NFL Midway Point: Local Ratings On Record Pace

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November 10th, 2011

via press release:

MIDWAY POINT: LOCAL RATINGS ON RECORD PACE

 

NFL GAMES TOP LOCAL RATINGS IN 26 OF 30 MARKETS

 

Since the beginning of the 2011 NFL season, NFL games have topped the local ratings in NFL markets 86 percent of the time – tied with last year’s record pace through nine weeks.

 

NFL games topped local ratings in 26 of 30 NFL markets last week.  In addition, NFL games compared favorably in local ratings to prime-time competition:

 

Program

# of NFL Markets Ranked #1

NFL Football

26

College Football: LSU vs. Alabama

3

Dancing with the Stars

1

 

Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Oct. 31 – Nov. 6:

 

Week of 10/31 – 11/6  

 

HH

HH

RTG

Market Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

Pittsburgh Ravens at Steelers

11/6/11

53.0

71

1

Milwaukee Packers at Chargers

11/6/11

51.3

76

1

New Orleans Buccaneers at Saints

11/6/11

48.2

71

1

Baltimore Ravens at Steelers

11/6/11

45.0

63

1

San Diego Packers at Chargers

11/6/11

39.1

62

1

Boston Giants at Patriots

11/6/11

38.5

60

1

Cincinnati Bengals at Titans

11/6/11

36.4

57

1

Buffalo Jets at Bills

11/6/11

35.5

61

1

Kansas City Chargers at Chiefs*

10/31/11

33.2

59

1

Denver Broncos at Raiders

11/6/11

32.1

59

1

Dallas Seahawks at Cowboys

11/6/11

29.9

59

1

Indianapolis Falcons at Colts

11/6/11

25.9

49

1

St. Louis Rams at Cardinals

11/6/11

25.0

39

1

Cleveland Browns at Texans

11/6/11

23.2

47

1

Washington, DC 49ers at Redskins

11/6/11

21.7

48

1

Minneapolis Packers at Chargers

11/6/11

21.6

41

1

Houston Browns at Texans

11/6/11

21.5

44

1

Seattle Seahawks at Cowboys

11/6/11

21.0

49

1

New York Giants at Patriots

11/6/11

20.7

36

1

Philadelphia Giants at Patriots

11/6/11

20.0

33

1

Phoenix Rams at Cardinals

11/6/11

19.8

36

1

San Fran-Oakland 49ers at Redskins

11/6/11

19.2

48

1

Tampa Buccaneers at Saints

11/6/11

18.9

40

1

Chicago Packers at Chargers

11/6/11

18.9

33

1

Miami Dolphins at Chiefs

11/6/11

17.1

37

1

Charlotte Giants at Patriots

11/6/11

15.7

26

1

 

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

 

 
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