Belated Weekend Overnights

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Overnight ratings for sporting events on broadcast last weekend, including Week 11 of the NFL season and college football on ABC, CBS and NBC.

Overnight ratings for sporting events on broadcast
Final ratings for these events may already be available.
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Sport Game/Event Date Time Net Rating
NFL Colts/Patriots Sun., 11/21/10 4:15 PM CBS
16.7
NFL Giants/Eagles Sun., 11/21/10 8:30 PM NBC
15.9
NFL Packers/Vikings (31%), SEA/NO (19%), DET/DAL (14%), WSH/TEN (14%), TB/SF (9%), AZ/KC (6%) or ATL/STL (6%) Sun., 11/21/10 1 PM FOX
12.4
NFL Texans/Jets, OAK/PIT, BAL/CAR, BUF/CIN or CLE/JAX Sun., 11/21/10 1 PM CBS
11.1
NFL Football Night in America Sun., 11/21/10 7:30 PM NBC
6.8
College Football Ohio State/Iowa Sat., 11/20/10 3:30 PM ABC
4.6
College Football Nebraska/Texas A&M (53%), FSU/Maryland (28%) or USC/Oregon State (19%) Sat., 11/20/10 8 PM ABC
4.1
NFL FOX NFL Sunday Sun., 11/21/10 12 PM FOX
3.5
College Football Mississippi/LSU Sat., 11/20/10 3:30 PM CBS
3.0
NFL The NFL Today Sun., 11/21/10 12 PM CBS
2.8
College Football Army/Notre Dame Sat., 11/20/10 7 PM NBC
2.3
College Football College Football Countdown Sat., 11/20/10 3 PM ABC
1.1
College Football College Football Today Sat., 11/20/10 3 PM ABC
1.1
College Football College Football 2010 Special Sat., 11/20/10 2:30 PM CBS
0.9
NFL The NFL’s Man in the Hat: Tom Landry Sat., 11/20/10 1:30 PM CBS
0.7

  • CBS: Sunday’s Colts/Patriots NFL national window drew a 16.7 overnight rating on CBS, up 12% from last year, up 17% from 2008, and the second-highest overnight for an NFL telecast on CBS this season. Earlier in the day, the net drew an 11.1 overnight for regional NFL action, even with last year and up 11% from ’08.
  • On Saturday, Mississippi/LSU drew a 3.0 overnight on CBS, up 15% from last year, but down 19% from ’08.
  • NBC: The latest edition of NBC’s Sunday Night Football drew a 15.9 overnight, up 31% from last year, up 18% from ’08, and the net’s fifth-highest for a regular season NFL game since resuming coverage in ’06.
  • The final Notre Dame telecast of the season on NBC put up 2.3 overnight rating Saturday night, down 8% from the network’s eighth and final telecast last year, which aired during the afternoon.
  • FOX: The 12.4 overnight for Sunday’s NFL singleheader on FOX marks a 2% bump from last year and an 11% jump from 2008.
  • ABC: Ohio State/Iowa earned a 4.6 overnight rating on ABC Saturday afternoon, up 44% from last year, up 35% from 2008, and the net’s third-highest afternoon college football overnight of the season. In primetime, Saturday Night Football scored a 4.1 overnight, up 3% from last year, and up 17% from ’08.

Other







Sport Game/Event Date Time Net Rating
Figure Skating Improv-Ice (taped) Sun., 11/21/10 4 PM NBC
1.0
Figure Skating ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating (taped) Sun., 11/21/10 2 PM NBC
0.8
Other Dew Tour Highlight Show Sun., 11/21/10 1 PM NBC
0.4

  • Sunday’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating telecast on NBC earned a 0.8 overnight, up a tick from the comparable telecast last year (0.7).

(Sports Business Daily)

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