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NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DAY DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 NASCAR SPRINT CUP COUNTDOWN GREEN Sun 09/06/15 6:02 PM 7:00 PM 792 153
   DARLINGTON
2 NASCAR SPRINT CUP QUALIFYING (live) Sat 09/05/15 1:30 PM 3:00 PM 697 128
   DARLINGTON
3 F1 RACING (live) Sun 09/06/15 7:30 AM 9:43 AM 461 166
   ITALY
4 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRE Sun 09/06/15 5:00 PM 6:02 PM 439 90
   DARLINGTON
5 NASCAR AMERICA PRACTICE/QUALIFYING Sat 09/05/15 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 400 57
   DARLINGTON
6 F1 EXTRA Sun 09/06/15 9:43 AM 10:30 AM 390 118
   ITALY
7 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFYING (live) Sat 09/05/15 11:30 AM 1:00 PM 381 87
   DARLINGTON
8 F1 QUALIFYING Sat 09/05/15 8:00 AM 9:30 AM 337 126
   ITALY
9 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/04/15 4:30 PM 6:30 PM 289 71
   DARLINGTON
10 NASCAR AMERICA Fri 09/04/15 6:30 PM 7:30 PM 226 48
   
11 F1 RACING Sun 09/06/15 2:00 PM 4:18 PM 223 42
   ITALY
12 NASCAR XFINITY PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/04/15 3:00 PM 4:30 PM 218 43
   DARLINGTON
14 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/04/15 11:00 AM 1:00 PM 198 25
   DARLINGTON
15 PBC BOXING Sat 09/05/15 3:00 PM 5:00 PM 185 26
   SPENCE/LO GRECO & BRONER/PORTER
17 NASCAR XFINITY PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/04/15 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 172 20
   DARLINGTON
18 MOBSTEEL Wed 09/02/15 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 168 64
   104
20 BREEDERS CUP CHALLENGE Sat 09/05/15 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 163 18
   WOODWARD/FOREGO
21 F1 EXTRA Sun 09/06/15 4:18 PM 5:00 PM 159 30
   ITALY
27 F1 PRACTICE Fri 09/04/15 8:00 AM 9:36 AM 129 34
   ITALY
27 PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL Sun 09/06/15 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 129 39
   
34 SPARTAN RACE Sun 09/06/15 9:00 PM 10:00 PM 109 37
   
38 NOTRE DAME POST Sat 09/05/15 10:57 PM 11:30 PM 96 20
   TEXAS/NOTRE DAME
42 F1 PRACTICE Sat 09/05/15 6:30 AM 8:00 AM 85 21
   ITALY
43 F1 QUALIFYING Sat 09/05/15 1:00 AM 2:30 AM 82 13
   ITALY
44 RUGBY Sat 09/05/15 7:30 PM 9:43 PM 81 33
   USA/AUSTRALIA
45 SPARTAN RACE Sun 09/06/15 10:00 PM 10:58 PM 79 28
   
48 NOTRE DAME PRE Sat 09/05/15 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 75 38
   TEXAS/NOTRE DAME
60 MEN IN BLAZERS Mon 08/31/15 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 61
   
64 ONWARD NOTRE DAME Sat 09/05/15 6:30 PM 7:00 PM 59 29
   A SEASON BEGINS
74 GLOBAL RALLYCROSS Thu 09/03/15 11:30 PM 12:30 AM 49 21
   HIGHLIGHT SHOW
83 F1 QUALIFYING Sun 09/06/15 6:00 AM 7:30 AM 43 19
   ITALY
96 NATIONAL PRO GRID LEAGUE Mon 08/31/15 7:00 PM 8:30 PM 37
   SAN FRANCISCO/PHOENIX
115 COLLEGIATE BASS CHAMPIONSHIP Tue 09/01/15 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 27 11
   
126 AMERICAS CUP Fri 09/04/15 1:00 AM 2:00 AM 24 3
   WORLD SERIES

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBCSN is up 8 percent (112,000 vs. 104,000) from one week earlier and up 11 percent (112,000 vs. 101,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBCSN is down 22 percent (95,000 vs. 122,000) from one week earlier and up 40 percent (95,000 vs. 68,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

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

  • College Football Texas at Notre Dame (Sep. 5 7:30-11:01 p.m.) 4.060 million total viewers; 1.482 million adults 18-49
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Countdown to Green (Sep. 6 7:00-7:14 p.m.) 3.859 million total viewers; 647,000 adults 18-49
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Start (Sep. 6 7:14-7:30 p.m.) 4.641 million total viewers; 897,000 adults 18-49
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Darlington, SC Bojangles Southern 500 (Sep. 6 7:30-11:58 p.m.) 5.918 million total viewers; 1.496 million adults 18-49

Viewership averages for the following NBCSN programs of the week:

  • “Dan Patrick Show” (Sep. 1-4): 52,000 (21,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR America” (Sep. 1-4 early evening): 111,000 (20,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Fantasy Football Live” (Sep. 1-3 early evening): 49,000 (26,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Pro Football Talk” (Aug. 31-Sep. 3 early evening): 47,000
  • “Men in Blazers” (Aug. 31 9 p.m.): 61,000

Fox Sports 1 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DAY DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: PAC 12 (live) Thu 09/03/15 8:29 PM 11:50 PM 2868 1483
   MICHIGAN/UTAH
2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL (live) Sun 09/06/15 3:00 PM 6:48 PM 688 207
   PURDUE/MARSHALL
3 UFC PPV PRELIMS (live) Sat 09/05/15 8:00 PM 10:00 PM 663 334
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
4 MLB REGULAR SEASON (live) Sat 09/05/15 1:00 PM 4:45 PM 631 142
   TAMPA BAY RAYS/NEW YORK YANKEES
5 COLLEGE FOOTBALL (live) Sat 09/05/15 10:00 PM 1:30 AM 511 249
   MISSISSIPPI ST/SOUTHERN MISS
6 FOX SPORTS LIVE (live) Thu 09/03/15 11:50 PM 1:00 AM 507 281
   1763
7 FOX SPORTS LIVE (live) Sun 09/06/15 6:48 PM 7:00 PM 471 191
   1770
8 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (live) Fri 09/04/15 7:25 PM 9:39 PM 445 278
   USA/PERU
9 CFB PREGAME (live) Thu 09/03/15 7:00 PM 8:29 PM 360 132
   12
10 UFC PPV PREFIGHT (live) Sat 09/05/15 7:16 PM 8:00 PM 291 162
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
11 MLB REGULAR SEASON (live) Sat 09/05/15 4:45 PM 7:16 PM 290 73
   PITTSBURGH PIRATES/ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
16 US NATIONAL TEAM PREGAME (live) Fri 09/04/15 7:00 PM 7:25 PM 210 147
   14
17 CFB PREGAME (live) Sun 09/06/15 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 193 30
   13
18 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Fri 09/04/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 189 94
   GERMANY/POLAND
21 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (live) Sun 09/06/15 7:00 PM 9:30 PM 166 87
   COLUMBUS CREW/DALLAS
31 NASCAR VICTORY LANE Sun 09/06/15 1:00 AM 1:30 AM 105 65
   DARLINGTON
41 FOX CFB KICKOFF (live) Wed 09/02/15 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 78 23
   4
43 MLB REGULAR SEASON PRE (live) Sat 09/05/15 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 75 22
   47
48 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING PREGAME (live) Fri 09/04/15 2:00 PM 2:29 PM 68 34
   12
51 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Thu 09/03/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 65 23
   ITALY/MALTA
54 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLIGHTS Sun 09/06/15 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 56 7
   GERMANY
54 IRON:LEGACY CAL RIPKEN JR Sat 09/05/15 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 56 15
   
59 JAY GLAZERS BUS TOUR Tue 09/01/15 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 50 14
   1
59 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 08/31/15 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 50
   ALPHA8 LAS VEGAS PT2
75 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING PREGAME (live) Thu 09/03/15 2:00 PM 2:29 PM 37 14
   11
81 FOX SPORTS LIVE KICKOFF (live) Fri 09/04/15 12:30 AM 1:30 AM 34 22
   16
88 MOTOGP WORLD CHAMP Tue 09/01/15 1:30 PM 2:30 PM 29 3
   GRAND PRIX OF GREAT BRITAIN
113 MOTOGP MOTO3 Tue 09/01/15 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 21 16
   GRAND PRIX OF GREAT BRITAIN
139 MOTOGP MOTO2 Tue 09/01/15 12:30 PM 1:30 PM 10
   GRAND PRIX OF GREAT BRITAIN

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS1 is up 155 percent (546,000 vs. 214,000) from one week earlier and up 63 percent (546,000 vs. 336,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS1 is up 94 percent (175,000 vs. 90,000) from one week earlier and up 37 percent (175,000 vs. 128,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

Spanish-language telecast versions of live Fox Sports events on Fox Deportes, in total viewers (adults 18-49):

  • College Football: Michigan at Utah (Sep. 3 8:30 p.m.-midnight): 7,000 (2,000)
  • International Soccer Friendly (Futbol Amistoso): Portugal vs. France (Sep. 4 2:30-4:42 p.m.): 117,000 (96,000)
  • UFC Euro Eliminatorias: San Marino vs. Inglaterra (Sep. 5 12:00-2:00 p.m.): 48,000 (29,000)
  • UFC Euro Eliminatorias: Suiza vs. Eslovenia (Sep. 5 2:30-5:00 p.m.): 28,000 (8,000)
  • UFC 191 Prelim: D. Johnson vs. J. Dodson (Sep. 5 8:00-10:00 p.m.): 68,000 (37,000)
  • Major League Soccer: Columbus Crew vs. FC Dallas (Sep. 6 7:00-9:12 p.m.): 60,000 (38,000)

Viewership averages for the following FS1 programs of the week:

  • “Fox Sports Live” (average of each night’s most-watched live telecast Aug. 31-Sep. 6): 202,000
  • “Fox Sports Live: Countdown” (Sep. 1-2): 24,000
  • “America’s Pregame” (Aug. 31-Sep. 4): 50,000
  • “NASCAR Race Hub” (Aug. 31-Sep. 3): 100,000
  • “MLB Whiparound” (Aug. 31-Sep. 4): 67,000

Fox Sports 2 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DAY DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 UFC FIGHTERS CUT Mon 08/31/15 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 194 124
   DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON
2 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 08/31/15 9:00 PM 10:00 PM 167
   BAY 101 SHOOTING STAR-PT 3
3 UFC COUNTDOWN Tue 09/01/15 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 150 96
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
4 UFC FOX Mon 08/31/15 6:30 PM 8:30 PM 143
   13:LAWLER/BROWN
5 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Sun 09/06/15 2:30 PM 5:00 PM 85 51
   BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA/ANDORRA
6 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Sun 09/06/15 11:45 AM 2:01 PM 79 43
   WALES/ISRAEL
7 UFC UNLEASHED Mon 08/31/15 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 76
   TEAM AKA
8 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Sat 09/05/15 11:45 AM 2:00 PM 72 31
   SAN MARINO/ENGLAND
9 UFC RELOADED Wed 09/02/15 11:00 AM 2:00 PM 71 48
   174:JOHNSON/BAGAUTINOV
10 FOX CFB KICKOFF Tue 09/01/15 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 67 43
   3
14 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Sat 09/05/15 2:30 PM 5:02 PM 52 22
   SWITZERLAND/SLOVENIA
21 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Thu 09/03/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 45 20
   BELGIUM/BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
22 UFC PPV POST FIGHT (live) Sat 09/05/15 1:00 AM 2:00 AM 42 24
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
32 UFC PPV PREFIGHT (live) Sat 09/05/15 7:00 PM 7:23 PM 30 15
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
36 MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING Sun 09/06/15 9:00 AM 11:00 AM 25
   SUMMIT CUP:ELIMINATION RND 3
48 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING (live) Fri 09/04/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 19 5
   HUNGARY/ROMANIA
74 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING PREGAME (live) Fri 09/04/15 2:00 PM 2:29 PM 8 0
   12
94 UEFA INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (delay) Sat 09/05/15 10:00 PM 12:00 AM 5
   PORTUGAL/FRANCE
101 NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE (live) Fri 09/04/15 3:30 AM 5:36 AM 4 4
   DRAGON/TIGERS
113 NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE (live) Sat 09/05/15 2:00 AM 4:08 AM 2
   SEA EAGLES/SHARKS
123 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFYING PREGAME (live) Thu 09/03/15 2:00 PM 2:29 PM 1
   11

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS2 is down 24 percent (35,000 vs. 46,000) from one week earlier and up 338 percent (35,000 vs. 8,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS2 is up 41 percent (24,000 vs. 17,000) from one week earlier and up 140 percent (24,000 vs. 10,000) from the same week one year ago (September 1-7, 2014).

Fox Sports

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

  • College Football Virginia at UCLA (Sep. 5 3:36-6:53 p.m.) 1.350 million total viewers; 587,000 adults 18-49
  • Fox College Football Post Gun (Sep. 5 6:49-6:53 p.m.) 844,000 total viewers; 385,000 adults 18-49
  • Fox College Football Post Game (Sep. 5 6:53-7:00 p.m.) 777,000 total viewers; 335,000 adults 18-49

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

About Douglas Pucci

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