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SBD/August 13, 2012/Research and RatingsPrint All
Overnight ratings for sports coverage over the weekend were led by the London Games and PGA Championship. ESPN earned a 2.7 overnight for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finger Lakes 355 yesterday from 1:00-4:00pm ET, while the net's Braves-Mets "Sunday Night Baseball" earned a 1.0 overnight up against the Closing Ceremony from London.
The chart below lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports telecasts on broadcast TV.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RAT. NASCAR Nationwide Series: Zippo 200 at The Glen8/11ABC2:30-5:00pm1.2 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby (repeat)8/11CBS1:00-2:00pm0.3 PGA Championship: Third Round8/11CBS2:00-7:00pm2.3 The Alt Games: College Action Sports Championship8/12CBS1:00-2:00pmn/a PGA Championship: Final Round8/12CBS2:00-7:15pm3.9