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Overnight Ratings: NASCAR Cup Series Race Tops Lewis Hamilton Securing F1 Title

NBC yesterday afternoon drew a 0.7 overnight rating for the F1 Mexican Grand Prix, which saw driver Lewis Hamilton secure his fourth F1 title. That race went head-to-head with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race from Martinsville on NBCSN, which drew a 1.6 overnight. That Martinsville telecast was up slightly from a 1.5 overnight last year, when the race aired earlier in the afternoon.

The chart below lists overnight ratings for select sports telecasts on broadcast TV over the weekend.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RAT.
World Series: Dodgers-Astros: Game 3
10/27
Fox
8:15pm-12:15am
10.4
College football:
Oklahoma State-West Virginia
10/28
ABC
12:00-3:45pm
2.5
College football: (regional)*
10/28
ABC
3:45-7:00pm
2.0
College football: (regional)**
10/28
ABC
8:00-11:45pm
2.4
"World's Toughest Mudder"
10/28
CBS
2:00-3:00pm
0.5
College football: Georgia-Florida
10/28
CBS
3:30-7:00pm
2.2
College football: Penn State-Ohio State
10/28
Fox
3:30-7:15pm
6.4
World Series: Dodgers-Astros: Game 4
10/28
Fox
8:15-11:30pm
10.6
EPL: Bournemouth-Chelsea
10/28
NBC
12:30-2:30pm
0.6
College football: N.C. State-Notre Dame
10/28
NBC
3:45-7:15pm
1.8
"ESPN Sport Shorts: Strange But True"
10/29
ABC
2:00-3:00pm
0.4
"World of X Games: Twenty-Four"
10/29
ABC
3:00-3:30pm
0.3
"World of X Games: Dropping Next"
10/29
ABC
3:30-4:00pm
0.3
"World of X Games: WSL Surfing"
10/29
ABC
4:00-5:00pm
0.3
"The NFL Today"
10/29
CBS
12:00-1:00pm
2.8
NFL: (singleheader)
10/29
CBS
1:00-4:05pm
9.1
"Golf's Best of 2017"
10/29
CBS
5:00-6:00pm
1.1
"Fox NFL Kickoff"
10/29
Fox
11:00am-12:00pm
1.3
"Fox NFL Sunday"
10/29
Fox
12:00-1:00pm
3.2
NFL: (regional)
10/29
Fox
1:00-4:15pm
8.6
NFL nat'l window:
Cowboys-Redskins (98%)
10/29
Fox
4:15-7:30pm
15.3
World Series: Dodgers-Astros: Game 5
10/29
Fox
8:15pm-1:45am
12.8
F1: Mexican Grand Prix
10/29
NBC
3:00-5:00pm
0.7
"SNF": Steelers-Lions
10/29
NBC
8:30-11:30pm
9.4
NOTES: All networks without Sunday figures for Boston, Providence, Hartford markets due to inclement weather. * = Featured UCLA-Washington and TCU-Iowa State. ** = Featured Texas Tech-Oklahoma and Georgia Tech-Clemson.