North Carolina-Duke, UFC Prelims, NASCAR Xfinity at Las Vegas lead cable sports TV ratings for Saturday March 5, 2016

March 8, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday March 5, 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 Episode Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) COLLEGE…

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Buccaneers-Vikings preseason, NASCAR Xfinity Series lead cable sports for Saturday August 15, 2015

August 18, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 15, 2015: 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 Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg NFL PRESEASON NFLN 2015…

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NASCAR Xfinity Series, UFC Fight Night, Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductions lead cable sports for Saturday August 8, 2015

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday August 8, 2015: 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 Episode Start End Viewers (000) 18-49 Rtg NASCAR XFINITY RACE L…

August 11, 2015
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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:…

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Kovalev vs Moha-­mmedi, NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying lead cable sports for Saturday July 25, 2015

July 28, 2015

A 10 minute segment of HBO’s coverage of the Kovalev-Moha-­mmedi boxing match from 11:12p to 11:22p ET earned the day’s best cable sports viewership with an average of 1.014 million viewers. The 21 minutes from 10:51p to 11:12p ET averaged 940,000. NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying from the Brickyard in Indianapolis on NBC Sports Network from 1:05p to 2:42p ET averaged 910,000 viewers. Tour de France coverage on NBCSN from 8a-11:30a ET…

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The Open Golf, NASCAR Xfinity New Hampshire lead cable sports for Saturday July 18, 2015

July 21, 2015

Coverage of The Open golf championship on ESPN from 12:56-3:22pm ET on ESPN led all cable sports viewing on Saturday with an average of 2.484 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. NASCAR Xfinity series from New Hampshire averaged 1.333 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating on NBC Sports Network. Update: not sure why but the UFC Saturday morning/afternoon coverage on Fox Sports 1 wasn’t in the…

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Kentucky, Wimbledon Women’s Finals, UFC Prelims lead cable sports for Saturday July 11, 2015

July 14, 2015

NASCAR Sprint Cup racing’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway led viewership of  Saturday’s cable sports programming with 3.216 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating on NBCSN. The pre-race coverage averaged 1.712 million and the post-race coverage average 1.075 million viewers. Nearly six hours of coverage on ESPN of Serena Williams win in the women’s finals at Wimbledon, which included an encore telecast averaged 1.428 million. At least for Nielsen/advertising…

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NASCAR Xfinity Series College World Series, UFC Prelims lead cable sports for Saturday June 13, 2015

June 16, 2015

Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Xfinity Series racing event in Michigan and the race led all Saturday cable sports programming with 1.358 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating on Fox Sports 1. The primetime College World Series game between Miami and Florida on ESPN averaged 789,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. The afternoon Virginia-Arkansas game averaged 782,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. The UFC…

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