via press note:
Regarding this morning’s Nielsens, remember that the fast-affiliate ratings that came in at 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT are not time zone-adjusted and are subject to revision for live sports telecasts.
· In metered-market results, which are time zone-adjusted, NBC Sports coverage of last night’s Texas-Notre Dame College Football averaged a 2.56 rating in metered-market households from 7:30-11 p.m. ET in the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research, making it NBC Sports’ highest rated Notre Dame opening game since 2008.
· Top local ratings for the Texas-Notre Dame matchup on NBC were: Austin (15.70), San Antonio (6.48), Indianapolis (6.15),Oklahoma City (6.11), Dallas Ft. Worth (5.22), Ft. Meyers (5.20), Tulsa (4.88), Houston (4.68), Dayton (4.60) and Las Vegas (4.42).