Tag Archives: Nielsen

2012 Summer Olympics – Memphis & National Ratings

The 2012 Summer Olympics from London are over.  It was a great run, both in Memphis and nationally.  Below are the numbers from Memphis – WMC/NBC broadcast and the averages from the National Metered Markets. The first chart compares the household … Continue Reading

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2012 Super Bowl XLVI – Memphis & National Ratings

Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012 ended with the New York Giants beating the New England Patriots, 21-17. According to TV by the Numbers, NBC scored a 47.8 household rating and a 71 share slightly under the 2011 Super … Continue Reading

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Nov 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

The Overnight Household Ratings for the November 2011 sweeps are in. At 6am – WREG increased their rating and share, but have not achieved the higher ratings from 08 & 09.  WMC has their lowest rating in 4 years.  WPTY … Continue Reading

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May 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, was the last day of the May Sweeps.  I’ve included 4 years for comparison. May 2011 brought many unique news stories to Memphis and the Mid-South which became national news.  The severe weather, deadly tornadoes and the massive Mississippi River … Continue Reading

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February 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Here it is….the 2011 February Sweep household news ratings from the Nielsen overnight data.  I’ve included 4 years as comparison, since the last 2 were not typical.  See the notes below the chart. WMC leads the news programming ratings in … Continue Reading

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2011 Super Bowl XLV – Memphis & National Ratings

(photo by Charlie Riedel) Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011 ended with the Green Bay Packers beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31 – 25. According to TV by the Numbers, FOX scored a 47.9 household rating and 71 share with … Continue Reading

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2010 82nd Academy Award Memphis Ties and Ratings

On March 7, 2010, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards aired on ABC and locally in Memphis on WPTY (ABC).   The Memphis DMA average household rating was 21.5 with a 29 share.  Last year in 2009, WPTY averaged a 14.9 household rating with a 20.5 … Continue Reading

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Memphis TV Household News Ratings for Feb 2010 Sweeps

February 2010 Sweep Notes:  Last year, 2009, the sweep was moved to March due to the analog to digital transition originally scheduled for 2/17/09.  The transition deadline was delayed until June, but the sweep was still measured in March.  The … Continue Reading

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2010 Winter Olympics – Memphis & U.S. Viewership

The 2010 XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver opened on 2.12.10 and closed on 2.28.10.  With the success of the United States and Canadian athletes at the games, the national viewership reached 190 million viewers making the 2010 Winter Olympic broadcast the 2nd most watched behind the … Continue Reading

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Super Bowl Fact & Figures – Updated 2010

Last January, this GP post gave Super Bowl Facts & Figures….and now, here’s the update to that post. It seems every year records are broken and 2010 Super Bowl XLIV was no exception, breaking their fair share of records.  Super … Continue Reading

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