Did NFL TV ratings go down?

Did NFL TV ratings go down?

According to the NFL’s analysis of Nielsen data, total viewing of cable news in the hours when football is on is down around 30% from a year ago. TV news siphoning NFL viewers is not a Trump-era phenomenon, Rolapp said, noting that NFL ratings declined in every presidential election year since 1996.

Is NFL viewership declining 2021?

By the numbers: Viewership for the NFL’s 2021 regular season was up 10% from 2020, its highest-rated season average since 2015, per Nielsen. The NFL accounted for 41 of the 50 most-watched broadcasts of 2021, per Sportico (subscription), and 75 of the top 100.

Did NFL ratings go down 2020?

Nonetheless, the audience for NFL games dropped on Fox by 6% when compared to 2019. In 2020 the CBS games on Sunday afternoon averaged 16.5 million viewers, a year-over-year decline of 4% and the lowest rated season since 2017.

What are NFL TV ratings?

The four games — on NBC and Fox Saturday, and NBC and CBS Sunday — averaged about 37.1 million viewers, a 21 percent increase over the same round last year (per the NFL, digital viewing increased the average to 38.2 million, for a 20 percent jump vs. 2021).

How are NFL ratings in 2021?

The 2021 NFL regular season averaged 17.1 million viewers (TV and Digital) – the highest regular-season average since 2015 and up more than 10% from 2020. The Dallas Cowboys accounted for five of the top 10 ratings.

Are NFL ratings up?

The 272 regular-season games averaged 17.1 million viewers across television and digital platforms. That is a 10% increase over 2020 and is the league’s highest average since 2015. ESPN’s Monday Night Football saw the biggest increase as its 19-game package was up 16% over last year, averaging 14.18 million.

How do TV shows get their ratings?

The Nielsen Company tracks what shows viewers watch on television networks through a representative sampling of about 25,000 households that let the company record what programs they watch.