October 12, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 10.10-11.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday October 10 through Sunday October 11, 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 weeks or the same calendar weekend last year.

NFL: Week 5 Regional Coverage Map

11.67 rating 1 or 4 pm FOX Single (CHI-KC SEA-CIN WAS-ATL NO-PHI ARI-DET)
(vs 12.8 in 2014 and 12.5 in 2013)
9.08 rating 1:00 pm CBS Regional (JAX-TB CLE-BAL STL-GB BUF-TEN)
(vs 11.6 in 2014 and 9.7 in 2013)
16.36 rating 4:30 pm CBS National (NE-DAL DEN-OAK)
(vs 13.2 in 2014 for KC-SF/NYJ-SD and 18.6 in 2013 for DEN-DAL)
13.12 rating 8:20 pm NBC (SF-NYG)
(vs 12.8 in 2014 for CIN-NE and 11.6 in 2013 for HOU-SF)

College Football: Week 6

3.85 rating ABC 12:00 pm #10-Oklahoma at Texas
2.11 rating ABC 3:30 pm Georgia Tech at #6-Clemson or Wisconsin at Nebraska Regional Coverage Map
1.89 rating NBC 3:30 pm Navy at #15-Notre Dame
3.05 rating CBS 3:30 pm #19-Georgia at Tennessee
1.56 rating ESPN 3:30 pm Minnesota at Purdue
2.46 rating ESPN 7:00 pm Arkansas at #8-Alabama
1.81 rating FOX 7:30 pm #2-TCU at Kansas State
2.72 rating ABC 8:00 pm Miami at #12-Florida State
n/a rating ESPN 10:00 pm #23-California at #5-Utah

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


President’s Cup
0.91 rating NBC 12:00 pm Saturday Third Day (taped)
0.94 rating NBC 1:00 pm Sunday Final Day (taped)

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
0.59 rating NBCSN 8:00 pm Friday Drive for the Cure 300 (Charlotte)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
1.44 rating NBCSN 12:30 pm Sunday Bank of America 500 (Charlotte)

Returns next year

0.32 rating NBCSN 6:30 am Sunday Russian Grand Prix


1.20 rating MLBN 12:30 pm TEX Rangers at TOR Blue Jays Game 2
1.60 rating FS1 3:45 pm HOU Astros at KC Royals Game 2
3.50 rating TBS 6:30 pm CHI Cubs at STL Cardinals Game 1
3.76 rating TBS 9:30 pm NY Mets at LA Dodgers Game 1

3.12 rating TBS 5:30 pm CHI Cubs at STL Cardinals Game 2
3.28 rating TBS 9:00 pm NY Mets at LA Dodgers Game 2

1.23 rating MLBN 4:00 pm KC Royals at HOU Astros Game 3
1.66 rating FS1 8:00 pm TOR Blue Jays at TEX Rangers Game 3


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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.