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TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: Of Course, NFL Football Returns On Top Of Weekly Ratings

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September 13th, 2011


NFL Football's Sunday Night Football (plus Thursday!) returned with it's usual vengeance, and with two games in broadcast primetime in a single week took all the top rankings for both adults 18-49 ratings and total viewers.

CBS's 9/11: 10 Years Later special was the most highly rated show after all the football, topping both airings of America's Got Talent for adults 18-49.

Primetime Broadcast Adults 18-49 Viewers for the week ending September 11, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net 18-49 rating 18-49 Viewers (000)
1 NBC NFL THURSDAY SPECIAL(S) S NBC 10.9  13,915
2 NBC Sunday Night Football P NBC 10.7  13,687
3 NBC NFL THURSDAY PRE-KICK(S) S NBC 8.5  10,860
4 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK P NBC 8.1  10,304
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 P NBC 6.1  7,770
6 NFL KICKOFF 2011- 8P(S) S NBC 5.1  6,471
7 OT, THE P FOX 3.7  4,705
8 9/11: 10 YEARS LATER(S) S CBS 3.6  4,600
9 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC 3.1  3,931
10 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC 3.0  3,850
11 Big Brother 13-WED CBS 2.9  3,651
12 HELL'S KITCHEN-MON 9P FOX 2.7  3,457
13 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2 P NBC 2.6  3,357
14 PEQUENOS GIGANTES GF 9/5(S) S UNI 2.6  3,308
15 Simpsons R FOX 2.4  3,108
16 Big Brother 13-THU CBS 2.4  3,094
17 FUERZA DEL DESTINO TUE UNI 2.1  2,724
18 FUERZA DEL DESTINO THU UNI 2.1  2,715
19 FUERZA DEL DESTINO WED UNI 2.0  2,528
20 Modern Family R ABC 2.0  2,525
21 Wipeout-TUES R ABC 2.0  2,500
22 Family Guy R FOX 1.9  2,454
23 FUERZA DEL DESTINO FRI UNI 1.9  2,445
24 TERESA THU UNI 1.9  2,432
25 BACHELOR PAD SP-9/5(S) S ABC 1.9  2,371

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Primetime Broadcast Total Viewers for the week ending September 11, 2011:

Rank Shows R=Repeat S=Special P=Premiere Net # Viewers (Live+SD) (000) HH Rating (Live+SD) HH Share (Live+SD)
1 NBC NFL THURSDAY SPECIAL(S) S NBC  27,169 16.0 26
2 NBC Sunday Night Football P NBC  25,766 15.3 25
3 NBC NFL THURSDAY PRE-KICK(S) S NBC  23,241 13.6 23
4 SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK P NBC  20,275 12.1 20
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3 P NBC  14,919 9.0 15
6 NFL KICKOFF 2011- 8P(S) S NBC  14,654 8.8 16
7 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-WED NBC  12,356 7.2 11
8 9/11: 10 YEARS LATER(S) S CBS  12,339 7.5 11
9 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT-TUE NBC  11,849 7.1 11
10 NCIS R CBS  9,505 6.2 10
11 NCIS: LOS ANGELES R CBS  8,993 5.8 9
12 OT, THE P FOX  8,597 5.0 8
13 60 Minutes CBS  8,132 5.4 9
14 Big Brother 13-WED CBS  7,786 4.8 8
15 NCIS: LOS ANGELES 10P-SP(S) SR CBS  7,033 4.5 8
16 Big Brother 13-THU CBS  6,649 4.1 6
17 Dateline FRI NBC  6,519 4.3 8
18 Big Bang Theory, THE R CBS  6,422 4.3 7
19 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2 P NBC  6,375 4.0 7
20 Criminal Minds R CBS  6,298 4.1 6
21 PEQUENOS GIGANTES GF 9/5(S) S UNI  6,219 2.9 5
22 NASCAR SERIES AT RICHMOND(S) S ABC  6,167 3.7 7
23 Law And Order:SVU R NBC  6,129 4.1 7
24 Wipeout-TUES R ABC  6,011 3.6 6
25 BACHELOR PAD SP-9/5(S) S ABC  5,931 4.0 6

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Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.  All numbers are live viewing plus same day DVR viewing.

 
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