NBA Draft, SportsCenter, Pardon the Interruption lead cable sports TV ratings for Thursday June 23, 2016

June 24, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday June 23, 2016: 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 go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) NBA…

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NBA Draft, SportsCenter lead cable sports nets for Thursday June 25, 2015

June 26, 2015

Exclusive coverage of the NBA Draft on ESPN led all cable sports programming for the day averaging  3.738 million viewers and a adults 18-49 rating, up 8% versus last year’s 3.451 million to become the most-watched NBA Draft ever on ESPN and the most-watched overall in more than 20 years (update: ESPN says it’s the most watched NBA Draft ever). The SportsCenter after the NBA Draft averaged 1.382 million viewers. Pardon the Interruption averaged…

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NBA Draft overnight rating ties last year for highest-rated ever on ESPN

June 26, 2015

via ESPN PR: The 2015 NBA Draft, which aired exclusively on ESPN, delivered a 3.1 overnight rating, according to metered market ratings from Nielsen. It matched last year as the highest-rated NBA Draft telecast ever on ESPN. The telecast peaked between 8 -8:15 p.m. ET with a 4.2 rating.  Local numbers The NBA Draft telecast delivered a record 8.5 rating in the top-ranked Louisville market, which is the best rating…

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