Kentucky-Florida, Louisville-Virginia college hoops lead cable sports nets for Saturday February 7, 2015

February 10, 2015

College hoops ruled the cable sports ratings on Saturday and Kentucky’s victory over Florida on ESPN that evening led all of the cable sports networks with an average of 3.267 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.  The Louisville vs. Virginia game averaged 2.064 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Illinois at Michigan averaged 1.182 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Kansas vs Oklahoma State averaged 1.177…

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NFL Countdown, PBA Bowling, NFL Gameday, Australian Open lead cable sports networks for Sunday February 1, 2015

February 3, 2015

With Super Bowl coverage on the broadcast networks sucking most of the wind out of the cable world on Sunday, ESPN’s NFL countdown led all the cable sports networks with 1.618 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating.  Unless you consider the Puppy Bowl a sporting event. In that case, it was the top sports show of the day with 2.767 million viewers for the 3p telecast on Animal…

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Duke-Virginia, North Carolina-Louisville, Clippers-Spurs lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 31, 2015

February 3, 2015

College hoops ruled the cable sports ratings on Saturday and Duke’s victory over Virginia that evening led all of the cable sports networks with an average of 3.489 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating.  The North Carolina vs Louisville game averaged 2.629 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. NBA action at 9p ET on ESPN Saturday with the Los Angeles Clippers at the San Antonio Spurs…

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ESPN, as usual, led all cable sports networks for the week ending January 25, 2015

January 27, 2015

Not much to see here (there usually isn’t) but NBCSN was ahead of FS1 for the week in primetime if that interests anyone. But then again, even ESNU was ahead of FS1 in primetime… Primetime rankings for the week ending January 25, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 2254  1,057 ESP2 543  171 NBCS 351  184 NFLN 200  95 ESNU 185  64 FS1 140  54 NBAT 135  55…

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Pro Bowl, NFL Countdown, NHL All-Star Game lead cable sports networks for Sunday January 25, 2015

January 27, 2015

The Pro Bowl saw its lowest viewing since 2007 when the game aired on CBS on a Saturday night after the Super Bowl,  but with 8.77 million viewers and a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating, it still had plenty enough juice to lead the cable sports nets for the day, and all of cable. In fact, significant decrease or no, it was still the most-watched program on all of the cable…

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Kentucky-South Carolina, Wisconsin-Michiagan, Florida State-Nebraska lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 24, 2015

January 27, 2015

College hoops on ESPN topped the cable sports networks for Saturday led by Kentucky at South Carolina that averaged 1.915 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.  Wisconsin at Michigan averaged 1.7 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. Florida State at North Carolina averaged 1.576 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Michigan State at Nebraska drew 1.418 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. On…

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ESPN once again led all cable sports networks for the week ending January 18, 2015

January 21, 2015

ESPN consistently leading here is never a surprise.  But if it can ever be even less of a surprise, the Nielsen week ending Sunday January 18 that included Monday January 12, the day of the CFP championship, the most-watched program in cable television history, is it. Primetime rankings for the week ending January 18, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 5268  2,246 ESP2 510  180 FS1 320  179 GOLF…

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Updated: UFC Fight Night,NFL Countdown leads cable sports networks for Sunday January 18, 2015

January 21, 2015

On a slow cable Sunday that saw big numbers for the broadcast networks with the NFL’s NFC and AFC conference championships, FS1 (yes, FS1!) headlined by McGregor vs. Siver, UFC Fight Night led all sports cable networks with  2.751 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating between 10p-12:15 am. We haven’t seen just the McGregor-Siver portion, but if FS1 releases the info we’ll post it. Update: peak viewing between…

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