"TNF" Ratings Hit Season Low For Broncos-Colts, Down 27% Over Week 15 In '16
NBC and NFL Network combined to earn a 7.4 overnight rating for the Broncos’ 25-13 win over the Colts on Thursday night, marking a season-low for a “TNF” game airing on a broadcast network. The Week 9 Bills-Jets “TNF” contest aired exclusively on NFL Network. Broncos-Colts, featuring a pair of teams with a combined 7-19 record, is also down 27% from a 10.1 overnight in Week 15 last year, when the Seahawks beat the Rams 24-3. While down year-over-year, Thursday’s game projects to win the night in primetime. Broncos-Colts peaked at an 8.0 overnight between 9:30-10:00pm ET. Denver led all local markets with a 27.6 rating, followed by Indianapolis (20.6), Albuquerque (13.7), New Orleans (13.3) and San Diego (10.3).