Hawks-Cavs, Rangers-Lightning lead cable sports for Tuesday May 26, 2015

Game 4 of NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals where the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off the Atlanta Hawks for a berth in the NBA Finals averaged 6.269 million viewers and a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating on TNT leading all of cable television for the day, not just the sports programming. In the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals the New York Rangers win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to force a game 7 averaged 2.016…

May 28, 2015
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Rockets-Warriors, Blackhawks-Ducks lead cable sports for Monday May 25, 2015

May 27, 2015

The Memorial Day holiday game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals where the Houston Rockets staved off elimination versus the Golden State Warriors on ESPN easily led all cable (not just sports) programming for the day. The game averaged 8.28 million viewers and a 3.4 adults 18-49 rating. In NHL action on NBC Sports Network, the Chicago Blackhawks overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks averaged 2.055 million viewers and a…

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Warriors-Rockets lead cable sports for Saturday May 23, 2015

Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets on ESPN topped all cable sports (and all of the rest of cable TV) for Saturday with 5.676 million viewers and a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday May 23, 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…

May 27, 2015
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Cavs-Hawks, Rangers-Lightning lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday May 22, 2015

Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks on TNT led all cable sports on Friday with 5.935 million viewers and a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals between the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning on NBCSN averaged 1.536 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 956,000 viewers and…

May 26, 2015
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Hawks-Cavs NBA Eastern Conference Finals Gm 3 Draws 5.5 overnight rating, up 12% vs 2014

Update: Game 3 averaged 7.8 million viewers and a 4.3 national household rating (all 210 markets) and peaked with 10.5 million viewers and a 6.3 US household rating from 11:15-11:30p.  (via Turner Sports). Game three of the Eastern Conference Finals, an overtime thriller between the Atlanta Hawks and Cleveland Cavaliers  drew a 5.5 overnight rating on TNT. That’s  up 12% from the 4.9 rating for last year’s (Heat-Pacers) game 3 that aired…

May 25, 2015
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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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