UFC Fight Night, NASCAR Raceday, SportsCenter, PBA Bowling, Sports Reporters lead cable sports nets for Sunday February 22, 2015

February 24, 2015

The “Bigfoot vs. Mir” UFC Fight Night on FS1 Sunday night at 8p ET  topped Sunday among the cable sports networks averaging 1.212 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. The UFC Fight Night preliminaries edition that aired at 6p ET drew 813,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR coverage on FS1 was second with “Raceday” averaging 973,000 viewers. PBA Bowling coverage on ESPN at 1p ET…

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NASCAR Xfinity Series, Fox Sports Live, Auburn-Kentucky, Clemson-Duke, Miami-Louisville lead cable sports nets for Saturday February 21, 2015

February 24, 2015

Update: NASCAR Xfinity series racing topped cable sports on Saturday averaging 2.944 million viewers  The Fox Sports Live that aired after the race averaged 2.485 million viewers. Kentucky remaining undefeated by beating Auburn averaged 2.058 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Clemson vs Duke averaged 1.777 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Miami at Louisville drew 1.367 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.  Minnesota at…

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Saturday’s NFL Network Scouting Combine viewership up 91% to 529,000

February 23, 2015

The NFL’s switch to  a Friday-Monday schedule from the previous Saturday-Tuesday schedule paid dividends for the NFL Network on Saturday marking its best numbers ever for the Combine. Saturday’s ratings were up 81% (from a 0.19 household rating to a 0.35 rating) and viewership was up 91% to an average of 529,000 viewers vs. 277,000 last year. With the schedule change, top prospects like QB’s Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston went…

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