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NBA on TNT

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

“NBA Pre-Game Show” (8:00-8:14 p.m.)
0.5 household rating, 716,000 viewers
-34% from 1.081 million on 04/08/14

San Antonio Spurs @ Oklahoma City Thunder (8:14-10:37 p.m.)
0.7 household rating, 1.217 million viewers
-32% from 1.789 million of Brooklyn at Miami on 04/08/14

Los Angeles Lakers @ Los Angeles Clippers (10:37 p.m.-1:25 a.m.)
0.7 household rating, 958,000 viewers
-23% from 1.250 million of Houston at L.A. Lakers on 04/08/14

“Inside the NBA” (1:25-2:20 a.m.)
0.3 household rating, 478,000 viewers
-17% from 578,000 on 04/08/14

Thursday, April 9, 2015

“NBA Pre-Game Show” (8:00-8:14 p.m.)
0.7 household rating, 1.075 million viewers
+15% from 934,000 on 04/10/14

Chicago Bulls @ Miami Heat (8:14-10:44 p.m.)
1.1 household rating, 1.684 million viewers
+5% from 1.598 million of San Antonio at Dallas on 04/10/14

Portland Trail Blazers @ Golden State Warriors (10:44 p.m.-1:03 a.m.)
1.3 household rating, 1.870 million viewers
+43% from 1.305 million of Denver at Golden State on 04/10/14

“Inside the NBA” (1:03-1:51 a.m.)
0.6 household rating, 803,000 viewers
+26% from 635,000 on 04/10/14

NBATV Top 10 (and Select) Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 NBA REGULAR SEASON: San Antonio at Houston Fri 8:00PM-10:40PM 160 0.3 466
2 NBA REGULAR SEASON: Memphis at L.A. Clippers Sat 10:11PM-12:40AM 149 0.2 308
3 NBA GAMETIME LIVE Sun 8:36PM- 9:34PM 58 0.2 264
4 NBA REGULAR SEASON: Minnesota at L.A. Lakers Fri 10:40PM-12:54AM 134 0.2 224
5 NBA REGULAR SEASON: Dallas at L.A. Lakers Sun 9:34PM-12:04AM 150 0.1 205
6 NBA REGULAR SEASON: Toronto at Miami Sat 7:31PM-10:11PM 160 0.1 197
6 NBA REGULAR SEASON: Atlanta at Washington Sun 6:01PM- 8:36PM 155 0.1 197
8 NBA POSTGAME SHOW Sat 12:40AM- 1:35AM 55 0.1 169
9 NBA POSTGAME SHOW Fri 12:54AM- 2:00AM 66 0.1 142
10 NBA REGULAR SEASON RE-AIR: Memphis at L.A. Clippers Sun 12:00PM- 2:30PM 150 0.1 122
43 NBA INSIDE STUFF (premiere) Sat 12:00PM-12:30PM 30 0.0 48
134 PRESS CONFERENCE: 2015 Hall of Fame Class Announcement Mon 11:08AM-12:00PM 52 0.0 22

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBA TV is up 7 percent (165,000 vs. 154,000) from one week earlier and down 19 percent (165,000 vs. 204,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBA TV is up 2 percent (64,000 vs. 63,000) from one week earlier and down 7 percent (64,000 vs. 69,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

Early evening telecasts of “The Starters” (Apr. 6-10) averaged 28,000 viewers for the week (prior week: 30,000). Live telecasts of “NBA Gametime” (Apr. 6-12) averaged 71,000 viewers (prior week: 62,000).

Golf Channel Top 10 (and Select) Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Sat 9:30AM- 3:00PM 330 0.7 917
2 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Sun 9:30AM- 2:00PM 270 0.5 734
3 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Fri 8:00AM- 3:00PM 420 0.4 548
4 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Thu 8:00AM- 3:00PM 420 0.4 508
5 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Sun 7:15PM- 9:48PM 153 0.2 346
6 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Sat 9:24PM-11:33PM 129 0.2 317
7 INSIDE THE PGA TOUR Wed 3:00PM- 3:30PM 30 0.2 299
8 LIVE FROM THE MASTERS Sat 7:15PM- 9:24PM 129 0.2 293
9 MORNING DRIVE AT MAJORS Sat 9:00AM- 9:30AM 30 0.2 286
10 CHAMPIONS TOUR LEARNING CENTER Wed 3:30PM- 4:00PM 30 0.2 279
13 PLAYING LESSONS: Matt Kuchar Fri 3:00PM- 4:00PM 60 0.2 264
47 GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMY: Retief Goosen – Putting Fri 7:00PM- 7:30PM 30 0.1 97
66 DRIVE CHIP & PUTT: 2015 National Championship Mon 9:00AM- 1:00PM 240 0.0 68
74 GOLF FIX Mon 6:00PM- 7:00PM 60 0.1 60

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), Golf Channel is up 38 percent (246,000 vs. 178,000) from one week earlier and up 32 percent (246,000 vs. 186,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Golf Channel is up 63 percent (215,000 vs. 132,000) from one week earlier and up 32 percent (215,000 vs. 163,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

Most-watched telecast per day for “The Morning Drive” (Apr. 6-12) averaged 95,000 viewers (prior week: 45,000).

MLB Network Top 10 (and Select) Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 SHOWCASE GAME: Boston at N.Y. Yankees or Washington at Philadelphia Fri 7:00PM- 2:16AM 436 0.3 460
2 MLB TONIGHT PRIME Tue 10:26PM-10:39PM 13 0.3 446
3 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: N.Y. Mets at Atlanta or Pittsburgh at Milwaukee Sat 7:47PM- 9:40PM 113 0.3 423
4 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: Seattle at Oakland or Detroit at Cleveland Sat 4:00PM- 7:47PM 227 0.2 384
5 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: San Francisco at San Diego or Boston at Philadelphia Thu 6:30PM-10:47PM 257 0.2 348
6 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: St. Louis at Chicago Cubs or Minnesota at Detroit Wed 2:00PM- 4:46PM 166 0.3 341
7 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: Atlanta at Milwaukee or Baltimore at Tampa Bay Tue 7:00PM-10:26PM 206 0.2 334
8 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: San Diego at L.A. Dodgers or Texas at Oakland Tue 10:39PM- 2:12AM 213 0.2 312
9 RUNDOWN Wed 4:46PM- 5:00PM 14 0.2 269
10 MLB TONIGHT PRIME Thu 10:47PM-12:00AM 73 0.2 267
11 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: Detroit at Cleveland or Tampa Bay at Miami Sun 1:00PM- 4:24PM 204 0.2 255
20 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: N.Y. Mets at Washington or Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Thu 1:00PM- 4:02PM 182 0.1 162

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), MLB Network is up 124 percent (296,000 vs. 132,000) from one week earlier and up 17 percent (296,000 vs. 252,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), MLB Network is up 74 percent (146,000 vs. 84,000) from one week earlier and up 1 percent (146,000 vs. 144,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

Related: MLB Network breaks Opening Day, regular season viewership records

Viewership averages for the following MLB Network programs of the week:

  • “MLB Central” (Apr. 6-10): 77,000
  • “High Heat” (Apr. 6-10): 78,000 (prior week: 35,000)
  • “MLB Now” (Apr. 7 & 9-10): 109,000
  • “Intentional Talk” (Apr. 6-10): 105,000 (prior week: 85,000)
  • “MLB Tonight” (Apr. 6 1-6 pm): 77,000
  • “MLB Tonight BP” (Apr. 6-9): 145,000
  • “MLB Tonight” (Apr. 6-9 & 11-12 prime time): 161,000 (prior week: 109,000)
  • “Quick Pitch” (Apr. 6-12 most-watched telecast per day): 131,000

NFL Network Top 10 Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Tue 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 167
2 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Mon 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 153
3 TOP 10: Draft Steals Mon 8:00PM- 9:00PM 60 0.1 127
4 A FOOTBALL LIFE: Fearsome Foursome Fri 8:00PM- 9:00PM 60 0.1 122
5 PATH TO THE DRAFT Tue 6:00PM- 7:00PM 60 0.1 121
6 A FOOTBALL LIFE: Marcus Allen Tue 8:00PM- 9:00PM 60 0.1 114
7 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Wed 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 113
8 PATH TO THE DRAFT Mon 6:00PM- 7:00PM 60 0.1 110
9 CAUGHT IN THE DRAFT Sun 12:00PM- 1:00PM 60 0.1 109
10 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Tue 11:00PM-12:00AM 60 0.1 108

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NFL Network is down 19 percent (78,000 vs. 96,000) from one week earlier and up 1 percent (78,000 vs. 77,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NFL Network is down 19 percent (70,000 vs. 70,000) from one week earlier and down 12 percent (70,000 vs. 83,000) from the same week one year ago (April 7-13, 2014).

Viewership averages for the following daily NFL Network programs of the week:

  • “NFL AM” (Apr. 6-10 6-10 a.m.): 39,000 (prior week: 53,000)
  • “NFL Total Access” (average of each day’s most-watched telecast Apr. 6-10): 122,000 (prior week: 109,000)

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ReelzChannel’s “TMZ Hollywood Sports” (Apr. 6-10) averaged 62,000 viewers in the 1 a.m. ET slot (prior week: 53,000); its rebroadcast drew 12,000 viewers (at 10 a.m.; prior week: 19,000). ReelzChannel averaged 68,000 viewers in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.) for the week of April 6-12, 2015.

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WWE Raw

Monday, April 6, 2015 on USA Network

8-9 p.m.: 2.6 HH, 4.300 million viewers
-18% from 5.227 million on 03/30/15
-19% from 5.313 million on 04/07/14

9-10 p.m.: 2.4 HH, 4.039 million viewers
-28% from 5.597 million on 03/30/15
-21% from 5.094 million on 04/07/14

10-11:03 p.m.: 2.2 HH, 3.552 million viewers
-33% from 5.267 million on 03/30/15
-29% from 5.032 million on 04/07/14

Reruns on NBC Universo

Fri. Apr. 10 7-10 p.m.: 0.0 HH; 59,000 viewers
Late Fri. Apr. 10/Early Sat. Apr. 11 12:00-3:00 a.m.: 0.0 HH; 15,000 viewers
Sun. Apr. 12 5:20-8:00 p.m.: 0.0 HH; 48,000 viewers

WWE SmackDown

Thursday, April 9, 2015 on Syfy

8-10 p.m.: 1.6 HH, 2.631 million viewers
-4% from 2.743 million on 04/02/15
-3% from 2.717 million on 04/11/14

Reruns on NBC Universo

Sat. Apr. 11 9-11 p.m.: 0.0 HH; 59,000 viewers
Sat. Apr. 11 11 p.m.-1 a.m.: 0.0 HH; 45,000 viewers

Lucha Underground (El Rey, Apr. 8 8:00-9:00 p.m.): 0.0 HH; 63,000 viewers
Lucha Underground repeat (El Rey, Apr. 8 11:00 p.m.-midnight): 0.0 HH; 41,000 viewers

Impact Wrestling (Destination America, Apr. 10 9:00-11:00 p.m.): 0.3 HH; 408,000 viewers
Impact Wrestling repeat (Destination America, Apr. 10 11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.): 0.1 HH; 175,000 viewers

Bellator MMA Live (Spike, Apr. 10 9:00-11:30 p.m.): 0.4 HH; 655,000 viewers

ShoBox: New Gen 2015 (Showtime, Apr. 10 10:00-11:41 p.m.): 0.1 HH; 141,000 viewers

Jim Rome on Showtime (Showtime, Apr. 8 9:00-9:53 p.m.): 0.1 HH; 52,000 viewers

Powernation: Extreme Off Road (Spike, Apr. 12 9:00-9:30 a.m.): 0.3 HH; 421,000 viewers
Powernation: Engine Power (Spike, Apr. 12 9:30-10:00 a.m.): 0.3 HH; 526,000 viewers
Powernation: Truck Tech (Spike, Apr. 12 10:00-10:30 a.m.): 0.3 HH; 446,000 viewers
Powernation: Detroit Muscle (Spike, Apr. 12 10:30-11:00 a.m.): 0.3 HH; 475,000 viewers

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.