30 for 30: ‘Sole Man’, ‘Billion Dollar Game,’ PTI, ‘SEC Storied: Shaq & Dale’ lead cable sports nets for Thursday April 16, 2015

April 17, 2015

Fueled by documentaries, ESPN let in total viewership on Thursday night with the  the 30 for 30 ‘Sole Man’ averaging 954,000 viewers and a 0.5 rating. The 14 minute 30 for 30 short ‘Billion Dollar Game’ averaged 914,000 and ‘SEC Storied: Shaq & Dale’ averaged 684,000. Pardon the Interruption averaged 851,000 viewers. The top NHL playoff was Penguins-Rangers which averaged 597,000 and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. Reminder, the NBCSN &…


The Masters, Blazers-Warriors, Bulls-Heat lead cable sports nets for Thursday April 9, 2015

April 10, 2015

ESPN’s afternoon coverage of The Masters at Augusta National led the cable sports networks for the day with 3.218 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. That’s up from last year when Tiger Woods didn’t play in the tournament and ESPN averaged 2.01 million viewers for its Thursday coverage and also up vs the 2.85 million viewers ESPN averaged in 2013 when Tiger did play. Per ESPN, it was the most-watched Thursday round since…