Week Ten NFL Ratings

NFL Action Continues to Score Well in Ratings

NFL games continue to be the top rating program on television, both nationally and locally.

Sunday’s Fox telecast of the Giants and 49’ers garnered an audience of 25.9 viewers, making it the most watched program on television last week.

So far this fall, 18 NFL games rank in the top 20 in the ratings.

Local ratings also remain strong.  Last week NFL games were the top rated program in 29 NFL markets:

Week of 11/7-11/13  

 

HH

HH

RTG

Market Game

Date

RTG

SHR

Rank

New Orleans Saints at Falcons 11/13/11 52.9 73

1

Pittsburgh Steelers at Bengals 11/13/11 44.1 71

1

Cincinnati Steelers at Bengals 11/13/11 41.1 67

1

Baltimore Ravens at Seahawks 11/13/11 38.1 58

1

Chicago Lions at Bears 11/13/11 36.3 60

1

Boston Patriots at Jets 11/13/11 35.7 55

1

Kansas City Broncos at Chiefs 11/13/11 34.3 63

1

San Diego Raiders at Chargers** 11/10/11 32.9 52

1

Philadelphia Bears at Eagles* 11/7/11 32.8 49

1

Buffalo Bills at Cowboys 11/13/11 30.5 53

1

Dallas Bills at Cowboys 11/13/11 30.0 60

1

Denver Broncos at Chiefs 11/13/11 27.7 56

1

Indianapolis Jaguars at Colts 11/13/11 27.6 51

1

Cleveland Rams at Colts 11/13/11 26.0 51

1

Detroit Lions at Bears 11/13/11 25.6 41

1

Nashville Titans at Panthers 11/13/11 24.9 41

1

Atlanta Falcons at Colts 11/13/11 23.8 44

1

Houston Texans at Buccaneers 11/13/11 23.5 45

1

Seattle Ravens at Seahawks 11/13/11 23.1 48

1

Milwaukee Lions at Bears 11/13/11 23.0 38

1

Charlotte Titans at Panthers 11/13/11 22.7 43

1

San Fran-Oakland Giants at 49ers 11/13/11 21.4 52

1

New York Giants at 49ers 11/13/11 20.0 36

1

Washington, DC Redskins at Dolphins 11/13/11 20.0 44

1

St. Louis Rams at Browns 11/13/11 19.3 40

1

Phoenix Cardinals at Eagles 11/13/11 19.0 38

1

Miami Redskins at Dolphins 11/13/11 18.4 38

1

Jacksonville Jaguars at Colts 11/13/11 17.6 30

1

Minneapolis Lions at Bears 11/13/11 16.2 32

1

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Patriots/Jets Get Good Ratings for NBC

Sunday’s primetime match-up between the New England Patriots and New York Jets on Sunday Night Football (SNF) on NBC earned a rating of 12.9 and an audience of 20.9 million people, good enough to give the network a ratings win for the night.

The rating was up slightly from last season’s week ten SNF contest between the Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers, which earned a rating of 12.8.  The 2010 match-up, however had a slightly higher audience of 21.2 million viewers.

Through ten weeks SNF has an average audience of 21.3 million viewers, on par with 2010.

Here are the local market ratings numbers from Sunday night’s game:

1. Boston, 36.9/54
2. Providence, 31.4/45
3. Las Vegas, 19.3/29
4. San Diego, 19.0/30
5. Sacramento, 17.8/28
6. Milwaukee, 17.7/26
7. New York, 17.3/27
8. Albuquerque, 17.0/24
9. Indianapolis, 16.6/26
10. Norfolk, 16.4/24