NFL Conference Championships Overnight TV Ratings 2006-2016

January 23, 2017

Update 1: Per Fox Sports the Atlanta Falcons win over the Green Bay Packers drew a 27.4 overnight rating. While higher than last year’s NFC  Championship (Panthers blowout of the Cardinals in the late game) it was lower than the 31.8 for last year’s early game (Pats-Broncos). Update 2: Per Nielsen, the New England Patriots win over the Pittsburgh Steelers averaged a 27.6 overnight rating from 6:45-9:45P ET. Overnight ratings…

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Steelers-Patriots NFL Kickoff averages 27.4 million viewers

September 11, 2015

The New England Patriots victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers averaged 27.4 million viewers making it the second most-watched NFL Kickoff game trailing 2010’s Minnesota Vikings-New Orleans Saints game that averaged 27.5 million. Year Network Viewers Matchup 2015 NBC 27.4 million (New England 28 – Pittsburgh 21) 2014 NBC 27.1 million (Seattle 36 – Green Bay 16) 2013 NBC 25.1 million (Denver 49 – Baltimore 27) 2012 NBC 23.9 million (Dallas…

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Steelers-Patriots NFL Kickoff ties overnight ratings high (updated)

September 11, 2015

The New England Patriots win over the Pittsburgh Steelers posted a 17.7/30 overnight rating/share per NBC Sports. That ties the record for the NFL Kickoff Game with 2010’s game and is 5% better than last year’s Kickoff game. Year Net Teams Overnight Rating 2015 NBC Steelers-Patriots 17.7 2014 NBC Packers-Seahawks 16.8 2013 NBC Ravens-Broncos 16.2 2012 NBC* Cowboys-Giants 16.5 2011 NBC Saints-Packers 17.2 2010 NBC Vikings-Saints 17.7 2009 NBC Titans-Steelers 13.8…

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