PBC Boxing in Primetime scored a 1.86 overnight rating. That’s down 4% from the 1.94 overnight rating on April 11th in primetime and down 26% from PBC’s primetime premiere on March 7 that scored a 2.53 overnight rating. Update: while the overnight rating was only down 4% from April, nationwide viewership was down 21%.
Top Markets household rating/share:
- Cincinnati, 4.1/8
- Oklahoma City, 3.4/6
- New Orleans, 3.2/5
- Tulsa, 3.0/6
- Greenville, 2.9/5
- Albuquerque, 2.8/6
- Baltimore, 2.8/5
- Las Vegas, 2.7/5
- Sacramento, 2.7/6
- San Antonio, 2.7/5.
More info via NBC Sports:
In metered-market results, which are time zone-adjusted, last night’s NBC Sports 8:30-11 p.m. ET telecast of “Premier Boxing Champions,” with bouts featuring Adrien “The Problem” Broner vs. “Showtime” Shawn Porter and Errol Spence Jr. vs. Phil “The Italian Sensation” Lo Greco, posted a 1.86 rating, 4 share in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research,
· The metered-market household rating for “PBC” on NBC increased every half hour, peaking at a 2.56 from 10:30-11pm ET for the final rounds of the Broner-Porter bout and Porter’s unanimous decision over Broner. That 2.56 for the peak half hour topped by +8% the peak for the prior “PBC” telecast on NBC April 11 (2.38).
· From its first half-hour to its fifth, “Premier Boxing Champions” on NBC grew by +88% in metered-market households (1.36 to 2.56). In adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters, the increase from first half-hour to fifth was +86% (0.7 to 1.3).
Overnight household rating = the live+same day DVR overnight metered-market household rating from the top 56 Nielsen television markets. The 56 markets () account for about 70% of the US TV-viewing population. The overnight household rating is the percentage of the households that were tuned-in in those markets.