NBC Has Best Numbers For Notre Dame Telecasts Since '05
NBC averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.4 million viewers for its seven Notre Dame home football games this season, marking the net’s best ND package since '05. NBC was also up 69% and 67%, respectively, from a 1.7 rating and 2.6 million viewers last season, which marked the net’s lowest ND package since it acquired rights in '91. The net’s best ND audience this season was the Sept. 22 game against Michigan (6.4 million viewers). That also marked NBC’s best ND game viewership since '05. Three ND games averaged over 5.0 million viewers this season, compared to zero last season.