August 3, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 8.1-2.2015

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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 August 1 and Sunday August 2, 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: Quicken Loans National
2.09 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday Third Round
2.46 rating CBS 3:00 pm Sunday Final Round

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
0.64 rating NBCSP 8:00 pm Saturday U.S. Cellular 250 from Iowa

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
2.48 rating NBCSN 1:30 pm Windows 10 400 from Pocono

0.15 rating CNBC 1:30 pm Sunday Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Live)
0.42 rating NBCSN 6:00 pm Sunday Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (Tape)

Returns August 23 with Belgian Grand Prix


n/a rating FS1 4:00 pm LA Angels at LA Dodgers

n/a rating TBS 1:00 pm NY Yankees at CHI White Sox

n/a rating ESPN 8:00 pm WAS Nationals at NY Mets






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.