Top sports programs of the week
Here are the highest rated TV programs from the week of Jan. 12-18, 2009, according to The Nielsen Co.
Here are the most-watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:
Top Sports Telecasts from Jan. 12-18, 2009
|CBS||Jan. 18||6:44 p.m.||AFC Championship (Ravens-Steelers)||40,645,000|
|Fox||Jan. 18||3:07 p.m.||NFC Championship (Eagles-Cardinals)||38,387,000|
|Fox||Jan. 18||6:29 p.m.||NFC Championship postgame||14,202,000|
|CBS||Jan. 18||6 p.m.||AFC Championship pregame||11,369,000|
|Fox||Jan. 18||2 p.m.||NFC Championship pregame||10,963,000|
|CBS||Jan. 18||1 p.m.||NFL Championship Chase special||3,805,000|
|ESPN||Jan. 16||10:39 p.m.||NBA: Magic vs. Lakers||2,570,000|
|ESPN||Jan. 18||11 a.m.||Sunday NFL Countdown||2,427,000|
|ESPN||Jan. 17||6:19 p.m.||Men's college basketball: Pitt vs. Louisville||2,293,000|
|ESPN||Jan. 18||10:30 p.m.||NFL Primetime||2,215,000|
The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Jan. 12-18, 2009, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts.Copyrighted data of The Nielsen Co. Reprinted with permission. Unauthorized reproduction and use strictly prohibited. Source: Nielsen Co.