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RATINGS SHOW: AMERICA’S READY FOR FOOTBALL

September 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The football season was ushered in with a roar Thursday night as a special edition of NBC’s Sunday Night Football, featuring the Green Bay Packers against the New Orleans Saints drew 24.5 million viewers (peaking in the 9:00 p.m. half hour with 27.6 million) and a 14.4 rating/23 share — more viewers than those tuning […]

MNF DRAWS 80 PERCENT OF VIEWERS IN NEW ORLEANS

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This week’s Monday Night Football telecast of the New Orleans Saints-Atlanta Falcons game was watched by a massive 80 percent of all television viewers in New Orleans, according to Nielsen figures. The game was carried by both the local NBC affiliate, WDSU-TV, and on cable’s ESPN. (Local stations are permitted to carry ESPN and NFL […]

NBC’S NFL COVERAGE SETS 14-YEAR RATINGS RECORD

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Thursday night’s NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints turned out to be the highest rated primetime game broadcast by any network in 14 years and the highest-rated regular season game ever broadcast on NBC, according to Nielsen Research. Some 27.5 million viewers tuned in, making it the most-watched regular-season […]