Program Ratings & Rankings

2012-’13 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: WEEK 50


Week 50: September 2-8, 2013

  • Nationally, Broadcast took 88 of the top 100 Adults 25-54 Total Day programs.
  • The FOX NFL Sunday National Game featuring the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers was the top program for the week with an 11.5 RA25-54. NBC’s Sunday Night Football was next with a 10.9 RA25-54, followed by the NBC NFL Thursday Night Special with a 10.5 RA25-54. NFL-related programs on broadcast television took all 10 of the Top 10 spots, and 13 of the Top 15 spots. Under The Dome on CBS came in at #14.
  • AEN’s Duck Dynasty was the top-rated cable program with a 4.6 RA25-54, coming in at #12. ESPN was next with Prime College Football coming in at #23, and Breaking Bad came in at #27.
  • Programs of the Week: NBC kicked-off the NFL season on Thursday night with a special NBC NFL Thursday Night Game featuring the Super Bowl Champions Baltimore Ravens against the Denver Broncos. While the game delivered a 10.5 RA25-54 nationally, Denver saw a 32.7 RA25-54 and Baltimore a 27.8 RA25-54. Additionally, NBC Sunday Night Football featuring the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants saw a 10.9 RA25-54 nationally, with Dallas-Ft. Worth delivering a 30.1 RA25-54.
  • Market of the Week: Denver delivered a 32.7 RA25-54 with the NBC NFL Thursday Night Game. NFL-related programs on local broadcast took all 10 of the Top 10 spots, with local news being the first non-NFL related program coming in at #11.  


National
S/O-S/O

Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast TV = 224.9 GRPs
Cable Nets = 24.1 GRPs

Denver
S/O-S/O
Broadcast vs. Cable GRPs A25-54

Top 100 Programs
Broadcast Stations = 299.1 GRPs
Cable Nets = 32.4 GRPs

National
Weekly Top 10

S/O-S/O A25-54

FOX NFL Sunday-National 11.5
NBC Sunday Night Football 10.9
NBC Thursday Night Football (Sp) 10.5
Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick 8.3
The OT 7.6
NBC NFL Thursday Pre-Kick (Sp) 7.5
NBC NFL Sunday Post 6.2
FOX NFL Sunday-Regional 6.1
Football Night In America Part 3 6.1
CBS NFL Single 6.0

Denver
Weekly Top 10
S/O-S/O A25-54

NBC Thursday Night Football (Sp) 32.7
NBC NFL Thursday Post (Sp) 24.0
NBC NFL Thursday Pre-Kick (Sp) 21.6
FOX NFL Sunday-Game 2 13.1
NBC Sunday Night Football 12.8
NFL Kickoff On NBC 9.8
Football Night In America Part 3 9.0
FOX NFL Game Break 8.7
The NFL On CBS Bonus 5.9
NBC NFL Sunday Post 5.8

NBC Thursday Night Football (Special): Baltimore vs. Denver
Top 5 Markets

RA25-54 National Denver
(KUSA)
Baltimore
(WBAL)
Phoenix
(KPNX+)
Washington, DC
(WRC)
Seattle
(KING)
Sacramento
(KCRA)
10.5 32.7 27.8 15.3 13.9 13.9 13.9

 

NBC Sunday Night Football: NY Giants vs. Dallas
Top 5 Markets

RA25-54 National Dallas-Ft. Worth
(KXAS)
Charlotte
(WCNC)
Washington, DC
(WRC)
Tampa-St. Pete
(WFLA)
Baltimore
(WBAL)
10.9 30.1 16.6 14.6 14.6 14.6

Weekly Top 100
Broadcast & Cable National Rankings

Adults 18-49

Adults 25-54


S/O-S/O = Sign-On to Sign-Off.
Source:  The Nielsen Company, Live + Same Day estimates, Top 10 programs = programming 5 min. or more.

 



 
 
 

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