or


[10/30/13 - 12:39 PM]
NBCSN, Golf Channel & "Sunday Night Football" Lead Major October Surge for NBC Sports Group Viewership
NBC Sports Group spins the numbers for the month to date.

[via press release from NBC]

NBCSN, GOLF CHANNEL & "SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" LEAD MAJOR OCTOBER SURGE FOR NBC SPORTS GROUP VIEWERSHIP

NBCSN & Golf Channel Rank 1-2 among All Cable Nets in October Viewership Growth

NBC's Sunday Night Football Posts Best-Ever October Rating & Viewership

STAMFORD, Conn. - October 30, 2013 - Buoyed by Sunday Night Football, the opening of the NHL season, Premier League and MLS matches, Formula One and IndyCar racing, and golf's Presidents Cup, NBC Sports Group posted large viewership increases in October.

"October was an exciting month as many of the properties we have acquired and shows we have created turned in excellent performances," said Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Sports Group. "We are pleased to share this success with our advertisers, affiliates, and league and distribution partners."

NBCSN and Golf Channel increased October total day viewership by 116% and 75% respectively - ranking #1 and #2 among all cable networks in October viewership growth vs. last year, according to data released by The Nielsen Company.

Golf Channel's average total day viewership (84,000) was its best-ever for October and marks the seventh time (in 10 months) this calendar year that the network has set a monthly record. NBCSN's primetime viewership jumped 183% from October 2012 to October 2013 - also tops among all cable networks - on the strength of the NHL's return. NBCSN primetime October viewership is also up 7% vs. 2011.

NBC's Sunday Night Football posted its best October ever with an average of 21.5 million viewers (up 17% from last year), 12.6 household rating (up 14%), and 8.1 Adult 18-49 rating (up 14%). The October 20 SNF game - featuring Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis in the Colts' 39-33 victory over the Broncos - was the most-watched October primetime NFL game in 21 years with an average of 26.9 million viewers.

Following are the cable networks with the highest October total day and primetime year-over-year viewership growth:

Total Day (6 AM- 6 AM)
Network October growth
NBCSN 116%
Golf Channel 75%
IFC 73%
FUSE 52%
WE 44%

Primetime (8 PM- 11 PM)
Network October growth
NBCSN 183%
FS1 90%
FUSE 77%
IFC 77%
DIY 50%

A breakdown of NBCSN and Golf Channel growth in October:

· NBCSN averaged 201,000 primetime viewers in October - up 183% from 71,000 in the month last year.

· NBCSN averaged 82,000 total-day viewers in October -- up 116% from 38,000 last October.

· Golf Channel averaged 84,000 total-day viewers for the month - up 75% from 48,000 last year.

Year to date, NBCSN viewership is up 10% in primetime and Golf Channel is up 12% in total day. Since the launch of Premier League on August 17, NBCSN total day viewership is up 86% vs. last year.





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[12/21/14 - 09:11 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Evening with "Thursday Night Football" Special
The Eye's primetime NFL coverage wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/21/14 - 08:56 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host Amy Adams, Was the #1 Big 4 Non-Sports Telecast of the Night in Both Households and 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 20.

[12/20/14 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 Friday Night Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49, Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and All Other Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 19.

[12/20/14 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Dateline"
The Peacock leads the night with its perennial newsmagazine.

[12/19/14 - 08:41 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Generates NBC's Biggest Audience in Its Slot, Excluding "Peter Pan Live!" and NFL, Since October 23
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 18.

[12/19/14 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Comedies Power CBS to Top Spot
A repeat "The Big Bang Theory" and a new "Mom" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:05 AM]
NBCSN Will Post Best Viewership in Network's History in 2014 & Rank as Fastest Growing Sports Cable Net
NBCSN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 07:59 AM]
Freshman Hit "Scorpion" and Relocated "NCIS: Los Angeles" Deliver Ratings Growth on Monday
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 15.

[12/17/14 - 11:00 AM]
Adult Swim Hits Milestone as Basic Cable's #1 Network With Young Adults for 10th Consecutive Year
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/17/14 - 10:40 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most this Season in Viewers - #1 in Non-Sports Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the season to date.