or


[10/16/16 - 08:53 AM]
Ohio State at Wisconsin Earns Highest Overnight Among All Sporting Events Across All Networks on Saturday, Oct. 15
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[via press release from ESPN]

Ohio State at Wisconsin Earns Highest Overnight Among All Sporting Events Across All Networks on Saturday, Oct. 15

· ABC's Saturday Night Football Earns Third Best Overnight of the 2016 College Football Season Across All Networks

· Buckeyes-Badgers Becomes a Top 5 Streamed Game of the 2016 Season on ESPN

· ABC Up Year Over Year in All Three Windows

ABC's Saturday Night Football featuring Ohio State at Wisconsin (8 p.m. ET) earned a 5.6 overnight rating, the highest overnight among all sporting events across all networks on Saturday, October 15. Overall, ABC earned three of the four highest college football overnights across all networks.

ABC's Saturday Night Football Highlights

The 5.6 overnight for the Buckeyes' 30-23 overtime victory is the third best overnight of the 2016 season across all networks. Additional superlatives:

· Up Year Over Year: The overnight is up 60% from last season's week 7 ABC Saturday Night Football game (Penn State at Ohio State).

· Overtime Brings Peak Audience: The game peaked with a 7.3 overnight when the Buckeyes-Badgers went to overtime (11:45 p.m. - midnight).

· Top 5 Streamed Game: The stream had an average minute audience of 156,000 viewers with a total of 679,000 viewers watching 38,695,000 minutes, a top 5 college football game in all three categories for ESPN this season.

Best College Football Overnights Across All Networks (2016 Season)

Rank Overnight Game Date Network Time (ET)

1 7.0 Notre Dame at Texas Sunday, Sept. 4 ABC 7:30 p.m.

2 6.0 Louisville at Clemson Saturday, Oct. 1 ABC 8 p.m.

3 5.6 Ohio State at Wisconsin Saturday, Oct. 15 ABC 8 p.m.

Additional Week 7 Highlights:

· NC State at Clemson (noon on ABC):

· 3.3 overnight, up 43% from last year's comparable week 7 window (regional action: Ole Miss at Memphis and Iowa at Northwestern).

· The game peaked with a 4.9 rating when the Wolfpack and Tigers were in overtime (3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET).

· Streaming audience had an average minute audience of 92,000 viewers, with a total of 508,000 unique viewers watching 22,093,000 minutes, up 66%, 72% and 78%, respectively, from the previously mentioned regional action from last season.

· Nebraska at Indiana and North Carolina at Miami (regionalized at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC):

· 2.4 overnight, up 85% from comparable window last season (Oklahoma at Kansas State)

Please note: All ESPN streaming numbers are preliminary. Final numbers will be available this week.





  [october 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SATURDAY NIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL (ABC)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/27/17 - 08:32 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off Demo Competition
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/26/17 - 11:16 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Finale Reaches 1.3 Million Viewers, Season Two Seen by 7.3 Million
Bounce TV further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/26/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "The Voice"
The Peacock also gets a boost from the premiere of new comedy "Great News."

[04/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Remain on Top in Demos
ABC, "Dancing with the Stars" then are the most-watched overall.

[04/24/17 - 06:05 PM]
TLC Breaks Record Ratings on Sunday Night with Veteran Series and Premiere of Live Television Event
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/24/17 - 04:15 PM]
Freeform's "Famous In Love" Amasses Over 10 Million Total Views During Its Premiere Week as "Pretty Little Liars" Returns at No. 1 Across Target Demos
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 18.

[04/24/17 - 12:35 PM]
"Fargo" Returns Strong with Third Installment Premiere - Premiere Telecast Delivers 3 Million Total Viewers
FX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 19.

[04/24/17 - 09:38 AM]
ESPN's & ABC's NBA Playoffs Ratings Up Double-Digits in Second Weekend
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA postseason coverage to date.

[04/24/17 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Little Big Shots" Top Demo Charts
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[04/23/17 - 08:52 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL Playoffs Spark Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/22/17 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Slips Into Top Spot Among Adults 18-49
With CBS in repeats, the Peacock takes home the demo crown.

[04/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Tight Demo Race
The Eye edges ABC, FOX and NBC by one-tenth of a ratings point among adults 18-49.

[04/20/17 - 08:34 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Triumphs Over Mostly Repeat Competition
CBS wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/17 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has won or tied for the top spot every Tuesday in 2017.

[04/18/17 - 11:38 AM]
2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Total Audience Delivery Averages 726,000 Viewers Through First Five Days, Up 9% vs. 2016
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL postseason coverage to date.