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Ratings News and Notes

  • It was a mixed bag of ups and downs from last year’s editions for the various auto races that took place during the weekend of Sep. 14-17.

    Experiencing increases from last year: NBCSN’s F1 Racing’s Singapore Grand Prix on Sep. 17 — up 7 percent (450,000 viewers vs. Sep. 18, 2016: 419,000 viewers); FS1’s NHRA Racing’s Carolina Nationals from Charlotte on Sep. 17 — up 9 percent (296,000 viewers vs. Sep. 18, 2016: 272,000 viewers); FS1’s ARCA Racing’s Scott 150 from Chicagoland on Sep. 14 — up 9 percent (140,000 viewers vs. Sep. 15, 2016: 118,000 viewers)

    Experiencing declines from last year: NBCSN’s NASCAR Monster Cup Series’ Tales of the Turtles 400 from Chicagoland on Sep. 17 — down 14 percent (2.311 million viewers vs. Sep. 18, 2016: 2.691 million viewers); NBCSN’s NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Chicagoland 300 on Sep. 16 — down 53 percent (807,000 viewers vs. Sep. 17, 2016 on NBC: 1.7 million viewers); NBCSN’s IndyCar Series’ Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sep. 17 — down 1 percent (528,000 viewers vs. Sep. 18, 2016: 536,000 viewers); FS1’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ Chicagoland 225 on FS1 on Sep. 15 — down 24 percent (398,000 viewers vs. Sep. 16, 2016: 523,000 viewers).

  • USC Trojans’ double-overtime 27-24 win over the Texas Longhorns is Fox’s most-watched college football game of the year. The contest drew 4.912 million viewers on Fox and set a new Fox Sports GO’s regular-season college football record with an average minute audience of 41,310, a +13 percent increase over the previous mark of 36,718 set in 2016 for Texas-Oklahoma. (Source: Fox Sports)

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NBCSN Top 25 (and Select) Programs

NBCSN ratings for September 11-17, 2017
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In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBCSN is down 68 percent (151,000 vs. 469,000) from one week earlier and up 12 percent (151,000 vs. 135,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBCSN is up 4 percent (158,000 vs. 152,000) from one week earlier and up 1 percent (158,000 vs. 156,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

Viewership averages for the following NBCSN programs of the week:

  • “Pro Football Talk AM” (Sep. 11-15): 17,000 (7,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Dan Patrick Show” (Sep. 11-15): 53,000 (15,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR America” (Sep. 11-15): 75,000 (11,000 adults 18-49)

F1 Qualifying: Singapore (CNBC, Sep. 16 9:00-10:30 a.m.): 178,000 viewers (55,000 adults 18-49)

NASCAR Monster Cup Series Practice: Chicagoland (CNBC, Sep. 17 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.): 58,000 viewers (3,000 adults 18-49)

Premier League: Arsenal vs. Chelsea (CNBC, Sep. 17 8:23-10:30 a.m.): 328,000 viewers (178,000 adults 18-49)

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Fox Sports 1 Top 25 (and Select) Programs

FS1 ratings for September 11-17, 2017
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In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS1 is down 8 percent (244,000 vs. 264,000) from one week earlier and down 10 percent (244,000 vs. 272,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS1 is up 26 percent (142,000 vs. 113,000) from one week earlier and up 20 percent (142,000 vs. 118,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

Viewership averages for the following FS1 programs of the week:

  • “First Things First” (FS1 Sep. 11-15): 45,000 (25,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Skip & Shannon: Undisputed” (FS1 Sep. 11-15): 161,000 (76,000 adults 18-49)
  • “The Herd” (FS1 Sep. 11-15): 113,000 (53,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Speak For Yourself” (FS1 Sep. 11-14): 94,000 (47,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR Race Hub” (FS1 Sep. 11-14): 131,000 (29,000 adults 18-49)
  • “MLB Whiparound” (FS1 Sep. 11-15): 44,000 (11,000 adults 18-49)
  • “TMZ Sports” (FS1 Sep. 11-15 late night): 38,000 (12,000 adults 18-49)
  • “TMZ Sports Weekend” (FS1 Late Sep. 16/Early Sep. 17 3:00-3:30 a.m.): 98,000 (48,000 adults 18-49)

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Fox Sports 2 Top 25 (and Select) Programs

FS2 ratings for September 11-17, 2017
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In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS2 is down 24 percent (34,000 vs. 45,000) from one week earlier and up 55 percent (34,000 vs. 22,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS2 is down 23 percent (23,000 vs. 30,000) from one week earlier and up 28 percent (23,000 vs. 18,000) from the same week one year ago (September 12-18, 2016).

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.

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    As these streaming numbers are completely unverifiable, what’s the confidence level in reporting them?