November 11, 2013

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday November 9 and Sunday November 10, 2013. (The 56 markets out of 210 total cover about 70% of the US television population.)


College Football Week 11: Top National Games on Saturday

6.9 rating 8:00 CBS #13-LSU at #1-Alabama
6.6 rating 3:30 CBS Mississippi State at #15-Texas A&M
3.0 rating 3:30 ABC Nebraska at Michigan
2.2 rating 12:00 ABC #2-Florida State at Wake Forest or Kansas State at #25-Texas Tech
1.9 rating 8:00 ABC #23-Notre Dame at Pittsburgh
1.6 rating 7:00 FOX Texas at West Virginia
1.21 rating 3:30 ESPN Brigham Young at #24-Wisconsin
1.16 rating 7:00 ESPN Virginia Tech at #11-Miami
0.93 rating 3:00 FOX USC at California
0.24 rating 4:00 FS1 Kansas at #14-Oklahoma State


NFL Week 10: Sunday Network Packages — Ranking

14.8 rating CBS 4:30 pm DEN-SD (+17% from 12.3 last year)

13.0 rating NBC 8:30 pm DAL-NO (-5% from 13.7 last year for HOU-CHI)

12.3 rating FOX 1:00/4:00 pm mostly CAR-SF/PHI-GB/DET-CHI (unchanged from last year)

9.9 rating CBS 1:00 pm mostly CIN-BAL/OAK-NYG (-6% from 10.5 last year)



2.3 rating ESPN Sunday 3:00 pm Phoenix 500 (-4% from 2.4 last year)


0.66 rating NBC Sunday 3:30 pm USA Soccer US-Brazil (top rated match of the weekend)

0.59 rating NBCSN Sunday 11:00 am Arsenal-Manchester United (top rated Premier League match of the weekend)



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.