WWE Smackdown, CFP Rankings Show, PTI top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Tuesday November 22, 2016

November 28, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I post additional numbers there.  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Tuesday November 22, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows plus the most-watched ‘Gunsmoke’ on TV Land) Note to readers using mobile phones: the tables are still 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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NFL’s primetime ratings woes continue with Chiefs-Broncos

November 28, 2016

  The Kansas City Chiefs win over the Denver Broncos in an overtime thriller drew an 11.8/20 overnight rating share. NBC Sports’ PR team did their job in spinning it that it topped the last Chiefs game and the last Broncos game on Sunday Night Football (an 11.0 and an 11.7 respectively.) But the game was way down — 27 percent –versus  last year’s week 12 Sunday night matchup, another…

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Michigan-Ohio State draws 16.6 million, 52% better than Notre Dame-Texas

November 27, 2016

Update: the game drew 16.647 million viewers on ABC the most on ABC for a regular season game since Michigan and Ohio State played in 2006 when they were ranked #1 & #2 respectively and the game averaged 21.037 million.  More detail via ESPN. Original post: Ohio State’s win over Michigan in double overtime drew a 10.4 overnight rating, easily the best of the season (the next best was Notre…

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Thanksgiving: Redskins-Cowboys stiff arms Fox ratings record; NFL’s primetime woes continue

November 25, 2016

Fox had much to be thankful for. The late afternoon Thanksgiving day NFC East showdown between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys averaged 35.1 million viewers. Per Fox that’s the most-watched regular season NFL game ever on Fox which began broadcasting NFL games in 1994. The NFC East and particularly the Dallas Cowboys being good/relevant is a boon for NFL ratings. Things weren’t as rosy for NBC in primetime…

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Happy Thanksgiving! (Ratings delays)

November 23, 2016

Due to holiday/vacation I won’t be posting cable viewership data tables on the site until Monday, November 28. Then, due to Nielsen delays related to the holiday, things probably won’t be fully caught up until the middle of next week i.e. I probably won’t have the Saturday & Sunday cable viewership data that’s normally available on Tuesdays until Wednesday, December 2. I’ll try to post any Thanksgiving-related overnight NFL numbers and any…

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Texans-Raiders, SportsCenter, WWE RAW top cable sports-ish TV ratings for Monday November 21, 2016

November 22, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Monday November 21, 2016: (includes top-10 for all cable shows + most-watched Gunsmoke rerun on TV Land) 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…

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NFL Countdown, NFL Insiders, SportsCenter top cable sports TV ratings for Sunday November 20, 2016

November 22, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I often tweet numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Sunday November 20, 2016: (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) Note:…

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Ohio State-Michigan State, Indiana-Michigan top cable sports TV ratings for Saturday November 19, 2016

November 22, 2016

  Please follow @SportsTVRatings on Twitter because I tweet some numbers there that I don’t post on the web site. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Saturday November 19, 2016: (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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