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ABC
Viewership for the week’s sports telecasts on the ABC broadcast network:

  • College Football Ohio State @ Illinois (Nov. 14 12:01-3:32 p.m.) 4.079 million total viewers; 1.413 million adults 18-49
  • College Football Michigan @ Indiana (Nov. 14 3:32-7:40 p.m.) 5.175 million total viewers; 1.827 million adults 18-49
  • Saturday Night Football Pre Game (Nov. 14 8:00-8:07 p.m.) 4.252 million total viewers; 1.490 million adults 18-49
  • College Football Oklahoma @ Baylor (Nov. 14 8:07 p.m.-midnight) 5.884 million total viewers; 2.356 million adults 18-49
  • World of X Games: WSL Surfing Stop #10 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal (Nov. 15 2:00-3:00 p.m.) 353,000 total viewers; 107,000 adults 18-49
  • Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute (Nov. 15 3:00-5:00 p.m.) 696,000 total viewers; 93,000 adults 18-49

ESPN Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 NFL REGULAR SEASON (live) Mon 11/09/15 8:10 PM 11:39 PM 11438 5266
   CHICAGO/SAN DIEGO
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:15 PM 10:33 PM 3638 1383
   ARKANSAS/LSU
3 SPORTSCENTER (live) Mon 11/09/15 11:39 PM 1:00 AM 3226 1830
   
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 10:33 PM 10:45 PM 2096 946
   
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 10:45 PM 2:35 AM 1923 860
   WASHINGTON STATE/UCLA
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 6:58 PM 7:15 PM 1914 628
   
7 COLLEGE GAMEDAY (live) Sat 11/14/15 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 1826 933
   
8 MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN (live) Mon 11/09/15 6:00 PM 8:10 PM 1806 893
   
9 NFL COUNTDOWN (live) Sun 11/15/15 11:00 AM 1:00 PM 1800 987
   
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:30 PM 6:58 PM 1741 700
   OKLAHOMA STATE/IOWA STATE
11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 12:00 PM 3:13 PM 1736 899
   FLORIDA/SOUTH CAROLINA
12 NBA REGULAR SEASON (live) Wed 11/11/15 8:05 PM 10:48 PM 1733 966
   LA CLIPPERS/DALLAS
13 NBA REGULAR SEASON (live) Wed 11/11/15 10:48 PM 1:01 AM 1716 1027
   SAN ANTONIO/PORTLAND
14 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Thu 11/12/15 7:30 PM 10:46 PM 1527 507
   VIRGINIA TECH/GEORGIA TECH
16 NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY (live) Sun 11/15/15 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 1280 726
   
20 POKER (live) Tue 11/10/15 9:30 PM 11:37 PM 1147 502
   2015 WORLD SERIES OF POKER: FINAL TABLE
21 CFP RANKINGS SHOW (live) Tue 11/10/15 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 1097 477
   
33 NBA PRE GAME Wed 11/11/15 7:30 PM 8:05 PM 778 411
   NBA COUNTDOWN
46 NFL MATCHUP Sat 11/14/15 4:31 AM 4:58 AM 617 296
   
47 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Fri 11/13/15 7:00 PM 9:17 PM 606 247
   PITTSBURGH/GONZAGA
82 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Fri 11/13/15 10:00 PM 12:28 AM 463 245
   TEXAS/WASHINGTON
126 CROSSFIT GAMES Sun 11/15/15 6:30 PM 7:30 PM 290 122
   
128 FANTASY FOOTBALL KICKOFF Tue 11/10/15 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 289 168
   
139 CROSSFIT GAMES Sun 11/15/15 5:30 PM 6:30 PM 256 92
   
143 EUROPEAN QUALIFIER (live) Sun 11/15/15 2:30 PM 4:41 PM 246 80
   HUNGARY/NORWAY
149 CROSSFIT GAMES Sun 11/15/15 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 171 47
   

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), ESPN is down 9 percent (2.825 million vs. 3.100 million) from one week earlier and down 7 percent (2.825 million vs. 3.048 million) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), ESPN is down 16 percent (1.020 million vs. 1.214 million) from one week earlier and down 17 percent (1.020 million vs. 1.226 million) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

ESPN’s daily programs viewership averages for the week:

  • “Outside the Lines” (ESPN, Nov. 10-13): 272,000 (179,000 adults 18-49)
  • “College Football Live” (ESPN, Nov. 10-13): 278,000 (166,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NFL Insiders” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13 afternoon): 415,000 (258,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NFL Live” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13): 532,000 (298,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Highly Questionable” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13): 564,000 (323,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Around the Horn” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13): 748,000 (426,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Pardon the Interruption” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13): 1,048,000 (558,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Championship Drive” (ESPN, Nov. 15): 688,000 (329,000 adults 18-49)
  • “SportsCenter” (ESPN, Nov. 9-13 9 a.m.): 400,000 (245,000 adults 18-49)
  • “SportsCenter” (ESPN, Nov. 10-13 early evening): 578,000 (331,000 adults 18-49)
  • “SportsCenter at Night” (ESPN, Nov. 9-10 & 12-13 midnight): 1,330,000 (759,000 adults 18-49)
  • “SportsCenter at Night” (ESPN, Nov. 10-13 1 a.m.): 572,000 (361,000 adults 18-49)

ESPN2 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Fri 11/13/15 9:06 PM 12:19 AM 1374 461
   USC/COLORADO
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 12:00 PM 3:25 PM 1006 274
   MARYLAND/MICHIGAN STATE
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:03 PM 7:05 PM 953 346
   
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:25 PM 3:32 PM 908 250
   
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:05 PM 10:45 PM 748 279
   MEMPHIS/HOUSTON
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:32 PM 7:03 PM 735 214
   REGIONALIZED
7 POKER (live) Mon 11/09/15 8:00 PM 11:52 PM 709 226
   2015 WORLD SERIES OF POKER: FINAL TABLE
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Wed 11/11/15 8:00 PM 11:43 PM 665 222
   BOWLING GREEN/WESTERN MICHIGAN
9 SPORTSCENTER 1AM (live) Sat 11/14/15 1:00 AM 2:16 AM 615 367
   
10 NFL LIVE Fri 11/13/15 12:19 AM 1:00 AM 578 225
   
12 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Tue 11/10/15 8:00 PM 11:39 PM 561 173
   TOLEDO/CENTRAL MICHIGAN
15 WORLD CUP QUALIFYING MATCHES (live) Fri 11/13/15 7:00 PM 9:06 PM 491 271
   UNITED STATES/ST. VINCENT
20 FANTASY SHOW (live) Sun 11/15/15 11:00 AM 1:00 PM 453 294
   
36 NHRA DRAG RACING Sun 11/15/15 9:00 PM 12:00 AM 335 83
   NHRA FINALS
49 SPORTS REPORTERS Sun 11/15/15 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 284 124
   
58 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Fri 11/13/15 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 262 160
   COLORADO/IOWA STATE
62 GOLD GLOVE AWARDS (live) Tue 11/10/15 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 250 117
   
65 NHRA QUALIFYING Sun 11/15/15 1:00 PM 3:00 PM 236 90
   NHRA FINALS QUALIFYING
70 SEC INSIDE Wed 11/11/15 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 217 125
   LSU VS. ALABAMA
79 OUTSIDE THE LINES Sun 11/15/15 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 202 100
   
95 EUROPEAN QUALIFIER (live) Fri 11/13/15 2:30 PM 4:43 PM 165 90
   BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA/REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), ESPN2 is up 16 percent (623,000 vs. 539,000) from one week earlier and down 25 percent (623,000 vs. 836,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), ESPN2 is up 9 percent (353,000 vs. 324,000) from one week earlier and down 5 percent (353,000 vs. 370,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

ESPN2’s daily show viewership averages for the week:

  • “Mike & Mike in the Morning” (ESPN2, Nov. 9-13): 331,000 (173,000 adults 18-49)
  • “First Take” (ESPN2, Nov. 9-13): 481,000 (297,000 adults 18-49)
  • “His & Hers” (ESPN2, Nov. 9-13): 345,000 (228,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Sportsnation” (ESPN2, Nov. 9-12): 244,000 (171,000 adults 18-49)
  • “College Football Live” (ESPN2, Nov. 9): 200,000 (124,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NBA Tonight (live)” (ESPN2, Nov. 10-13): 241,000 (138,000 adults 18-49)
  • “ESPN FC” (live) (ESPN2, Nov. 13): 82,000 (47,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Outside the Lines” (ESPN2, Nov. 9): 293,000 (168,000 adults 18-49)

ESPNU Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 12:00 PM 3:08 PM 685 279
   TEXAS/WEST VIRGINIA
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:08 PM 3:30 PM 442 156
   
3 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:30 PM 6:54 PM 367 132
   MIAMI (FL)/NORTH CAROLINA
4 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:00 PM 10:29 PM 296 94
   WESTERN CAROLINA/TEXAS A&M
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD (live) Sat 11/14/15 6:54 PM 7:00 PM 268 86
   
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 10:29 PM 2:17 AM 235 87
   NEW MEXICO/BOISE STATE
7 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Fri 11/13/15 7:00 PM 9:04 PM 202 83
   SIENA/DUKE
8 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Wed 11/11/15 8:00 PM 11:24 PM 191 65
   NORTHERN ILLINOIS/BUFFALO
9 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 4:47 PM 6:05 PM 175 60
   FAIRFIELD/NORTH CAROLINA
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAY Sun 11/15/15 10:00 AM 12:00 PM 164 45
   
11 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Thu 11/12/15 7:30 PM 11:06 PM 160 59
   LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE/SOUTH ALABAMA
12 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Fri 11/13/15 9:04 PM 11:03 PM 150 80
   MCNEESE STATE/LSU
12 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SUNDAY (live) Sun 11/15/15 8:00 AM 10:00 AM 150 53
   
14 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Tue 11/10/15 8:00 PM 11:09 PM 146 53
   KENT STATE/OHIO
15 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 6:05 PM 8:04 PM 140 41
   SOUTH ALABAMA/NC STATE
16 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 12:00 PM 2:00 PM 108 22
   MOUNT ST. MARYS/OHIO STATE
17 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 8:04 PM 10:03 PM 106 40
   SIENA/WISCONSIN
18 WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Thu 11/12/15 11:06 PM 1:00 AM 98 31
   STANFORD/WASHINGTON
35 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE Fri 11/13/15 6:00 PM 6:30 PM 53 11
   RULES SPECIAL
41 ESPN RECRUITING NATION Thu 11/12/15 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 44 14
   BASKETBALL SIGNING DAY SPECIAL
49 WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Wed 11/11/15 6:00 PM 7:44 PM 39 21
   TENNESSEE/SOUTH CAROLINA
54 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE Thu 11/12/15 4:30 PM 5:00 PM 35 17
   ACC COACHES ROUNDTABLE 1
60 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE Thu 11/12/15 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 33 15
   ACC COACHES ROUNDTABLE 2
75 COLLEGE BASKETBALL LIVE Mon 11/09/15 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 26 18
   RULES SPECIAL
106 MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 2:00 PM 4:47 PM 13 5
   TULSA/CONNECTICUT

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), ESPNU is up 84 percent (156,000 vs. 85,000) from one week earlier and up 2 percent (156,000 vs. 153,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), ESPNU is up 52 percent (82,000 vs. 54,000) from one week earlier and down 14 percent (82,000 vs. 95,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

ESPNU’s daily show viewership averages for the week:

  • “Dan Le Batard Show” (ESPNU, Nov. 9-13): 21,000 (11,000 adults 18-49)
  • “CFB Daily” (live) (ESPNU, Nov. 9-10 & 12-13): 31,000 (13,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Championship Drive (live)” (ESPNU, Nov. 9): 49,000 (30,000 adults 18-49)
  • “College Basketball Live” (ESPNU, Nov. 9-10 & 13): 39,000 (17,000 adults 18-49)

ESPNEWS Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL AFTERNOON (live) Sat 11/14/15 12:00 PM 3:14 PM 245 84
   PITTSBURGH/DUKE
2 SPORTSCENTER PRIME (live) Tue 11/10/15 10:00 PM 11:36 PM 184 142
   
3 ESPN GOAL LINE (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:14 PM 3:30 PM 150 48
   
4 SPORTSCENTER PRIME (live) Tue 11/10/15 9:01 PM 10:00 PM 144 94
   
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Sun 11/15/15 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 133 60
   
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Sat 11/14/15 5:00 AM 6:00 AM 130 88
   
7 SPORTSCENTER PRIME (live) Fri 11/13/15 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 121 56
   
8 SPORTSCENTER PRIME (live) Wed 11/11/15 9:00 PM 10:00 PM 113 54
   
9 SPORTSCENTER TOP 10 Sat 11/14/15 1:00 AM 1:30 AM 110 50
   
10 SPORTSCENTER WEEKEND Sun 11/15/15 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 108 48
   
19 ESPN GOAL LINE (live) Sat 11/14/15 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 91 38
   
21 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:10 PM 7:45 PM 86 42
   MEMPHIS/HOUSTON
22 COLLEGE BASKETBALL REGULAR SEASON (live) Sun 11/15/15 4:04 PM 4:48 PM 85 36
   FAIRFIELD/UNC
50 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIME (live) Sat 11/14/15 7:45 PM 11:20 PM 61 13
   TULSA/CINCINNATI

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), ESPNEWS is up 14 percent (84,000 vs. 74,000) from one week earlier and down 5 percent (84,000 vs. 88,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), ESPNEWS is down 4 percent (49,000 vs. 51,000) from one week earlier and down 17 percent (49,000 vs. 59,000) from the same week one year ago (November 10-16, 2014).

ESPNEWS’s daily show viewership averages for the week:

  • “Russillo & Kanell” (ESPNEWS, Nov. 9-13): 33,000 (17,000 adults 18-49)
  • “ESPN FC” (ESPNEWS, Nov. 9-13): 30,000 (20,000 adults 18-49)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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Douglas Pucci is a contributor to Programming Insider and blogger at Son of the Bronx.

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