November 30, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 11.28-29.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday November 28 and Sunday November 29, 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 12    Regional Coverage Map

13.32 rating 1 or 4 pm FOX Single (TB-IND NYG-WAS NO-HOU MIN-ATL STL-CIN ARI-SF)
(vs 12.9 for 2014 FOX Single and 11.5 for 2013 CBS Single)
7.84 rating 1:00 pm CBS Regional (OAK-TEN BUF-KC SD-JAX MIA-NYJ)
(vs 10.4 for 2014 CBS Regional and 9.8 for 2013 FOX Regional)
16.69 rating 4:30 pm CBS National (PIT-SEA)
(vs 17.4 for 2014 MIA-DEN CBS National and 18.9 for 2013 DAL-NYG FOX National)
16.16 rating 8:30 pm NBC (NE-DEN)
(vs 13.6 in 2014 for NE-IND and 17.0 in 2013 for DEN-NE)

College Football: Week 13 

2.16 rating ABC 12:00 pm #15-Navy at #21-Houston
1.33 rating CBS 2:30 pm Missouri at Arkansas
1.20 rating FOX 3:30 pm #20-Washington State at Washington
3.46 rating ABC 3:30 pm #4-Iowa at Nebraska
3.17 rating ESPN 7:30 pm #7-Baylor at #19-TCU

6.84 rating ABC 12:00 pm #8-Ohio State at #10-Michigan
1.79 rating ESPN 12:00 pm #1-Clemson at South Carolina
3.24 rating ABC 3:30 pm #14-North Carolina at NC State or #22-UCLA at USC
Regional Coverage Map ABC 3:30 pm
5.26 rating CBS 3:30 pm #2-Alabama at Auburn
2.56 rating ESPN 3:30 pm Penn State at #5-Michigan State
2.65 rating ESPN 7:30 pm #13-Florida State at #12-Florida
4.69 rating FOX 7:30 pm #6-Notre Dame at #9-Stanford
2.65 rating ABC 8:00 pm #3-Oklahoma at #11-Oklahoma State

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


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0.30 rating NBCSN 7:30 am Sunday Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


Premier League

0.33 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Manchester City vs Southampton
0.80 rating NBC 12:30 pm Leicester City vs Manchester United

0.28 rating USA 7:00 am Tottenham vs Chelsea
0.25 rating USA 9:00 am West Ham vs West Brom
0.35 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Liverpool vs Swansea




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.