via press release:
PATRIOTS-FALCONS ON NBCTOPS ALL “PREMIERE WEEK” PRIMETIME PROGRAMMING IN RATING, VIEWERSHIP & DEMOS
Since SNF on NBC Debut in 2006, NBC NFL Games Account for 22 of 40 September Primetime Shows on All Networks to Average 20+ Million Viewers
NBC NFL Telecasts Averaging 22.6 Million Viewers This Season
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 1, 2013 – The New England Patriots-Atlanta Falcons matchup onwas the most-watched primetime program in “Premiere Week” drawing an average of 20.5 million viewers on NBC, according to official national data released today by The Nielsen Company.
In addition to ranking #1 in viewership, the 30-23 Patriots victory on(8:31-11:17 PM ET) posted Premiere Week’s highest primetime (12.5/20) and was primetime’s top show in the Adults and Men 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54 demographics.
Since NBC’sdebut in 2006, NBC’s NFL games have accounted for the majority of big audience, “appointment viewing” primetime telecasts in the month of September. Of the 40 regularly-scheduled primetime telecasts in September since 2006 to average 20+ million viewers – 22 (or 55%) are NBC NFL telecasts.
Through five NFL telecasts, NBC is averaging 22.6 million viewers -- the fourth consecutive year with a 22.5+ million average at this point in the season.
TOP METERED MARKETS FOR PATRIOTS-FALCONS:
|4. New Orleans||25.6/35|
|7. San Diego||16.6/28|
|8. Las Vegas||16.1/26|
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