NASCAR Xfinity Daytona, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Wimbledon lead cable sports for Saturday July 4, 2015

July 8, 2015

NASCAR Xfinity Series racing at Daytona led viewership of all July 4th cable sports programming with 1.564 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN. The annual July 4th hot dog eating contest averaged 1.129 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. 9.5 hours of tennis coverage at Wimbledon averaged 1.108 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday July 4, 2015:…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Sonoma, Fox Sports Live lead cable sports for Sunday June 28, 2015

June 30, 2015

The NASCAR Sprint Cup coverage from Sonoma, California easily led Sunday’s cable sports programming averaging 3.723 million viewers. The Fox Sports Live that aired after the race averaged 2.168 million. Rain-gapped coverage of the Chicago Cubs vs St. Louis Cardinals Sunday Night Baseball game on ESPN averaged 1.16 million viewers. In MLS action the Portland/Seattle match on FS1 averaged 371,000 viewers on FS1 and the NYC FC/NYRB match averaged 297,000 viewers…

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England-Canada Women’s World Cup, Bradley-Vargas Boxing, Australia-Japan lead cable sports for Saturday June 27, 2015

June 30, 2015

England’s win over Canada in the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup led all cable sports programming for the day averaging 1.354 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating on Fox Sports 1. As is typical with boxing on the premium channels, HBO split the Bradley/Vargas fight into several segments with the most-viewed one being the 47 minutes from 10:53-11:40p that averaged 1.121 million viewers. The Australia-Japan Women’s World Cup…

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Giants-Dodgers, Canada-Switzerland lead cable sports for Sunday June 21, 2015

June 23, 2015

The San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers game on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball led all cable sports viewership for the day with 1.383 million viewers. In 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup action on FS1, Canada-Switzerland averaged 1.175 million viewers, France-Korea Republic averaged 1.0 million and Brazil-Australia averaged 893,000. In MLS action on FS1 Real Salt Lake vs Sporting KC averaged 283,000. The earlier DC United vs New England Revolution…

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Florida-Virginia CWS, China-Cameroon WWC lead cable sports for Saturday June 20, 2015

June 23, 2015

Haven’t seen the full day’s data yet but looks like the College World Series game between Florida and Virginia led all cable sports viewership for Saturday with 1.085 million viewers on ESPN. In Women’s World Cup on Fox Sports 1 China-Cameroon averaged 1.045 million viewers and Germany-Sweden averaged 912,000. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday June 20, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F)…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Michigan, Fox Sports Live lead cable sports for Sunday June 14, 2015

June 16, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing in Michigan led Sunday cable with 3.519 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Note there was a lengthy rain delay and that number strips the rain delay period out.  The Fox Sports Live that ultimately followed the racing at 6pm averaged 1.729 million viewers. Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN averaged 1.467 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating….

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NASCAR Xfinity Series College World Series, UFC Prelims lead cable sports for Saturday June 13, 2015

June 16, 2015

Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Xfinity Series racing event in Michigan and the race led all Saturday cable sports programming with 1.358 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating on Fox Sports 1. The primetime College World Series game between Miami and Florida on ESPN averaged 789,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. The afternoon Virginia-Arkansas game averaged 782,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. The UFC…

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NASCAR Pocono down but leads cable sports for Sunday June 7, 2015

June 9, 2015

The 3.614 million viewers for NASCAR Pocono coverage on Fox Sports 1 averaged was down versus last year’s 4.482 million on TNT, but was still enough to easily lead the cable sports world on Sunday (and on the cable side, trailing only, though by a wide margin, the 7.136 million viewer average for Game of Thrones. The St. Louis Cardinals-Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday Night Baseball game on ESPN averaged 1.413 million…

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