November 2, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 10.30-11.1.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1, 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 8 Regional Coverage Map

5.89 rating 9:30 am FOX DET-KC from London
(vs 6.6 for 2014 DET-ATL)
9.50 rating 1 or 4 pm CBS Single (SD-BAL CIN-PIT TEN-HOU NYJ-OAK)
(vs 12.3 for 2014 FOX Single and 10.1 for 2013 CBS Single)
10.94 rating 1:00 pm FOX Regional (TB-ATL ARI-CLE SF-STL NYG-NO MIN-CHI)
(vs 10.6 for 2014 CBS Regional and 10.9 for 2013 FOX Regional)
19.53 rating 4:30 pm FOX National (SEA-DAL)
(vs 13.1 for 2014 IND-PIT CBS National and 17.5 for 2013 WAS-DEN FOX National)
14.26 rating 8:30 pm NBC (GB-DEN)
(vs 11.4 in 2014 for GB-NO and 10.3 in 2013 for GB-MIN)

College Football: Week 9

1.84 rating ABC 12:00 pm Syracuse at #17-Florida State
2.57 rating ESPN 12:00 pm #19-Ole Miss at Auburn
1.55 rating FOX 12:00 pm USC at California
2.30 rating ABC 3:30 pm #3-Clemson at North Carolina State or Maryland at #10-Iowa Regional Coverage Map
3.40 rating CBS 3:30 pm Georgia at #11-Florida
1.80 rating ESPN 3:30 pm #12-Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
n/a rating FS1 3:30 pm #14-Oklahoma at Kansas
2.33 rating ESPN 7:30 pm #15-Michigan at Minnesota
n/a rating ESPN2 7:00 pm Vanderbilt at #18-Houston
3.87 rating ABC 8:00 pm #9-Notre Dame at #21-Temple
1.65 rating ESPN 10:45 pm #8-Stanford at Washington State

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


Returns next year

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
returns Nov 7 from Texas

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
1.86 rating NBCSN 1:00 pm Sunday Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (Martinsville, VA)

Returns next year

0.62 rating NBC 2:00 pm Sunday Mexico Grand Prix


9.07 rating FOX 8:00 pm KC Royals at NY Mets World Series Game 3
9.29 rating FOX 8:00 pm KC Royals at NY Mets World Series Game 4
11.66 rating FOX 8:00 pm KC Royals at NY Mets World Series Game 5


Premier League
0.50 rating NBCSN 8:30 am Chelsea vs Liverpool
0.38 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
0.27 rating USA 11:00 am Swansea vs Arsenal
0.27 rating NBCSN 8:30 am Everton vs Sunderland
0.28 rating USA 11:00 am Southampton vs Bournemouth




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.