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GAMES TOP LOCAL RATINGS IN EVERY NFL MARKET

 

23 of 25 Most-Watched Shows This Fall Are NFL Games

 

NFL Games 4 Most-Watched Shows Of The Week

 

 

NFL telecasts were the four most-watched shows on television last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly 49ers-Seahawks) topping the charts with 26.5 million average viewers.

 

The Cowboys-Eagles matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, averaging 24.3 million viewers and was the most-watched Sunday Night Football game this season.

 

The CBS single window (mostly Dolphins-Patriots, Steelers-Falcons and Texans-Colts) held the third spot averaging 18.7 million viewers, and the FOX regional window (mostly Bengals-Browns) drew 16.2 million average viewers to round out the top four.

 

NFL game windows account for the top 18 and 23 of the top 25 most-watched programs on television since the NFL season kicked off on Sept. 4.

 

Following are the most-watched programs this fall:

 

Program

Viewers

  1. FOX Thanksgiving Day (Eagles-Cowboys), 11/27

32.0 million

  1. CBS Sunday National (mostly Patriots-Packers), 11/30

30.9 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks), 10/12

30.0 million

  1. CBS Thanksgiving Day (Bears-Lions), 11/27

29.4 million

  1. CBS Sunday National (mostly Broncos-Patriots), 11/2

29.1 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly 49ers-Cowboys), 9/7

28.1 million

  1. CBS Sunday National (mostly Broncos-Seahawks), 9/21

27.3 million

  1. NBC Thursday Night Kickoff Game (Packers-Seahawks), 9/4

27.1 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Giants-Cowboys), 10/19

27.0 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Eagles-Packers), 11/16

26.5 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly 49ers-Seahawks), 12/14

26.5 million

  1. CBS Sunday National (mostly Dolphins at Broncos), 11/23

26.4 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Eagles-Seahawks), 12/7

25.9 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Eagles-49ers), 9/28

25.9 million

  1. CBS Sunday National (mostly Chiefs-Broncos), 9/14

25.0 million

  1. NBC Sunday Night Football (Cowboys-Eagles), 12/14

24.3 million

  1. NBC Sunday Night Football (Colts-Broncos), 9/7         

23.8 million

  1. NBC Sunday Night Football (49ers-Broncos), 10/19

23.8 million

  1. FOX MLB World Series Game 7, 10/29

23.5 million

  1. NBC Sunday Night Football (Saints-Cowboys), 9/28

23.1 million

  1. NBC Thanksgiving Night (Seahawks-49ers), 11/27

22.9 million

  1. FOX Sunday National (mostly Giants-Seahawks), 11/9

22.7 million

  1. NBC Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 11/27

22.6 million

  1. NBC Sunday Night Football (Cowboys-Giants), 11/23

22.4 million

  1. FOX Sunday Single (mostly Cardinals-Cowboys), 11/2

22.3 million

 

Following is the list of all 30 NFL markets where football was the top-rated program for the week of Dec. 8 – 14:

 

Week of 12/08-12/14:

 

 

HH

HH

RTG

Market

Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

Milwaukee

Falcons at Packers*

12/08/2014

51.3

70

1

Seattle

49ers at Seahawks

12/14/2014

45.3

80

1

Denver

Broncos at Chargers

12/14/2014

43.4

68

1

Dallas

Cowboys at Eagles

12/14/2014

39.2

56

1

Buffalo

Packers at Bills

12/14/2014

39.0

64

1

Cleveland

Bengals at Browns

12/14/2014

38.9

65

1

Boston

Dolphins at Patriots

12/14/2014

38.6

72

1

Pittsburgh

Steelers at Falcons

12/14/2014

36.7

64

1

Kansas City

Raiders at Chiefs

12/14/2014

35.7

63

1

Minneapolis

Vikings at Lions

12/14/2014

35.2

62

1

Cincinnati

Bengals at Browns

12/14/2014

34.9

61

1

Indianapolis

Texans at Colts

12/14/2014

33.9

58

1

Philadelphia

Cowboys at Eagles

12/14/2014

33.3

49

1

Baltimore

Jaguars at Ravens

12/14/2014

30.9

56

1

Detroit

Vikings at Lions

12/14/2014

30.1

49

1

San Diego

Broncos at Chargers

12/14/2014

29.9

60

1

Phoenix

Cardinals at Rams**

12/11/2014

28.0

44

1

Houston

Texans at Colts

12/14/2014

26.4

52

1

San Fran-Oakland

49ers at Seahawks

12/14/2014

24.1

53

1

Nashville

Jets at Titans

12/14/2014

21.4

35

1

Charlotte

Buccaneers at Panthers

12/14/2014

21.2

43

1

Washington, DC

Redskins at Giants

12/14/2014

20.3

41

1

Atlanta

Falcons at Packers*

12/08/2014

19.8

30

1

New Orleans

49ers at Seahawks

12/14/2014

19.8

31

1

St. Louis

Cardinals at Rams**

12/11/2014

19.6

31

1

Jacksonville

Jaguars at Ravens

12/14/2014

18.2

34

1

Tampa

Buccaneers at Panthers

12/14/2014

18.1

36

1

Miami

Dolphins at Patriots

12/14/2014

14.8

33

1

New York

Redskins at Giants

12/14/2014

14.4

31

1

Chicago

Packers at Bills

12/14/2014

13.3

30

1

 

* Local affiliate & ESPN combined

** Local affiliate & NFLN combined

 

Source: NFL & The Nielsen Company

Posted by:TV By The Numbers

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