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SBD/December 4, 2012/Media
NFL Network's Thursday Night Games Taking A Toll On Broadcast Nets' Primetime Ratings
Published December 4, 2012
EASTERN FRONT: ESPN earned an 11.6 overnight Nielsen rating for last night’s Giants-Redskins “MNF” telecast, which is tied with Bears-Cowboys in Week 4 as the best “MNF” overnight this season to date. Giants-Redskins is up 68% from a 6.9 overnight for Chargers-Jaguars in Week 13 last year. Last night's telecast peaked at a 13.0 rating from 9:30-9:45pm ET. In DC, the game earned a 20.9 local rating on ESPN and a 10.3 rating on WDCA-Ind. In N.Y., the game earned an 11.9 rating on ESPN and a 6.9 rating on WWOR-Ind (Austin Karp, THE DAILY).