December 14, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 12.12-13.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday December 12 and Sunday December 13, 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 14    Regional Coverage Map

11.25 rating 1 or 4 pm CBS Single (BUF-PHI TEN-NYJ PIT-CIN IND-JAX SD-KC OAK-DEN)
(vs 11.2 for 2014 CBS Single and 13.3 for 2013 CBS Single)
10.87 rating 1:00 pm FOX Regional (SF-CLE DET-STL NO-TB WAS-CHI ATL-CAR SEA-BAL)
(vs 9.6 for 2014 FOX Regional and 11.6 for 2013 FOX Regional)
18.39 rating 4:30 pm FOX National (DAL-GB)
(vs 17.4 for 2014 SEA-PHI FOX National and 18.3 for 2013 SEA-SF FOX National)
13.94 rating 8:30 pm NBC (NE-HOU)
(vs 13.9 in 2014 for NE-SD and 12.7 in 2013 for CAR-NO)

College Football: Week 15 

5.17 rating CBS 3:00 pm Army vs Navy
n/a rating ESPN 12:00 pm Northern Iowa at North Dakota State

1.98 rating ESPN 8:00 pm Heisman Trophy Presentation

Note: Football regional coverage maps from

College Basketball

0.90 rating CBS 12:00 pm Ohio State at Connecticut
n/a rating ESPN 3:15 pm Arizona State at Kentucky
n/a rating ESPN 3:15 pm North Carolina at Texas
0.52 rating FOX 5:30 pm Cincinnati at Xavier


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Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
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Premier League

0.23 rating NBCSN 7:45 am Norwich vs Everton
0.33 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Manchester City vs Swansea
0.13 rating USA 10:00 am Crystal Palace vs Southampton
0.77 rating NBC 12:30 pm Bournemouth vs Manchester United

0.32 rating NBCSN 8:30 am Aston Villa vs Arsenal
0.41 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Liverpool vs West Brom


Premier Boxing Champions
1.30 rating NBC 8:30 pm Saturday


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.