August 24, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 8.22-23.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23, 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 calendar weekend last year.


NFL: Preseason
3.61 rating FOX 8:00 pm Sunday STL Rams at TEN Titans


PGA: Wyndham Championship
3.20 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday Third Round
4.00 rating CBS 3:00 pm Sunday Final Round

USGA: U.S. Amateur
0.23 rating FOX 3:00 pm Saturday Third Round
0.28 rating FOX 3:00 pm Sunday Final Round

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
0.73 rating NBCSN 7:30 pm Friday Food City 300 (Bristol, TN)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
1.94 rating NBCSN 8:00 pm Saturday The Irwin Tools Night Race (Bristol, TN)

0.57 rating NBCSN 2:45 pm Sunday ABC Supply 500 (Pocono, PA)

0.43 rating NBCSN 7:30 am Sunday Belgian Grand Prix


n/a rating FS1 4:00 pm SF Giants at PIT Pirates
n/a rating FS1 7:00 pm TEX Rangers at DET Tigers

n/a rating TBS 1:00 pm LA Dodgers at HOU Astros
1.33 rating ESPN 8:00 pm SF Giants at PIT Pirates


Premiere League
0.39 rating NBCSN 7:45 am Manchester United vs Newcastle
0.39 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Leicester City vs Tottenham
0.11 rating USA 10:00 am Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa

0.41 rating USA 8:00 am West Brom vs Chelsea
0.56 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Everton vs Manchester City


Little League World Series
1.07 rating ABC 3:00 pm Saturday U.S. Elimination Game (Oregon-Kentucky)
1.17 rating ABC 3:00 pm Sunday U.S. Winners Bracket Game (Texas-California)

Beach Volleyball
0.72 rating NBC 4:30 pm Saturday World Series of Beach Volleyball (Long Beach)
0.95 rating NBC 2:30 pm Sunday World Series of Beach Volleyball (Long Beach)


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.