Rangers-Lightning Game 4 draws 1.35 overnight rating, up 13% vs 2014

Per NBC Sports, Friday night’s coverage of game 4 of NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals where the New York Rangers won to even their series with the Tampa Bay Lightning at two games apiece averaged a 1.35 household rating on NBC Sports Network.  That’s up 13 percent vs the comparable game in 2014. Locally, in the Tampa Bay market the game averaged a 7.9 household rating and in New York City…

May 23, 2015
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Cavs-Hawks, Rangers-Lightning lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 20, 2015

May 21, 2015

Game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers beating the Atlanta Hawks averaged 6.847 million viewers and a 2.8 adults 18-49 rating to easily lead Wednesday’s cable sports programming. The post-game ‘Inside the NBA’ averaged 2.963 million viewers and the pregame averaged 2.061 million viewers. The New York Rangers overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in game 3 of NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals on NBCSN averaged 1.65 million viewers…

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Rockets-Warriors, NBA Draft Lottery, Blackhawks-Ducks lead cable sports for Tuesday May 19, 2015

Game one of NBA’s Western Conference Finals with the Golden State Warriors erasing a first half deficit and then holding on to win over the Houston Rockets topped all cable sports programming for the day with 6.848 million viewers and a 2.9 adults 18-49 rating. The NBA Draft Lottery that aired prior to the game averaged a record 3.55 million viewers and a  1.5 adults 18-49 rating. That’s up vs….

May 20, 2015
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Lightning-Rangers, Cardinals-Mets lead cable sports for Monday May 18, 2015

May 19, 2015

With the NBA having the night off, game 2 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference finals that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning cruise past the New York Rangers 6-2 on NBCSN easily topped all cable sports for the day with 1.858 million viewers. ESPN’s Monday Night Baseball’s coverage of the marathon game where the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 14 innings averaged 1.043 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating….

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Grizzlies-Warriors, Wizards-Hawks, Caps-Rangers lead cable sports nets for Wednesday May 13, 2015

The cable sports landscape was again topped by second-round NBA playoff action on TNT. The Golden State Warriors win over the Memphis Grizzlies averaged 4.73 million viewers and a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating. The Atlanta Hawks win over the Washington Wizards averaged 3.823 million viewers and a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The New York Rangers dramatic overtime game 7 win over the Washington Capitals on NBCSN averaged 2.709 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49…

May 14, 2015
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Cavs-Bulls, Clippers-Rockets lead cable sports nets for Tuesday May 12, 2015

Second-round NBA playoff games on TNT once again led  cable sports  on Tuesday. The Cleveland Cavaliers win over the Chicago Bulls averaged 5.921 million viewers and a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Houston Rockets win over the Los Angeles Clippers averaged 5.457 million viewers and a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. On NBCSN the Tampa Bay Lightning’s win over the Montreal Canadiens to win their second-round series 4-2 averaged 932,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults…

May 13, 2015
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Rockets-Clippers lead cable sports nets for Sunday May 10, 2015

Despite the Los Angeles Clippers blowing out the Houston Rockets by 33 points on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead in their second-round dual, the game on TNT easily topped cable sports for the day with an average of 5.03 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. On NBCSN the New York Rangers 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals to deadlock their second-round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff series…

May 12, 2015
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Cavs-Bulls, Rockets-Clippers lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday May 8, 2015

May 11, 2015

Friday night second-round NBA playoff coverage on ESPN ruled cable sports on Friday. The Chicago Bulls last-second win over the Cleveland Cavaliers averaged 5.614 million viewers and a 2.2 adults 18-49 rating. The Los Angeles Clippers blowout of the Houston Rockets averaged 4.989 million viewers and a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating.  In NHL second-round action on NBCSN the New York Rangers win over the Washington Capitals averaged 1.365 million viewers and a…

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