Ratings: Week 9 and 10 College Football Ratings; NBC’s ‘Football Night’


Recent sports TV ratings notes, including Week 9 of the college football season on FX, Week 10 action on ESPN, and numbers for the first eight weeks of NBC’s Football Night in America.

  • Missouri/Texas A&M Down Big From Previous Week: Last Saturday’s Missouri/#16 Texas A&M game earned a 0.5 U.S. rating and 805,000 viewers on FX, down 44% in ratings and 45% in viewership from last week’s comparable game (OKST/MIZZ: 0.9, 1.473M). (The Voice of TV)
  • Steep Decline For FSU’s Blowout Win: ESPN drew 2.511 million viewers for Thursday’s Florida State/Boston College game, down 30% from Week 10 last year (GT/VT: 3.607M). (TV By the Numbers)
  • ‘Football Night in America’ Up From Last Year: The 7:30-8:15 PM ET portion of NBC’s Football Night in America averaged a 5.5 final rating and 9.0 million viewers through Week 8 of the NFL season, up 9% In ratings and 10% in viewership from the same point last year (NBC Sports Group via TV By the Numbers)