Packers-Cowboys Thriller posts best overnight rating for a divisional NFL playoff game in 20 years (Updated)

Per Fox Sports the Green Bay Packers down-to-the-wire win over the Dallas Cowboys averaged a 28.2/48 overnight rating/share. That just means on average 28.2% of the households in the 56 metered markets were tuned-in to the game and on average 48% of the people watching TV in those markets at the time were watching the game. Fox says that’s the best overnight rating for a divisional NFL playoff game on…

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Pistons-Warriors, Bulls-Knicks top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday January 12, 2017

  Please [email protected] Twitter because I tweet stuff there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday January 12, 2017: (includes top-10 for all cable shows) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note: viewership…

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Cavaliers-Trail Blazers, Grizzlies-Thunder top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Wednesday January 11, 2017

  Please [email protected] Twitter because I tweet stuff there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday Wednesday January 11, 2017: (includes top-10 for all cable shows) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note:…

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WWE Smackdown Live, Kentucky-Vanderbilt, Indiana-Maryland top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Tuesday January 10, 2017

  Please [email protected] Twitter because I tweet stuff there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday January 10, 2017: (includes top-10 for all cable shows) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note:…

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Clemson-Alabama CFP Championship tops cable sports TV ratings for Monday January 9, 2017

  Please [email protected] Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday January 9, 2017: (includes top-10 for all cable shows) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. – All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen)…

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NFL Countdown, NFL Insiders, NFL Primetime top cable sports TV ratings for Sunday January 8, 2017

  Please [email protected] Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday January 8, 2017: (includes overall cable top-10) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are  easier to read/scroll through if you tilt your phone to landscape orientation. — All data ©Nielsen (data provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen)…

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Raiders-Texans, SportsCenter, NFL Countdown top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday January 7, 2017

The Oakland Raiders versus Houston Texans Wild Card weekend round NFL playoff averaged 25.3 million across ESPN and ABC. The 6.339 million in the table below is just the ESPN portion. Please [email protected] Twitter because I tweet some numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday January 7, 2017: (includes overall cable top-10) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are…

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Clemson-Alabama CFP Aggregate Viewership down 2.5% from last year (Updated)

Update: per ESPN The game averaged 26.029 million across its networks (includes MegaCasts) and streaming. Per ESPN, Clemson-Alabama drew a combined (includes Megacasts on ESPN2 & ESPNU) 15.3 overnight rating for Clemson’s dramatic win over Alabama in the CFP Championship game.  I haven’t seen the ESPN-only overnight rating but last year’s combined overnight was 16.0 (with 15.8 of it being on ESPN) so despite the great game the overnight rating…

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