NFL GAMES TWO MOST-WATCHED SHOWS OF THE WEEK

FOX National Telecast Tops 30 Million Viewers

 Games Top Local Ratings in 27 NFL Markets

 NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks) topping the charts with 30.0 million average viewers. The Giants–Eagles matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 18.1 million average viewers.

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 27 NFL markets:

Program # of NFL Markets Ranked #1
NFL Football 27
MLB Playoffs  3
 

Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Oct. 6-12:

Week of 10/6-12     HH HH RTG
Market Game Date RTG SHR Rank
Seattle Seahawks at Redskins* 10/06/2014 45.2 34 1
Milwaukee Packers at Dolphins 10/12/2014 42.2 75 1
Buffalo Patriots at Bills 10/12/2014 39.1 66 1
Denver Broncos at Jets 10/12/2014 38.5 71 1
Cleveland Steelers at Browns 10/12/2014 37.3 69 1
Dallas Cowboys at Seahawks 10/12/2014 36.4 60 1
Indianapolis Colts at Texans** 10/09/2014 34.2 53 1
Philadelphia Giants at Eagles 10/12/2014 32.7 48 1
Pittsburgh Steelers at Browns 10/12/2014 32.4 62 1
Chicago Bears at Falcons 10/12/2014 31.5 56 1
Cincinnati Panthers at Bengals 10/12/2014 30.7 55 1
Minneapolis Lions at Vikings 10/12/2014 30.0 67 1
San Diego Chargers at Raiders 10/12/2014 29.8 59 1
Boston Patriots at Bills 10/12/2014 28.4 67 1
Baltimore Ravens at Buccaneers 10/12/2014 25.8 51 1
Charlotte Panthers at Bengals 10/12/2014 25.8 46 1
Phoenix Redskins at Cardinals 10/12/2014 25.1 49 1
Washington, DC Redskins at Cardinals 10/12/2014 24.9 44 1
Houston Colts at Texans** 10/09/2014 24.6 38 1
Detroit Lions at Vikings 10/12/2014 24.5 50 1
Nashville Jaguars at Titans 10/12/2014 23.1 42 1
Jacksonville Jaguars at Titans 10/12/2014 22.3 40 1
Atlanta Bears at Falcons 10/12/2014 20.2 36 1
New Orleans Cowboys at Seahawks 10/12/2014 20.1 34 1
Miami Packers at Dolphins 10/12/2014 16.0 37 1
Tampa Ravens at Buccaneers 10/12/2014 14.4 30 1
New York Giants at Eagles 10/12/2014 14.1 21 1

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

** CBS & NFLN combined

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

 

 

 

 

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