SportsCenter, PTI, Canada-New Zealand lead cable sports nets for Thursday June 11, 2015

June 12, 2015

With the NBA Finals on ABC (and averaging a big 19.8 million viewers), a 2+ hour version of SportsCenter that included the post-game coverage led all cable sports networks for the day with 846,000 viewers. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 807,000 viewers. Canada-New Zealand Women’s World Cup was the most-viewed World Cup match for the day with 735,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday June 11, 2015: This is sorted…

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Lightning-Blackhawks, PTI, USA-Germany lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 10, 2015

June 11, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawk’s win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to even their Stanley Cup Final series at two games apiece topped all cable sports programming (and all of cable for that matter) for the day with an average of 3.914 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 948,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. The USA-Germany international friendly averaged 668,000 viewers…

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Pardon the Interruption, SportsCenter, Around the Horn lead cable sports nets for Thursday June 4, 2015

June 5, 2015

With the NBA Finals on the ABC mothership (averaging a huge 17.8 million viewers up 3 million viewers and 20% from last year’s 14.8 million for Spurs-Heat game 1) ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 1.0 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating to lead the cable sports networks on Thursday. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday June 4, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s…

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Michigan-Florida Women’s World Series, Pardon the Interruption lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 3, 2015

June 4, 2015

With the Blackhawks-Lightning game one of the Stanley Cup Final on the NBC broadcast network, Florida’s win over Michigan to win the Women’s College World Series easily led cable sports on Wednesday with 2.273 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating on ESPN. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  834,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Wednesday June 3, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to…

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Alabama-Michigan Softball, Scripps National Spelling Bee lead cable sports nets for Thursday May 28, 2015

With a day off for both the NBA and NHL playoffs the College Softball World Series game between Alabama and Michigan led Thursday cable sports with 1.006 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating Maybe some of you will protest that the Scripps National Spelling Bee isn’t a sport, but it was on ESPN and averaged 954,000, down versus the 1.096 million it averaged last year. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption…

May 29, 2015
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Rockets-Warriors, Ducks-Blackhawks lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 27, 2015

May 28, 2015

The Golden State Warriors win over the Houston Rockets on ESPN to win the Western Conference Finals 4-1 and advance to the NBA finals led all cable programming for the day with 8.887 million viewers and a 3.6 adults 18-49 rating. The Chicago Blackhawks win over the Anaheim Ducks to force a game 7 in the NHL’s Western Conference Finals on NBCSN averaged 2.383 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for…

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Rockets-Warriors; Ducks-Blackhawks lead cable sports nets for Thursday May 21, 2015

May 22, 2015

Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals one ESPN with the Golden State Warriors holding off the Houston Rockets to take a 2-0 series lead easily topped all cable sports programming (and all cable TV programming) for Thursday. The game averaged 6.866 million viewers and a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating. The SportsCenter after the game averaged 3.071 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. Game 3 of the NHL’s Western Conference…

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Cavs-Hawks, Rangers-Lightning lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 20, 2015

May 21, 2015

Game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers beating the Atlanta Hawks averaged 6.847 million viewers and a 2.8 adults 18-49 rating to easily lead Wednesday’s cable sports programming. The post-game ‘Inside the NBA’ averaged 2.963 million viewers and the pregame averaged 2.061 million viewers. The New York Rangers overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 3 of NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals on NBCSN averaged 1.65 million viewers…

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