Ultimate Fighter Finale, NASCAR Xfinity Kentucky, Wimbledon Men’s Semis top cable sports TV ratings for Friday July 8, 2016

July 11, 2016

Cable Sports TV Ratings for Friday July 8, 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 Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) ULTIMATE FIGHTER…

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Home Run Derby, Celebrity Softball, USA-Panama Gold Cup lead cable sports for Monday July 13, 2015

July 14, 2015

The Home Run Derby on ESPN averaged 7.126 million viewers and a adults 2.5 18-49 rating. That’s up from 32% from last year’s rain-delayed affair and was the most-watched Derby since 2009 (8.3M). Per ESPN viewership peaked from 10:00-10:30p with 7.517 million viewers. The Celebrity Softball game on ESPN from 10:42-11:41p ET averaged 2.972 million viewers and a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The USA’s men’s final group stage match in…

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Cardinals-Pirates, Wimbledon Men’s Final, Guatemala-Mexico Gold Cup lead cable sports for Sunday, July 12, 2015

July 14, 2015

ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball game, the last MLB game before the All Star break where the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals in 10 innings topped Sunday’s cable sports viewership with 2.216 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. Six hours of coverage of Novak Djokovic’s win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon men’s finals averaged 2.022 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating. At least for Nielsen/advertising…

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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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Mexico-Cuba Gold Cup, Wimbledon, Pardon the Interruption lead cable sports nets for Thursday July 9, 2015

July 10, 2015

On Univision Deportes the Mexico-Cuba CONCACAF Gold Cup match averaged 1.291 million viewers and a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. On UniMás (which includes the Univision Deportes simulcast numbers) the total was 3.199 million viewers and a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating. Five hours of coverage of the Women’s semifinals at Wimbledon averaged 1.07 million viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. Pardon the Interruption averaged 922,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49…

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PTI, Cubs-Cardinals, SportsCenter lead cable sports nets for Wednesday July 8, 2015

July 9, 2015

ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged  832,000viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating to lead Wednesday’s cable sports programming. ESPN’s non-exclusive coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals vs the Chicago Cubs averaged 798,000 viewers and a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating. ESPN’s Around the Horn averaged 501,000 viewers and Highly Questionable averaged 434,000. On Univision Deportes Costa Rica vs Jamaica averaged 491,000 viewers and El Salvador vs Canada averaged 446,000. On the UniMás…

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SportsCenter, PTI, Wimbledon, USA-Honduras lead cable sports for Tuesday July 7, 2015

July 8, 2015

The SportsCenter at 1:47p ET that followed nearly six hours of Wimbledon coverage averaged 1.342 million viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating to lead cable sports viewership on Tuesday. The Wimbledon coverage itself averaged 1.037 million viewers over the five hours and forty-seven minutes. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 1.074 million viewers and a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating. The CONCACAF Gold Cup match between the United States and Honduras averaged…

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Cardinals-Cubs, PTI, All-Star Selection, Wimbledon lead cable sports for Monday July 6, 2015

July 8, 2015

ESPN’s non-exclusive (the game also aired on the teams’ regional sports networks) Monday Night Baseball coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals versus the Chicago Cubs led viewership of cable sports programming on Monday with 1.023 million viewers and a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating. ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption averaged 949,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating.  Also on ESPN, a one-hour MLB All-Star Selection show averaged 738,000 viewers and a…

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