or


[01/18/11 - 07:36 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of N.Y. Jets' Upset Win Over Patriots Sunday Is Most-Watched Divisional Playoff Game Averaging 43.5 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, January 15 through Sunday, January 16.

[via press release from CBS]

"THE NFL ON CBS" BROADCAST OF N.Y. JETS' UPSET WIN OVER PATRIOTS SUNDAY IS MOST-WATCHED DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF GAME AVERAGING 43.5 MILLION VIEWERS

Sunday's AFC Divisional Playoff Game Earns Fast National Rating/Share of 24.2/42, Up 20%

THE NFL ON CBS's broadcast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the New York Jets' 28-21 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday, Jan. 16 averaged 43.5 million viewers, which is projected to be the highest viewer average and most-watched Divisional Playoff game on any network (dating as far back as CBS records exist, 1987-88). (Final ratings will be available on Friday, January 21.)

On Saturday, Jan. 15 THE NFL ON CBS's broadcast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers' 31-24 win over the Baltimore Ravens averaged 34.0 million viewers and was the highest viewer average for the Saturday AFC or NFC Divisional playoff game on any network since 1988 (34.0M; Minnesota-San Francisco; CBS) on January 9, 1988.

THE NFL ON CBS averaged 38.5 million viewers for its two AFC Divisional Playoff games making it the highest viewer average ever for any network's two AFC or NFC games during a Divisional Playoff weekend.

Sunday's 43.5 million viewers was an increase of 22% over last year's 35.6 million for the N.Y. Jets-San Diego game.

Saturday's 34.0 million viewers was an increase of 11% over last year's 30.6 million for the Baltimore-Indianapolis game.

* * * * *

The Jets-Patriots game on Sunday earned an average fast national live+same-day household rating/share of 24.2/42, up 20% from a 20.1/35 for last year's AFC Divisional Playoff game between the New York Jets and San Diego. The 24.2/42 was the highest-rated AFC or NFC Sunday Divisional playoff game on any network in 14 years (27.6/49; Dallas-Carolina; FOX) on January 5, 1997.

The rating/share for the game peaked with a 28.4/44 with an average of 52.3 million viewers (7:30-7:48 PM, ET).

The Ravens-Steelers game on Saturday earned an average fast national live+same-day household rating/share of 19.4/38, up +14% from a 17.0/29 for last year's AFC Divisional Playoff game between Baltimore and Indianapolis. The 19.4/38 was the highest-rated AFC or NFC Saturday Divisional playoff game on any network in 15 years (22.2/42; Green Bay-San Francsisco; FOX) on January 6, 1996.

The rating/share for the Ravens-Steelers game peaked with a 23.5/42 with an average of 42.9 million viewers (7:30-8:00 PM, ET).





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)











most recent ratings | view all posts
[03/27/15 - 01:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Earns Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 2.2 Million Total Viewers
Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 11:11 AM]
E!'s "The Royals" Shows Significant Audience Growth in Its Second Week
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds by 60% on Its 18-49 Lead-In Versus Round Three of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Scores a New Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Enters Week Two on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:08 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday and Tournament Coverage-to-Date
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/26/15 - 11:06 AM]
"Nightline" Is #1 for the Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 for Second Straight Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outdelivers ABC, CBS Competition in All Key Ratings Measures for Week of March 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of March 16-20.

[03/26/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins the 10 P.M. ET Hour Among the ABC-CBS-NBC Dramas
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Modern Family" Dominates at 9pm and Ranks as Wednesday's No. 1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 25.

[03/26/15 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Night in Viewers, Demos
FOX, absent "Empire," falls to a second place tie with ABC among adults 18-49.

[03/25/15 - 03:32 PM]
OWN Delivers Most-Watched Night in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 02:12 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Spring Finale Soars to Over 1 Year Highs in Target Demos and Is Cable TV's #1 Most-Tweeted Telecast Year to Date
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 24.

[03/25/15 - 08:58 AM]
2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Finals Sees Significant Growth in Viewership and Digital Consumption
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, March 21.