A Record 22 NFL Games With 20 Million Viewers This Season

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November 23rd, 2011

via press release:

RECORD 22 GAMES WITH 20 MILLION VIEWERS THIS SEASON

 

NFL Games Top 2 Shows of Week

 

NFL Games Top Local Ratings in 27 Markets

 

NFL games ranked as the two most-watched television programs last week (November 14-20) with the CBS national telecast (mostly Chargers-Bears) drawing an average of 21.5 million viewers followed by Eagles-Giants on NBC’s Sunday Night Football with 20.3 million viewers.

 

Through 11 weeks, there have been 22 games averaging at least 20 million viewers – the most ever at this point in the season.

 

NFL games also topped local ratings in 27 of 30 NFL markets last week.  Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Nov. 14-20:

 

Week of 11/14-11/20  

 

HH

HH

RTG

Market Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

Milwaukee Vikings at Packers*

11/14/11

55.7

74

1

Baltimore Bengals at Ravens

11/20/11

37.8

63

1

Denver Jets at Broncos**

11/17/11

37.6

58

1

Minneapolis Vikings at Packers*

11/14/11

36.9

54

1

Chicago Chargers at Bears

11/20/11

35.1

58

1

Cincinnati Bengals at Ravens

11/20/11

34.2

58

1

Dallas Cowboys at Redskins

11/20/11

30.9

58

1

San Diego Chargers at Bears

11/20/11

30.5

56

1

Philadelphia Eagles at Giants

11/20/11

29.7

43

1

Buffalo Bills at Dolphins

11/20/11

28.0

48

1

Nashville Titans at Falcons

11/20/11

27.8

40

1

Cleveland Jaguars at Browns

11/20/11

27.0

51

1

Detroit Panthers at Lions

11/20/11

26.3

50

1

Washington, DC Cowboys at Redskins

11/20/11

25.0

53

1

Atlanta Titans at Falcons

11/20/11

22.3

36

1

Charlotte Panthers at Lions

11/20/11

21.6

40

1

St. Louis Seahawks at Rams

11/20/11

20.3

34

1

San Fran-Oakland Cardinals at 49ers

11/20/11

19.7

46

1

Seattle Seahawks at Rams

11/20/11

19.6

43

1

New York Eagles at Giants

11/20/11

19.2

29

1

Pittsburgh Bengals at Ravens

11/20/11

18.7

37

1

Kansas City Chargers at Bears

11/20/11

17.6

28

1

Miami Bills at Dolphins

11/20/11

17.3

39

1

Jacksonville Jaguars at Browns

11/20/11

17.2

30

1

Tampa Buccaneers at Packers

11/20/11

16.3

36

1

Phoenix Cardinals at 49ers

11/20/11

16.0

29

1

Houston Eagles at Giants

11/20/11

14.1

21

1

 

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

** Local affiliate & NFLN combined

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

 
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