Warriors-Grizzlies, Hawks-Wizards lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday May 15, 2015

Two game 6s in second-round NBA playoff action on ESPN led Friday cable sports. The Golden State Warriors finished off the Memphis Grizzlies and the game averaged 4.901 million viewers and a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating. Paul Pierce’s buzzer-beater that would’ve forced overtime…didn’t actually beat the buzzer and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The game averaged 3.054 million viewers and a 1.2 adults…

May 18, 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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NFL Draft, Hawks-Nets, Wild-Blackhawks lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday May 1, 2015

About an hour of second and third-round of NFL Draft coverage on ESPN Friday led cable sports with 2.342 million viewers and a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. Another 3+ hours of coverage on ESPN2 grabbed 2 million viewers. 4+ hours of coverage on NFL Network averaged 1.11 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. The only NBA game on Friday was the Atlanta Hawks finishing off the Brooklyn Nets in the…

May 4, 2015
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Clippers-Spurs, Rockets-Mavs, NASCAR Xfinity Series lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday April 24, 2015

NBA first-round playoff action again (though this time on ESPN) led the cable sports landscape on Friday with the Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs game averaging 3.411 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Earlier the Houston Rockets vs Dallas Mavericks averaged 2.465 million viewers and a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity Series racing’s ToyotaCare 250 from Richmond on FS1 averaged 1.068 million viewers and a 0.2…

April 27, 2015
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PTI, Blackhawks-Predators, NASCAR qualifying lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday April 17, 2015

Ah, Friday when the announcement of Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL was still a few days away. ESPN’s ‘Pardon the Interruption’ topped the cable sports coverage with 774,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. The Chicago Blackhawks vs the Nashville Predators mustered 652,000 (note: this was just the national coverage, in Chicago and Nashville the game aired exclusively on local regional sports networks) and a 0.3 adults 18-49…

April 20, 2015
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