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Overnight Ratings: NBC Down Slightly For Penguins-Bruins Tilt On Black Friday

NBC on Friday afternoon drew a 0.9 overnight rating for the Bruins' 4-3 win over the Penguins in the network's annual Black Friday game. That number is down slightly from a 1.0 in '16 for Rangers-Flyers. Two years ago on Black Friday, NBC drew a 1.1 overnight for the Rangers-Bruins telecast.

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts during Thanksgiving weekend on broadcast TV.

TELECAST
DATE
NET
TIME (ET)
RAT.
"The NFL Today"
11/23
CBS
3:30-4:00pm
4.8
NFL: Chargers-Cowboys (Thanksgiving)
11/23
CBS
4:30-8:00pm
12.4
"Fox NFL Kickoff"
11/23
Fox
10:30-11:30am
1.5
"Fox NFL Special"
11/23
Fox
11:30am-12:30pm
3.6
NFL: Vikings-Lions (Thanksgiving)
11/23
Fox
12:30-4:00pm
11.4
"2017 U.S. Open: Golf's Newest Star"
11/23
Fox
4:00-5:00pm
6.6
NFL: Giants-Redskins (Thanksgiving)
11/23
NBC
8:30-11:30pm
9.7
College football: Miami-Pitt
11/24
ABC
12:00-3:30pm
3.2
College football: USF-UCF
11/24
ABC
3:30-7:00pm
3.2
College football: Missouri-Arkansas
11/24
CBS
2:30-6:30pm
1.5
College basketball: Continental Tire
Las Vegas Invitational: Arizona State-Xavier
11/24
Fox
5:30-7:30pm
0.7
College football: Texas Tech-Texas
11/24
Fox
8:00-11:30pm
2.2
NHL: Penguins-Bruins
11/24
NBC
1:00-4:00pm
0.9
College football: Georgia-Georgia Tech
11/25
ABC
12:00-3:30pm
1.8
College football: Wisconsin-Minnesota
11/25
ABC
3:30-7:00pm
1.4
College football: Notre Dame-Stanford
11/25
ABC
8:00-11:30pm
3.3
"College Football Today"
11/25
CBS
3:00-3:30pm
1.0
College football: Alabama-Auburn
11/25
CBS
3:30-7:00pm
7.8
College football: Ohio State-Michigan
11/25
Fox
12:00-3:30pm
6.7
College football: Michigan State-Rutgers
11/25
Fox
3:30-7:00pm
1.4
College football: Washington State-Washington
11/25
Fox
8:00-11:30pm
1.6
EPL: Liverpool-Chelsea
11/25
NBC
12:30-2:30pm
0.8
Skiing: FIS World Cup: Killington, Vt. (taped)
11/25
NBC
3:00-4:00pm
0.5
Figure Skating: Bridgestone Skate America
11/25
NBC
4:00-6:00pm
0.9
"World of X Games: Peace Park"
11/26
ABC
3:00-3:30pm
0.4
"World of X Games: Dropping Next"
11/26
ABC
3:30-4:00pm
0.3
"The NFL Today"
11/26
CBS
12:00-1:00pm
2.2
NFL: (regional)
11/26
CBS
1:03-4:25pm
8.1
NFL nat'l window: Saints-Rams (82%)
11/26
CBS
4:25-7:40pm
13.3
"Fox NFL Kickoff"
11/26
Fox
11:00am-12:00pm
1.4
"Fox NFL Sunday"
11/26
Fox
12:00-1:00pm
3.1
NFL: (singleheader)
11/26
Fox
1:00-4:05pm
10.0
Skiing: FIS World Cup: Killington, Vt.
11/26
NBC
1:00-2:30pm
0.5
Red Bull Signature Series (taped)
11/26
NBC
2:30-4:00pm
0.5
Figure Skating: Bridgestone Skate America
11/26
NBC
4:00-6:00pm
1.1
"SNF": Packers-Steelers
11/26
NBC
8:30-11:30pm
12.2