NFL Games Three Most-Watched Shows of the Week

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September 18th, 2013

Manning Bowl 2013

via press release:

NFL GAMES THREE MOST-WATCHED SHOWS OF THE WEEK

 

NFL Network Posts Most-Watched Season Opener

 

Games Top Local Ratings in 29 of 30 NFL Markets

 

NFL telecasts ranked 1-2-3 in viewership among all television programs last week (Sept. 9-15) with the CBS national telecast (mostly Broncos-Giants) topping the charts with 26.4 million average viewers, followed by 49ers-Seahawks on NBC’s Sunday Night Football (20.5 million) and ESPN’s Week 1 Monday Night Football opener (Eagles-Redskins, 16.5 million).

 

Jets-Patriots on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football kicked off Week 2 and registered NFLN’s best-ever season-opening telecast with 8.8 million viewers, making it Thursday’s most-watched program among all shows on broadcast and cable television.

 

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 29 NFL markets.  Following is the list of the NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Sept. 9 – 15:

 

Week of 9/9 – 9/15  

 

HH

HH

RTG

Market Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

New Orleans Saints at Buccaneers 09/15/2013

49.2

71

1

Seattle 49ers at Seahawks 09/15/2013

45.2

66

1

Denver Broncos at Giants 09/15/2013

43.2

70

1

Milwaukee Redskins at Packers 09/15/2013

41.6

67

1

Kansas City Cowboys at Chiefs 09/15/2013

39.0

65

1

Washington DC Eagles at Redskins* 09/09/2013

38.8

58

1

San Diego Texans at Chargers* 09/09/2013

36.8

56

1

Indianapolis Dolphins at Colts 09/15/2013

35.4

59

1

Philadelphia Eagles at Redskins* 09/09/2013

35.1

51

1

Chicago Vikings at Bears 09/15/2013

31.5

60

1

Buffalo Panthers at Bills 09/15/2013

30.5

55

1

Detroit Lions at Cardinals 09/15/2013

30.4

49

1

Baltimore Browns at Ravens 09/15/2013

30.2

57

1

Boston Jets at Patriots** 09/12/2013

29.8

51

1

Minneapolis Vikings at Bears 09/15/2013

28.9

63

1

Houston Texans at Chargers* 09/09/2013

27.7

54

1

Cleveland Browns at Ravens 09/15/2013

27.3

55

1

Nashville Titans at Texans 09/15/2013

26.8

47

1

San Fran-Oakland 49ers at Seahawks 09/15/2013

25.9

46

1

Tampa Saints at Buccaneers 09/15/2013

25.3

41

1

Dallas Cowboys at Chiefs 09/15/2013

25.2

50

1

Phoenix Lions at Cardinals 09/15/2013

21.6

44

1

New York Broncos at Giants 09/15/2013

21.4

39

1

Atlanta Rams at Falcons 09/15/2013

21.2

42

1

Charlotte Panthers at Bills 09/15/2013

20.3

39

1

Miami Dolphins at Colts 09/15/2013

20.3

38

1

Jacksonville Jaguars at Raiders 09/15/2013

20.2

35

1

Cincinnati Broncos at Giants 09/15/2013 17.1

32

1

Pittsburgh Broncos at Giants 09/15/2013 15.6

29

1

 

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

** Local affiliate & NFLN combined

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

 
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