UFC Prelims, PBC Boxing, NASCAR Xfinity Iowa lead cable sports for Saturday August 1, 2015

August 4, 2015

The UFC Prelims on FS1 ahead of the Rousey/Correia pay per view card averaged 1.322 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating to top both viewership and adults 18-49 rating among the cable sports programming for the day. PBC Boxing on ESPN averaged 1.073 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity Series racing from Iowa averaged 958,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 1, 2015:…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup, Red Sox-Tigers Sunday Night Baseball, Mexico Jamaica Gold Cup Final lead cable sports for Sunday July 26, 2015

July 28, 2015

The NASCAR Sprint Cup race from the Brickyard in Indianapolis on NBC Sports Network  averaged 4.701 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating to lead all cable sports programming on the day. . The Boston Red Sox vs St. Detroit Tigers Sunday Night Baseball game on ESPN averaged 1.733 million viewers. The Univision Deportes simulcast of Univision’s coverage of the Mexico-Jamaica Gold Cup Final averaged 1.717 million viewers. The combined Univision/Univision Deportes number was…

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Kovalev vs Moha-­mmedi, NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying lead cable sports for Saturday July 25, 2015

July 28, 2015

A 10 minute segment of HBO’s coverage of the Kovalev-Moha-­mmedi boxing match from 11:12p to 11:22p ET earned the day’s best cable sports viewership with an average of 1.014 million viewers. The 21 minutes from 10:51p to 11:12p ET averaged 940,000. NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying from the Brickyard in Indianapolis on NBC Sports Network from 1:05p to 2:42p ET averaged 910,000 viewers. Tour de France coverage on NBCSN from 8a-11:30a ET…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup New Hampshire, The Open Golf lead cable sports for Sunday, July 19, 2015

July 21, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup racing from New Hampshire led all cable sports viewing on Sunday averaging 3.674 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Third round coverage of The Open Golf Championship on ESPN averaged 3.396 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday July 19, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to…

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The Open Golf, NASCAR Xfinity New Hampshire lead cable sports for Saturday July 18, 2015

July 21, 2015

Coverage of The Open golf championship on ESPN from 12:56-3:22pm ET on ESPN led all cable sports viewing on Saturday with an average of 2.484 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity series from New Hampshire averaged 1.333 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating on NBC Sports Network. Update: not sure why but the UFC Saturday morning/afternoon coverage on Fox Sports 1 wasn’t in the…

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Cardinals-Pirates, Wimbledon Men’s Final, Guatemala-Mexico Gold Cup lead cable sports for Sunday, July 12, 2015

July 14, 2015

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball game, the last MLB game before the All Star break where the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals in 10 innings topped Sunday’s cable sports viewership with 2.216 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Six hours of coverage of Novak Djokovic’s win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon men’s finals averaged 2.022 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. At least for Nielsen/advertising…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Kentucky, Wimbledon Women’s Finals, UFC Prelims lead cable sports for Saturday July 11, 2015

July 14, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup racing’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway led viewership of  Saturday’s cable sports programming with 3.216 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN. The pre-race coverage averaged 1.712 million and the post-race coverage average 1.075 million viewers. Nearly six hours of coverage on ESPN of Serena Williams win in the women’s finals at Wimbledon, which included an encore telecast averaged 1.428 million. At least for Nielsen/advertising…

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Giants-Nationals, PGA Greenbrier, SportsCenter, World Cup Tonight lead cable sports for Sunday, July 5, 2015

July 8, 2015

The San Francisco Giants losing to the Washington Nationals on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball led viewership of Sunday’s cable sports programming averaging 1.317 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. An hour and a half of PGA Tour Coverage from the Greenbrier Classic averaged 940,000 and a 0.1 adults 18-49 rating. The SportsCenter that followed the baseball game on ESPN averaged 867,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating….

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