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TUESDAY NFL GAME SCORES FOR NBC

January 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC’s Sunday Night Football telecast of a game played on Tuesday night was the highest-rated program of last week, according to Nielsen Research. The Minnesota Vikings/ Philadelphia Eagles game that had been delayed because of blizzard weather conditions in Philadelphia on Sunday, attracted 23.7 million viewers. The actual Sunday Night Football telecast — that is, […]

30.3 MILLION TUNE IN ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

January 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Television executives have all but written off Saturday in their program planning, so small are the audiences for shows on that night. But others have pointed out that Saturday once attracted some of television’s biggest audiences, and indeed NBC’s telecast of Saturday’s New York Jets/Indianapolis Colts contest, won by a Jets’ field goal as time […]

IF IT’S TUESDAY, IT MUST BE … SUNDAY?

December 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It was reportedly the first professional football game played on a Tuesday since 1946. No matter. Tuesday’s solecistically named Sunday Night Football telecast between the Minnesota Vikings and the Philadelphia Eagles, postponed because of the weekend blizzard, attracted 23.74 million viewers, making it one of the highest-rated regular-season football games in history. One day earlier […]

WONDERFUL LIFE BEATS NARNIA ON TV

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Chronicles of Narnia film franchise not only experienced light interest among U.S. moviegoers over the weekend (see separate item), but the earlier movie episode, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, barely produced a blip in the ratings Saturday night. Airing on ABC on a typically low-rated Saturday night, Narnia […]

SCREAMS ASIDE, BIEBER IS NO MATCH FOR THE NFL

November 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again, NBC’s Sunday Night Football, this week featuring the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles, scored solidly for the network, drawing an average 21.05 million viewers, peaking in the first half hour with 23.60 million. Not even Justin Bieber could compete. In fact, ABC’s telecast of the American Music Awards in which the […]

SUNDAY FOOTBALL DOMINATES RATINGS

October 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again football utterly dominated Sunday night’s ratings with an overrun of CBS’s coverage of the Tennessee Titans-Dallas Cowboys matchup recording a massive 22.43 million viewers, a result that will send ratings analysts checking for records. Meanwhile the Philadelphia Eagles’ victory over the San Francisco 49ers on NBC’s Sunday Night Football drew an average of […]