December 15, 2014

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 12.13-14.2014

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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 December 13 and Sunday December 14, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population.

NFL: Week 15

12.3 rating CBS 1 or 4 pm Single (mostly DEN-SD MIA-NE HOU-IND PIT-ATL)
11.0 rating FOX 1:00 pm Regional (mostly CIN-CLE GB-BUF)
16.8 rating FOX 4:30 pm National (mostly SF-SEA)
14.9 rating 8:30 pm NBC (DAL-PHI)

College Football: Week 16

4.5 rating CBS 3:00 pm Navy vs Army

Heisman Trophy Presentation
2.0 rating ESPN 8:00 pm Saturday

College Basketball

1.7 rating CBS 12:00 pm North Carolina at Kentucky
N/A rating ESPN 3:15 pm Utah at Kansas
N/A rating ESPN 5:15 pm Michigan at Arizona

Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup
no race

NASCAR Nationwide Series
no race

Formula One
no race


English Premier League
0.38 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Chelsea vs Hull
0.44 rating NBCSN 12:30 pm Arsenal vs Newcastle
0.50 rating NBCSN 8:30 am Manchester United vs Liverpool
0.34 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Swansea vs Tottenham


Golf: Franklin Templeton Shootout
0.57 rating FOX 1:00 pm Saturday

Golf: Father/Son Challenge
0.60 rating NBC 3:00 pm Saturday
0.52 rating NBC 3:00 pm Sunday

Extreme Sports: Dew Tour
0.49 rating NBC 1:00 pm Saturday
0.33 rating NBC 1:00 pm Sunday


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.