Wisconsin-Kentucky, Michigan State-Duke lead cable sports nets for Saturday April 4, 2015

April 7, 2015

Wisconsin’s win over Kentucky led Saturday cable sports with 16.796 million viewers and a 5.5 adults 18-49 rating on TBS. Across TBS and the Kentucky & Wisconsin “Team Streams” on TNT & truTV the game averaged 22.626 million viewers and a 7.3 adults 18-49 rating. Duke’s win over Michigan State averaged 11.138 million viewers and a 3.3 adults 18-49 rating on TBS and 15.307 million viewers and 4.5 adults 18-49 rating including the…

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Duke-Wisconsin scores 17.1 overnight rating, best since 1997

CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of last night’s NCAA Tournament Men’s National Championship between Duke and Wisconsin on CBS scored a 17.1/27 HH rating/share to deliver the highest overnight rating for the NCAA Men’s National Championship in the metered markets in 18 years (1997; 18.0/28, Arizona-Kentucky), based on Nielsen metered market ratings. The broadcast’s 17.1/27 is up 33% over last year (12.9/21; Connecticut-Kentucky) and peaked with a 20.1/34…

April 7, 2015
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Notre Dame-Kentucky, Arizona-Wisconsin lead cable sports nets for Saturday March 28, 2015

March 31, 2015

Kentucky’s close call with Notre Dame on TBS easily led the cable sports landscape on Saturday with 14.747 million viewers and a 4.9 adults 18-49 rating. Wisconsin’s win over Arizona in the early TBS game averaged 8.801 million viewers and a 2.6 adults 18-49 rating. NCWTS Racing on Fox Sports 1 averaged 1.1 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. In women’s NCAA tournament action on ESPN Texas vs…

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Butler-Notre Dame, Arkansas-North Carolina, NC State-Villanova lead cable sports nets for Saturday March 21, 2015

March 24, 2015

Notre Dame’s win over Butler on TBS to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament was Saturday’s most-watched cable sports telecast with 3.907 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Arkansas vs North Carolina on TNT averaged 3.555 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating. NC State’s upset of number 1 seed Villanova averaged 3.266 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating on TBS. Georgia State…

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