or


[10/11/13 - 12:04 PM]
NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Delivers a 5.0 US HH Rating and 7.8 Million Viewers
NFL Network spins the numbers for Thursday, October 10.

[via press release from NFL Network]

NFL NETWORK'S "THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" DELIVERS A 5.0 US HH RATING AND 7.8 MILLION VIEWERS

Thursday's No. 1 Show on Cable - Rating & Viewership for 'Thursday Night Football' 28% Higher than Game 5 of AL Division Series between Tigers & A's

Through Five Thursday Games, Average Rating is Pacing +28% Versus 2012 'Thursday Night Football' Schedule

Last night's New York Giants-Chicago Bears game on NFL Network delivered a 5.0 US HH rating and was watched by an average of 7.8 million viewers (not including over-the-air stations in New York and Chicago). Won by the Bears 27-21, the telecast topped last week's Thursday Night Football game between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns by 19% in rating (4.2) and 13% in viewership (6.9 M).

Giants-Bears was Thursday's most-watched program among all shows on cable and topped the MLB AL Division Series Game 5 on TBS by nearly 1.7 million viewers (Detroit Tigers at Oakland A's: 3.9 US HH rating, 6.1 million viewers).

Through five games of its 13-game schedule, Thursday Night Football is averaging a 5.1 US HH rating (+28% vs. 2012 average) and 8.1 million viewers (+27% vs. 2012 average) - on pace to be the highest-rated and most-watched Thursday Night Football season ever.

Thursday Night Football continues next week as quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks travel to the desert to face wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals in an NFC West showdown on October 17 at 8:00 PM ET. The Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff pregame show begins at 6:00 PM ET.

All Thursday Night Football games are available in their entirety on NFL Mobile from Verizon with complementary online coverage via NFL.com/LIVE Thursday Night Football. Additionally, TNF Xtra is a free, downloadable feature on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app which offers a comprehensive second-screen companion to NFL Network's Thursday Night Football broadcast.

This year marks the eighth season of live regular season primetime games on NFL Network. Last year's edition of Thursday Night Football was the most-watched in the network's history with a record average of 7.3 million viewers per game, marking the fourth consecutive year that Thursday Night Football has set an all-time high viewership mark for NFL Network. Each week of the 2012 Thursday Night Football schedule, NFL Network's game telecast was the most-watched program on cable TV that day.

Thursday Night Football on NFL Network was first broadcast in 2006.

(Source: Nielsen Media Research, Live + Same Day viewing)

About NFL Network's 2013 Thursday Night Football

Play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and Emmy-nominated analyst Mike Mayock return to the Thursday Night Football broadcast booth for the third season and are joined by Alex Flanagan, who enters her fourth year as the sideline reporter for NFL Network game telecasts.

Two hours before kickoff, NFL Network's Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff pregame show is live from the stadium starting at 6:00 PM ET, taking viewers right up to kickoff with analysis and the latest reports. Host Rich Eisen is joined by Hall of Famers Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin, and former head coach Steve Mariucci. Reporters Alex Flanagan and Stacey Dales provide pregame news reports from the locker rooms, as well as interviews with players and coaches. NFL Media's national insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media's Mike Silver are also on-location to provide the latest insight from around the league.

The Lexus Halftime Show and Postgame Show provide additional analysis live from inside the stadium each week on Thursday Night Football.

International award-winning actress and recording artist Priyanka Chopra is the opening music act for NFL Network's 2013 Thursday Night Football schedule. Chopra's track "In My City" will be featured as the new theme for Thursday Night Football, premiering at the opening of each of the 13-primetime Thursday Night games. Click here for a behind-the-scenes video of the making of Chopra's Thursday Night Football opening: nfl.com/1dtPbvZ

Thursday Night Football on NFL Network will again be carried on free, over-the-air television in the city of the visiting team and in the city where the game is played, if the game is sold out 72 hours in advance of kickoff. NFL Network games are again available in Spanish via SAP this season. Roberto Abromowitz is NFL Network's SAP announcer.

NFL Network 2013 Thursday Night Football Schedule

All games at 8:00 pm ET

· Week 2: 9/12 - New England Patriots 13 - New York Jets 10

· Week 3: 9/19 - Kansas City Chiefs 26 - Philadelphia Eagles 16

· Week 4: 9/26 - San Francisco 49ers 35 - St. Louis Rams 11

· Week 5: 10/3 - Cleveland Browns 37 - Buffalo Bills 24

· Week 6: 10/10 - Chicago Bears 27 - New York Giants 21

· Week 7: 10/17 - Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals

· Week 8: 10/24 - Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

· Week 9: 10/31 - Cincinnati Bengals at Miami Dolphins

· Week 10: 11/7 - Washington Redskins at Minnesota Vikings

· Week 11: 11/14 - Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans

· Week 12: 11/21 - New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons

· Week 14: 12/5 - Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars

· Week 15: 12/12 - San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

For the entire 2013 NFL schedule, visit www.NFL.com.

ABOUT NFL NETWORK

Launched on November 4, 2003, NFL Network is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this season

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

Currently in more than 72 million homes, NFL Network has carriage agreements with each of the country's largest television providers including Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming is streamed live on NFL Mobile from Verizon. For more information, log on to http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NFLN)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[01/20/17 - 12:46 PM]
"Braking" News: Premiere of "Mickey and the Roadster Racers" Takes the Checkered Flag, Fuels Disney Junior and Disney Channel to Pole Position
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/20/17 - 09:38 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Original Sparks CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/19/17 - 02:15 PM]
History's "Six" Opens Strong with 2.6 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 18.

[01/19/17 - 10:42 AM]
Discovery's New Survival Series "The Wheel" Delivers Cable's Best Friday Launch Since 2015
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, January 13.

[01/19/17 - 08:51 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Speechless" Tops Tight Demo Race for ABC
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all finish within a tenth of each other among adults 18-49.

[01/18/17 - 12:03 PM]
FOX Dominates Divisional Playoff Weekend
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NFL postseason coverage to date.

[01/18/17 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[01/17/17 - 12:08 PM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Builds on Record-Setting Season Premiere
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 11.

[01/17/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" on CMT Ratings Soar with Newest Episode Outpacing the Premiere as CMT's Most Watched Original Telecast Ever
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 12.

[01/17/17 - 09:50 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC in Front
The Alphabet continues its win streak among adults 18-49.

[01/16/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Taboo" Delights in FX Premiere
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 10.

[01/16/17 - 09:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Score Big for NBC, FOX
Nearly 49 million viewers turned into FOX at its peak for its Packers-Cowboys showdown.

[01/16/17 - 07:38 AM]
Steelers-Chiefs Score a Record Overnight Rating for a Primetime NFL Wild Card or Divisional Playoff Game
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/15/17 - 09:38 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoff Coverage Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye's telecast of the Texans/Patriots showdown easily wins the night.

[01/15/17 - 08:41 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 14.