December 29, 2014

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 12.27-28.2014

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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 27 and Sunday December 28, 2014. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population.

NFL: Week 17

10.8 rating CBS 1:00 pm Regional (mostly SD-KC)
10.5 rating FOX 1:00 pm Regional (mostly DAL-WAS)
6.7 rating CBS 4:30 pm National (mostly CAR-ATL)
17.1 rating FOX 4:30 pm National (mostly DET-GB)
12.7 rating 8:30 pm NBC (CIN-PIT)

College Football: Bowls

3.93 rating ESPN 8:00 pm Holiday Bowl: Nebraska vs Southern California
2.67 rating ESPN 4:30 pm Pinstripe Bowl: Boston College vs Penn State
2.59 rating CBS 2:00 pm Sun Bowl: Arizona State vs Duke
2.51 rating ABC 3:30 pm Independence Bowl: Miami vs South Carolina
1.97 rating ESPN 1:00 pm Military Bowl: Cincinnati vs Virginia Tech

College Basketball

n/a this week


English Premier League

0.24 rating NBCSN 7:00 am Tottenham vs Manchester United
0.37 rating NBCSN 9:00 am Southampton vs Chelsea
0.37 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Newcastle vs Everton


0.14 rating NBCSN 7:30 pm Washington at Pittsburgh
0.13 rating NBCSN 10:00 pm San Jose at Los Angeles

Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup
no race

NASCAR Nationwide Series
no race

Formula One
no race


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.