How many more homes is ESPN in than FS1 and NBC Sports Network? (June 2016 edition)

May 28, 2016

Here are the June 2016 Nielsen cable coverage estimates for the cable sports networks. The coverage estimates are for the total number of U.S. homes the channels are available in out of the 116.4 million TV homes that Nielsen estimates for the current TV season. I’ve also included the full coverage estimates for all networks (not just sports) below the “sports only” version. Note: while it is widely assumed that the…

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How many more homes is ESPN in than FS1 and NBC Sports Network? (February 2016 edition)

February 2, 2016

Here is the latest update of the Nielsen cable coverage estimates for the cable sports networks. The estimates are for the total number of U.S. homes the channels are available in out of the 116.4 million TV homes that Nielsen estimates for the current TV season. I’m also including the percentage change since July which was the last time I posted the estimates. It’s not in the chart below, but…

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How many more homes is ESPN in than Fox Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network? (July 2015 edition)

July 21, 2015

TV by the Numbers has posted updated cable coverage estimates for all the cable networks as of July 2015. We’ve culled out just the sports networks below. According to Nielsen, ESPN is in about 8.6 million more homes than Fox Sports 1 and in around 9 million more homes than NBC Sports Network. Fox Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network both gained ground on ESPN since the February estimates. As a result…

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How many more homes is ESPN in than Fox Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network?

February 23, 2015

TV by the Numbers has posted updated cable coverage estimates for all the cable networks as of February 2015. We’ve culled out just the sports networks below. According to Nielsen, ESPN is in about 9.6 million more homes than Fox Sports 1 and in 12.8 million more homes than NBC Sports Network. We weren’t aware how few homes BEIN Sport is currently in. The days when they pulled ~100,000+ viewers…

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