Golf Central” (July 21-26) 67,000.

MLB Network Top 10 (and Select) Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 2015 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Ceremonies (live) Sun 1:30PM- 5:11PM 221 0.3 448
2 SHOWCASE GAME: L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets or Washington at Pittsburgh Thu 7:00PM- 9:42PM 162 0.3 402
3 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: Washington at Pittsburgh or L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets Fri 7:00PM-10:06PM 186 0.2 332
4 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees or Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Tue 7:00PM-10:00PM 180 0.2 279
5 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME Thu 9:42PM-10:53PM 71 0.2 262
6 MLB TONIGHT BP: Cole Hamels No-Hitter (live) Sat 6:00PM- 8:00PM 120 0.2 251
7 MLB TONIGHT: Hall of Fame Sun 12:00PM- 1:30PM 90 0.1 232
8 MLB TONIGHT PRIME Thu 10:53PM-11:55PM 62 0.2 218
9 MLB TONIGHT RAIN DELAY Tue 7:37PM- 7:50PM 13 0.1 203
10 BLEACHER FEATURE MOVIE: Trouble With the Curve Sat 2:00PM- 4:00PM 120 0.1 181
10 PRIME BASEBALL GAME: Texas at L.A. Angels or Miami at San Diego Sat 9:00PM-12:41AM 221 0.1 181
13 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: Seattle at Detroit or Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees Thu 1:00PM- 5:42PM 282 0.1 176
14 MLB TONIGHT SUNDAY Sun 5:11PM- 8:00PM 169 0.1 173
15 AFTERNOON BASEBALL GAME: N.Y. Mets at Washington or L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta Wed 12:30PM- 3:38PM 188 0.1 170
17 BONUS COVERAGE: Miami at San Diego Thu 11:55PM-12:58AM 63 0.1 164
25 2015 HALL OF FAME AWARDS Sun 11:00AM-12:00PM 60 0.1 125
31 STUDIO 42: Hall of Fame Pitchers Sun 8:00PM- 9:00PM 60 0.1 108
46 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION (repeat) Sun 9:00PM-11:00PM 120 0.1 89

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), MLB Network is up 44 percent (213,000 vs. 148,000) from one week earlier and up 17 percent (213,000 vs. 182,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), MLB Network is up 27 percent (114,000 vs. 90,000) from one week earlier and up 9 percent (114,000 vs. 105,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

MLB Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers @ New York Mets (TBS, July 26 1:00-4:42 p.m.) 0.40 HH; 576,000 viewers

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

  • “MLB Central” (July 20-24): 47,000 (prior week: 52,000)
  • “High Heat” (July 20-24): 79,000 (prior week: 90,000)
  • “Rundown” (July 20-22 & 24): 77,000 (prior week: 95,000)
  • “MLB Now” (July 20-22 & 24): 103,000 (prior week: 82,000)
  • “Intentional Talk” (July 20-24): 81,000 (prior week: 157,000)
  • “MLB Tonight BP” (July 20-22 & 24-25): 122,000 (prior week: 164,000)
  • “MLB Tonight” (July 20-25 prime time): 149,000 (prior week: 156,000)
  • “MLB Tonight Weekend Afternoon” (July 25): 144,000 (prior week: 117,000)
  • “MLB Tonight Sunday” (July 26 5:11-8:00 p.m.): 173,000 (July 19: 237,000)
  • “Quick Pitch” (July 20-26 most-watched telecast per day): 97,000 (prior week: 133,000)

NFL Network Top 10 Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 A FOOTBALL LIFE: Kurt Warner Mon 6:00PM- 7:00PM 60 0.1 158
2 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 New York Jets Sun 8:00PM- 8:30PM 30 0.1 150
3 NFL REPLAY: Super Bowl XLIX: New England vs. Seattle Sun 6:00PM- 7:00PM 60 0.1 146
4 NFL GAME REWIND: 2014 NFC Wildcard: Detroit at Dallas Sun 2:30PM- 3:00PM 30 0.1 141
4 SOUND FX: Best of the 2014 Season Sun 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 141
6 TOP 10: Big Men Sun 12:00PM- 1:00PM 60 0.1 138
7 NFL GAME REWIND: 2014 NFC Championship: Green Bay at Seattle Sun 5:00PM- 5:30PM 30 0.1 137
7 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Mon 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 137
9 NFL TOTAL ACCESS Thu 7:00PM- 8:00PM 60 0.1 136
10 NFL GAME REWIND: 2014 NFC Wildcard: Arizona at Carolina Sun 1:00PM- 1:30PM 30 0.1 135

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NFL Network is down 39 percent (67,000 vs. 110,000) from one week earlier and down 36 percent (67,000 vs. 105,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NFL Network is down 14 percent (59,000 vs. 69,000) from one week earlier and down 34 percent (59,000 vs. 89,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

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

  • “NFL Total Access” (average of each day’s most-watched telecast July 13-18): 121,000 (prior week: 80,000)

NBATV Top 10 (and Select) Programs

RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS
(000)
1 LIVE FROM THE BRITISH OPEN: St. Andrews-Monday Finish Mon 9:00PM-11:09PM 129 0.1 140
2 LARRY BIRD: 50 Greatest Moments Sat 4:00PM- 5:00PM 60 0.1 91
3 SHAQ: Shaqtin a Fool: Season Finale 2014-15 Wed 10:00PM-10:30PM 30 0.1 79
4 SHAQ: Shaqtin a Fool: 75 th Episode Special Wed 9:30PM-10:00PM 30 0.1 76
5 LARRY BIRD: 50 Greatest Moments Sat 9:00PM-10:00PM 60 0.1 75
6 COURTSIDE CINEMA ON NBATV: The Announcement Sat 10:00PM-11:30PM 90 0.1 74
7 SHAQ: Shaqtin a Fool 2014-2 Wed 8:00PM- 8:30PM 30 0.0 67
8 HARDWOOD CLASSICS: Lakers/Celtics 1984 NBA Finals Game 7 Sat 2:00PM- 3:33PM 93 0.0 66
9 HARDWOOD CLASSICS: 1987 NBA Finals Game 4 Pop-Up Sat 7:00PM- 9:00PM 120 0.0 62
10 WNBA REGULAR SEASON: Atlanta at Chicago Tue 8:00PM-10:16PM 136 0.0 60
38 PRESS CONFERENCE: WNBA Sat 2:30PM- 2:57PM 27 0.0 36
63 PRESS CONFERENCE: L.A. Clippers Tue 3:00PM- 3:32PM 32 0.0 29

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBA TV is down 44 percent (57,000 vs. 101,000) from one week earlier and down 28 percent (57,000 vs. 79,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBA TV is down 42 percent (31,000 vs. 53,000) from one week earlier and down 23 percent (31,000 vs. 40,000) from the same week one year ago (July 21-27, 2014).

Early evening telecasts of “The Starters” (July 20) averaged 33,000 viewers for the week (prior week: 48,000).

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ReelzChannel’s “TMZ Hollywood Sports” (July 20-24) averaged 69,000 viewers in the 1 a.m. ET slot (prior week: 61,000); its rebroadcast drew 20,000 viewers (at 10 a.m.; prior week: 16,000). ReelzChannel averaged 90,000 viewers in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.) for the week of July 20-26, 2015.

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WWE Raw

Monday, July 20, 2015 on USA Network

8-9 p.m.: 2.43 HH, 3.840 million viewers
+12% from 3.432 million on 07/13/15
-10% from 4.254 million on 07/21/14

9-10 p.m.: 2.51 HH, 4.030 million viewers
+15% from 3.514 million on 07/13/15
-11% from 4.523 million on 07/21/14

10-11:07 p.m.: 2.29 HH, 3.542 million viewers
-3% from 3.647 million on 07/13/15
-22% from 4.521 million on 07/21/14

Reruns on NBC Universo

Fri. July 24 7:00-10:00 p.m.: 0.06 HH; 77,000 viewers
Fri. July 24 11:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.: 0.03 HH; 40,000 viewers
Sun. July 26 5:00-8:00 p.m.: 0.04 HH; 48,000 viewers

WWE SmackDown

Thursday, July 23, 2015 on Syfy

8-10 p.m.: 1.55 HH, 2.353 million viewers
+9% from 2.153 million on 07/16/15
-13% from 2.720 million on 07/25/14

Reruns on NBC Universo

Sat. July 25 6:00-6:38 p.m.: 0.02 HH; 34,000 viewers
Sat. July 25 6:38-8:30 p.m.: 0.04 HH; 66,000 viewers
Sun. July 26 10:00 p.m.-midnight: 0.03 HH; 42,000 viewers

WWE Tough Enough repeat (USA, July 20 11:07 p.m.-12:07 a.m.): 0.74 HH; 1.181 million viewers
WWE Tough Enough (USA, July 21 8:00-9:00 p.m.): 0.73 HH; 1.144 million viewers

Lucha Underground (El Rey, July 22 8:00-9:00 p.m.): 0.03 HH; 47,000 viewers
Lucha Underground repeat (El Rey, July 22 11:00 p.m.-midnight): 0.02 HH; 26,000 viewers

Ring of Honor (Destination America, July 22 8:00-9:00 p.m.): 0.08 HH; 139,000 viewers
Ring of Honor repeat (Destination America, July 22 11:00 p.m.-midnight): 0.10 HH; 126,000 viewers

Impact Wrestling (Destination America, July 22 9:00-11:00 p.m.): 0.21 HH; 317,000 viewers
Impact Wrestling repeat (Destination America, late July 22/early July 23 midnight-2:00 a.m.): 0.06 HH; 71,000 viewers

Paragon Pro Wrestling (Pop, July 25 6:00-6:30 a.m.): 0.00 HH; 5,000 viewers
Paragon Pro Wrestling (Pop, July 25 6:30-7:00 a.m.): 0.01 HH; 12,000 viewers

World Championship Boxing: Kovalev vs. Mohammedi (HBO, July 25)

10:01 p.m.-10:12 p.m.: 0.34 HH; 588,000 viewers
10:12 p.m.-10:51 p.m.: 0.55 HH; 883,000 viewers
10:51 p.m.-11:12 p.m.: 0.58 HH; 940,000 viewers
11:12 p.m.-11:22 p.m.: 0.64 HH; 1,014,000 viewers
11:22 p.m.-11:34 p.m.: 0.54 HH; 866,000 viewers

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO, July 21 10:00 p.m.-10:58 p.m.): 0.23 HH; 325,000 viewers
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel repeat (HBO, July 25 11:38 p.m.-12:36 a.m.): 0.26 HH; 368,000 viewers

Powernation: Extreme Off Road (Spike, July 26 9:00-9:30 a.m.): 0.18 HH; 278,000 viewers
Powernation: Engine Power (Spike, July 26 9:30-10:00 a.m.): 0.26 HH; 417,000 viewers
Powernation: Truck Tech (Spike, July 26 10:00-10:30 a.m.): 0.25 HH; 380,000 viewers
Powernation: Detroit Muscle (Spike, July 26 10:30-11:00 a.m.): 0.33 HH; 485,000 viewers

Legends Football League: Omaha vs. Atlanta (Fuse, July 25 9:00-11:00 p.m.): 0.04 HH; 57,000 viewers

NBA Players Association Awards (July 21 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.): 0.46 HH; 722,000 viewers
NBA Players Association Awards repeat (July 21 11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.): 0.44 HH; 663,000 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.

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