USA-Paraguay Copa, NASCAR Xfinity, Euro 2016 lead cable sports TV ratings for Saturday June 11, 2016

June 14, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday June 11, 2016: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. Program Net Episode Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) COPA…

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Penguins-Sharks Game 3, Brazil-Ecuador, PGA Memorial, Vargas vs Salido lead cable sports TV ratings for Saturday June 4, 2016

June 7, 2016

Note: I inadvertently omitted Brazil-Ecuador on Univision Deportes in the table below. It averaged 883,000 viewers and 511,000 viewers 18-49 between 9:39 PM-12:04 AM ET.  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday June 4, 2016: This is sorted from most-watched to least-watched. Using your browser’s search tool (usually CTRL/CMD+F) might be the faster way to go if you’re looking for something specific. Note to readers using mobile phones: on most phones the tables are…

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2015 Stanley Cup Final is second most-watched on record

June 16, 2015

The 2015 Stanley Cup Final averaged 5.551 million viewers and a 3.19 HH rating across NBC and NBCSN, making it the second-most watched Final on record (since 1994), according to The Nielsen Company. In addition, last night’s deciding game on NBC (8:08-11:16 p.m. ET), in which the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 to claim their third Stanley Cup in six years, averaged 8.005 million viewers and delivered a 4.44…

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Updated: Blackhawks-Lightning Game 6 is most-watched NHL game since 2013

June 16, 2015

Update: the game averaged 8.005 million viewers, slightly less than the 8.2 million for game 6 of Blackhawks-Bruins in game 6 of 2013. The game did a 4.4/8 national household rating/share and a 2.8/10 adults 18-49 rating/share. The Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to win the Stanley Cup Final four games to two drew a 5.6 overnight household rating, which is the 3rd-best Stanley Cup Final…

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Blackhawks-Lightning Stanley Cup Final Game 5 does 3.8 overnight rating

June 14, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 series lead averaged a 3.82 overnight rating on NBC. That 3.82 rating was down from the 4.6 in last year’s game 5, but last year’s game 5 had several differences: it was on a Friday, the game had 2 overtimes and it was the deciding game of the series. Top local markets: Chicago:…

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Lightning-Blackhawks, PTI, USA-Germany lead cable sports nets for Wednesday June 10, 2015

June 11, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawk’s win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to even their Stanley Cup Final series at two games apiece topped all cable sports programming (and all of cable for that matter) for the day with an average of 3.914 million viewers and a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 948,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. The USA-Germany international friendly averaged 668,000 viewers…

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Lightning-Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final Gm 4 does a 2.9 overnight rating

June 11, 2015

The Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to even the series at 2 games apiece averaged a 2.9 (2.93) overnight rating, That edges out Game 3 as the 2nd highest overnight rating for a Stanley Cup Final game ever on NBCSN.  The rating was 6% higher than last year’s game 4 which was a potential series clincher.  Top local market ratings: Chicago: 22.2 Tampa: 13.9…

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Lightning-Blackhawks Hockey, USA-Australia Women’s World Cup lead cable sports for Monday June 8, 2015

June 9, 2015

Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final where the Tampa Bay Lightning won to take a 2-1 series lead averaged 3.896 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating on NBC Sports Network. That’s up a fairly huge 35%  versus last year’s Ducks-Rangers game 3 (also on NBCSN) that averaged 2.893 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The USA women’s first group stage match versus Australia in the…

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