Dodgers-Cubs, NFL Countdown top cable sports TV ratings for Sunday October 16, 2016

October 18, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday October 16, 2016: (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…

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Dodgers-Cubs, Blue Jays-Indians top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday October 15, 2016

October 18, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I tweet some numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday October 15, 2016: (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:…

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Cubs-Mets 2015 NLCS game 2 averages 6.6 million viewers

October 19, 2015

Viewership for the second game of the Cubs-Mets NLCS averaged 6.6 million viewers according to TBS, down 16% from the 7.9 million for game 1. Game 2 peaked with 7.5 million viewers from 9:00-9:15 p.m. ET. The decline seemed inevitable given the New England Patriots vs Indianapolis Colts Sunday Night Football contest (and the Mets jumping out to a 3-0 lead pretty quickly probably didn’t help), but these are still…

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Overnight ratings battle: Rodgers, Patriots-Colts easily top Cubs-Mets NLCS

October 19, 2015

In what should surprise no one, anywhere, NBC’s Sunday Night Football matchup of the New England Patriots vs Indianapolis Colts easily beat TBS’s NLCS game 2 between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in the battle of overnight ratings. The NFL contest garnered 14.6% of the households in the top 56 markets compared to only 4.8% for the game on TBS. But it was CBS’s late afternoon Window that ruled…

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Cubs-Mets NLCS Game 1 averages 7.9 million viewers

October 18, 2015

Last night’s game 1 of the National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets averaged 7.9 million viewers with peak viewing of 9.3 million from 10-10:15 p.m. ET. It was the most-watched NLCS game 1 ever on TBS and up 46% versus 2013’s NLCS game 1 on TBS (St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – 5.4 million total viewers) and up 34% versus last year’s ALCS…

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