CFP Semifinals (Washington-Alabama; Ohio State-Clemson) top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday December 31, 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 December 31, 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)…

January 4, 2017

CFP Semifinals viewership up but still well below 2 years ago (Updated)

January 1, 2017

Update: Per ESPN the early game (Peach Bowl) averaged 19.344 million across ESPN & ESPN2, up 23% from last year. The late game Fiesta Bowl averaged 19.236 million, up 3% from last year’s late game. — Did New Years Eve being on a Saturday (vs a Thursday last year) help? Maybe a little but not as much as not having the games on New Year’s Eve will help. Clemson’s beatdown…