Florida-LSU TV Viewers Up from 2015


ESPN2’s broadcast of the No 1 rank Florida Gators win over the 7th rank LSU Tigers on Saturday afternoon drew 250,000 viewers according to SportsTVRatings.com 

The Gators-Tigers telecast which was the first telecast  this season on ESPN2 went up against stiff competition of the likes of UConn Women’s Basketball Sweet 16 matchup with Mississippi State which aired on ESPN at the same time.

The Gators -Tigers  numbers are up from last season’s 1st ESPN2 telecast between Florida and the Alabama Crimson  Tide which garnered 188,000 viewers in similar time slot against Women’s Tournament 1 year ago. Florida-LSU regular season games last season aired on SEC Network which does not released publically TV viewers numbers.scarborough

ESPN2’s Saturday night game between the Texas Longhorns and Baylor Bears won in dramatic fashion  by the Bears garnered 164,000 viewers. The Longhorns-Bears game was the first game called this season by Adam Amin and Amanda Scarborough team.

Among the competition that College Softball had more viewers then included the NCAA Lacrosse and Hockey Tournament games, The LPGA Tour’s Kia Classic, and Spring Training Major League Baseball games.

ESPNU’s telecast of Mississippi Valley State and Texas Southern which aired on ESPNU on Thursday afternoon garnered 44,000 viewers.

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU Softball Schedule

Date Time (ET) Game Network
March 18 7 p.m. No. 16 Tennessee at No. 1 Florida ESPNU-  74K
March 24 5 p.m. Mississippi Valley State at Texas Southern ESPNU-44K
March 26 Noon  Florida at  LSU ESPN2-250K
  9 p.m.  Texas at  Baylor ESPN2-164K
April 2 Noon  Alabama at  Florida ESPNU
  10:30 p.m. UCLA at  Oregon ESPNU
April 3 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Mississippi State ESPNU
April 8 7 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Winthrop ESPNU
April 9 Noon  Texas A&M at  Tennessee ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. NC State at  Florida State ESPNU
  6 p.m.  Kentucky at LSU ESPN2
  7:30 p.m.  Georgia at  Missouri ESPNU
April 10 3 p.m.  Oklahoma at  Baylor ESPN2
  4 p.m. NC State at  Florida State ESPNU
April 16 1 p.m.  Tennessee at  Georgia ESPN2
  3 p.m.  Texas at  Oklahoma ESPN2
April 23 2 p.m.  Georgia at  Auburn ESPNU
  4:30 p.m.  Oklahoma at  Tennessee ESPNU
  5 p.m.  UCLA at  Arizona ESPN2
April 24 3:30 p.m. Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPNU
  5 p.m.  UCLA at  Arizona ESPN2
April 25 7 p.m.  Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPNU
April 27 6 p.m. Long Beach State at Cal State Fullerton ESPNU
  10:30 p.m. Long Beach State at Cal State Fullerton ESPNU*
April 28 4 p.m. Bethune-Cookman at Florida A&M ESPNU
April 30 7 p.m.  LSU at Arkansas ESPNU
  8 p.m.  Auburn at  Tennessee ESPN2
May 1 3 p.m.  Arizona at  Oregon ESPN2
  5 p.m. UCF at USF ESPNU
  7 p.m.  Auburn at Tennessee ESPNU
May 7 Noon  Georgia at  Alabama ESPN
  1 p.m.  Texas A&M at  Auburn ESPNU
  3 p.m. South Carolina at  Missouri ESPNU
May 13 3 p.m. SEC Tournament ESPNU
  5:30 p.m. SEC Tournament ESPNU
May 14 Noon American Championship ESPN
  2 p.m. ACC Championship ESPN
  5 p.m. SEC Championship ESPN
May 15 10 a.m. SWAC Softball Championship ESPNU**

*Live on ESPN3 at 8:30 p.m.
**Live on ESPN3 on May 14 at 3 p.m.

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