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TYSON FIGHT MOST WATCHED PRIME-TIME SHOW IN FOX'S HISTORY
Published December 20, 1995
Fox's Saturday evening telecast of Tyson-Mathis gained a 16.1 national rating and a 28 share, making it Fox's highest rated night of programming ever. Fox estimates more than 43 million viewers tuned in, making it the most watched prime-time program in Fox history (Fox Sports). Fox averaged a 9.1 rating for the week ended December 17, a 1.7-point gain from a year ago (AD AGE ONLINE, 12/20).