Duke-Louisville, Kentucky-Alabama, Ohio State-Iowa lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 17, 2015

January 21, 2015

College hoops on ESPN topped the cable sports networks for Saturday led by Duke’s win over Louisville which averaged 2.17 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Close behind Kentucky vs Alabama averaged 2.033 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Ohio State at Iowa averaged averaged  1.664 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating Kansas at Iowa St averaged 1.46 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating and West…

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ESPN led all cable sports networks again for the week ending January 11, 2015

January 14, 2015

Without two CFP semifinals (the CFP Championship will be in the week ending January 18) ESPN’s competition didn’t receive the super-sized pasting they took a week ago. Just the run-of-the-mill typical pasting…. Primetime rankings for the week ending January 11, 2015 Net Viewers (000) Viewers 18-49 (000) ESPN 863  510 ESP2 276  117 NFLN 157  96 NBCS 147  87 ESNU 119  61 NBAT 108  62 GOLF 101  27 FS1 98  61 ENN…

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NFL Countdown leads cable sports networks for Sunday January 11, 2015

January 13, 2015

On a slow cable Sunday that saw big numbers for the broadcast networks with divisional round NFL Playoffs, ESPN’s NFL Countdown led all cable sports network programming on Sunday averaging 1.716 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Manchester United FC vs. Southhampton FC on NBCSN averaged 801,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 11, 2015: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using…

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Louisville-North Carolina, Ohio State-Indiana, FCS Championship lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 10, 2015

January 13, 2015

College hoops on ESPN topped the cable sports networks for Saturday led by Louisville/North Carolina with 1.741 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. Ohio State vs. Indiana averaged 1.508 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating The NCAA FCS football championship with Illinois State vs. North Dakota averaged 1.444 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating on ESPN2. In Premier League action on NBCSN, Chelsea FC vs. Newcastle…

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Of course ESPN led all cable sports networks for the week ending January 4, 2015

January 7, 2015

Even if ESPN hadn’t happened to have the first, second and eighth most-watched cable programs of all time in the same week it still would’ve beaten its sports network competition in total viewers and adults 18-49 both in primetime and for the whole day. Having those programs merely enabled ESPN to beat its competition to a bloody pulp. Primetime rankings for the week ending January 4, 2015 Net Viewers (000)…

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NFL Countdown, GoDaddy Bowl lead cable sports networks for Sunday January 4, 2015

January 7, 2015

ESPN’s NFL Countdown led all cable sports network programming on Sunday averaging 2.356 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. Also on ESPN the GoDaddy Bowl where Toledo beat Arkansas State averaged  1.366 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. An hour of ESPN PBA Bowling coverage at 1pm averaged 923,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 5, 2015: This is…

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Cardinals-Panthers, Birmingham Bowl, North Carolina vs. Clemson lead cable sports nets for Saturday January 3, 2015

January 7, 2015

It’s old news that the NFL Wildcard game on ESPN where the Carolina Panthers beat up on the Arizona Cardinals led all of cable on Saturday with 21.678 million viewers and a 6.95 adults 18-49 rating, but we’re still trying to catch up post-holidays (hopefully soon!). Also on ESPN: The Birmingham Bowl where Florida beat East Carolina averaged 4.482 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. North Carolina vs….

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Alamo Bowl, TaxSlayer Bowl, Cactus Bowl lead cable sports networks for Friday January 2, 2015

January 7, 2015

On ESPN, the Valero Alamo Bowl where UCLA beat Kansas State led all the cable sports networks (and all of cable) for the day with 5.603 million viewers and a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The TaxSlayer Bowl where Tennessee beat Iowa averaged 4.114 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The TicketCity Cactus Bowl where Oklahoma State beat Washington averaged 4.032 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. The…

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