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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 RACE (live) Sat 09/12/15 8:03 PM 11:01 PM 3060 741
   RICHMOND
2 NASCAR SPRINT CUP START (live) Sat 09/12/15 7:30 PM 8:03 PM 2439 541
   RICHMOND
3 NASCAR SPRINT CUP POST Sat 09/12/15 11:01 PM 12:00 AM 1169 345
   RICHMOND
4 NASCAR SC COUNTDOWN GREEN Sat 09/12/15 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 1071 217
   RICHMOND
5 NASCAR XFINITY RACE (live) Fri 09/11/15 7:49 PM 9:54 PM 933 166
   RICHMOND
6 NASCAR XFINITY POST Fri 09/11/15 9:54 PM 10:07 PM 767 144
   RICHMOND
7 NASCAR XFINITY START (live) Fri 09/11/15 7:30 PM 7:49 PM 652 131
   RICHMOND
8 PREMIER LEAGUE (live) Sat 09/12/15 9:57 AM 12:11 PM 454 268
   MANCHESTER CITY/CRYSTAL PALACE
9 PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE STUDIO Sat 09/12/15 9:41 AM 9:57 AM 452 270
   
10 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRE Sat 09/12/15 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 449 63
   RICHMOND
10 PREMIER LEAGUE (live) Sat 09/12/15 7:38 AM 9:41 AM 449 277
   CHELSEA/EVERTON
13 NASCAR SPRINT CUP QUALIFYING (live) Fri 09/11/15 5:30 PM 7:00 PM 415 95
   RICHMOND
14 PREMIER LEAGUE (live) Sun 09/13/15 10:57 AM 1:06 PM 401 217
   ASTON VILLA/LEICESTER CITY
15 NASCAR XFINITY COUNTDOWN GREEN Fri 09/11/15 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 357 81
   RICHMOND
16 PREMIER LEAGUE (live) Sun 09/13/15 8:23 AM 10:28 AM 345 201
   TOTTENHAM/SUNDERLAND
19 NASCAR SPRINT CUP QUALIFYING Sat 09/12/15 3:30 PM 5:00 PM 290 44
   RICHMOND
20 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFYING (live) Fri 09/11/15 3:30 PM 5:00 PM 276 47
   RICHMOND
21 NASCAR AMERICA PRACTICE/QUALIFYING Fri 09/11/15 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 273 45
   RICHMOND
22 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/11/15 1:00 PM 2:30 PM 185 29
   RICHMOND
29 NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACTICE (live) Fri 09/11/15 10:00 AM 12:00 PM 141 25
   RICHMOND
31 MOBSTEEL Wed 09/09/15 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 125 23
   105
35 NASCAR WHELEN MOD TOUR Fri 09/11/15 2:30 PM 3:30 PM 110 24
   LANGLEY
44 NASCAR XFINITY PRACTICE (live) Thu 09/10/15 2:30 PM 4:00 PM 95 15
   RICHMOND
45 NATIONAL PRO GRID LEAGUE Fri 09/11/15 11:07 PM 12:37 AM 93 18
   BOSTON/DC
47 NASCAR K&N SERIES Fri 09/11/15 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 92 15
   MERIDIAN
57 NASCAR K&N SERIES Thu 09/10/15 7:30 PM 8:30 PM 80 14
   MERIDIAN
57 SPARTAN RACE Sun 09/13/15 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 80 20
   
62 NASCAR K&N SERIES Thu 09/10/15 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 75 17
   MERIDIAN
64 PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL Sun 09/13/15 3:00 PM 4:32 PM 71 39
   
69 MECUM DEALMAKERS Thu 09/10/15 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 65 11
   207: MONTEREY
84 NATIONAL PRO GRID LEAGUE Fri 09/11/15 12:37 AM 2:07 AM 50 10
   NEW YORK/BALTIMORE
84 POLO Sun 09/13/15 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 50 23
   EAST COAST OPEN
84 WAKEBOARDING Sun 09/13/15 4:32 PM 5:02 PM 50 32
   
129 MEN IN BLAZERS Sat 09/12/15 6:30 AM 7:00 AM 17 11
   

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBCSN is up 438 percent (603,000 vs. 112,000) from one week earlier and up 469 percent (603,000 vs. 106,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBCSN is up 92 percent (182,000 vs. 95,000) from one week earlier and up 143 percent (182,000 vs. 75,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

Viewership averages for the following NBCSN programs of the week:

  • “Dan Patrick Show” (Sep. 8-11): 39,000 (14,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR America” (Sep. 7-10 early evening): 82,000 (15,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Fantasy Football Live” (Sep. 8-9 early evening): 85,000 (52,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Pro Football Talk” (Sep. 8-10 early evening): 58,000 (24,000 adults 18-49)

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

  • NFL Opening Kickoff (Sep. 10 8:00-8:29 p.m.) 12.563 million total viewers; 5.101 million adults 18-49
  • NFL Pre Kick (Sep. 10 8:29-8:45 p.m.) 20.989 million total viewers; 9.095 million adults 18-49
  • NFL Kickoff Pittsburgh at New England (Sep. 10 8:41-11:29 p.m.) 27.398 million total viewers; 13.112 million adults 18-49
  • English Premier League Manchester United vs. Liverpool (Sep. 12 12:30-2:34 p.m.) 1.247 million total viewers; 675,000 adults 18-49
  • Premier League Goal Zone (Sep. 12 2:34-3:00 p.m.) 609,000 total viewers; 264,000 adults 18-49
  • Dew Tour: Skate vert (Sep. 12 3:00-4:00 p.m.) 509,000 total viewers; 178,000 adults 18-49
  • Premier Boxing Champions Peter Quillen-Michael Zerafa (middleweights) (Sep. 12 4:00-6:03 p.m.) 1.026 million total viewers; 304,000 adults 18-49
  • LPGA Tour Golf Evian Championship Final Round (Sep. 13 12:30-2:00 p.m.) 696,000 total viewers; 142,000 adults 18-49
  • World of Adventure Sports (Sep. 13 2:00-3:00 p.m.) 319,000 total viewers; 94,000 adults 18-49
  • Tour of Spain Stage 21 (Sep. 13 3:00-4:00 p.m.) 256,000 total viewers; 79,000 adults 18-49
  • Global RallyCross Championship Los Angeles (Sep. 13 4:00-6:00 p.m.) 564,000 total viewers; 206,000 adults 18-49
  • Football Night in America (Sep. 13 7:30-7:57 p.m.) 9.891 million total viewers; 4.657 million adults 18-49
  • Football Night in America (Sep. 13 7:57-8:22 p.m.) 14.888 million total viewers; 6.888 million adults 18-49
  • Sunday Night Pre Kick (Sep. 13 8:22-8:31 p.m.) 20.028 million total viewers; 9.400 million adults 18-49
  • Sunday Night Football New York Giants at Dallas (Sep. 13 8:31-11:45 p.m.) 26.766 million total viewers; 12.856 adults 18-49

Premier League: Everton vs. Chelsea (NBC Universo, Sep. 12 7:40 a.m.-9:45 a.m.) 53,000 total viewers (19,000 adults 18-49)
Premier League Extra (NBC Universo, Sep. 12 9:45 a.m.-9:55 a.m.) 55,000 total viewers (30,000 adults 18-49)
Premier League: Manchester City vs. Crystal Palace (NBC Universo, Sep. 12 9:55 a.m.-12:05 p.m.) 42,000 total viewers (25,000 adults 18-49)

Premier League: Stoke vs. Arsenal (USA, Sep. 12 10:00 a.m.-12:03 p.m.) 202,000 total viewers (135,000 adults 18-49)

Futbol Liga MX: Pachuca vs. Toluca (NBC Universo, Sep. 12 9:00-11:08 p.m.) 73,000 total viewers (36,000 adults 18-49)

NASCAR (NBC Universo, Sep. 13 1:00-3:19 p.m.) 11,000 total viewers (5,000 adults 18-49)

NFL Pregame Show (NBC Universo, Sep. 13 8:00-8:25 p.m.) 21,000 total viewers (9,000 adults 18-49)
Sunday Night Football: N.Y. Giants at Dallas (NBC Universo, Sep. 13 8:25-11:52 p.m.) 38,000 total viewers (31,000 adults 18-49)

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 Fri 09/11/15 8:00 PM 12:43 AM 666 293
   MIAMI (FL)/FLORIDA ATLANTIC
2 ULTIMATE FIGHTER Wed 09/09/15 10:00 PM 12:00 AM 622 396
   501:EUROPE VS. USA
3 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFIER (live) Mon 09/07/15 2:28 PM 5:00 PM 453 287
   SCOTLAND/GERMANY
4 CFB WEATHER DELAY (live) Fri 09/11/15 8:37 PM 9:21 PM 451 139
   MIAMI (FL)/FLORIDA ATLANTIC
5 FOX SPORTS LIVE FOOTBALL PREVIEW Fri 09/11/15 9:21 PM 9:44 PM 393 114
   2
6 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Sat 09/12/15 12:00 PM 3:35 PM 338 96
   KANSAS ST/UTSA
7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BIG 12 (live) Sat 09/12/15 3:35 PM 7:00 PM 269 108
   STEPHEN F. AUSTIN/TCU
8 UFC UNLEASHED Wed 09/09/15 9:00 PM 10:00 PM 256 104
   EUROPEAN FIGHTERS
9 FOX SPORTS LIVE (live) Fri 09/11/15 12:43 AM 1:00 AM 240 123
   1783
10 COLLEGE FOOTBALL Thu 09/10/15 8:00 PM 11:48 PM 232 64
   LA TECH/WKU
12 PREMIER BOXING CHAMPION (live) Tue 09/08/15 9:00 PM 10:43 PM 184 66
   AUSTIN TROUT/JOEY HERNANDEZ
15 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: PAC 12 (live) Sat 09/12/15 10:30 PM 1:56 AM 151 50
   UCF/STANFORD
19 MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (live) Sun 09/13/15 7:30 AM 9:00 AM 126 62
   GRAND PRIX OF SAN MARINO & RIVIERA DI RI
21 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFIER (live) Mon 09/07/15 11:52 AM 2:00 PM 124 89
   ARMENIA/DENMARK
22 JOCKEY CLUB RACING TOUR (live) Mon 09/07/15 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 123 41
   SARATOGA RACE COURSE-SARATOGA SPRINGS NY
23 MLB REGULAR SEASON RAIN (live) Sat 09/12/15 7:00 PM 10:00 PM 121 28
   TIGERS/INDIANS
26 FOX SPORTS LIVE KICKOFF (live) Fri 09/11/15 1:00 AM 2:00 AM 107 67
   17
29 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (live) Sun 09/13/15 7:00 PM 9:30 PM 91 51
   ORLANDO CITY/SPORTING KANSAS CITY
32 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFIER (live) Tue 09/08/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 82 46
   MACEDONIA/SPAIN
39 JOCKEY CLUB RACING TOUR (live) Sun 09/13/15 4:30 PM 6:00 PM 64 4
   WOODBINE RACE COURSE
41 WORLD POKER TOUR Sun 09/13/15 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 57 4
   ALPHA8 LAS VEGAS PT3
53 BUNDESLIGA (live) Fri 09/11/15 2:19 PM 4:30 PM 49 21
   BORUSSIA MG/HAMBURGER
57 NATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCER SEMIFIHAL (live) Sun 09/13/15 9:30 PM 11:34 PM 42 12
   SEATTLE REIGN/WASHINGTON SPIRIT
62 BUNDESLIGA (live) Sat 09/12/15 9:21 AM 11:30 AM 40 17
   BAYERN MUNICH/AUGSBURG
66 BUNDESLIGA (live) Sun 09/13/15 11:26 AM 1:30 PM 37 22
   SCHALKE/MAINZ
73 BUNDESLIGA (live) Sun 09/13/15 9:23 AM 11:26 AM 35 16
   HOFFENHEIM/WERDER BREMEN
74 FOX COLLEGE EXTRA (live) Sat 09/12/15 10:00 PM 10:30 PM 31 10
   
80 NATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCEE SEMIFINAL (live) Sun 09/13/15 1:30 PM 3:32 PM 28 6
   CHICAGO RED STARS/FC KANSAS CITY

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS1 is down 60 percent (218,000 vs. 546,000) from one week earlier and up 59 percent (218,000 vs. 137,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS1 is down 43 percent (99,000 vs. 175,000) from one week earlier and up 27 percent (99,000 vs. 78,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

Viewership averages for the following FS1 programs of the week:

  • “Fox Sports Live” (average of each night’s most-watched live telecast Sep. 8-13): 74,000 (37,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Fox Sports Live: Countdown” (Sep. 8): 36,000 (27,000 adults 18-49)
  • “The Herd” (Sep. 8-11): 59,000 (32,000 adults 18-49)
  • “America’s Pregame” (Sep. 8-11): 29,000 (12,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR Race Hub” (Sep. 7-10): 135,000 (19,000 adults 18-49)
  • “MLB Whiparound” (Sep. 8-9): 32,000 (7,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Mike Francesa Show” (FS1, Sep. 9): 22,000 (11,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Mike Francesa Show” (FS2, Sep. 8, 9 & 11): 6,000 (1,000 adults 18-49)

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

  • UFC Euro Eliminatorias: Escocia vs. Alemania (Sep. 7 2:30-4:48 p.m.): 119,000 (74,000)
  • Bundesliga: Leverkusen vs. Darmstadt (Sep. 12 9:18-11:32 a.m.): 102,000 (62,000)
  • Major League Baseball: Toronto at N.Y. Yankees (Sep. 12 1:00-5:43 p.m.): 61,000 (27,000)
  • Bundesliga: Hoffenheim vs. Werder Bremen (Sep. 13 9:20-11:30 a.m.): 23,000 (7,000)
  • Bundesliga: Schalke vs. Mainz (Sep. 13 11:30 a.m.-1:26 p.m.): 37,000 (12,000)
  • Major League Soccer: Orlando City vs. Sporting KC (Sep. 13 7:00-9:11 p.m.): 59,000 (37,000)

Fox Sports 2 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DAY DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 UFC UNLEASHED Sat 09/12/15 11:00 PM 12:00 AM 101 41
   EUROPEAN FIGHTERS
2 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFIER Wed 09/09/15 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 100 67
   MACEDONIA/SPAIN
3 UFC RELOADED Wed 09/09/15 10:00 AM 1:00 PM 98 61
   52:COUTURE/LIDDELL
4 UFC RELOADED Fri 09/11/15 8:00 PM 11:00 PM 90 35
   52:COUTURE/LIDDELL
5 UFC FIGHT FLASHBACK Sat 09/12/15 12:00 AM 12:30 AM 72 24
   ALDO/MENDES 2
6 UFC FIGHTERS CUT Sat 09/12/15 12:30 AM 1:00 AM 69 29
   TJ DILLASHAW
7 UFC PPV PRELIMS Fri 09/11/15 11:00 PM 1:00 AM 62 16
   191:JOHNSON/DODSON 2
8 UFC TRAINING DAY Sun 09/13/15 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 51 12
   TEAM ALPHA MALE
9 UFC RELOADED Sat 09/12/15 7:00 PM 10:00 PM 50 19
   180:WERDUM/HUNT
10 UFC UNLEASHED Sun 09/13/15 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 47 8
   EUROPEAN FIGHTERS
15 MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING Sun 09/13/15 9:00 AM 11:00 AM 39 22
   SUMMIT CUP:SUDDEN DEATH ROUND 1
22 UEFA EURO 2016 QUALIFIER (live) Tue 09/08/15 2:29 PM 5:00 PM 23 15
   SWEDEN/AUSTRIA
24 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Fri 09/11/15 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 22 1
   QLFY FNL:FREMANTLE/SYDNEY SWANS
29 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Sat 09/12/15 1:00 AM 4:00 AM 19 8
   ELIM FNL:RICHMOND/NORTH MELBOURNE
29 COLLEGE FOOTBALL Sat 09/12/15 3:30 PM 3:47 PM 19 8
   STEPHEN F AUSTIN/TCU
39 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Fri 09/11/15 5:00 AM 6:00 AM 16 1
   ELIM FNL:WESTERN BULLDOGS/ADELAIDE CROWS
43 BUNDESLIGA (live) Sat 09/12/15 12:20 PM 2:31 PM 14 3
   FRANKFURT/KOLN
52 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BIG 12 (live) Sat 09/12/15 4:45 PM 5:45 PM 10 4
   IOWA/IOWA STATE
53 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Sat 09/12/15 6:00 AM 8:07 AM 9 0
   ELIM FNL:WESTERN BULLDOGS/ADELAIDE CROWS
53 TORC: OFF Sat 09/12/15 5:45 PM 6:00 PM 9 0
   CHICAGO 1
79 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Fri 09/11/15 6:00 AM 9:06 AM 1 0
   QLFY FNL:WEST COAST EAGLES/HAWTHORN
79 BUNDESLIGA (live) Sat 09/12/15 9:21 AM 11:30 AM 1 1
   LEVERKUSEN/DARMSTADT

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS2 is down 3 percent (34,000 vs. 35,000) from one week earlier and up 127 percent (34,000 vs. 15,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS2 is down 17 percent (20,000 vs. 24,000) from one week earlier and up 100 percent (20,000 vs. 10,000) from the same week one year ago (September 8-14, 2014).

Fox Sports

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

  • Fox Saturday Baseball Pre Game (Sep. 12 12:30-1:01 p.m.) 507,000 total viewers; 192,000 adults 18-49
  • MLB Baseball: Regional Action including Toronto at N.Y. Yankees (Sep. 12 1:01-5:28 p.m.) 1.768 million total viewers; 447,000 adults 18-49
  • College Football Iowa at Iowa State (Sep. 12 5:45-8:12 p.m.) 1.785 million total viewers; 583,000 adults 18-49
  • College Football Post Gun (Sep. 12 8:08-8:12 p.m.) 1.829 million total viewers; 649,000 adults 18-49
  • Fox NFL Kickoff (Sep. 13 11 a.m.-noon) 1.025 million total viewers; 431,000 adults 18-49
  • Fox NFL Sunday (Sep. 13 noon-1:03 p.m.) 5.377 million total viewers; 2.189 million adults 18-49
  • NFL Football: Regional Action featuring Green Bay at Chicago or Seattle at St. Louis, etc. (Sep. 13 1:03-4:25 p.m.) 20.087 million total viewers; 8.607 million adults 18-49
  • Fox NFL Sunday Post Game (Sep. 13 4:29-4:51 p.m.) 9.956 million total viewers; 4.402 million adults 18-49
  • Bundesliga Soccer Bayern Munich vs. Augsburg (Sep. 13 5:00-7:00 p.m.) 926,000 total viewers; 484,000 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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