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NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Sun 5/22/16 8:08 PM 11:13 PM 1903 961
   GAME 5: TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
2 NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Wed 5/18/16 8:08 PM 10:58 PM 1752 821
   GAME 3: PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
3 NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Mon 5/16/16 8:08 PM 11:06 PM 1705 832
   GAME 2: TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
4 NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Fri 5/20/16 8:08 PM 10:59 PM 1561 723
   GAME 4: PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
5 NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Thu 5/19/16 9:08 PM 11:41 PM 1150 590
   GAME 3: ST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE
6 NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS (live) Tue 5/17/16 8:07 PM 10:48 PM 1113 529
   GAME 2: SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS
7 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Mon 5/16/16 11:06 PM 12:00 AM 499 273
   TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
8 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Wed 5/18/16 10:58 PM 12:00 AM 497 280
   PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
9 PREAKNESS STAKES PREP Sat 5/21/16 2:30 PM 5:03 PM 467 100
   2016
10 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Sun 5/22/16 11:13 PM 12:15 AM 453 258
   TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
11 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Fri 5/20/16 10:59 PM 12:00 AM 431 226
   PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
12 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Sun 5/22/16 7:03 PM 8:08 PM 424 186
   TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
13 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Mon 5/16/16 7:16 PM 8:08 PM 343 156
   TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
14 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Thu 5/19/16 8:00 PM 9:08 PM 300 141
   ST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE
15 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Wed 5/18/16 7:00 PM 8:08 PM 299 122
   PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
16 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Fri 5/20/16 7:00 PM 8:08 PM 267 122
   PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
17 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Thu 5/19/16 11:41 PM 1:00 AM 244 146
   ST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE
18 NHL LIVE PRE CONF FINALS Tue 5/17/16 7:02 PM 8:07 PM 237 112
   SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS
19 NHL LIVE POST CONF FINALS Tue 5/17/16 10:48 PM 12:00 AM 229 132
   SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS
20 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Sat 5/21/16 5:03 PM 7:00 PM 199 56
   
21 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS Sat 5/21/16 11:00 AM 2:30 PM 186 50
   INDIANAPOLIS – 5/21/16
22 INDY LIGHTS Sun 5/22/16 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 177 32
   INDY GP
23 PREAKNESS BLACK EYED SUSAN Fri 5/20/16 3:00 PM 5:06 PM 172 39
   2016
24 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS Sat 5/21/16 9:00 PM 1:00 AM 167 44
   INDIANAPOLIS – 5/21/16
25 SWIMMING Wed 5/18/16 12:00 AM 1:30 AM 164 99
   USA ARENA PRO – CHARLOTTE
26 AMA MOTORCROSS Sat 5/21/16 7:00 PM 9:00 PM 159 53
   
27 PREMIER LEAGUE (live) Tue 5/17/16 2:54 PM 5:00 PM 156 67
   BOURNEMOUTH/MANCHESTER UNITED
30 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Tue 5/17/16 5:00 PM 7:02 PM 133 40
   
31 MEN IN BLAZERS Mon 5/16/16 12:00 AM 1:00 AM 127 88
   CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY 2016
33 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS Thu 5/19/16 3:36 PM 5:00 PM 111 28
   INDIANAPOLIS – 5/19/16
34 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Thu 5/19/16 5:00 PM 7:04 PM 110 25
   
35 U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS Sun 5/22/16 4:00 PM 7:03 PM 109 61
   WATER POLO
36 GLOBAL RALLYCROSS Sun 5/22/16 2:00 PM 4:00 PM 108 32
   PHOENIX
37 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Fri 5/20/16 5:06 PM 7:00 PM 106 41
   
38 PRO BEACH VOLLEYBALL Sun 5/22/16 12:15 AM 2:15 AM 105 61
   
39 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Wed 5/18/16 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 103 15
   
40 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Mon 5/16/16 5:00 PM 7:16 PM 101 25
   
41 SWIMMING Tue 5/17/16 12:00 AM 1:30 AM 89 47
   USA ARENA PRO – CHARLOTTE
42 MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS Fri 5/20/16 12:00 PM 3:00 PM 86 25
   INDIANAPOLIS – 5/20/16
47 NHL TOP 10 Thu 5/19/16 7:34 PM 8:00 PM 74 33
   SCORERS
55 NHL TOP 10 Thu 5/19/16 7:04 PM 7:34 PM 59 22
   TOUGHEST PLACES TO PLAY
71 NHL TOP 10 Thu 5/19/16 2:00 AM 2:30 AM 43 30
   BIZARRE PLAYOFF MOMENTS
71 RUGBY SEVENS WORLD SERIES Mon 5/16/16 3:00 PM 5:00 PM 43 21
   
75 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Thu 5/19/16 1:02 PM 3:36 PM 42 16
   CANADA/SWEDEN
79 NHL TOP 10 Wed 5/18/16 2:30 AM 3:00 AM 39 20
   GOALIES
88 NHL TOP 10 Thu 5/19/16 2:30 AM 3:00 AM 33 21
   PLAYER RIVALRIES
89 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Thu 5/19/16 11:59 AM 1:02 PM 32 12
   FINLAND/DENMARK
94 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Thu 5/19/16 9:00 AM 11:59 AM 28 11
   CZECH REPUBLIC/USA
95 NHL PLAYOFF ENCORE Tue 5/17/16 7:37 AM 9:00 AM 26 8
   TAMPA BAY/PITTSBURGH
101 NHL TOP 10 Tue 5/17/16 2:30 AM 3:00 AM 24 9
   DEFENSEMEN
108 NHL PLAYOFF ENCORE Thu 5/19/16 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 20 10
   PITTSBURGH/TAMPA BAY
111 NHL PLAYOFF ENCORE Wed 5/18/16 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 19 2
   SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS
114 NHL PLAYOFF ENCORE Mon 5/16/16 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 17 4
   SAN JOSE/ST. LOUIS
116 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Tue 5/17/16 6:00 AM 7:37 AM 16 7
   USA/SLOVAKIA
126 NHL PLAYOFF ENCORE Fri 5/20/16 7:00 AM 9:00 AM 10 4
   ST. LOUIS/SAN JOSE

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), NBCSN is up +3 percent (1,264,000 vs. 1,229,000) from one week earlier and down -7 percent (1,264,000 vs. 1,362,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), NBCSN is about even (249,000 vs. 250,000) from one week earlier and down -13 percent (249,000 vs. 286,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

Viewership averages for the following NBCSN programs of the week:

  • “Dan Patrick Show” (May 16-18 & 20): 50,000 (26,000 adults 18-49)

Fútbol Mexicano: Leon vs. Pachuca (NBC Universo, May 19 9:00-11:07 p.m.) 498,000 viewers; 312,000 adults 18-49

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Fox Sports 1 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING (live) Sat 5/21/16 9:22 PM 12:08 AM 3291 931
   ALL-STAR RACE
2 NASCAR RACEDAY (live) Sat 5/21/16 8:21 PM 9:22 PM 2016 543
   ALL-STAR
3 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING Sat 5/21/16 7:18 PM 8:21 PM 1590 405
   ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN
4 NASCAR SPRINT QUALIFYING-RAIN (live) Sat 5/21/16 7:01 PM 7:18 PM 1163 292
   ALL-STAR RAIN
5 NCWTS RACING (live) Sat 5/21/16 12:41 PM 2:52 PM 966 206
   CHARLOTTE
6 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING (live) Sat 5/21/16 10:55 AM 12:41 PM 911 192
   ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN
7 NCWTS POST RACE SHOW (live) Sat 5/21/16 2:52 PM 3:30 PM 633 154
   CHARLOTTE
8 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING Fri 5/20/16 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 613 163
   ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN
9 NHRA QUALIFYING Sat 5/21/16 12:08 AM 2:20 AM 604 202
   TOPEKA
10 NHRA (live) Sun 5/22/16 2:00 PM 5:34 PM 551 140
   TOPEKA
13 MLB REGULAR SEASON (live) Sat 5/21/16 4:00 PM 7:01 PM 469 110
   ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS/ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
14 NASCAR SPRINT CUP FINAL PRACTICE (live) Sat 5/21/16 9:30 AM 10:55 AM 379 84
   ALL-STAR
16 ULTIMATE FIGHTER Wed 5/18/16 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 361 200
   605:BATTLE OF THE BRITS
17 MLB REG SEASON PRE GAME (live) Sat 5/21/16 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 335 109
   76
18 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (live) Sun 5/22/16 11:47 AM 2:00 PM 304 163
   PUERTO RICO/USA
20 UEL FINAL (live) Wed 5/18/16 2:31 PM 5:00 PM 279 174
   LIVERPOOL/SEVILLA
25 BEYOND THE WHEEL Fri 5/20/16 3:30 PM 5:02 PM 224 62
   
26 US NATIONAL TEAM PREGAME (live) Sun 5/22/16 11:30 AM 11:47 AM 195 92
   21
35 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (live) Sun 5/22/16 7:00 PM 9:30 PM 151 68
   LA GALAXY/SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES
40 PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS (live) Tue 5/17/16 9:00 PM 11:03 PM 140 36
   MURAT GASSIEV/JORDAN SHIMMELL
43 TUF TALK Wed 5/18/16 11:00 PM 11:30 PM 124 68
   6
44 NHRA QUALIFYING Sun 5/22/16 6:00 AM 8:00 AM 113 46
   TOPEKA
46 AMSOIL ARENACROSS Sun 5/22/16 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 108 54
   LAS VEGAS
48 UEL PREGAME (live) Wed 5/18/16 2:00 PM 2:31 PM 100 57
   43
52 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 5/16/16 10:00 PM 11:00 PM 95 33
   ALPHA8 LAS VEGAS PART 4
59 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 5/16/16 9:00 PM 10:00 PM 83 33
   ALPHA8 LAS VEGAS PART 3
70 BUNDESLIGA RELEGATION (live) Thu 5/19/16 2:23 PM 4:30 PM 61 40
   PLAYOFF:FRANKFURT/NURNBERG
71 AMSOIL ARENACROSS Wed 5/18/16 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 58 26
   LAS VEGAS
83 GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN Wed 5/18/16 12:30 AM 1:00 AM 49 34
   49
92 NHRA PRO MOD SERIES Tue 5/17/16 7:00 AM 7:30 AM 44 28
   GAINESVILLE
92 STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOARD Sun 5/22/16 9:30 PM 11:00 PM 44 21
   BARCELONA
99 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Fri 5/20/16 2:30 AM 5:30 AM 40 21
   PORT ADELAIDE/WEST COAST EAGLES
104 BUNDESLIGA PREGAME (live) Thu 5/19/16 2:00 PM 2:23 PM 37 18
   57
108 GOTHAM TO GHANA Thu 5/19/16 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 35 12
   NEW YORK RIVALS JOURNEY TO AFRICA
117 RED BULL ACES WING SUIT Fri 5/20/16 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 27 5
   1
131 AMSOIL ARENACROSS Mon 5/16/16 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 18 5
   LAS VEGAS
142 AMSOIL ARENACROSS Fri 5/20/16 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 12 9
   LAS VEGAS
146 AMSOIL ARENACROSS Fri 5/20/16 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 9 5
   NAMPA
150 FORBES SPORTSMONEY Fri 5/20/16 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 6 3
   24

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS1 is up +150 percent (541,000 vs. 216,000) from one week earlier and up +149 percent (541,000 vs. 217,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS1 is down -6 percent (220,000 vs. 235,000) from one week earlier and up +139 percent (220,000 vs. 92,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

Viewership averages for the following FS1 programs of the week:

  • “Fox Sports Live with Jay and Dan” (FS1 May 16-20): 57,000 (28,000 adults 18-49)
  • “The Herd” (FS1 May 16-19): 42,000 (14,000 adults 18-49)
  • “The Herd” (FS2 May 18-19): 6,000 (3,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR Race Hub” (FS1 May 16-18): 160,000 (41,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NASCAR Race Hub Weekend Edition” (FS1 May 20): 234,000 (74,000 adults 18-49)
  • “MLB Whiparound” (FS1 May 16-20): 70,000 (36,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Best Thing I Herd” (FS1 May 16-17 & 19): 32,000 (15,000 adults 18-49)</li
  • “TMZ Sports” (May 16-20 late night): 54,000 (30,000 adults 18-49)
  • “TMZ Sports Weekend” (Late May 21/Early May 22 4:30 a.m.): 91,000 (29,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Ultimate Fighter” (May 18 10 p.m.): 361,000 (200,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Tuf Talk” (May 18 11 p.m.): 124,000 (68,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Garbage Time with Katie Nolan” (Late May 18/Early May 19 12:30 a.m.): 49,000 (34,000 adults 18-49)

Boxeo de Campeones: M. Gassiev vs. J. Shimmell (Fox Deportes, May 17 11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.) 42,000 viewers; 21,000 adults 18-49

Bundesliga: Frankfurt vs. J. Nurnberg (Fox Deportes, May 19 2:16-4:30 p.m.) 14,000 viewers; 10,000 adults 18-49

Copa FA Final: Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United (Fox Deportes, May 21 12:18-3:26 p.m.) 142,000 viewers; 76,000 adults 18-49

Copa Libertadores Quarterfinal: Indep de Valle vs. Pumas (Fox Deportes, May 17 8:32-11:00 p.m.) 250,000 viewers; 154,000 adults 18-49
Copa Libertadores Quarterfinal: Atl Miniero vs. São Paulo (Fox Deportes, May 18 8:27-11:07 p.m.) 46,000 viewers; 23,000 adults 18-49
Copa Libertadores Quarterfinal: Boca Jrs vs. Nacional (Fox Deportes, May 19 7:00-9:31 p.m.) 120,000 viewers; 71,000 adults 18-49
Copa Libertadores Quarterfinal: Atl Nacional vs. Rosario Central (Fox Deportes, May 19 9:31 p.m.-12:03 a.m.) 109,000 viewers; 40,000 adults 18-49

FIA Formula E: Berlin, Germany (Fox Deportes, Late May 21/Early May 22 2:00-4:00 a.m.) 3,000 viewers; 1,000 adults 18-49

Fútbol Internacional Amistoso: Inglaterra vs. Turquia (Fox Deportes, May 22 12:00-2:25 p.m.) 97,000 viewers; 47,000 adults 18-49

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs at San Francisco (Fox Deportes, May 21 7:00-10:37 p.m.) 54,000 viewers; 17,000 adults 18-49

Major League Soccer: New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls (Fox Deportes, May 21 3:26-5:59 p.m.) 41,000 viewers; 22,000 adults 18-49
Major League Soccer: LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes (Fox Deportes, May 22 7:01-9:34 p.m.) 59,000 viewers; 30,000 adults 18-49

Ultimate Fighter (Fox Deportes, May 16 10:00-11:00 p.m.) 13,000 viewers; 10,000 adults 18-49

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Fox Sports 2 Top 10 (and Select) Programs

VIEWER
RANK
PROGRAM DATE START
TIME
END
TIME
VIEWERS
(000)
A18-49
(000)
1 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY (live) Sun 5/22/16 12:00 PM 2:30 PM 83 35
   ENGLAND/TURKEY
2 MONSTER JAM Sun 5/22/16 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 68 19
   77:INSIDE MONSTER JAM BEHIND THE SCENES
3 UFC RELOADED Sat 5/21/16 5:00 PM 8:00 PM 60 18
   134:SILVA/OKAMI
4 UFC PPV PRELIMS Fri 5/20/16 11:00 PM 1:00 AM 54 27
   198:WERDUM/MIOCIC
5 UFC FS1 FIGHT NIGHT Mon 5/16/16 4:00 PM 7:00 PM 51 16
   SWANSON/STEPHENS
6 UFC RELOADED Fri 5/20/16 8:00 PM 11:00 PM 46 8
   68:SYLVIA/COUTURE
7 FA CUP FINAL Sun 5/22/16 2:30 PM 4:30 PM 44 19
   CRYSTAL PALACE/MAN UTD
8 UFC FS1 FIGHT NIGHT Tue 5/17/16 6:00 AM 9:00 AM 40 4
   EDGAR/FABER
9 UFC UNLEASHED Fri 5/20/16 1:00 AM 2:00 AM 38 13
   UFC FEATHERWEIGHTS
10 UFC RELOADED Wed 5/18/16 6:00 PM 8:00 PM 37 15
   FIGHT NIGHT BERLIN:JEDRZEJCZYK/PENNE
12 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 5/16/16 8:00 PM 9:00 PM 34 10
   BESTBET BOUNTY SCRAMBLE PART 3
23 FA CUP FINAL (delay) Sat 5/21/16 8:00 PM 10:00 PM 26 7
   CRYSTAL PALACE/MAN UTD
26 FORMULA E:SOUND OF FUTURE Sun 5/22/16 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 24 2
   PARIS III
36 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL LEAGUE (live) Fri 5/20/16 6:00 AM 8:31 AM 19 10
   HAWTHORN/SYDNEY SWANS
40 FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING Sat 5/21/16 8:30 AM 9:30 AM 18 1
   BERLIN
49 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER (delay) Sat 5/21/16 10:00 PM 12:00 AM 16 8
   NEW YORK CITY FC/NEW YORK RED BULLS
55 FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP HIGHLIGHTS Thu 5/19/16 7:30 PM 8:30 PM 14 3
   SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS
55 WORLD POKER TOUR Mon 5/16/16 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 14 4
   BESTBET BOUNTY SCRAMBLE PART 2
57 FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONS (live) Sat 5/21/16 9:30 AM 11:01 AM 13 6
   BERLIN
57 UEL FULL TIME (live) Wed 5/18/16 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 13 6
   13
63 NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE (live) Sat 5/21/16 12:00 AM 2:06 AM 12 8
   PANTHERS/TITANS
73 WORLD POKER TOUR Thu 5/19/16 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 10 1
   BESTBET BOUNTY SCRAMBLE PART 3
92 COLLEGE BASEBALL: BIG EAST (live) Sat 5/21/16 12:00 PM 2:25 PM 6 1
   CREIGHTON/ST JOHNS
105 LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR Tue 5/17/16 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 4 1
   1
105 NATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE (live) Thu 5/19/16 6:00 AM 8:00 AM 4 4
   RABBITOHS/DRAGONS
114 LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR Tue 5/17/16 12:30 PM 2:00 PM 2 0
   2

In total viewership for its entire week in Prime Time (8 p.m. to 11 p.m.), FS2 is up +23 percent (27,000 vs. 22,000) from one week earlier and down -10 percent (27,000 vs. 30,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

In total viewership for its entire week in Total Day (6 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.), FS2 is about even (19,000 vs. 19,000) from one week earlier and up +27 percent (19,000 vs. 15,000) from the same week one year ago (May 18-24, 2015).

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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