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:…


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…


PBC Boxing primetime NBC overnight down 23% from March 7 debut

Update: Per NBC Sports Saturday’s PBC primetime telecast on NBC averaged 2.9 million viewers and peaked with 3.4 million viewers. The 2.9 million was down 15% from the first primetime telecast on March 7 that averaged 3.4 million and peaked with 4.2 million viewers. PBC Boxing’s second outing in primetime on NBC scored a 1.94 overnight household rating according to NBC and peaked from 10:30-11p wit a 2.38 rating.  That’s down…

April 12, 2015

Notre Dame-Duke, North Carolina-Virginia, Utah-Oregon lead Cable Sports TV ratings for Friday March 13, 2015

March 16, 2015

Notre Dame’s victory over Duke in the ACC tournament semifinals led all cable sports networks on Friday with 2.617 million viewers and a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating. North Carolina’s victory over UVA was second with 2.302 million viewers and a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. PBC Boxing’s debut on Spike garnered 869,000 viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating from 9-11:20p. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday March 13, 2015: This…