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CBS earned a 1.8 overnight rating for the final round of the PGA Tour Greenbrier Classic yesterday afternoon, which saw Angel Cabrera win by two strokes over George McNeill. That figure is up from a 1.2 overnight for CBS' Sunday coverage last year, which had rain delays. The end of the final round last year went over to Golf Channel from 6:00-8:53pm ET.
BIKE PATH: NBCSN drew a 0.3 overnight for live coverage of Stage 1 of the Tour de France on Saturday morning, up from a 0.2 overnight last year. NBC also earned a 0.4 overnight for Stage 1 highlights on Saturday afternoon, while Stage 2 highlights yesterday afternoon drew a 0.5 overnight.
NOTES: The Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Friday afternoon drew a 0.3 overnight in its first year on ESPNews, down sharply from a 0.9 overnight on ESPN2 last year....ESPN drew a 0.8 overnight for the MLB All-Star Selection Show last night from 6:00-7:00pm, down slightly from a 0.9 rating on Fox last year.
The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts on broadcast TV over the weekend.
TELECASTDATENETTIME (ET)RATING FIFA World Cup quarterfinal: Argentina-Belgium7/5ABC12:00-2:00pmn/a "SportsCenter"7/5ABC2:00-3:00pm2.0 Wimbledon: Ladies' Final: Petra Kvitova d. Genie Bouchard (replay)7/5ABC3:00-6:00pm0.7 "Faldo Series: The Time Is Now"7/5CBS2:30-3:00pm0.3 PGA Tour: Greenbrier Classic: Third Round7/5CBS3:00-6:00pm1.1 MLB: (regional)7/5Fox7:00-10:15pm1.6 Tour de France: Stage 1 highlights7/5NBC2:00-3:00pm0.4 AMA Motocross7/5NBC3:00-4:00pm0.4 World Series of Fighting7/5NBC4:00-6:00pm0.5 Wimbledon: Gentlemen's Final: Novak Djokovic d. Roger Federer (replay)7/6ABC3:00-6:00pm0.7 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing7/6CBS2:00-3:00pm0.3 PGA Tour: Greenbrier Classic: Final Round7/6CBS3:00-6:00pm1.8 Red Bull Signature Series: Mint 400 (off-road racing)7/6NBC2:00-4:00pm0.4 Tour de France: Stage 2 highlights7/6NBC4:00-6:00pm0.5