[02/17/14 - 12:43 PM]
NBC Sunday Primetime Viewership More Than Doubles Other Broadcast Nets & Tops '06 Torino Games for 9th Time in 10 Nights
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[via press release from NBC]


NBCSN's Sochi Viewership To Date More than Doubles 2012 London Games

NBC Weekend Afternoon Viewership Highest Since '02 Salt Lake City Games

Winter Olympics-Record 5.7 Million Hours of Video Consumed on NBC Olympics Digital Platforms; Top Olympics Moment Exceeds 2.6 Million Views

Jimmy Fallon Debuts as Host of "The Tonight Show" TONIGHT at 12 Midnight ET Following Olympics & Late Local News

STAMFORD, Conn. - February 17, 2014 - Last night's primetime Olympics on NBC (7-11 p.m. ET) averaged 21.3 million viewers and a 12.1 household rating/19 share - more than doubling the combined primetime viewership and household rating of ABC, CBS and FOX (9.9 million viewers and 6.0 household rating), according to live plus same day fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company. In addition, last night's viewership was up 11% from the comparable Sunday of the last European Winter Olympic Games (19.2 million for Torino in 2006) - marking the ninth time in 10 nights that NBC's Sochi viewership topped Torino.

Last night's 12.1 household rating topped Torino (11.6 household rating/18 share) by 4%. The comparable Sunday for 2010 Vancouver Olympics averaged 23.3 million viewers and a 13.2 rating/21 share.

· Sunday's live NBCSN coverage (6 a.m.-3 p.m. ET) averaged 2.6 million viewers more than tripling the comparable Sunday for the network's coverage of the 2012 London Olympics. To date (from Sat., Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 16), NBCSN is averaging 1.8 million viewers for its live coverage (6 a.m.-3 p.m. ET) - more than doubling the net's London Games average for the same time frame (776,000 viewers).

· After two Saturdays and two Sundays of competition, NBC's weekend daytime viewership is averaging 11.6 million viewers - the best average to this point for a Winter Olympics weekend daytime since the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. NBC's Sochi weekend daytime viewership is up 23% from Torino (9.4 million viewers) and up 5% from Vancouver (11.1 million viewers) for the comparable days.

· To date, a Winter Olympics-record 5.7 million hours of video have been consumed on NBC Olympics' digital platforms - 80% via live stream. The remaining video viewed is from NBC Olympics' exclusive highlights. The most popular exclusive highlights on NBCOlympics.com are as follows: 1. Russian speed skater Olga Graf's wardrobe near-malfunction-- 2.6 million views; 2. Russian Police Choir performs Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" in Opening Ceremony - 1.7 million; 3. Luger Shiva Keshavan falls off sled, completes run - 1.5 million. To view the most viewed exclusive videos on NBCOlympics.com, click here.

Market HH rating/share
1. Kansas City 20.0/31
2. Milwaukee 19.6/30
3. Buffalo 19.1/29
4. Minneapolis 18.6/30
5. Ft. Myers 18.1/27
6. Denver 17.8/30
7. Pittsburgh 17.7/26
T8. Indianapolis 17.6/26
T8. Dayton 17.6/25
10. Salt Lake City 17.2/33


A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.

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