBA All-Star Game led the cable sports networks on Sunday averaging 5.956 million viewers on TNT and another 1.219 million on the TBS simulcast for a total of 7.175 million with a 3.1 adults 18-49 rating. The All-Star pregame averaged 3.134 million viewers on TNT and another 1.39 million watched an encore of the All-Star Game right after the game finished. PBA Bowling from 1-3p on ESPN averaged 871,000…

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PBA Bowling, SportsCenter, USA vs Panama lead cable sports networks for Sunday February 8, 2015

February 10, 2015

Update: technically 16 minutes of Farmers Insurance coverage on the Golf Channel led all cable sports nets on Sunday with 1.58 million viewers. PBA Bowling coverage on ESPN  averaged 991,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The 10am SportsCenter averaged 783,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. The USA vs Panama men’s soccer friendly averaged 674,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The new 30 for 30…

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Rice/Fresno State, Western Kentucky/Central Michigan lead cable sports TV ratings for Wednesday December 24, 2014

December 29, 2014

A slow Christmas Eve with the Hawaii Bowl featuring Rice and Fresno State leading viewership of the sports cable nets with 1.91 million viewers. Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl with Western Kentucky and Central Michigan was second with 1.5 million viewers. The year-in-review Pardon The Interruption drew 1.14 million viewers. The year-end wrap up/Tournament of Champions finale for Around The Horn averaged just over a million viewers (1.003M). Cable Sports TV Ratings…

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Navy/San Diego State, Marshall/Northern Illinois lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday December 23, 2014

December 24, 2014

Navy’s 17-16 win over San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl on ESPN led all cable sports viewership on Tuesday averaging 2.464 million viewers. Marshall vs. Northern Illinois in the Boca Raton Bowl was second with 2.248 million viewers. Stanford vs. Texas college hoops on ESPN2 averaged 453,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday December 23, 2014: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool…

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Broncos/Bengals, Monday Night Countdown, BYU/Memphis lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday December 22, 2014

December 23, 2014

The Denver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals ‘Monday Night Football’ matchup led the world of cable sports (as well as all of cable and broadcast network television) averaging 16.03 million viewers, up almost 5 million viewers from last week’s awful Saints vs. Bears contest. The SportsCenter that followed the game was second with 4.04 million viewers and ‘Monday Night Countdown’ pregame action was third averaging 2.36 million. The afternoon Miami Bowl featuring BYU & Memphis…

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Eagles/Redskins, Chargers/49ers lead Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 20, 2014

December 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Washington Redskins easily led the sports cable channels on Saturday with 7.18 million viewers. Note: the later Chargers/49ers game was also telecast on CBS, the Eagles/Redskins game was exclusive to NFL Network. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday December 20 2014: Program Net Day Start-End Viewers (000) THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL NFLN Sat 04:31P-07:36P 7176 NFLN SAT NT KICK-OFF1 NFLN Sat 07:40P-07:57P 5504 NFLN SAT NT KICK-OFF2…

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