PGA Championship, Pardon the Interruption, PBC Boxing top cable sports TV ratings for Friday July 29, 2016

August 2, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday July 29, 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 Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) PGA…


UFC Prelims, PBC Boxing, NASCAR Xfinity Iowa lead cable sports for Saturday August 1, 2015

August 4, 2015

The UFC Prelims on FS1 ahead of the Rousey/Correia pay per view card averaged 1.322 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating to top both viewership and adults 18-49 rating among the cable sports programming for the day. PBC Boxing on ESPN averaged 1.073 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity Series racing from Iowa averaged 958,000 viewers. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 1, 2015:…


Third primetime PBC on NBC telecast averages 2.3 million, the primetime ratings trend is not PBC’s friend

June 23, 2015

Saturday’s primetime PBC Boxing telecast on NBC averaged 2.3 million viewers. While the overnight rating (which measures only the top 56 markets) was down just 4% from the second primetime PBC telecast on NBC on April 11, national viewership was down 21% versus the 2.9 million the April 11 telecast averaged. Worse still Saturday’s 2.3 million average was down 45% from the 4.2 million the premier telecast on March 7.  


PBC Boxing primetime NBC overnight down 4% from April 11 telecast and 26% from March 7 premiere

June 21, 2015

PBC Boxing in Primetime scored a 1.86 overnight rating.  That’s down 4% from the 1.94 overnight rating on April 11th in primetime and down 26% from PBC’s primetime premiere on March 7 that scored a 2.53 overnight rating. Update: while the overnight rating was only down 4% from April, nationwide viewership was down 21%. Top Markets household rating/share: Cincinnati, 4.1/8 Oklahoma City, 3.4/6 New Orleans, 3.2/5 Tulsa, 3.0/6 Greenville, 2.9/5 Albuquerque,…


Pardon the Interruption, Women’s World Cup lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday June 12, 2015

June 15, 2015

Consecutive Fridays with Bob Ryan subbing for Tony Kornheiser on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption and consecutive Fridays with PTI leading the cable sports networks on a slow Friday, this time with 738,000 viewers and 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. In FIFA Women’s World Cup action on Fox Sports 1, Australia-Nigeria averaged 631,000 viewers, Japan-Cameroon averaged 615,000 viewers and Switzerland-Ecuador averaged 587,000 viewers. All three game had a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. More…


Afternoon PBC Boxing on NBC posts a 0.95 overnight rating, up 12%

June 7, 2015

Premier Boxing Champions on NBC (3-4:30pm ET), featuring Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero’s split decision win over Aron Martinez posted a .95 overnight – up 12% from NBC’s prior PBC on NBC afternoon telecast on May 23. – via NBC Sports Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) account for about 70% of…


Lightning-Rangers, College Softball, PBC Boxing lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday May 29, 2015

June 1, 2015

Game 7 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals where the Tampa Bay Lightning won out over the New York Rangers to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals averaged 3.287 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN to top Friday’s cable sports landscape. In the College Softball World Series on ESPN, Michigan vs UCLA averaged 989,000 viewers with a 9:39p start and Florida vs LSU averaged 807,000 with a…


Saturday afternoon PBC Boxing on NBC draws 0.85 overnight rating

Late Saturday afternoon PBC Boxing on NBC drew a 0.85 overnight rating. That’s on par with the 0.9 overnight rating PBC Boxing drew on CBS at 4pm on May 9 (which was down from a 1.1 on April 4). Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population….

May 26, 2015