Sports Ratings Report for Week of May 6-12

Sports Ratings Highlights for Week of May 6-12: THE PLAYERS Championship Edition

Numbers compiled from a variety of sources, including TV by the Numbers, The Futon Critic, Sports Media Watch, and Son of the Bronx.

Vwr (mil)

HH

18-49

Net

THE PLAYERS Championship:
Final Round

7.6

5.0

NBC

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Heat @ Bulls, Game 3

6.615

4.2

2.8

ESPN

NASCAR: Southern 500

5.9

3.8

FOX

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Knicks @ Pacers, Game 3

5.3

3.5

ABC

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Spurs @ Warriors, Game 4

5.3

3.4

ABC

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Bulls @ Heat, Game 1

5.537

2.4

TNT

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Warriors @ Spurs, Game 1

5.457

2.5

TNT

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Spurs @ Warriors, Game 3

5.437

3.6

2.4

ESPN

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Warriors @ Spurs, Game 2

5.314

2.4

TNT

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Bulls @ Heat, Game 2

5.286

2.3

TNT

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Grizzlies @ Thunder, Game 2

4.752

2.1

TNT

NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Pacers @ Knicks, Game 2

3.743

1.6

TNT

NBA Western Conference Semifinals:
Thunder @ Grizzlies, Game 3

3.373

2.3

ESPN

Top 20 Most-Viewed Sports Events for Week of April 8-14: The Masters Edition

These numbers are delayed a month to wait for SportsBusiness Daily’s ratings roundup to come out of the paywall. Other numbers from the same sources as before. Numbers in gray interpolated based on the rest of the chart.

Vwr (mil)

HH

18-49

Time

Net

1

NCAA Basketball Championship Game:
Louisville v. Michigan

23.43

14.0

8.4

4/8 9:30 PM

CBS

2

The Masters: Final Round

14.72

9.4

3.6

4/14 2:00 PM

CBS

3

The Masters: Third Round

8.5

5.8

4/13 3:00 PM

CBS

4

NASCAR: NRA 500

6.269

3.8

4/13 7:49 PM

FOX

5

The Masters: Second Round

4.196

3.0

1.0

4/12 3:00 PM

ESPN

6

NCAA Women’s Basketball Champ.:
Connecticut v. Louisville

3.206

2.0

0.8

4/9 8:30 PM

ESPN

7

NBA: Bulls @ Heat

3.009

2.1

4/14 1:00 PM

ABC

8

The Masters: First Round

2.851

2.0

0.7

4/11 3:00 PM

ESPN

9

MLB: Regional coverage
(main game: Braves @ Nationals)

2.5

1.8

4/13 4:00 PM

FOX

10

Sunday Night Baseball:
Orioles @ Yankees

2.162

1.5

0.6

4/14 8:00 PM

ESPN

11

NBA: Knicks @ Bulls

2.136

1.5

0.9

4/11 8:16 PM

TNT

12

The Ultimate Fighter Finale

1.705

0.9

4/13 9:00 PM

FX

13

NBA: Thunder @ Warriors

1.661

1.2

0.8

4/11 11:05 PM

TNT

14

Masters Playoffs

1.6

1.1

4/13 2:00 PM

CBS

15

NASCAR Nationwide Series:
O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

1.534

1.0

0.4

4/12 8:37 PM

ESPN2

16

Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta

1.5

1.0

4/14 1:00 PM

CBS

17

NBA: Spurs @ Nuggets

1.272

0.9

0.6

4/10 10:36 PM

ESPN

18

NBA: Celtics @ Nets

1.194

0.9

0.5

4/10 8:05 PM

ESPN

19

The Ultimate Fighter 17, Semifinals:
Samman v. Gastelum/Andrews v. Hall

1.09

0.6

4/9 9:00 PM

FX

20

AMA Supercross

1.0

0.7

4/14 12:00 PM

CBS

21

(Liga MX: Leon v. Club America)

0.975

0.5

4/13 9:00 PM

Telm’do

22

Blue Grass Stakes

0.935

0.7

4/13 4:30 PM

NBC

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