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Ratings News and Notes

For the second consecutive year, a Rams game in the month of December rated higher in the Rams’ old market of St. Louis than its current Los Angeles home market. For their 32-16 victory in Arizona over the Cardinals on Dec. 3 (having aired on select Fox affiliates), St. Louis posted a 10.9 local rating while Los Angeles drew a 7.8. Back on Dec. 15, 2016, the Rams’ 24-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks registered a 10.6 rating in St. Louis and a 10.2 in Los Angeles. (Source: St. Louis Dispatch)

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the New Orleans 20-17 on the Dec. 7 edition of NBC/NFL Network’s “Thursday Night Football”. New Orleans, however, was the clear ratings winner over Atlanta on that evening, drawing an impressive 46.1 local rating within that market versus a 22.3 figure in Atlanta (equivalent to approximately 538,000 Atlanta homes). The game’s other top TV markets were Richmond, Va. (15.1), Minneapolis (14.2), Albuquerque (13.6) and Seattle (13.4). Its national overnight rating was a 10.2. (Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Mixed martial arts has also recently performed well in the ratings on Spanish language television in the U.S. The Nov. 11 broadcast of “Copa Combate” from San Antonio, Tex. on Telemundo delivered an average of 280,000 total viewers, 137,000 adults 18-49 and 70,000 adults 18-34. The event increased the network’s 18-34 audience in its midnight time slot by 30 percent, and by 10 percent among adults 18-49, compared to the four prior Saturdays. “Combate 19: Queen Warriors” on Dec. 1 (also on Telemundo) averaged 293,000 total viewers, 156,000 adults 18-49 and 73,000 adults 18-34. The Copa Combate organization touts it drew the two largest U.S. Spanish-language TV audiences for MMA shows in the summer and fall of 2017. (Source: MMA Mania)

NFL Network Top 25 (and Select) Programs

Week of Dec. 4-10, 2017
NFL Network ratings for December 4-10, 2017
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Viewership averages for the following daily NFL Network programs of the week:

  • “Good Morning Football” (Dec. 4-8 7 a.m.): 104,000 (55,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NFL Fantasy Live” (Dec. 4-8 5 p.m.): 143,000 (75,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NFL Total Access” (Dec. 4-6 & 8 early evening): 178,000 (83,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NFL Total Access” (Dec. 4-6 & 8 late evening): 130,000 (62,000 adults 18-49)

NBA on TNT

NBA Pregame Show (TNT, Dec. 7 8:00-8:13 p.m.): 819,000 viewers (354,000 adults 18-49)

NBA Basketball: Los Angeles Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers (TNT, Dec. 7 8:13-10:41 p.m.): 1,267,000 viewers (662,000 adults 18-49)

NBA Basketball: Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz (TNT, Dec. 7 10:41 p.m.-1:03 a.m.): 941,000 viewers (499,000 adults 18-49)

Inside the NBA (TNT, late Dec. 7 1:03-1:55 a.m.): 430,000 viewers (234,000 adults 18-49)

NBA Basketball: Los Angeles Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers repeat (TNT, late Dec. 7 1:55-4:30 a.m.): 263,000 viewers (159,000 adults 18-49)

NBA TV Top 25 (and Select) Programs

Week of Dec. 4-10, 2017
NBA TV ratings for December 4-10, 2017
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Viewership averages for the following daily NBA TV programs of the week:

  • “10 Before Tip” (Dec. 4-8): 48,000 (19,000 adults 18-49)
  • “The Starters” (Dec. 4-8): 52,000 (24,000 adults 18-49)
  • “NBA Gametime Live” (Dec. 4 & Dec. 6-10): 65,000 (26,000 adults 18-49)

Golf Channel Top 25 (and Select) Programs

Week of Dec. 4-10, 2017
Golf Channel ratings for December 4-10, 2017
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MLB Network Top 25 (and Select) Programs

Week of Dec. 4-10, 2017
MLB Network ratings for December 4-10, 2017
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Viewership averages for the following MLB Network programs of the week:

  • “Hot Stove” (Dec. 4-8 9 a.m.): 27,000 (10,000 adults 18-49)
  • “High Heat” (Dec. 4-8 1 p.m.): 32,000 (10,000 adults 18-49)
  • “MLB Now” (Dec. 4-8 2 p.m.): 37,000 (14,000 adults 18-49)
  • “Intentional Talk” (Dec. 4-8 3:30 p.m.): 50,000 (16,000 adults 18-49)
  • “MLB Tonight” (Dec. 4-7 6 p.m.): 38,000 (13,000 adults 18-49)

Tennis Channel Top 25 Programs

Week of Dec. 4-10, 2017
Tennis Channel ratings for December 4-10, 2017
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WWE Raw
USA, Dec. 4 8-11:16 p.m.: 2.782 million viewers and 1.114 million adults 18-49
Universo, Dec. 8 8-11 p.m.: 63,000 viewers and 27,000 adults 18-49
Universo, late Dec. 8 12-3 a.m.: 39,000 viewers and 18,000 adults 18-49

WWE SmackDown
USA, Dec. 5 8-10 p.m.: 2.493 million total viewers and 0.986 million adults 18-49
Universo, Dec. 9 9-11 p.m.: 52,000 viewers and 30,000 adults 18-49
Universo, late Dec. 9 12-2 a.m.: 37,000 viewers and 19,000 adults 18-49

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Impact Wrestling (Pop, Dec. 7 8:00-10:00 p.m.): 226,000 viewers (54,000 adults 18-49)

Inside the NFL (Showtime, Dec. 5 8:59-9:58 p.m.): 108,000 viewers (49,000 adults 18-49)

Season with Navy Football (Showtime, Dec. 5 9:59-10:22 p.m.): 57,000 viewers (17,000 adults 18-49)

Boxing After Dark (HBO, Dec. 9)

10:21 p.m.-10:28 p.m.: 537,000 viewers (253,000 adults 18-49)
10:28 p.m.-11:03 p.m. Vargas vs. Smith: 486,000 viewers (226,000 adults 18-49)
11:03 p.m.-11:15 p.m.: 425,000 viewers (198,000 adults 18-49)
11:15 p.m.-12:02 a.m. Farmer vs. Ogawa: 513,000 viewers (252,000 adults 18-49)
12:02 a.m.-12:09 a.m.: 535,000 viewers (254,000 adults 18-49)
12:09 a.m.-12:53 a.m. Salido vs. Roman: 576,000 viewers (264,000 adults 18-49)
12:53 a.m.- 1:07 a.m.: 475,000 viewers (235,000 adults 18-49)

Bellator MMA Live: 190 (Spike, Dec. 9 8:00-9:49 p.m.): 394,000 viewers (154,000 adults 18-49)
Bellator Kickboxing: 204 – Firenze (Spike, Dec. 9 9:49-11:57 p.m.): 196,000 viewers (66,000 adults 18-49)

ELEAGUE Cup: Rocket League Rounds 1-2 (TBS, Dec. 8 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.): 381,000 viewers (146,000 adults 18-49)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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