NASCAR, Wizards-Hawks lead cable sports for Saturday May 9, 2015

Saturday’s second-round matchup where the Washington Wizards held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks at the buzzer and take a 2-1 (at the time) series lead averaged 2.382 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. The rain-delayed SpongeBob Squarepants NASCAR event in Kansas City averaged 2.48 million viewers (the ~2 hours of rain-delay programming are not included in that average). Saturday boxing on HBO did pretty well considering HBO is only…

May 12, 2015
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Blackhawks-Wild, PTI, PGA: The Players lead cable sports nets for Thursday May 7, 2015

With an off night for the NBA Playoffs the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBCSN ruled the cable roost in terms of viewership. The Chicago Blackhawks win over the Minnesota Wild to sweep the series four games to none averaged 1.663 million viewers and a 0.7 adults  18-49 rating. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 938,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Six+ hours of 2015 Players PGA Tour coverage…

May 8, 2015
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Clippers-Rockets, Bulls-Cavs lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 6, 2015

May 7, 2015

The cable sports landscape was again topped by second-round NBA playoff action on TNT. The Houston Rockets win over the Los Angeles Clippers to even the series at a game apiece averaged 4.729 million viewers and a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating. The Cleveland Cavaliers win over the Chicago Bulls to even the series at 1-1 averaged 4.149 million viewers and a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating. In second-round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action on…

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Spurs-Clippers lead cable sports for Saturday May 2, 2015

May 5, 2015

The dramatic game seven win for the Los Angeles Clippers over the San Antonio Spurs averaged 4.767 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating on TNT to lead Saturday cable sports. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday May 2, 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 go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile…

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NFL Draft, Clippers-Spurs lead cable sports nets for Thursday April 30, 2015

May 1, 2015

With no Johnny Manziel-esque drama looming it seemed a given that this year’s coverage of the first round of the NFL Draft would be down from last year’s record-setting viewership and that was indeed the case. ESPN’s coverage averaged 7.026 million viewers with a 3.0 adults 18-49 rating, down from last year’s 9.943 million viewers and a 4.6 adults 18-49 rating. NFL Network’s coverage averaged 1.816 million viewers with a 0.9 adults 18-49…

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Trail Blazers-Grizzlies, Nets-Hawks lead cable sports nets for Wednesday April 29, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT led the cable sports landscape once again with the Memphis Grizzlies win over the Portland Trail Blazers to win the series and advance averaging 2.937 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Atlanta Hawks win over the Nets to take a 3-2 series lead averaged 1.871 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. The Tampa Bay Lightning’s game 7 win to end…

April 30, 2015
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Bulls-Bucks, Warriors Pelicans lead cable sports for Saturday April 25, 2015

April 28, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action again dominated cable sports with the Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks on TNT averaging 3.19 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating and the Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans on ESPN averaging 3.086 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday April 25, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F)…

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Pelicans-Warriors, Cavs-Celtics lead cable sports nets for Thursday April 23, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT again ruled the cable sports landscape with The Golden State Warriors dramatic come-from-behind overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans averaging 3.987 million viewers and a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier the Cleveland Cavaliers victory over the Boston Celtics averaged 3.243 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Pardon the Interruption averaged  858,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. On NBA TV…

April 24, 2015
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