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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 12.6-12.12.2021

Posted December 14, 2021 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday December 6 through Sunday December 12, 2021. Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 200K Persons 2+ live+same day). Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. Here is the same week two years […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 7.23-24.2016

Posted July 26, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday July 23-24, 2016.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 150K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size.   For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, July […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 11.18-19.2017

Posted November 21, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday November 18-19, 2017.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, November 19-20, […]

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SKEDBALL: March Madness Ratings Overview

Posted March 19, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

After the “First Four” play-in games, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament really gets going on Thursday with the traditional 64-team format. The chart below illustrates the build in TV audiences as March Madness 2014 rolled out.  Each bar represents one of 67 telecasts in the playoff format, from the “First Four” games on Tuesday and […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 9.9-10.2017

Posted September 13, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday September 9-10, 2017.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, September 10-11, […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.16-17.2016

Posted April 18, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 16 and Sunday April 17, 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same calendar weekend last year. Golf PGA: The Heritage (Hilton Head […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 9.3-4.2016

Posted September 7, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the weekend sports ratings for Saturday and Sunday September 3-4, 2016.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 150K P2+).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size.   For comparison, here is the same chart for the same weekend last year, September […]

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Summer Olympics 2016: Final Ratings Track & The Case of Shrinking Program Length

Posted August 23, 2016 by Mitch Metcalf

Here is the final Summer Olympic ratings track for Rio 2016, with the official ratings for all 17 nights.  In terms of millions of viewers 2+, Rio finished above Sydney 2000, just above Athens 2004, but below Beijing 2008 and London 2012.  In terms of adult 18-49 rating (what an advertiser cares about), Rio was well below […]

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