NFL Games Top Local Ratings 91% Of The Time In 2011

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January 4th, 2012

via press release:

NFL GAMES TOP LOCAL RATINGS 91 PERCENT OF TIME IN 2011

 

Cowboys-Giants Most-Watched NBC Primetime Game Ever

 

NFL Games Top Ratings In All 30 Markets

 

NFL games topped ratings in all 30 local markets in Week 17 for the fourth time in five years as teams made their final pushes for the Playoffs.  For the season, NFL games were the highest rated program locally 91 percent of the time.

 

The Cowboys-Giants Sunday night game was the most-watched NBC primetime game ever and the most-watched show among all programs last week with 27.6 million viewers.

 

Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Dec. 26, 2011 - Jan 1, 2012:

 

Week of 12/26/11-1/1/12  

 

HH

 

HH

 

RTG

Market Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

New Orleans Falcons at Saints*

12/26/11

57.4

78

1

Milwaukee Lions at Packers

1/1/12

49.5

75

1

Pittsburgh Steelers at Browns

1/1/12

48.1

72

1

Cincinnati Ravens at Bengals

1/1/12

40.9

63

1

Denver Chiefs and Broncos

1/1/12

39.3

72

1

Baltimore Ravens at Bengals

1/1/12

39.1

60

1

Kansas City Chiefs and Broncos

1/1/12

38.9

60

1

Dallas Cowboys at Giants

1/1/12

37.1

55

1

Boston Bills at Patriots

1/1/12

35.3

63

1

Cleveland Steelers at Browns

1/1/12

33.6

55

1

Detroit Lions at Packers

1/1/12

31.5

55

1

Minneapolis Bears at Vikings

1/1/12

29.5

57

1

Buffalo Bills at Patriots

1/1/12

28.3

47

1

Nashville Titans at Texans

1/1/12

27.8

46

1

Atlanta Falcons at Saints*

12/26/11

27.6

44

1

Indianapolis Colts at Jaguars

1/1/12

27.0

46

1

New York Cowboys at Giants

1/1/12

25.3

38

1

San Diego Chargers at Raiders

1/1/12

25.1

56

1

Charlotte Panthers at Saints

1/1/12

24.4

44

1

Houston Titans at Texans

1/1/12

23.9

47

1

Philadelphia Redskins at Eagles

1/1/12

23.0

41

1

Jacksonville Chiefs and Broncos

1/1/12

22.7

36

1

Chicago Bears at Vikings

1/1/12

22.3

44

1

Washington, DC Cowboys at Giants

1/1/12

22.2

37

1

Seattle Seahawks at Cardinals

1/1/12

21.3

43

1

Phoenix Seahawks at Cardinals

1/1/12

21.0

42

1

San Fran-Oakland 49ers at Rams

1/1/12

20.3

51

1

Miami Jets at Dolphins

1/1/12

17.5

40

1

St. Louis 49ers at Rams

1/1/12

16.1

32

1

Tampa Cowboys at Giants

1/1/12

13.8

24

1

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

 
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