Last Weekend’s Most Watched Live Sports Events

What: Follow the weekend’s ratings through the live sports top 25 ranking! Here is a quick look at what people watched over the past weekend.

Which sport drew the biggest audience?

Although the encounter between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins was the most watched match during the weekend, with 1.7 million viewers, the Augusta Golf Masters was the most tuned sports event. More than 5 million viewers saw the tournament.

What broadcaster drew the biggest audience?

Golf Channel was the most watched during the weekend. The Augusta Golf Masters had slightly more than 5 million viewers.

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What else is relevant?

The UFC fight between John Son and Cormier, broadcast by Fox Sports, made it to the top ten, with 723,000 viewers.

Program Episode Network Start End Total Viewers (000) Viewers Age 18-49 (000) Day of the game
1 MLB SUNDAY NIGHT L MIAMI/NEW YORK METS ESPN 8:00 p.m. 10:58 p.m. 1.737 753 Sun
2 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 928 214 Sat
3 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 901 200 Sat
4 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 871 249 Sun
5 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 806 238 Sun
6 UFC PPV PRELIMS L 210:CORMIER/JOHNSON 2 FOX SPORTS 1 8:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. 723 357 Sat
7 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 649 222 Sun
8 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 538 146 Sat
9 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 506 142 Sat
10 NCAA HOCKEY CHAMP L MINNESOTA DULUTH/DENVER ESPN 8:00 p.m. 11:11 p.m. 467 198 Sat
11 NBA REGULAR SEASON L HOUSTON/SACRAMENTO NBA-TV 6:24 p.m. 8:22 p.m. 453 194 Sun
12 NASCAR RACEDAY L TEXAS FOX SPORTS 1 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 435 91 Sun
13 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L MALAGA VS. BARCELONA BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 2:35 p.m. 4:47 p.m. 431 265 Sat
14 PREMIER LEAGUE L MANCHESTER UNITED/SUNDERLAND NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:24 a.m. 10:29 a.m. 420 231 Sun
15 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 412 180 Sun
16 PREMIER LEAGUE L LEICESTER/EVERTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 a.m. 1:03 p.m. 387 209 Sun
17 USA SOCCER WOMEN L UNITED STATES/RUSSIA ESPN 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 384 212 Sun
18 LIVE FROM MASTERS GOLF CHANNEL 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 378 99 Sat
19 MLB REGULAR SEASON L NEW YORK YANKEES/BALTIMORE ORIOLES FOX SPORTS 1 4:00 p.m. 7:43 p.m. 360 93 Sat
20 LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-L REAL MADRID VS. ATLETICO MADRID BEIN SPORT ESPANOL 10:04 a.m. 12:16 p.m. 347 203 Sat
21 NBA REGULAR SEASON L MINNESOTA/LA LAKERS NBA-TV 9:29 p.m. 11:54 p.m. 347 143 Sun
22 COLL FTBL SPRING GAME L FLORIDA STATE SPRING GAME ESPN 3:00 p.m. 5:40 p.m. 335 202 Sat
23 NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY L TEXAS FOX SPORTS 1 10:30 a.m. 11:31 a.m. 311 65 Sat
24 LIGA MX L SANTOS / PACHUCA UNIVISION DEPORTES 6:36 p.m. 9:03 p.m. 298 177 Sun
25 LIGA MX L CRUZ AZUL / MONARCAS UNIVISION DEPORTES 5:57 p.m. 7:55 p.m. 293 177 Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com ("All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen")


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