Top sports programs of the week
Here are the highest rated TV programs from the week of Feb. 2-8, 2009, according to The Nielsen Co.
Here are the most-watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:
Top Sports Telecasts from Feb. 2-8, 2009
|NBC||Feb. 8||4:30 p.m.||NFL Pro Bowl||8,797,625|
|Fox||Feb. 7||8:30 p.m.||NASCAR Budweiser Shoot-Out||8,262,667|
|ABC||Feb. 8||3:37 p.m.||NBA: Lakers vs. Cavaliers||6,076,885|
|TNT||Feb. 5||8:16 p.m.||NBA: Lakers vs. Celtics||4,310,547|
|Fox||Feb. 8||1 p.m.||NASCAR Daytona 500 qualifying||3,612,507|
|ABC||Feb. 8||12:59 p.m.||NBA: Spurs vs. Celtics||3,582,577|
|CBS||Feb. 8||3:07 p.m.||PGA Buick Invitational||2,966,949|
|TNT||Feb. 5||8 p.m.||NBA pregame show||2,166,677|
|ESPN||Feb. 4||9:05 p.m.||Men's college basketball: Duke vs. Clemson||2,013,046|
|ESPN||Feb. 7||6:17 p.m.||Men's college basketball: Michigan vs. Connecticut||1,674,951|
The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Feb. 2-8, 2009, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts and Ultimate Fighting (MMA) telecasts.Copyrighted data of The Nielsen Co. Reprinted with permission. Unauthorized reproduction and use strictly prohibited. Source: Nielsen Co.
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