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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
NBC’S SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL FINISHES THE TV SEASON AS NO. 1 SHOW FOR RECORD FOR THE 11TH YEAR IN A ROW
SNSF #1 in primetime viewership and HH rating as the TV season ends tonight
Boosted by the first season with all games on Peacock, NBC Sports Digital Sets SNSF Streaming record for average minute audience
SNSF Finished TV season as #1 show among adults 18-49 for 12th Consecutive Year
For the first time, SNSF More than twice Viewership of the Top Scripted Show
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 25, 2022 – The 2021-22 TV season ends tonight on NBC Football on Sunday night ends as Primetimes #1 TV show in all key metrics for a unprecedented 11th year in a row – Extends its record for most consecutive years at the top of the charts (since 1950) based on official live and same-day data provided by Nielsen. Football on Sunday night also classified as the #1 show in advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic for 12th straight TV season.
ABC Football on Sunday night averaged 19.3 million viewers in 2021, according to official Nielsen live and same-day data and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
“We are very proud to have an 11th placeth Following season as the #1 primetime TV show, in addition to presenting our first full season on Peacock, which has helped us to one SNSF streaming recording. We look forward to continuing this legacy of excellence as we launch another highly anticipated one Football on Sunday night Schedule from September,” said Peter BevacquaChairman, NBC Sports.
Since 1950 since 1950 most consecutive years, No. 1 on the show in primetime
11 years in a row – Football on Sunday night (2011-12 to 2021-22)
6 years in a row – american idol (2005-06 to 2010-11)
5 years in a row – The Cosby Show (1985-86 to 1989-90) … tied applause in ’89-90
5 years in a row – Everyone in the family (1971-72 to 1975-76)
4 years in a row – gun smoke (1957-58 to 1960-61)
SNSF VIEWERSHP MORE THAN DOUBLED THE TOP SCRIPTED SHOW FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER
For the first time, Football on Sunday night (18.5 million TV viewers) has more than doubled the viewership of television’s most watched scripted show (Yellowstone, 8.9 million across multiple networks), after a 75% lead over last season’s top scripted series (NCIS), a 72% lead in 2019-20 and a 45% lead in 2018-19.
In addition, with an average household rating of 9.9/23, SNSF outperformed Yellowstone by +104% – up from a 60% lead in 2020-21, a 57% lead in 2019-20 and a 38% lead in 2018-19.
BOOSTED BY THE FIRST SEASON WITH ALL GAMES LIVE STREAMING ON PEACOCK, SNSF SETS STREAMING RECORD
NBC Sports Digital hit another viewership milestone with Peacock’s live streaming of all NBC NFL games in 2021 Football on Sunday nightwith a Record average minute audience of 843,000 viewers across Peacock, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, NFL Digital platforms and Yahoo Sports mobile properties.
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL IS HOME TO NBC & PEACOCK’S BEST & BRIGHTEST AGAIN IN 2022
With a new announcement team from Mike Tiric, CrisCollinsworthand Melissa Stark, Football on Sunday night is home to the best and brightest in 2022.
This season’s SNSF The schedule is packed with the league’s Starsignal callers: 15 regular season games in the SNSF Package includes at least one quarterback to start in a Super Bowl.
It all starts on Thu 8 Sept with Matthew Stafford and the Rams hoist their Super Bowl banner at SoFi Stadium prior to hosting Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills in NFL opener 2022…contains Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes for the sixth time (Week 4), Legendary Rivalries (Bears-Packers on September 18, Cowboys-Eagles on October 16), three holiday games and the powerful season finale in Week 18. Then it’s on to the postseason where NBC Sports begins will show three games over the first two weekends of the NFL playoffs.
Click here to take a look at NBC and Peacock’s full season schedule.
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