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Final Ratings: ESPN Sees Spike For College Hoops; Liga MX Boosts Univision Deportes

ESPN has averaged 1.37 million viewers for its men’s college basketball games through Jan. 9, up 25% from the same period last year. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU also have combined to average 413,000 viewers for 249 men’s games to date this season, up 4%. Michigan State-Kentucky on Nov. 12 remains ESPN’s top college basketball audience this season to date with 4.0 million viewers, also marking the net’s second-best non-conference game ever (ESPN).

MX MARKS THE SPOT: Univision Deportes Network’s Liga MX telecasts saw viewership grow 25% in ’13, while sister station UniMas saw viewership grow 16%. Univision Deportes also was the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in primetime in ’13 (Univision).

The charts below list final ratings from recent sports telecasts.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RAT.
VIEWERS (000)
AFC Divisional Playoff: Chargers-Broncos
1/12
CBS
4:40-7:59pm
23.1
41,211
NFC Divisional Playoff: 49ers-Panthers
1/12
Fox
1:00-4:45pm
19.9
33,300
AFC Divisional Playoff: Patriots-Colts
1/11
CBS
8:15-11:28pm
17.8
31,694
NFC Divisional Playoff: Saints-Seahawks
1/11
Fox
4:30-7:45pm
18.1
31,100
"The NFL Today"
1/12
CBS
4:00-4:40pm
9.5
16,178
"The NFL Today"
1/11
CBS
7:30-8:12pm
6.3
11,014
"Fox NFL Special"
1/11
Fox
3:30-4:30pm
4.8
n/a
"Fox NFL Sunday"
1/12
Fox
12:00-1:00pm
4.3
n/a
U.S. Figure Skating Championships
1/11
NBC
8:00-11:00pm
2.7
4,183
U.S. Figure Skating Championships
1/11
NBC
3:00-6:00pm
1.5
2,208
U.S. Figure Skating Championships
1/12
NBC
3:00-5:00pm
1.4
2,075
"NFL Game Changers"
1/11
CBS
2:30-3:30pm
1.1
1,638
College Basketball: Kentucky-Vanderbilt
1/11
CBS
3:30-6:00pm
0.9
1,390
College Basketball: Iowa-Ohio State
1/12
CBS
1:30-4:00pm
0.9
1,285
EPL: Manchester United-Swansea City
1/11
NBC
12:30-3:00pm
0.7
1,101
Liga MX: Chivas de Guadalajara-Chiapas
1/12
UniMas
5:50-8:00pm
0.5
886
Liga MX: Cruz Azul-Santos Laguna
1/11
Univision
5:55-8:00pm
0.4
752
"World of X Games: 2014 Snowboard Preview"
1/11
ABC
3:00-4:00pm
0.5
747
Liga MX: Tijuana-Club America
1/10
Azateca
10:27pm-12:40am
0.4
729
"ESPN Sports Saturday"
1/11
ABC
4:00-6:00pm
0.5
722
USSA: Sprint U.S. Grand Prix
1/12
NBC
1:00-3:00pm
0.5
657
Liga MX: Leon-Atlas
1/11
Telemundo
9:00-11:01pm
0.3
647
"PGA Tour 2014"
1/12
NBC
12:30-1:00pm
0.3
385
TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RAT.
VIEWERS (000)
BCS National Championship: Florida State-Auburn
1/6
ESPN
8:30pm-12:10am
14.4
25,572
NBA: Heat-Knicks
1/9
TNT
8:16-10:43pm
2.0
3,144
"College GameDay"
1/6
ESPN
6:00-8:00pm
1.6
2,634
NBA: Heat-Nets
1/10
ESPN
8:04-11:12pm
1.6
2,485
College Basketball: Ohio State-Michigan State
1/7
ESPN
9:02-11:27pm
1.5
2,305
"Sunday NFL Countdown"
1/12
ESPN
10:00am-1:00pm
1.3
1,783
NBA: Thunder-Nuggets
1/9
TNT
10:43pm-1:15am
1.2
1,709
College Basketball: North Carolina-Syracuse
1/11
ESPN
12:00-1:49pm
1.2
1,704
NBA: Lakers-Clippers
1/10
ESPN
11:12pm-1:15am
1.1
1,524
College Basketball: Kansas State-Kansas
1/11
ESPN
2:03-4:04pm
1.0
1,390

 

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