October 26, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 10.24-25.2015

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday October 24 and Sunday October 25, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same NFL and college football weekend or the same calendar weekend last year.

NFL: Week 7 Regional Coverage Map

Not rated 9:30 am YAHOO BUF-JAX from London
12.19 rating 1 or 4 pm CBS Single (PIT-KC CLE-STL HOU-MIA NYJ-NE OAK-SD)
(vs 10.6 for 2014 CBS Single and 11.8 for 2013 FOX Single)
8.71 rating 1:00 pm FOX Regional (TB-WAS ATL-TEN NO-IND MIN-DET)
(vs 8.9 for 2014 FOX Regional and 10.7 for 2013 CBS Regional)
15.76 rating 4:30 pm FOX National (DAL-NYG)
(vs 17.6 for 2014 NYG-DAL FOX National and 15.2 for 2013 BAL-PIT CBS National)
13.57 rating 8:20 pm NBC (PHI-CAR)
(vs 14.8 in 2014 for SF-DEN and 17.4 in 2013 for DEN-IND)

College Football: Week 8

2.05 rating ABC 12:00 pm #6-Clemson at Miami
1.19 rating ESPN 12:00 pm Iowa State at #2-Baylor
3.18 rating ABC 3:30 pm Indiana at #7-Michigan State or Texas Tech at #17-Oklahoma Regional Coverage Map 
4.20 rating CBS 3:30 pm Tennessee at #8-Alabama
1.04 rating ESPN 3:30 pm Penn State at Maryland
1.81 rating ESPN 7:00 pm #15-Texas A&M at #24-Ole Miss
n/a rating ESPN2 7:00 pm #9-Florida State at Georgia Tech
2.44 rating FOX 7:30 pm #3-Utah at USC
3.27 rating ABC 8:00 pm #1-Ohio State at Rutgers
1.60 rating ESPN 10:45 pm Washington at #10-Stanford

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


Returns next year

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
returns Nov 7 from Texas

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
2.49 rating NBCSN 2:30 pm Sunday 500 (Talladega, AL)

Returns next year

0.71 rating NBC 3:00 pm United States Grand Prix


n/a rating FS1 8:00 pm TOR Blue Jays at KC Royals ALCS Game 6

n/a rating FS1 8:00 pm TOR Blue Jays at KC Royals ALCS Game 7


Premier League
0.45 rating NBCSN 10:00 am West Ham vs Chelsea
0.15 rating USA 10:00 am Leicester City vs Crystal Palace
0.88 rating NBC 12:30 pm Arsenal vs Everton
0.21 rating NBCSN 8:00 am Sunderland vs Newcastle United
0.66 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Manchester United vs Manchester City
0.71 rating NBC 12:00 pm Liverpool vs Southampton




About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.