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[08/07/12 - 03:36 PM]
Team USA Men's Basketball & Women's Soccer Power NBC Sports Network to Most-Watched Total Day Ever
NBC Sports Network spins the numbers for Monday, August 6.

[via press release from NBC Sports Network]

TEAM USA MEN'S BASKETBALL & WOMEN'S SOCCER POWER NBC SPORTS NETWORK TO MOST-WATCHED TOTAL DAY EVER

3.33 Million Watch Team USA Men's Basketball Defeat Argentina

Team USA Women's Soccer OT Victory vs. Canada Watched by 2.92 Million

Women's Soccer Gold Medal Final: USA vs. Japan, Thursday at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network

LONDON - August 7, 2012 - Powered by victories from Team USA men's basketball and women's soccer, NBC Sports Network scored its most-watched total day ever yesterday -- Monday, August 6 -- by averaging 956,00 viewers (0.63 HH rating; 6-3 a.m. ET).

Strictly for its Olympic coverage, which aired from 4 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network averaged 1.21 million viewers (0.80 HH rating) on Monday, its best ever for that daypart. From 2:45-7 p.m. ET -- when both games aired back to back -- NBC Sports Network averaged 3.06 million viewers (1.94 HH rating), also the best ever for that particular daypart on the channel.

After leading by only one point at halftime, 60-59, Team USA pulled away to defeat Argentina, 126-97, in a men's basketball game that was watched by 3.33 million viewers (2.14 HH rating) on NBC Sports Network (5:30-7 p.m. ET), the channel's highest viewership average ever for that particular daypart.

Prior to the men's basketball victory, Team USA's women's soccer team won a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory against Canada. The game was watched by 2.92 million viewers (1.84 HH rating) on NBC Sports Network from 2:45-5:30 p.m. ET, the best ever for that daypart on the channel. The 5-5:30 p.m. ET half-hour, which was when Alex Morgan scored the game-winning goal, was watched by 3.84 million viewers, making it the most-watched half-hour of the Olympics to date on NBC Sports Network.

NBC Sports Network ranked as the No. 1 cable network in viewers during both games.

On Wednesday night, Team USA men's basketball faces Australia in the quarterfinal at 5:15 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. On Thursday, NBC Sports Network hosts the women's soccer gold medal final between Team USA and Japan at 2:45 p.m. ET.





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