ESPN’s Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records

ESPN’s Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records

ESPN’s Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records

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ESPN’s Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records

ESPN’s Ryder Cup Telecast Sets Cable Ratings, Viewership Records

ESPN’s telecast of the first-day matches in the 39th Ryder Cup on Friday, September 28, set records as cable’s highest-rated and most-viewed telecast of the event on record.

With the telecast airing 11.5 hours from 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN earned an average household coverage rating of 1.7 (1.5 U.S. rating) and an average of 1,679,359 viewers, according to the Nielsen Company. The rating peaked at a 2.5 in the 6-7 p.m. range.

The highest previous Ryder Cup first-day average cable rating on record was a 1.6 on the USA Network for the 2004 event. That telecast averaged 1,394,064 viewers.

The Ryder Cup was held at Medinah Country Club in Chicago. The every-other-year event was staged in Wales in 2010 and the first-day matches aired earlier in the day due to the time difference, averaging a 0.7 household coverage rating. ESPN first telecast the Ryder Cup in 2008.

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