July 6, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 7.4-5.2015

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday July 4 and Sunday July 5, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for a look at sports ratings from the same weekend last year.


PGA: Greenbrier Classic
1.49 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday Third Round
2.50 rating CBS 3:00 pm Sunday Final Round

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
0.98 rating NBCSN 8:30 pm Saturday Subway Firecracker 250 in Daytona

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
2.10 rating NBC 8:00 pm Sunday Coke Zero 400 in Daytona RAIN
2.61 rating NBC 11:15 pm Sunday Coke Zero 400 in Daytona RACE (until 2:20 am)

Return July 12 with ABC Supply Wisconsin 250

0.26 rating CNBC 7:30 am Sunday British Grand Prix


1.75 rating FOX 7:15 pm (NYM-LAD 36% of US in 24 markets, PHI-ATL 13% in 13 markets, MIA-CHC 10% in 8 markets, MIN-KC 8% in 6 markets, MIL-CIN 3% in 5 markets)

n/a rating ESPN 8:00 pm SF Giants at WAS Nationals


FIFA Women’s World Cup
1.72 rating FOX 4:00 pm Saturday Germany vs England (third-place match)
13.12 rating FOX 7:00 pm Sunday USA vs Japan (championship match)


Tennis: Wimbledon
N/A rating ESPN 8:00 am Saturday Third Round
N/A rating ESPN 12:00 pm Saturday Third Round

Cycling: Tour de France
0.21 rating NBCSN 7:00 am Saturday Stage 1
0.31 rating NBCSN 7:00 am Sunday Stage 2

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
N/A rating ESPN2 12:00 pm Saturday


About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.