Jim Irsay's Trial Postponed MLB Unveils Players For Japan Series DGS, GK Rolling Out Liukin Products Camera Helmet Gaining Traction 49ers Re-Sodding Levi's Stadium Leiweke Plans To Leave MLSE In June '15 NASCAR Assigns Phelps, O'Donnell To Top Posts In N.C. Cavs, Indians Get Public Funds Approved Longtime NFL Ref Avoided Redskins Games Classified Advertisements
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