NFL Football Ratings

Ratings: As NBC's Preseason Football Dominates, Rivals Hold Steady

NBC’s coverage of the NFL’s Hall of Fame Game between the Cardinals and Cowboys on Thursday drew 7.8 million total viewers and a 2.3 demo rating, easily topping the night in both measures.

Opposite the sports….

CBS | Big Brother (6.3 mil/1.9) was steady week-to-week, as was Zoo (2.7 mil/0.5).

ABC | Boy Band (2.4 mil/0.5), Battle of the Network Stars (2.5 mil/0.6) and Gong Show (2.3 mil/0.6) all stayed low.

FOX | Beat Shazam (2.7 mil/0.8) ticked down, while Love Connection (2.2 mil/0.6) was flat.

THE CW | Penn & Teller (1.65 mil/0.4) was steady, while Whose Line (1.3 mil/0.4) ticked up from its most recent Monday outing.

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4 Comments
  1. KLS says:

    There was a game on last night? NFL fatigue, I guess.

  2. Ninamags says:

    Yay Cowboys!!!

  3. RJ Rotton says:

    bahh. it was down almost 20% compared to last year’s pre season. stop reaching. nfl is OVER.. thanks colin