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AFC FINAL FETCHES BEST RATINGS SINCE SUPER BOWL

January 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

According to preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings, Sunday’s AFC Championship game on CBS between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots averaged 41.5 million viewers — and while that figure represented the biggest audience for any program since last year’s Super Bowl, it was down significantly from the NFC Championship game which aired on Fox […]

FOR NBC, THE STRUGGLE RETURNS

January 16, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NFL football again scored first place in the ratings last week — but NBC didn’t carry it. The Green Bay Packers/San Francisco 49ers NFC playoff was broadcast by Fox, and it attracted 30.89 million viewers. NBC also didn’t have The Voice to prop up its ratings, either. In fact, aside from its coverage of the […]

NFC TITLE GAME SCORES BIG

January 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Allowing families all over the country to rehearse for February 5th’s Super Bowl parties, Sunday night’s telecast of the NFC championship game on Fox between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers attracted 57.6 million viewers — the most to watch any program on television since, well, last year’s Super Bowl. Some 31 […]

BOX OFFICE SINKS FURTHER

January 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

BOX OFFICE SINKS FURTHER With tens of millions of viewers remaining at home on Sunday to watch the AFC and NFC finals (CBS’s coverage of the NFC championship final was the most-watched ever, averaging 54.9 million viewers), final box office figures for the weekend came in significantly below studio estimates. Paramount’s No Strings Attached ended […]

CBS AGAIN DOMINATES WEEKLY RATINGS

January 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 50.55 million viewers tuned in to CBS’s telecast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots on Sunday, and while Nielsen did not include the primetime runover from 7:00 p.m. to 7:48 p.m. in its primetime ratings for the week, it did include the 12-minute postgame […]