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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 3.9-3.15.2020

Posted March 17, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday March 9 through Sunday March 15, 2020.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 300K P2+ live+same day).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the similar chart for the same […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 8.29-30.2015

Posted August 31, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday August 29 and Sunday August 30, 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. Football […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 4.25-26.2015

Posted April 27, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 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. NBA Playoffs […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 6.27-28.2015

Posted June 29, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday June 27 and Sunday June 28, 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. Golf PGA: […]

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UPDATED: WORLD CUP SKEDBALL: Day 14 and ABC Ratings from Sunday

Posted June 26, 2014 by Mitch Metcalf

Ratings for Wednesday’s matches on ESPN and ESPN2 have arrived and the two on ESPN2 are the lowest-rated matches of 2014 so far (ranking #43 and #44), while the 3:30 pm telecast on ESPN (Ecuador and France in a fascinating 0-0 draw) was halfway respectable, ranking at #27.  Of course, the big numbers will be […]

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SKEDBALL: MLB Homerun Derby Clears the Fences

Posted July 14, 2015 by Mitch Metcalf

ESPN and MLB tinkered with the Homerun Derby format this year, adding a clock and moving to a bracket format.  It all worked, with the best persons 2+ audience for the ESPN special (7.1 million) since 2009 (8.25 million).  The younger demos (adults 18-49 and men 18-49) were only the best since 2013, but those […]

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SKEDBALL: Weekly Sports TV Ratings 11.30-12.6.2020

Posted December 8, 2020 by Mitch Metcalf

Here are the full week sports ratings for Monday November 30 through Sunday December 6, 2020.  Eligible programs include sporting events on broadcast and cable networks (minimum audience size 200K P2+ live+same day).  Programs are grouped by sport and ranked within each sport by P2+ audience size. For comparison, here is the similar chart for […]

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SKEDBALL: College Football Playoff Championship Ratings

Posted January 10, 2017 by Mitch Metcalf

Although the College Football Playoff semifinal games were up this year over last year (one game up +23% and the other up a more modest +3%), last night’s Championship game was down slightly from last year’s already disappointing final in most demographics.  The 25.2 million viewers 2+ audience last night breaks down to 24.4 million […]

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