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
[09/21/17 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Win Summer Finale Showdown
The Peacock holds off "Big Brother" on CBS and "MasterChef" on FOX.

[09/20/17 - 08:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Cruise to Victory
The Peacock easily tops the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[09/19/17 - 12:30 PM]
"Younger's" Fourth Season Marks Highest-Rated and Most-Watched in Series History
TV Land further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/19/17 - 12:02 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Multi-Platform Viewers with 12.2 Million Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/19/17 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Pulls in Front with "DWTS" Return
The Alphabet's reality franchise is back on par with a year ago.

[09/18/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL on NBC, FOX Overshadow Emmys on CBS
The annual telecast is down 16% in early results among adults 18-49.

[09/17/17 - 09:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Continues Its Reign for ABC
The Alphabet once again wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/16/17 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Eye gets another bump on the night from a special edition of "Big Brother."

[09/15/17 - 02:28 PM]
Comedy Central's Eight-Day "South Park" Marathon Leads to Big Ratings and a Big Season 21 Premiere
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of September 6-13.

[09/15/17 - 02:06 PM]
"The Orville" Posts FOX's Largest Drama Premiere Since "Empire" in Live+3 Ratings and Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/15/17 - 11:01 AM]
Starz Original Drama Series "Outlander" Returned to Starz on Sunday Night to Record Viewership
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, September 10.

[09/15/17 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Edges ABC for Demo Crown
The Alphabet gets a boost from its latest "Truth and Lies" special.

[09/14/17 - 02:05 PM]
"Broad City's" 4th Season Premiere Scores Highest Ratings Since Its Series Premiere
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 13.

[09/14/17 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
"America's Got Talent" once again leads the night in both categories.

[09/13/17 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "America's Got Talent"
Plus: "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" reaches 15.7 million viewers across ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.