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
[12/05/16 - 05:29 PM]
For the First Time, "This Is Us" Beats "Empire" in L+3 18-49 Ratings for the Primetime Week
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30.

[12/05/16 - 03:28 PM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Season Finale Ranks as #1 Cable Telecast for Women Wednesday Night Delivering 2.76 Million Total Viewers
OWN further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/05/16 - 12:22 PM]
Season Finale of Freeform's "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?" Soars to 5-Week Highs Across Key Target Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/05/16 - 09:18 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Posts Another NBC Win
The Peacock easily tops the night in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[12/04/16 - 09:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC in College Football Showdown
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/04/16 - 08:55 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Grows Versus the Year-Ago Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 3.

[12/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks Demo Victory for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/03/16 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Earns Its Most Watched Friday This Season with "20/20" Spiking Over 50% to Season Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/03/16 - 08:37 AM]
New Season Highs for "Dateline"; "Caught on Camera" Captures Its Top Total-Viewer Result Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, December 2.

[12/02/16 - 03:09 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Double-Digit Primetime and Total Day Increases Across Key Demos Including Adults 25-54 and Total Viewership in November
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of November.

[12/02/16 - 11:38 AM]
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Hits Series Highs in The CW's #DCWeek Finale
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, December 1.

[12/02/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock eclipses the competition among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/02/16 - 06:53 AM]
HGTV's "Fixer Upper" Season Four Scores Its Highest-Rated Premiere Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[12/01/16 - 12:19 PM]
"Arrow" Shoots to Season Highs as #DCWeek Continues
The CW spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 30.

[12/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, NBC Big with Total Viewers
The Peacock's "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love" is the most-watched program last night.