Tuesday, November 10, 2009

2009 Breeders Cup TV Ratings Comparison

Select weekend overnight ratings for other Sports/events compared to the Breeders' Cup:

  • NFL-Eagles/Cowboys-Sunday 8:15 pm-NBC: 14.3
  • College Football*-Saturday 3:30 pm-CBS: 4.4
  • College Football**-Saturday 3:30 pm-ABC: 3.8
  • NASCAR-Sunday 3:15 pm-ABC : 3.1
  • MMA (Strikeforce) 9:00 pm-CBS: 2.6
  • College Football***-Saturday 2:30-NBC: 2.3
  • Breeders' Cup-Saturday 1:30-ABC : 1.0
  • Breeders' Cup-Saturday 3:30 ESPN: 0.9
  • Bull Riding- Sunday 4:00 pm NBC: 0.8
  • Figure Skating-Sunday 2:00 pm NBC: 0.8
*: LSU vs. Alabama
**: Ohio vs. Penn State
***: Navy vs. Notre Dame

The 2008 Breeders Cup rating on ABC was 1.3. Last years ESPN rating was 0.9.
Friday's ESPN2 rating was 0.3, same as the 2008 figure.

The rating figures above are all overnight ratings data, national final figures will be released later this week.

In a sign that maybe the world is really ending in 2012, Sunday's two-hour episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, featuring Lakers' Forward Lamar Odom's wedding drew a 3.2

Source: Nielsen Media Research

1 comment:

Power Cap said...

Those are some sad numbers for racing. However a large portion of the fandom watches from other venues like OTB. There are no OTBs (off TV bimbos) to watch the show about the Armenian family and their attention hound daughters.