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Top 15 Cable Sports Events: October 15 - 16, 2016

Major League Baseball tops the sports weekend list, taking the top three spots, with the three LCS games played over the weekend. The Sunday night game 2 of the NLCS was the #1 sports contest, collecting a 2.1 rating in Adults 18-49, along with 7.3 million total viewers. The previous night's NLCS game is #2, with over 5.9 million viewers.

College Football is the main draw of sports fans on the weekend, taking 9 of the top 15 spots. ESPN claimed seven of those games, with FS1 presenting the other two.

Surprisingly, the WNBC Championship game, featuring Minnesota vs LA, ranked11th overall, with over 500,000 viewers. It was pitted against both the Cubs vs Dodgers game and NBC's Sunday Night Football.

Rank Day Show Net Time P2* A18-49
1 Sun NLCS: LA v CHI Game 2 FS1 8:00 PM 7,291 2.1
2 Sat NLCS: LA v CHI Game 1 FS1 8:01 PM 5,924 1.6
3 Sat ALCS: TOR v CLE Game 2 TBS 4:00 PM 2,608 0.6
4 Sat NCAA Football: O'MISS v ARK ESPN 7:04 PM 2,540 0.8
5 Sat NCAA Football: KAN St. v OK ESPN 12:00 PM 1,775 0.5
6 Sat NCAA Football: UCLA v WASH St. ESPN 10:54 PM 1,311 0.4
7 Sat NCAA Football: WAKE v FL St. ESPN 3:30 PM 961 0.3
8 Sat NCAA Football: WV/TEX T FS1 11:59 AM 834 0.3
9 Sat NCAA Football: IOWA v PUR ESPN2 12:00 PM 631 0.2
10 Sun LIGA MX: PUEB v GUAD UND 6:52 PM 550 0.3
11 Sun WNBA Champ: MIN V LA ESPN 8:30 PM 513 0.1
12 Sat LIGA MX: USA v TIJ UND 9:55 PM 464 0.2
13 Sat NCAA Football:: TUL v HOU ESPN2 7:20 PM 454 0.1
14 Sat NCAA Football: ESPN2 4:02 PM 449 0.1
15 Sat NCAA Football: KAN v BAY FS1 3:44 PM 364 0.1
* viewership (,000)

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