The outlet reported that the average rating across all Sunday and Monday game was up 3% compared to the same week in 2016.
NBC's ratings for the National Football League game between the Oakland Raiders and the Washington Redskins on Sunday night were slightly down from a popular week three match-up last season, although it was not known if this was linked to a controversy over NFL player protests during the US national anthem. (Last year's Week 3 Monday night game featured the less popular New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons.) Indeed, there are many factors affecting week-to-week and year-to-year NFL ratings that have nothing to do with protests or even with football itself.
CBS said its overall game coverage on Sunday averaged 11.9 percent of households that tuned in, up 4 percent from last year's week three coverage. NFL Network's pregame show "was also strong" covering the issue, with analyst Kurt Warner and host Rich Eisen "standing out". Overnight ratings for its singleheader slate of games were down 16% compared to last year's week 3 numbers.
The " matchup between the Washington and Oakland delivered a one-sided game for viewers and a weakened ratings return for NBC. In a tweet sent right before Sunday's games, the president said "NFL attendance and ratings are way down".
It was a tumultuous weekend for the National Football League in more ways than one. Two of the three networks saw lower ratings.
CBS' pregame show, "The NFL Today", was up 33% compared to a year ago, and scored its best overnight rating since 2010. The controversy could be bad news for television networks, if vast numbers of viewers decide to tune out all at once.
"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color", Kaepernick said, to NFL.com at the time.
Cowboys-Cardinals got a 9.3 overnight rating for ESPN, easily the highest-rated Monday night game of the year. "He's fired, '" Trump told a crowd in Alabama on Friday night.
In fact, the figure is a measurement of all games that were shown to a national audience, which includes some games played on Sunday, Monday and Thursday nights.
This play helped the Texans expand their lead over the Patriots , 33-28, meaning a touchdown would be needed to win the game. Cooks is trending upward with the Patriots , who take on the 1-1 Houston Texans Sunday at Gillette Stadium (1 p.m.; CBS).
Moon praised Trump's bellicose speech to the United Nations about the threat, saying the US had "responded in a very good way". North Korea's foreign minister later said that could be a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean if Kim orders it.
Earlier this week, Syrian troops crossed into parts of east bank but have concentrated their operations mostly on the west. Abdallah said Syrian regime forces carried out additional bombardment of SDF positions after the initial Russian bombing.
Chris [Riley, Pat Riley's wife] and I were talking about how lovely a woman and person she is", Riley said . Yep, Wade , who most recently played with the Chicago Bulls , might don a Spurs jersey this season.
He makes hard decisions for the Trump administration because attempting to stop the test could be as risky as letting it go ahead. Guam Homeland Security is monitoring reports of a magnitude 3.5 quake in North Korea near the cite of a prior nuclear test.
Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to end the violence, Vice President Mike Pence said last Wednesday. Indian government says it is anxious about the entry of refugees with links to Rohingya militants.
The 100,000 seasonal employees it plans to hire for the holidays will also get the bump in pay when it takes effect next month. Nationally, the minimum wage sits at $7.25, a figure agreed to in 2009; don't expect that to go changing again any time soon.
Her state's officials released a report Friday citing "unique challenges" and deep cuts the measure would impose on the state. But for Senate Republicans, the first order of business this week is resolving the health-care push - one way or the other.
On a personal note, I've been using the iPhone 8 Plus for a few days now and am highly impressed, coming from an iPhone 7 Plus. For people who aren't used to spending more than $700 to $800 for a phone, this can be far more than their wallet can afford.
The FBI surveyed more than 16,000 law enforcement agencies to compile its annual Uniform Crime Reporting program . The FBI reported that past year , 435 people were killed in justifiable homicides by law enforcement officers.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Lands On Vodafone
The scanned objects can then be shared on messenger apps using 3D stickers or uploaded to 3D communities such as Sketchfab. In terms of hardware, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is packing a Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with an Adreno 540 GPU.
Damascus rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum
The ballots will take days to count, but early results suggest Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence. In Sulaimaniya, a centre for political groups opposed to Barzani, queues at polling stations were shorter than in Erbil.
Nintendo To Update 'Super Mario Run' On September 29
After years of refusing to develop games for mobile phones, Nintendo finally made the plunge last year withSuper Mario Run . World Star becomes available once players have completed the levels of all six current Worlds in the game.
Hurricane Maria Still A Possible Threat To US East Coast
There are now no coastal watches or warnings in effect, however these may be issued for a portion of the coast later today. North Carolina may bear the worst of the storm, as current forecasts show Maria brushing its coast Wednesday morning.
Cam Newton's rusty play has to be a concern for Panthers
As for New Orleans , Brees led his Saints to the team's first win of the season throwing for 220 yards and three touchdowns. Overall, it was a sloppy loss for a Carolina team who was lucky to play against bad teams in the first two weeks.
Reborn Niasse eases the pressure on Koeman
The Toffees picked up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 2-1 victory, with Oumar Niasse scoring both the goals. Star Man: Oumar Niasse - changed the game and the atmosphere with his quickfire double.
Death of soul singer Charles Bradley
All throughout he was a tireless and energetic performer, still channeling James Brown, but now with his own music. That's why sometimes I like to go into the audience and just hug them, especially when I see someone hurting.
Trump hits back at 'madman' Kim with new economic sanctions
In two July flight tests, those missiles showed potential capability to reach deep into the US mainland when perfected. Trump said the United States would " totally destroy " North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies.