or


[12/06/10 - 09:13 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Is No. 1 Show on Sunday Night for 13th Straight Week
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, December 5.

[via press release from NBC]

"SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" STEELERS-RAVENS EARNS 14.6 OVERNIGHT; NO. 1 SHOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT FOR 13TH STRAIGHT WEEK

Tops Last Year's Week 12 Ravens-Steelers OT Game by 16%

Beats Last Year's Week 13 Game by 7%

Pittsburgh (54.4) and Baltimore (47.6) Lead All Metered Markets

SNF Powers NBC to Another Sunday Night Win

NEW YORK - December 6, 2010 - Last night's "Sunday Night Football" game was the top-rated show on Sunday night for 13th straight week, led NBC to another Sunday night win and was up seven percent over last year's Week 13 game, according to overnight data released today by the Nielsen Company. The game, in which the Steelers beat the Ravens 13-10 in a battle for first place in the AFC North, registered a 14.6 overnight rating and a 23 share.

The overnight for last night's game is up 16 percent from when these two teams met in an overtime thriller in Week 12 last year with the Ravens winning 20-17 (12.6/20).

The 14.6/23 overnight rating is an increase of seven percent over last year's Week 13 game that featured Brett Favre's first appearance on "Sunday Night Football" as a member of the Vikings (Vikings-Cardinals, 13.7/21).

The rating peaked at a 15.2/22 from 9:30-10 p.m. ET just before halftime. At the end of the game the rating jumped back up to a 15.1/28 (11-11:45 p.m. ET).

The 14.6 overnight is the sixth-highest overnight for a "Sunday Night Football" game this season and the best Week 13 game in the five-year history of SNF.

"SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" WEEK 13 THROUGH THE YEARS:
1. 2010, Steelers-Ravens, 14.6/22
2. 2009, Vikings-Cardinals, 13.7/21 - up seven percent
3. 2008, Bears-Vikings, 11.1/17 - up 32 percent
4. 2006, Seahawks-Broncos, 10.9/17 - up 34 percent
5. 2007, Bengals-Steelers, 10.5/16 - up 39 percent

DEFEATED ALL SUNDAY NIGHT COMPETITION: Last night's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast defeated all Sunday Night competition for the 13th time in 13 weeks, on a night that included such original competition as CBS's 60 Minutes, Amazing Race, Undercover Boss and CSI: Miami, Fox's Simpsons, Cleveland Show and American Dad and ABC's Desperate Housewives and Brothers & Sisters.

"Sunday Night Football" powered NBC to a Sunday night win in primetime (7-11 p.m.) topping second place Fox (which was aided by an NFL overrun) by 28 percent. NBC also beat CBS by 45 percent and ABC by 91 percent.

SNF IS 13 FOR 13: When the viewership is available tomorrow from Nielsen, "Sunday Night Football" is expected to be the most-watched Sunday night show for the 13th consecutive week (every week this season). Last season, SNF was the most-watched Sunday night primetime broadcast in a record 15 of 16 (94 percent) weeks. In 2008, SNF won 13 of 16 (81 percent) Sunday nights after winning 11 of 16 in 2007 (69 percent) and nine of 16 in 2006 (56 percent).

TOP METERED MARKETS FOR STEELERS-RAVENS:
1. Pittsburgh, 54.4/71
2. Baltimore, 47.6/65
3. New Orleans, 21.7/29
4. Las Vegas, 21.5/32
5. Norfolk, 20.7/30
T6. Washington, D.C., 17.3/27
T6. Philadelphia, 17.3/26
T6. Richmond, 17.3/26
9. Nashville, 17.2/24
10. Kansas City, 16.5/24





  [december 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· AMERICAN DAD (TBS)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CLEVELAND SHOW, THE (FOX)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· SIMPSONS, THE (FOX)
· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)
· UNDERCOVER BOSS (CBS)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/02/15 - 12:13 PM]
Viewers Spellbound by "Good Witch," Hallmark Channel's Newest Primetime Original Series
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[03/02/15 - 10:06 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's Wednesday Comedies Post Solid Playback Gains
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 9-15.

[03/02/15 - 08:48 AM]
Encore Telecast of "The Voice" Grows by 88% from Its First Half-Hour to Its Fourth in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/02/15 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man on Earth" Opens on Top for FOX
The newcomer leads the night among adults 18-49.

[03/02/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Once Upon a Time" Returns Up to Rank No. 1 at 8pm in Adults 18-49, Surging 29% Over Its December Mid-Season Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 1.

[03/01/15 - 09:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "48 Hours"
The veteran newsmagazine leads the night in both categories.

[03/01/15 - 08:59 AM]
"SNL" Is the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49 in the Local People Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 28.

[02/28/15 - 08:57 AM]
Friday's "Dateline" Increases by 20% vs. Its Prior Telecast to the Show's Top Rating Since January 30
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 27.

[02/28/15 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Its Demo Reign
"Last Man Standing" takes the top spot among adults 18-49 last night.

[02/28/15 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's Is #1 on Friday for 8th Straight Week with "Last Man Standing" and "20/20" the Top 2 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 27.

[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Tops Cable Prime Time for Men and Ranks in the Top 10 for Women and Persons 6-11 in February
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/27/15 - 10:23 AM]
Time Period-Winning "The Odd Couple" Retains Solid 90% of Its Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:46 AM]
Despite Special Competition from the "Murder" Season Finale, "Blacklist" Grows 6% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Consecutive Thursday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "How to Get Away with Murder" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.