All-Star Saturday, Duke-Syracuse, South Carolina-Kentucky lead cable sports nets for Saturday February 14, 2015

February 18, 2015

All-Star Saturday Night on TNT drew 6.1 million viewers to lead the Valentine’s Day Saturday cable sports landscape. Duke vs Syracuse averaged 2.202 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. South Carolina vs Kentucky averaged 1.816 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. North Carolina State vs. Louisville drew 1.657 million viewers anda 0.4 adults 18-49 rating. The Ohio State at Michigan game averaged 1.347 million viewers and a…


Updated: UFC Fight Night,NFL Countdown leads cable sports networks for Sunday January 18, 2015

January 21, 2015

On a slow cable Sunday that saw big numbers for the broadcast networks with the NFL’s NFC and AFC conference championships, FS1 (yes, FS1!) headlined by McGregor vs. Siver, UFC Fight Night led all sports cable networks with  2.751 million viewers and a 1.4 adults 18-49 rating between 10p-12:15 am. We haven’t seen just the McGregor-Siver portion, but if FS1 releases the info we’ll post it. Update: peak viewing between…


Updated: McGregor vs. Siver ‘UFC Fight Night’ earns best UFC overnight TV rating ever on FS1

January 19, 2015

Sunday’s UFC Fight Night headlined by Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver drew a 1.7 overnight household rating, easily the best overnight ever for any UFC event on FS1 according to Newsday.  Top Markets were Seattle with a 3.9 household rating, and Oklahoma City & Phoenix which each averaged a 3.2 rating. The UFC Prelims which went head-to-head against the AFC Championship drew a 0.6 overnight rating. Update: UFC Fight Night…