November 24, 2014

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 11.22-23.2014

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday November 22 and Sunday November 23, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population.

NFL: Week 12

12.9 rating FOX 1 or 4 pm Single (mostly DET-NE ARI-SEA)
10.4 rating CBS 1:00 pm Regional (mostly CIN-HOU TEN-PHI CLE-ATL)
17.4 rating CBS 4:30 pm National (mostly MIA-DEN)
14.0 rating 8:30 pm NBC (DAL-NYG)

College Football: Week 13

3.6 rating ABC 3:30 pm Regional (*see note below)
3.3 rating ABC 8:00 pm #19-USC at #9-UCLA
2.2 rating NBC 3:30 pm #24-Louisville at Notre Dame
2.0 rating ESPN 12:00 pm #25-Minnesota at #23-Nebraska
1.9 rating CBS 3:30 pm #8-Ole Miss at Arkansas
1.8 rating ESPN 7:30 pm #20-Missouri at Tennessee
1.4 rating FOX 7:30 pm Oklahoma State at #7-Baylor
0.87 rating ESPN 3:30 pm #15-Arizona at #17-Utah
0.71 rating ESPN2 12:00 pm Penn State at Illinois
0.53 rating FS1 1:30 pm Kansas at #21-Oklahoma
0.53 rating FS1 4:45 pm Stanford at California
0.29 rating NBCSN 12:30 pm Yale-Harvard

* The rating for ABC at 3:30 pm in the 56 metered markets is made up of a 3.52 rating in 45 markets (57% of the country) for Boston College at #3-Florida State and a 3.72 rating in 11 markets (13% of the country) for #16-Wisconsin at Iowa.

Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR Nationwide Series

Formula One
0.36 rating NBCSN 7:30 am Sunday Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


English Premier League
0.30 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Chelsea vs West Brom
0.89 rating NBC 12:30 pm Arsenal vs Manchester United
0.19 rating CNBC 8:00 am Crystal Palace vs Liverpool
0.27 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Hull vs Tottenham

Eastern Conference Finals
0.51 rating NBC 1:30 pm Sunday Game 1 New York vs New England
Western Conference Finals
n/a rating ESPN 5:00 pm Sunday Game 1 Los Angeles vs Seattle




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.