North Carolina-Wisconsin, Xavier-Arizona lead cable sports nets for Thursday March 26, 2015

March 27, 2015

NCAA action on TBS of course topped the cable sports landscape on Wednesday with Wisconsin’s victory over North Carolina averaging 6.885 million viewers and a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating and Arizona’s win over Xavier drawing 4.571 million viewers and a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. On CBS the early Wichita St-Notre Dame game averaged 6.96 million viewers & the late West Virginia vs Kentucky Game averaged 8.04 million viewers. Here are last year’s (2014’s)…

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Thunder-Spurs, Bulls-Raptors, PTI lead cable sports nets for Wednesday March 25, 2015

March 26, 2015

NBA action on ESPN led the cable sports networks on Wednesday with the Oklahoma City Thunder vs San Antonio Spurs game averaging 1.53 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier, the Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors averaged 953,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating Pardon the Interruption averaged 836,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday March 25, 2015: This is sorted…

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PTI, Vanderbilt-Stanford, SportsCenter, Around the Horn lead cable sports nets for Tuesday March 24, 2015

March 25, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  1.052 million viewers viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. In NIT action on ESPN Vanderbilt vs Stanford averaged 726,000 and Miami vs Richmond averaged 576,000. The Around the Horn that saw Pablo Torre muted into oblivion for his pick of Lafayette over Villanova averaged 692,000. A steep drop for day two of Highly Questionable on ESPN. It was down from Monday’s 577,000 to 370,000…

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‘Pardon the Interruption,’ Women’s hoops, ‘Around the Horn’ lead cable sports nets for Monday March 23, 2015

March 24, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 1.094 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating to lead the cable sports networks on Monday. Women’s NCAA basketball action on ESPN2 was more watched then men’s NIT action ESPN. The 7pm window (Princeton/Maryland) averaged 772,000 viewers and the 9pm window on ESPN2 averaged 812,000 viewers. The 7p NIT window on ESPN drew 602,000 and the 9p window 651,000. Around the Horn averaged 765,000…

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Coastal Carolina-Wisconsin, Valpo-Maryland, Davidson-Iowa lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday March 20, 2015

March 23, 2015

No surprise, but NCAA Tournament action led the Friday cable sports landscape. The Coastal Carolina vs Wisconsin game  on TBS led the pack with an averaged of 2.677 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Valparaiso vs Maryland game on TNT averaged 2.585 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. Davidson vs Iowa on TNT averaged 2.26 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating and  Oregon vs…

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Harvard-North Carolina, Ohio State-VCU, Wofford-Arkansas lead cable sports nets for Thursday March 19, 2015

March 20, 2015

North Carolina’s close-call with Harvard in “First Thursday” NCAA action on TNT led all cable sports programming (and all cable programming for that matter) on Thursday with an average of 3.224 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Also on TNT: Ohio State-VCU contest averaged 2.906 million and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating and Wofford vs Arkansas averaged 2.030 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. The most-watched…

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Boise State-Dayton, Hawks-Warriors, N. Florida-Robert Morris lead cable sports nets for Wednesday March 18, 2015

March 19, 2015

Dayton squeaking by Boise State in the second play-in game of the night on truTV averaged 1.668 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating and was the most-watched cable telecast of the night. The late ESPN NBA game featuring the Golden State Warriors’ rout of the Atlanta Hawks averaged 1.581 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. In the early play-in game on truTV North Florida v Robert Morris averaged…

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BYU-Ole Miss, PTI, Hampton-Manhattan lead cable sports nets for Tuesday March 17, 2015

March 18, 2015

Mississippi’s dramatic come from behind victory over BYU in the first NCAA tournament play-in game in Dayton on Turner’s truTV led cable sports programming on Wednesday averaging 1.592 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Viewership was down 4% vs. last year’s ~9p Tuesday play-in game that featured NC State vs Xavier and averaged 1.651 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  974,000 viewers viewers and…

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