Indians-Cubs Game 5 averages a whopping 23.6 million on Fox; Most-Watched Game 5 Since 1997

October 31, 2016

The Chicago Cubs win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 to stave off elimination averaged 23.6 million viewers on Fox and 24.1 million including Fox Deportes and Fox Sports Go. It was the most-watched game 5 since 1997’s Marlins-Indians drew 24.2 million The game drew a 13.1/21 national household rating/share the best game 5 rating since 2003’s Yankees-Marlins (13.2/21) and was the most-watched baseball telecast since 2011’s Rangers-Cardinals game 7 (25.4 million)….

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Indians-Cubs Game 5 easily tops Eagles-Cowboys ‘Sunday Night Football” in overnight ratings

October 31, 2016

The Chicago Cubs win over the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 to stave off elimination drew a massive 15.3 overnight rating, easily beating out the the Eagles-Cowboys Sunday Night Football contest which drew an 11.6 overnight rating, The Dallas Cowboys win over the Philadelphia Eagles in overtimes drew an 11.6 overnight rating, down 19 percent versus last year’s Broncos-Packers week 8 game that scored a 14.3 overnight rating.

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Jaguars-Titans, Celtics-Bulls, Va. Tech-Pitt top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday October 27, 2016

October 28, 2016

  Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday October 27, 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 network sources and not directly from Nielsen) Note: viewership of around 100,000 or lower is technically what…

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Seahawks-Cardinals ‘Sunday Night Football” scores an 11.6 overnight rating, down 15% from 2015

October 24, 2016

I wondered whether people hate-watching a low-scoring, nobody-wants-to-win-this (and nobody did!) contest might improve the NFL’s primetime ratings woes. So bad it’s good?! Maybe. The “Awful Bowl,” a 6-6 overtime tie between the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals  drew a 11.6 overnight rating . That’s down 14.7 % versus the 13.6 overnight for the week 7 Sunday Night Football matchup in 2015 (Eagles-Panthers), but that’s a big improvement versus last…

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Cubs-Dodgers, Bears-Packers, Miami-Virginia Tech top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday October 20, 2016

October 21, 2016

  Note: the Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers game averaged 14.202 million viewers across CBS and NFL Network. The 3.036 million in the table below is just the NFL Network portion. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday October 20, 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. –…

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Colts-Texans ‘Sunday Night Football” scores a 9.0 overnight rating, down 38% from 2015

October 17, 2016

The Houston Texans comeback win in overtime over the Indianapolis Colts drew a 9.0/15 overnight rating/share (on average 9 percent of all the households in the largest 56 TV markets were tuned into the game and 15% of households watching TV at the time). That’s down 38 percent versus the 14.6 overnight for last year’s Patriots-Colts week 6 game.  The 9.0 was still good enough to beat NLCS Game 2’s 5.0 overnight rating…

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Dodgers-Nationals, Broncos-Chargers top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday October 13, 2016

October 14, 2016

  Note: the Denver Broncos vs San Diego Chargers game averaged 14.494 million viewers across CBS and NFL Network. The 3.378 million in the table below is just the NFL Network portion. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday October 13, 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….

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Red Sox-Indians, Cardinals-49ers top cable sports TV ratings for Thursday October 6, 2016

October 7, 2016

  Note: the Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers game averaged 12.073 million viewers across CBS and NFL Network. The 3.062 million in the table below is just the NFL Network portion. Cable Sports TV Ratings for Thursday October 6, 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…

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