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February 22, 2016
 

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 2.20-21.2016

  • SumoMe

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday February 20 and Sunday February 21, 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same calendar weekend last year.

NBA

Saturday
2.64 rating ABC 8:30 pm GS Warriors at LA Clippers
Sunday
2.75 rating ABC 3:30 pm CLE Cavaliers at OKC Thunder
n/a rating ESPN 8:00 pm LA Lakers at CHI Bulls

College Basketball

Saturday
0.96 rating CBS 1:00 pm Miami at North Carolina
0.40 rating FOX 12:00 pm Xavier at Georgetown
0.52 rating FOX 2:30 pm Butler at Villanova
Sunday
1.38 rating CBS 1:00 pm Michigan at Maryland

Golf

PGA: Northern Trust Open (Pacific Palisades, CA)
1.52 rating CBS 3:00 pm Saturday Third Round
2.77 rating CBS 3:10 pm Sunday Final Round

Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
6.14 rating FOX 1:30 pm Sunday Daytona 500

NASCAR Xfinity Series
1.32 rating FS1 3:30 pm PowerShares QQQ 300 (Daytona Beach, FL)

INDYCAR
Returns soon

FORMULA ONE
Returns soon

Soccer

Premier League
n/a

FA Cup
Saturday
n/a rating FS1 7:30 am Arsenal vs Hull

CONCACAF
Sunday
0.21 rating NBCSN 10:00 pm USA vs Canada

NHL

Sunday
0.79 rating NBC 12:30 pm PIT Penguins at BUF Sabres
1.24 rating NBC 3:30 pm CHI Blackhawks at MIN Wild
0.53 rating NBCSN 7:00 pm DET Red Wings at NY Rangers

Other

Figure Skating
0.93 rating NBC 4:00 pm Saturday Four Continents Championships

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.