Iowa State-Purdue, Xavier-Florida State, Virginia-Florida top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday March 18, 2017

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  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday March 18, 2017: (includes overall cable top-10) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. — All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note: viewership of around 100,000 or lower is technically what Nielsen refers to as a “scratch” i.e., not…


Record-setting Thursday for NCAA games

Thursday’s games averaged a 9.1/16 overnight rating/share, up 30% compared to a 7.0/13 in 2014, based on Nielsen metered market ratings. […] The NCAA Tournament to date across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV is averaging a 7.0/15 overnight rating/share, the highest–ever rating for the event through Thursday’s Regional Semifinals (in the current TV format), up 9% over 2014. More via We’ll post viewership numbers for last night’s game sometime…

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