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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Spurs-Clippers, Mavericks-Rockets, lead cable sports nets for Tuesday April 28, 2015

April 29, 2015

The San Antonio Spurs win over the Los Angeles Clippers to take a 3-2 series lead in the first round of the NBA playoffs was the top cable sports telecast for Tuesday averaging 4.029 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. The Houston Rockets win over the Dallas Mavericks to win the series 4-1 averaged 3.348 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  914,000 viewers…

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Bucks-Bulls, Grizzlies-Trail Blazers lead cable sports for Monday April 27, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action on TNT topped the cable sports grid for Monday with the Milwaukee Bucks’ win over the Chicago Bulls averaging 2.966 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.  The late game where the Portland Trail Blazers’ won over the Memphis Grizzlies averaged 2.578 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. Pardon the Interruption on ESPN averaged  1.042 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating and…

April 28, 2015
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Rockets-Mavs, Mets-Yankees, Raptors-Wizards lead cable sports nets for Sunday April 26, 2015

NBA first round playoff action on TNT led the cable sports world on Sunday with an average of 3.75 million viewers and a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating.  In total viewers ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball with the conclusion of the weekend’s New York Mets vs New York Yankees “subway series” averaged 2.449 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, Update: Several have asked about viewership for ESPN2’s ESports Heroes of the…

April 28, 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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Clippers-Spurs, Rockets-Mavs, NASCAR Xfinity Series lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday April 24, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action again (though this time on ESPN) led the cable sports landscape on Friday with the Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs game averaging 3.411 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier the Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks averaged 2.465 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity Series racing’s ToyotaCare 250 from Richmond on FS1 averaged 1.068 million viewers and a 0.2…

April 27, 2015
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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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