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Top Sports Shows, January 21-27

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February 1st, 2008

Tiger Woods' Buick PGA Win Sunday Tops Sports

tigerwoods.jpegThe gulf between the TV popularity of NFL football and every other sport was evident as Tiger Woods' Sunday win at the Buick PGA tournament lead all sports shows with just 6.2 million average viewers for the week of January 21-27, 2008.

RANK PROGRAMS Network Persons Live+SD (000) HH Rating Live+SD
1 BUICK INV PGA GOLF-SUN-01/27 CBS 6,193 4.2
2 US FIG SKTG CHMP-SAT PRIM-01/26 NBC 5,184 3.3
3 Friday Night Smackdown CW 4,880 2.7
4 US FIG SKTG CHMP-SUN PRIM-01/27 NBC 4,788 3.1
5 NBA ON ABC-SUN 2 ABC 4,051 2.8
6 BUICK INV PGA GOLF-SAT-01/26 CBS 3,761 2.7
7 NBA ON ABC-SUN 1 ABC 2,577 1.8
8 NBC SPORTS SPECIAL 1/26 NBC 2,516 1.7
9 WINTER X GAMES 12-01/26 ABC 1,790 1.3
10 NCAA Basketball-SUN-1 CBS 1,640 1.2
11 NBC SPORTS SPECIAL 1/27 NBC 1,613 1.0
12 NCAA Basketball-SAT-1 CBS 1,601 1.2
13 GMC NBA COUNTDOWN-SUN ABC 1,446 1.0
14 ROLEX 24 HRS OF DAYTONA-01/26 FOX 1,272 0.9
15 CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR-SU CBS 1,184 0.8
16 NBC SPORTS SPECIAL 1/27 NBC 1,111 0.7
17 FUTBOL LIGA MEXICANA SUN UNI 875 0.5
18 POKER AFTER DARK MO-SAT NBC 801 0.7
19 REPUBLICA DEPORTIVA SUN UNI 705 0.5
20 SOLO BOXEO TECATE FRI TF 530 0.3

Normally, our Sports Ratings combine both Broadcast and Cable sports, but this week there could be cable sports shows missing from our list because of incomplete cable data.

Nielsen Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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