November 23, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 11.21-22.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday November 21 and Sunday November 22, 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 11 Regional Coverage Map

11.03 rating 1 or 4 pm CBS Single (OAK-DET IND-ATL NYJ-HOU DEN-CHI KC-SD)
(vs 11.7 for 2014 CBS Single and 10.4 for 2013 CBS Single)
9.89 rating 1:00 pm FOX Regional (TB-PHI STL-BAL DAL-MIA WAS-CAR)
(vs 10.1 for 2014 FOX Regional and 10.5 for 2013 FOX Regional)
17.04 rating 4:30 pm FOX National (GB-MIN/SF-SEA)
(vs 17.1 for 2014 PHI-GB FOX National and 16.7 for 2013 GB-NYG/SF-NO FOX National)
11.72 rating 8:30 pm NBC (CIN-ARI)
(vs 13.6 in 2014 for NE-IND and 16.6 in 2013 for KC-DEN)

College Football: Week 12 

4.11 rating ABC 12:00 pm #12-Michigan at Penn State
1.49 rating ESPN 12:00 pm #17-North Carolina at Virginia Tech
6.97 rating ABC 3:30 pm #9-Michigan State at #3-Ohio State
1.91 rating CBS 3:30 pm #15-LSU at #22 Ole Miss
1.15 rating ESPN 3:30 pm #24-USC at #23-Oregon
0.80 rating FOX 3:30 pm UCLA at #13-Utah
1.04 rating ESPN 7:00 pm Mississippi State at Arkansas
2.78 rating FOX 7:30 pm #10-Baylor at #6-Oklahoma State
1.29 rating NBCSN 7:30 pm Boston College vs #4-Notre Dame (at Fenway Park)
2.70 rating ABC 8:00 pm #18-TCU at #7-Oklahoma
1.44 rating ESPN 10:30 pm California at #11-Stanford

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


Returns next year

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
1.16 rating NBC 3:00 pm Saturday Ford EcoBoost 300 (Homestead, FL)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
4.22 rating NBC 3:00 pm Sunday Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead, FL)

Returns next year

Season concludes Nov 29 with Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


Premier League

0.28 rating NBCSN 7:45 am Watford vs Manchester United
0.32 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Chelsea vs Norwich
0.27 rating USA 10:00 am West Brom vs Arsenal
0.76 rating NBC 12:30 pm Manchester City vs Liverpool

0.32 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Tottenham vs West Ham




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.