January 19, 2016

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 1.16-17.2016

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday January 16 and Sunday January 17, 2016. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same NFL schedule weekend or the same calendar weekend last year.

NFL: Divisional Weekend

19.69 rating 4:30 pm CBS Kansas City at New England
—(vs 20.9 rating for 2015 NBC 4:30 pm BAL-NE)

20.27 rating 8:00 pm NBC Green Bay at Arizona
—(vs 18.8 rating for 2015 FOX 8:00 pm CAR-SEA)

23.10 rating 1:00 pm FOX Seattle at North Carolina
—(vs 26.2 rating for 2015 FOX 1:00 pm DAL-GB)

26.22 rating 4:30 pm CBS Pittsburgh at Denver
—(vs 24.7 rating for 2015 CBS 4:30 pm IND-DEN)

College Basketball

n/a rating ESPN 12:00 pm North Carolina State at North Carolina
0.95 rating CBS 1:00 pm Villanova at Georgetown
n/a rating ESPN 2:00 pm TCU at Kansas
n/a rating ESPN 4:00 pm Kentucky at Auburn

0.59 rating CBS 1:30 pm Michigan State at Wisconsin


PGA: Sony Open (Honolulu)
0.18 rating GOLF 7:00 pm Saturday Third Round
0.39 rating GOLF 6:00 pm Sunday Final Round

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
Returns soon

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Returns soon

Returns soon

Returns soon


Premier League

0.26 rating NBCSN 7:30 am Tottenham vs Sunderland
0.25 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Manchester City vs Crystal Palace
0.33 rating USA 10:00 am Chelsea vs Everton
0.68 rating NBC 12:30 pm Aston Villa vs Leicester City

0.57 rating NBCSN 9:00 am Liverpool vs Manchester United
0.49 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Stoke City vs Arsenal




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.