Top sports programs of the week
Updated: December 20, 2011, 11:07 PM ET
Here are the most watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:
All times Eastern. The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Dec. 5-11, 2011, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts and Ultimate Fighting (MMA) telecasts. Copyrighted data of The Nielsen Co. Reprinted with permission. Unauthorized reproduction and use strictly prohibited. Source: Nielsen Co.
Top Sports Telecasts from Dec. 5-11, 2011
|NBC||Dec. 11||8:31 p.m.||Sunday Night Football: Giants-Cowboys||24,516,233|
|Fox||Dec. 11||1:03 p.m.||NFL: Various teams and times||22,207,115|
|CBS||Dec. 11||4:15 p.m.||NFL: Various teams and times||20,788,617|
|CBS||Dec. 11||1:03 p.m.||NFL: Various teams and times||14,534,912|
|NBC||Dec. 11||11:54 p.m.||NFL Sunday postgame show||14,508,619|
|NBC||Dec. 11||7:58 p.m.||Football Night In America Part 3||13,254,568|
|ESPN||Dec. 5||8:30 p.m.||Monday Night Football: Chargers-Jaguars||9,466,032|
|NBC||Dec. 11||7:30 p.m.||Football Night In America Part 2||8,233,318|
|NFLN||Dec. 8||8:29 p.m.||NFL: Browns-Steelers||6,578,015|
|CBS||Dec. 10||2:39 p.m.||College football: Army-Navy||5,500,552|
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