Virginia-Vanderbilt College World Series, Sportscenter, PTI lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 24, 2015

June 25, 2015

Virginia beat Vanderbilt 4-2 to win the deciding third game of the series and its first-ever College World Series Championship and the game averaged 1.665 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating on ESPN to lead cable sports programming for the day. The SportsCenter that aired after the game averaged 823,000 viewers. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 713,000viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Around the Horn averaged 461,000 viewers…

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U.S. Open Golf, Bellator MMA 138, TCU-Vanderbilt lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday June 19, 2015

June 22, 2015

Eight hours of second-round coverage of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Fox Sports 1 led all cable sports programming viewership on Friday with an average of 1.612 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The primetime coverage on the Fox broadcast network averaged 2.889 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Fueled by the Kimbo Slice-Ken Shamrock fight Bellator MMA 138 on Spike averaged 1.58 million and…

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US Open Golf, LSU-TCU CWS, PTI lead cable sports nets for Thursday June 18, 2015

June 19, 2015

Eight hours of coverage of the U.S. Open Golf championship on Fox Sports 1 averaged 1.539 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating between noon and 8pm before coverage moved to the Fox broadcast network (will add the final viewership on Fox from 8-11p shortly) to lead cable sports programming for the day. The LSU-TCU College World Series game averaged 1.245 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating….

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PTI, Florida-Miami CWS, Costa Rica-Brazil Women’s World Cup lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 17, 2015

June 18, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 985,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and led cable sports programming viewership for the day. The Florida-Miami College World Series game averaged 836,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. Around the Horn averaged 641,000 viewers and Highly Questionable averaged 438,000. In FIFA Women’s World Cup action on Fox Sports 1, the Costa Rica-Brazil match averaged 696,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating….

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Pardon the Interruption, Women’s World Cup lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday June 12, 2015

June 15, 2015

Consecutive Fridays with Bob Ryan subbing for Tony Kornheiser on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption and consecutive Fridays with PTI leading the cable sports networks on a slow Friday, this time with 738,000 viewers and 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. In FIFA Women’s World Cup action on Fox Sports 1, Australia-Nigeria averaged 631,000 viewers, Japan-Cameroon averaged 615,000 viewers and Switzerland-Ecuador averaged 587,000 viewers. All three game had a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. More…

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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, PGA Memorial, USA-Netherlands lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday June 5, 2015

June 8, 2015

Even with a day off for Tony Kornheiser, ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  998,000 viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating to lead the cable sports landscape for Friday. Coverage of PGA’s Memorial Tournament on the Golf channel averaged 740,000 viewers for 4+ hours of coverage.   The USA Men’s National Soccer Team’s dramatic comeback versus the Netherlands to win 4-3 averaged 680,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating…

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