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Overnight Ratings: IndyCar Sees Slight Bump For Road Race; NASCAR/Dover Down Slightly

ABC on Saturday afternoon drew a 0.8 overnight rating for the Verizon IndyCar Series Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a slight uptick from a 0.7 for the race last year. The inaugural road race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in '14 drew a 0.9 overnight. Meanwhile, FS1 yesterday drew a 2.2 overnight for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race from Dover. The race aired in late May last year, drawing a 2.3 rating on the cable net.

The chart below lists overnight ratings from weekend sports telecasts on broadcast TV.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RATING
"World of X Games: Real Street 2016"
5/14
ABC
2:30-3:30pm
0.4
Verizon IndyCar Series:
Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis
5/14
ABC
3:30-6:00pm
0.8
PBR: Last Cowboy Standing (Las Vegas)
5/14
CBS
4:00-6:00pm
0.6
"Bundesliga Match Day"
5/14
Fox
9:00-9:30am
0.6
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich-Hannover
5/14
Fox
9:30-11:30am
0.5
NASCAR Xfinity Series:
Ollie's Bargain Outlet 200 (Dover)
5/14
Fox
2:15-4:45pm
1.1
PGA Tour: The Players Championship: Third Round
5/14
NBC
2:00-7:45pm
2.3
Invictus Games
5/15
ABC
2:00-3:00pm
0.6
"NBA Countdown"
5/15
ABC
3:00-3:30pm
1.3
NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals:
Raptors-Heat: Game 7
5/15
ABC
3:30-6:30pm
4.4
EPL: Swansea City-Manchester City
5/15
NBC
10:00am-12:15pm
0.6
"EPL Goal Zone"
5/15
NBC
12:15-2:00pm
0.4
PGA Tour: The Players Championship: Final Round
5/15
NBC
2:00-7:00pm
3.1